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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 12, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2013 Bottle at the World Beer Festival Columbia Brewers Party on 01/21/2011. Clear red body with no head. Very sweet grape and fruit aroma with some honey. Big concord grape and honey flavor. Full body with no carbonation. 7/4/7/4/14/3.6

Bottle at the World Beer Festival - Columbia on 01/22/2011. Clear red body with no head. Very sweet grape and light honey aroma. Sweet grape flavor with light honey and vanilla hints. Medium full body with moderately low carbonation. 7/3/8/4/15/3.7


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdamJackson (2802) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1531) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle. Pour is ruby red with no head. Aroma and flavor of grape vines, dark fruit, red wine, tart berries, wood, burnt oak, and sweet honey. Sweet and boozy.

1.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
obguthr (4021) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Grape jelly nose, not terribly vinous, more like jelly. Clear maroon. Singular grape flavor. Alcohol evident, harsh mouthfeel. Ugh, I canít believe Iím about to give B. Nektar a bad rating, but this a sweet, hot mess. Reminds me of MD 20/20. Iím so distraught.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2409) - LinkŲping, SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2014
Bottle. Clear deep red/purple liquid with small white head. Aroma of raspberries, red wine, cherries, strawberry, sweet alcohol, honey and sugar. Taste is medium sweet with notes of raspberries, blueberries, honey and sweet alcohol. Medium to full bodied with no carbonation. Really nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (3969) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Bottle: Pours clear, deep, berry-red with a white ring of head. Honey, berry, apple aroma. Flavour is dusty-sweet honey, blackberry/cherry... Strong alcohol prescence. Dry, yet sweet...nice alcohol warmth. Good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
LearninBeer (384) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - APR 20, 2014
The aroma is berries, honey and wine. Pours a darker red, clear. The taste is sweet. The body is light, the texture thin and the carbonation soft, the finish long. Very good, not as much alcohol as the other B. Nektar Meads.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
smaynard6000 (651) - Apopka, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2014
Bottle. Purple in color. Fruity berry aroma. Sweet berry flavor, bit of wine flavor. Sour in the finish. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregwilsonstl (1123) - Missouri, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Grape color. Smells like wine at first, then honey. Sweet. Im surprised this is 14%. Thanks Meagan. Nice overall mead.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2014

Bottle 750ml. blue glass, corked.

Clear dark red colour with virtually no head. Aroma is moderate to heavy honey, berry, black berry - wild berries. Flavour is heavy sweet and light light acidic with a long duration, tart, honey, berries, fruity - berries. Body is medium, texture is oily - syrupy, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20131122]

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (11050) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 23, 2014
Bottle. Deep red colour with no head. Aroma is sugar, honey, berries, alcohol. Flavour is sugar, honey, berries, fruit, alcohol. Nice mead.


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