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B. Nektar Plum Melomel

B. Nektar Plum Melomel
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Formerly brewed at B. Nektar Meadery
Style: Mead
Ferndale, Michigan USA


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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
This plum Melomel was made with more than 4 pounds of golden plums per gallon of finished mead. Orange blossom honey was chosen to give this mead a nice citrusy feel that compliments the plum flavors nicely. This mead is sweet and is a great after dinner sipper with dessert.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (9997) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 25, 2012
Bottle. Pours a clear gold with no head whatsoever. Aroma has a good amount of sweet honey with a hint of plum and a hint of underlying alcohol. Flavor is similar with sweet honey and plum up front with backing warming alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
fbm115 (187) - New Jersey, USA - APR 25, 2012
pours a golden color and is still. smells like really nice clean honey and beeswax though not much fruit. taste is a really great honey and beeswax though the fruit is very mild. mouthfeel is smooth and silky. perhaps one of the smoothest b.nektar offerings. overall enjoyable mead but not much fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (14922) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2012
Bottle shared by Steve. Pours clear gold. Nose/taste of honey, vanilla and dark fruit. I couldn’t detect plum. The dark fruit is in the background. Medium body. Clean mead.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 24, 2012
(750ml bottle) Pours a clear pale yellow body with excellent legs. Aroma of honey, plum, and florals. Flavor of plum, honey, citrus zest, and florals.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thirdeye11 (6054) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2011
(750ml bottle thanks to bu11zeye, tasted alongside 20 total meads) gold, slick lacing, nice legs. Nose of plum, currant, stinky raspberry, alcohol, and maybe rye. Taste of plum, honey, alcohol, a but burnt, and fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6504) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 20, 2011
bottled, orange golden color with sugary grape aroma, didnt get the plum either, flavors of buttery, malty honey

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (6155) - McKinney, Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2011
Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this bottle. This was part of an epic 20 mead tasting, made up entirely of meads from Michigan. Pours a yellow-orange color. I don’t get much plum character in the aroma, which is made up nearly entirely of honey. Some plums do come through in the flavor, where honey and alcohol are also present. Medium mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - AUG 17, 2011
Bottle from bu11zeye. Light pour with no head. Aroma is sweet, flowers, and plum. Taste is really plummy, very sweet, almost candy, and lots of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MeadMe (1602) - Fishhawk, Florida, USA - AUG 15, 2011
Pours a light golden hue. Aromas of sweet home and mild grape skins. A bit astringent. Flavor is nice sweet honey and summer fruits. Hints of earthiness from the skins perhaps. Mild spice and notes of plums in the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cavie (4305) - Arlington, Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2011
Bottle courtesy bu11zeye. Pours a clear light straw color with little bubbles present. Aroma is light honey and sweet notes. Dry smell. Maybe a little fruit. Flavor is sweet and dry with some easy notes of fruit and honey. Slight tingle on the finish.

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