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B. Nektar Wildflower Mead

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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A traditional mead made with wildflower honey from the thumb area of Michigan. The honey makes a richly complex mead, full of aromas and flavors of many of Michigan’s natural flora. We age this mead on American oak wich softens it and adds some nice vanilla notes.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LearninBeer (347) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - APR 20, 2014
The aroma is honey and some vanilla. Pours a clear light yellow. The taste is sweet. The body is light, the texture thin, the carbonation soft and the finish long. Very good just a touch of alcohol.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
crossovert (6363) - Illinois, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Very standard mead. Flowery like a mouthful of sweet flowers. Does nothing for me.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Funknmilla (673) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 3, 2013
Rating from 3-20-2009...looks like Riesling....smells like chardonnay blended with sweet floral and honey notes....has an apricot/peach thing happening

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Silphium (3158) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle. Hazy light straw body, no head. Sharp nose of honey and potpourri. Sweet, sweet body. Like, very sweet, with some floral tannic elements but still sugary as hell. If hell is sugary. Which it probably isn’t, except that implies hell exists, which it doesn’t. But forgive these saccharine digressions and take away this: this is one sweet-ass motherfucking mead.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
cheap (3804) - Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 24, 2013
at the vintage. slightly hazy watery look, not pale. mild sweet aroma of girly perfume. on the palate comes across a little like plastic. alky is forward. all the same on the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kristophe (29) - SWEDEN - MAR 17, 2013
75 cl bottle at home. Thanks to RamyG4 for this one! Pours very light yellow with no head. Sweet and heavy on the nose. Honey, herbs, oak. Mouthfeel is oily and taste is sweet with warming alcohol. Lots of honey sweetness, flowers and spices. Nice one.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (3358) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 2, 2013
At the Julios meadfest, sweet mead, great rich honey flavor, a charming one

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chipalsa (1306) - Florida, USA - JAN 7, 2013
Another great mead, smelled and tasted like Wildflower, but perhaps the taste was more on the oaky side with a light tart towards the finish. B. Nektar never lets me down.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OmegaX (1157) - Florida, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Sampled at 7venth Sun. Aroma is sweet honey and floral qualities. Perfume. Looks like most meads - clear, pale yellow. Syrupy. Taste is similar with sweet honey and flowery fruitiness. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricyclist (537) - Florida, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Sample pour of clean, clear opaque. Nose is sweet but smooth, light floral and sugar notes, light citrus. Flavor is quite sweet, lightly warming, floral and somewhat pleasant. Not bad, not my favorite


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