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B. Nektar Dwarf Invasion

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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This mead is the Non-Imperial version of our Imperial Funky Monky. A smaller mead, but big on flavor. Tart Balaton cherries, honey, and Styrian Golding hops.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (702) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2015
Tap @ Mikkeller and Friends. Pours deep dark ruby red. Aromas of cherry soap, sweet honey, some light floral notes, light cherry tartness. Taste is slightly hoppy but mostly sour cherries, honey, soap. Soapiness is pretty offputting, sadly.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
youdictategood (410) - Florida, USA - JUL 8, 2015
Bottle. No detailed notes - nicely tart, not overly sweet, dry finish. Worth a try if you don’t like super-sweet meads.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (1864) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2015
Bottle->stem. Ruby red with no head. A: cherry, honey, pepper. T: tart cherries, honey, mild hop presence. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
odinstyr (604) - Howell, New Jersey, USA - JUN 12, 2015
Pours a clear magenta-red with a very short lived fizzy pink head. Smells of cherry, honey, and floral hops. Taste is sweet, moderately sour and mildly bitter - cherry followed by honey, light hoppy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
samsmith33 (575) - - JUN 8, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 11, 2015 2nd best of the B Nektars I?ve had (to kill all the golfers). Hops are not as prevalent as I?d hoped, but it does cut the sweetness enough to make this more palatable than the really sweet leads (zombie killer, black fang, zombies take Manhattan)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palidor19 (3075) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Thin and slightly funky, has a nice berry tart flavor but not much on the pour it palate still, minor quibble to this meadery ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nick76 (4314) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 4, 2015
The aroma is sweet with fruit and honey. The appearance is pink with a fizzy head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is average. Overall good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Inbreak (2873) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2015
25.04.2015, 0,5l bottle @ home:
Tiny bubbly shortlasting head, nice deep red color. Aroma is slightly sweet and rich fruity, honey, sweet cherries, red currants, red grapes, berry skin, sugar. Taste is slightly dry fruity, lots of rich cherries, red grapes, grass, red currants, berry skin, sugar, honey. Slightly dry mouthfeel. Very nice and easy drinking.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SamP01 (624) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 13, 2015
Pours a dark clear ruby red, no head. Aroma of sweet honey, dark ripe cherry fill the senses. Taste same as aroma. Palate is a medium body, crisp and refreshing, not a cloying sweetness. Finish is sweet honey and ripe cherries lingering on the taste buds, has a pleasant aftertaste without being overly sweet. A good flavorful pleasant and refreshing mead.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (5082) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2015
50 cl bottle from Beer Frog cons 2015-05-10 Spring Hill, FL AR: vinos, german cherry wine from a boattrip to Finland during the 70’s AP: huuu colored like something that Dracula would have appriciated, no head apperance 5/5! F: wee bubbly intensive carbonation, old cherry wine, very dry finish, citrus - citrus flesh bitternees, citrus sour, kriek seeds complexity, perhaps there is a wee bit of honey in the flavour but I having a hard time to detect it


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