Steve_0 (2592) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 17, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at the Colorado Mead Tasting ’12. Pour is clear honeydew with a small white head and decent lacing. Hoppy, earthy, dirty, grapefruit peel aroma. Taste is sweet and earthy upfront, leading to a smooth middle, ending lightly bitter and dirty. Medium body with high carbonation. Really weird mead and not very appetizing.
Stuu666 (2122) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 5, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours pale golden yellow, very sweet and dry, light honey.
argo0 (11450) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 26, 2014
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
50cl bottle. Small white head that wholly dissipates atop crystal clear pear juice body. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange, some honey, floral, light grape, grapefruit. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit/orange, light floral, honey. Light-medium body, light stickiness. The combination of flavors clashes rather than merges for me.
phaleslu (6397) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 13, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle from Homer321 - thanks LaSean! Pours a clear, very pale yellow gold with some fizzing bubbles initially that quickly settle into nothing. Looks like a white wine, basically. Aroma of florals, grass, straw, earth, and honey. The flavor has more honey, balanced by grass, florals, herbs, and earth. Light-medium bodied, with a vinous, lightly bitter mouthfeel and low carbonation. Not as hop-forward as advertised, but a decent mead. Underrated.
Cousin_Larry (312) - - MAY 2, 2014
2.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
My very first mead, so it’s difficult to rate this. I definitely prefer this to an average sake, but give me a beer any day. I have no idea why this one is marketed as an IPA-style mead - there’s no citrus or bitterness. It’s actually pretty watery and inoffensive. Just nothing noteworthy about this.
Dfonorow (1414) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 18, 2014
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pour is light golden with a medium sized white head. Aroma and flavor of honey, white grapes, hops, sugar, and grass. Finish is dank and watery.
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 15, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ The Lets do a Chris O tasting. Pours looking like a white wine, big lychee nose, big lychee taste, fruity and sweet but also lip smacking dry as well, fantastic
McNeillR (1140) - SCOTLAND - APR 5, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thin white wine look, no head. Blossoming lychee and rich bitterness already coming through. Cooling bitterness, cloying at times. Easy going mouth-feel. Light limey finish, oddly citrus.
Bottle, Cheers Craig, April Not So Fools Tasting
allmyvinyl (3135) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours pale yellow, no head. Aromas of lychee and honey. Taste is honey sweet. Finish is sweet.
BenH (2245) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pale yellow with no head. Aroma is fruity but also with some plastic amd paint stripper. Taste is very fruity, lychee. Little sweet. Ok
cgarvieuk (14187) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
bottle at home ... at the Lets do a Chris O tasting...thin golden yellow ...soft floral lychee fruits ... juicy floral nose ... juicy lychee fruits ... soft floral fruit ... massive lychee... this is awsome