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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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Our most popular "gateway mead". Made with clover honey, shiraz grapes, and has a great wildberry flavor. Makes an excellent sangria. Serve alone, or mix with soda water, and add a lemon and lime.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (3680) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 8, 2012
Poured from a refrigerated bottle into a wine glass. Appearance is a dark red, maybe even purple. The aroma is kinda footy in a Cabernet sort of way with a dark fruit berry presence that makes the footy notes not as big of a deal. Taste is much more enjoyable than the smell. It’s sweet and fruity with the berries playing the starring role. Nice mead for sure. One you could sip on for a long while.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SpongeRuiner (906) - Michigan, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Another nice one from B. Nektar pours a nice purple berry blend color with a wine look. Some bubbles curve the rim. A somewhat boozy honey grape nose. A smooth soft touch of dry tart blueberries and raspberries. An alcohol feel in the back end. Really nice.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
laiti (7263) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 20, 2015
75 cl bottle @ Sankt Hans Tasting, Ulfborg.
Aroma has honey and some berry juice. Feels somewhat sweet. Flavour has cranberry juice, some honeyish notes and warming alcohol. Sweet berry juice is quite dominant here and honey just backs up the sweetness. Quite easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
48FanInCali (808) - California, USA - MAY 2, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 8, 2015 Light purple grape juice pour. Nose of faint berries and honey. Taste follows the nose. Berries are there with the honey a little bit back. Drier than I was expecting but still good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (22404) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 1, 2015
Bottled@fonefan. Red colour with no head. Aroma is honey, nectar, some berries, mild raisin like sweetness as well as quite white winelike notes. Flavour is honey, some berries, mild nectar, floral and alcohol to it. Mild white wine like notes as well.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tchaos (326) - Florida, USA - MAR 20, 2015
750 bottle. Pours a clear ruby color. Aroma is sweet Berry and grape. Taste is sweet grape and honey with a thin mouthfeel. No noticeable tannins.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (13194) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle at Carnival Tasting in Ulfborg 2015-02-28. Reddish color, no head. Honey aroma, nectar, floral, wild strawberries, raspberries, some raisins. Honey flavor, wild strawberries, nectar, floral notes, some alcohol. Nice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (12469) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 28, 2015
Wenig süßer Beginn, spritzige Fruchtnoten. Zwischenzeitlich sogar leicht säuerlich, dann wieder süßlich, nett, trocken, speziell. 8/9/9/9/11/9

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kkleu357 (561) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Thin body. Very sweet taste. Wasn’t ready for that at first. Once I got used to the sweetness though, I really enjoyed it. Lots of honey flavor with plentiful cherry grape taste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wedgie9 (2507) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 30, 2014
From notes. Tasted some time near the summer of 2012 from a corked bottle. Pours clear light ruby with no head. The nose is sweet and dominated by jammy vinous fruit, honey, and some alcoholic heat. The flavor is primarily sweet and jammy red wine with a nice hit of honey and heat. The body is full with some wine-like tannins and a long fruity berry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdamChandler (3527) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Color is nice, very vivid red to purple blueberry hues. Nose is astringent, slightly boozy and a tough of grape and floral notes. Sweet taste, has a touch of cough syrup, I obviously am rated it without "adding soda water" which is how I drink mead. but it is a very concentrated fruit punch taste. not a fan.


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