rogee64 (21) - Michigan, USA - OCT 29, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Weird concept but they pulled it off. Aroma is hops and lots of them, my brain was tricked into thinking this was an ipa until I tasted it. Taste was honey and hops, no hop bite in the mouth like you would expect but the hop flavour is definitely present. The finish is really clean which is different, overall not bad I would buy this again.
jmikolich (1477) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - OCT 29, 2012
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
on tap at Buckeye, Kegs of mead seem a weird concept to me, but this is super light colored almost still, no bubbles to be seen. the nose is hoppy with that musty dank chinook hop smell, taste is more of the same a dank hoppy flavor then bombarded by sweetness from the honey, however it doesnt mesh all that well to me. I can see fruit meads being very delicious when you crave sweetness.
OmegaX (1283) - Florida, USA - OCT 28, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Wow, what a nice hybrid of a mead. A big thanks to Harold for hooking me up with this one. The color is a slightly yellow/pale greenish tint that looks pleasing. The first whiff I took of this one was interesting. Tons of herbal notes, some lightly dank hops, sweet honey. The aroma is very intriguing. The taste is pretty similar with a light citrus note, some herbal/floral hops, sweet honey, and a very clean finish. The low abv makes this one even better, as in, I could drink these all day...and I would! Anywho, a great idea that was executed well. Props, again, to B. Nektar.
Chipalsa (1310) - Florida, USA - OCT 28, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This is such a unique beverage, I’m surprised it doesn’t have it’s own category. It smells like a sparkling moscato, tastes like a honey/lime soda and finishes like a thin IPA. Not too complex, light sweetness and fun to drink. Cheers my friend!!!
Drake (8993) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Half liter bottle. Pours a VERY pale yellow color with a medium sized fizzy white head. Fades quickly. Aroma of spicy hops, sweet honey in the background and an almost toasty note. The taste is sweet honey, banana, bitter herbal hop finish. Medium bodied, slight tannins. Interesting, but not really my thing.
Marheb (2302) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 23, 2012
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
La couleur est un pale mélange entre un cidre et une coors light. Une odeur de miel et de vin blanc, un gout de miel et de pissenlit et une amertume végétale persistante...un peu trop brutal sur le sucre et l’amertume, j’aurais aimé des houblons aromatiques.
glennmastrange (2324) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - OCT 14, 2012
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap. Notes of light bread, moderate amount of herbs and pine for the hops, light sweaty pussy and cheese for the yeast, with white wine in the background. Head is small, fizzy/frothy, white with no lacing and is fully diminishing. Color is pale bile yellow. Flavor starts moderately sweet and lightly acidic, then finishes lightly sweet and acidic and moderately bitter. Palate is light to medium, slick in texture and has a soft carbonation. Hard to describe, very unique, smells kind of funky and the flavors seem confused.
BelgianBeerGal (3245) - Panama City, Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Knightly Spirits bottle enjoyed at home. Fairly still looking pour that reminds me of weak, green tea. Aroma: a sweet, German Riesling that has hops and honey added to it. Flavor: as you would expect; the honey from the mead and bitterness from hops. Lingering sweetness on your lips from the honey. Pretty cool its only 6 ABV too. Interesting and good.
BMMillsy (1524) - Florida, USA - OCT 12, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
This is a mead with a bit of hop flavor. No bite or bitterness to speak of, but a strange twinge of hop aftertaste. Wouldn't go for it again, but fun to try.
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blackflag321 (509) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - OCT 7, 2012
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
My first of the style. Almost clear, like a chardonnay. Palate like a sweet wine. Interesting; enjoyable.