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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This sweet mead is made with 100% orange blossom honey and is aged on American oak.


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SpongeRuiner (947) - Michigan, USA - OCT 23, 2013
Getting some orange in the smell but nowhere else really. Overall not bad. A little boozy. I’d rather try something new than have this one again.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (6645) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear pale yellow with no head. Aromas of light orange, honey. Taste is boozy, orange. Sweet finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (17649) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2015
bottle at home ... light floral yellow ... peppery zezty floral fruits ... soft floral fruits .. light peppery fruits .. soft floral fruit ... ligth dry zezty fruits ... soft fruits .. juicy honey ... ligth peppery finish

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GlasgowTAD (658) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2015
Pours a golden yellow. Aroma is soap and butter. Taste is orange and champagne. One dimensional.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6784) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle at craig’s. Pours almost like water, nose is orange, honey, taste is sweet, rich honey,light citrus.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10322) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Standard gold pour. Lots of floral, orange blossom honey flavors. This is a honey that my parents often had in their house when I was kid. Nice stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tchaos (336) - Florida, USA - MAR 21, 2015
750ml bottle. Pours light gold. Aroma and taste is undeniably orange blossom honey that has some sweetness cut by the oak.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheGDBatPan (16) - Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2015
Perfect intro to beer for the white wine lover. Similar to a dry pinot grigio, but with a hint of flowers and a sweeter aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1731) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle. Pour is clear pale golden with no head, but decent lacing. Aroma and flavor of pale malt, oak, light honey, orange peel, floral, and apples. Finish is sweet and semi-boozy.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (3130) - South Carolina, USA - OCT 6, 2014
2013 bottle Very light pale yellow body with excellent clarity. Sweet with a clear suggestion of honeysuckle in addition to abundant. light honey. Clean and easy drinking.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keanex (1629) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Bottle.
Appearance: Pale clear golden body, nice clarity and color.
Aroma: The aroma is faint, but smells sweet of hints of oranges and honey. Nice aroma, I’m glad it’s not overly pungent.
Taste: The flavor is sweet with honey and hints of citrus. After reading the description and seeing it’s aged on oak, I guess I can sort of pick of hints of caramel and vanilla, but I’m not sure I would have found it without knowing. I do get a hint of spice and oak, but it’s very subtle. The finish has some heat and lingering sweetness that sort of reminds me of PlayDoh.
Palate: Full-bodied, sort of juice like.
Overall: I enjoy this mead a lot, it’s what I’d give to someone if they’d never had mead. I find it pleasant, soft and easy to enjoy. Well done.


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