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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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This sweet mead is made with 100% orange blossom honey and is aged on American oak.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dchmela (2641) - Orlando, Florida, USA - OCT 17, 2010
Still, light gold pour. Thin body with light legs. Light sweet honey, vanilla oak and wood aroma.Thin body, nice honey taste. Finish has a nice honey sweetness, yet not cloying. A easily drinkable and tasty mead.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
redlight (2317) - Orlando, Florida, USA - OCT 15, 2010
Hint of sweet citrus on the nose, orange blossoms, very floral nose. Pours a light gold, very clear. Smooth with floral citrus notes, nice body, with a sweet citrus flavor. Very drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MeadMe (1309) - Riverview, Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2010
Pours a nice very pale yellow hue. A few bubbles manage to come to the top and form a semi ring around the glass. Aromas are rich and sweet, very floral. The flavor is pure fresh honey right from the comb. Nice floral flavors that come off almost like sweet jasmine. A touch of tropical fruit and a dash of vanilla. Solid and drinkable. B. Nektar I <3 U

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (6217) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 22, 2010
Pours clear yellowish orange with no head, aroma is booze, big honey, with a touch of orange. Taste is sweet honey, a slight touch of orange and a boozy dry finish. Would be awesome with more orange taste, but really just a lot of honey. Still delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RoscoeJackson (378) - Michigan, USA - SEP 20, 2010
my first mead experience. to me this is something to enjoy with a light sipping after a meal, perhaps. itís similar to a wine, but a little thicker, and the honey REALLY shines through. the booze is well hidden. i canít see myself ordering meads very often, but itís pretty interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 17, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2013 On tap at WBF-Raleigh on 04/24/2010. Clear pale yellow body with no head and thick legs. Sweet floral and light vanilla aroma. Sweet vanilla and light fruity flavor. Full body with no carbonation. 7/4/7/4/15

Bottle at the World Beer Festival - Columbia on 01/22/2011. Clear pale golden body with no head. Big honey and light vanilla aroma. Big sweet honey flavor with hints of citrus. Full body with low carbonation.7/3/7/4/15/3.6

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ughsmash (7145) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 17, 2010
Bottled at World of Beer. Poured very clear, almost watery golden with nothing for head. The aroma was sweet and fresh with orange blossom honey and vanilla well represented.. warm and well-balanced. The flavor found a lot more sweet honey and vanilla with drier honey on the back.. a lot heavier and more profound than the nose.. sweet overall and tasty. Initial sweetness on the palate transitioned well onto the dry-ish finish.. feel and flow were very good. Iíd drink this again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pantanap (3357) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 8, 2010
750ml bottle i think at room temperature.... pours a mostly transparent golden champagne like elixir with suspended bubbles throughout. non-existent head and nice lacing down the side of the glass.... aroma of wood and sulphites upfront with vanilla and honey come into play as well.... sweet sipping dessert mead with a woody essence that pervades alongside the honey with some hints of underlying fruit that gives it a little complexity and a hint of tartness in the finish but just barely so. somewhat warming in nature and lacks the body of some of the heavier dessert meads that i have had in the past.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerbill (3422) - Laurel, New York, USA - DEC 25, 2009
750 ml cobalt blue bottle that gave me problems from the get-go. The cork was very difficult to remove and I eventually ended up having the entire top of the bottle break off in my hand because it required so much pressure from the corkscrew to remove. After finding and applying the bandaids, I was back to the mead and filtered it through cheesecloth to make sure my wife and I didnít consume any glass. Pours a crystal clear gold with no head. This is a still mead. Aroma is sweet honey with a few floral notes and some alcohol vapors. Unfortunately, there is an unpleasant aroma of sulphur present in the nose as well. Iím wondering if this is somehow related to my cork problems. The flavor is sweet honey with a bit of depth, which I am enjoying, however, I cannot escape the sulphurous odor and it is tainting my enjoyment of the flavor. There is just a bit of oak in the flavor as well. Coats the palate well without being cloying. I can see this being an excellent mead without the sulphur. Hopefully I will have another chance to sample this mead and revise my review.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skyview (5209) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - NOV 4, 2009
Sampled during Great Taste of Midwest í09 in Madison, Wisconsin. Pours a still riesling colored mead with a clean disk top and large viscosity tears inside the glass. Aroma of mild flower (typical of orange blossoms) sweet honey, a hint of vanilla and a touch of alcohol. Taste is sweet soft honey, vanilla and a hint of citrus juice. Finish is soft with some metallic background, with a short lived vanilla, sweet honey and citrus aftertaste.


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