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B. Nektar Wildflower Mead



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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (7309) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 12, 2015
bottle i bought probably a year ago or two, shared at the Gman tasting because the brothers were there .. . clear pear yellow .. mild bib bubbled head, not much sticks around .. . booze, acetone, honey, boiled honey, and schnapps .. . medium dryness .. slick and boozy, but not hot or sticky .. . a good base i would imagine .. . . i feel that i’m not taken seriously at work, as i apply sunscreen to my bald head during the sales meeting...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (7165) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear pale yellow with no head. Aromas of honey, floral notes, bit sweaty Taste is light sweet. Honey, medicinal, minty. Boozy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McNeillR (1897) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2015
Very pale, cheap white wine body and no bubbly head with slick trails of lacing. Nose is a bit petrolly soaked elderlower, bit of a wild crunch and light pepperiness. Thumbs up there after a bit. Kinda soapy floral initial taste, wishy washy floral and no real bite. Carbonation is thinly slick but the mouthfeel doubles up with that boozy burn despite the fact it’s 14%. Finishes clean, slips away and a breezy sweet linger. Solid but not quite in their premier good times vibe.

Bottle, Cornelius, Cheers Maggie, via her Maws luggage via Sev, Swilcan Bridge Tasting

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (18566) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2015
bottle at home ... light clear ... tiny yellowish hints ... soft fruits ... wishy washy floral fruit nose ... soft fruit honey ... light floral fruit .. soft peppery fruit ..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GlasgowTAD (840) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2015
Pours clear yellow. Aroma is sterile hospital uv room, champagne. Taste is honey, chilli heat, apple and some grape. Bottle thanks to gcarveryuk.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (7821) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle at craig’s. Pours pale,yellowish, nose is herbal, honey, floral, taste is sweet honey, dry, rich

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Straight forward mead. Floral, honey, hints of honeysuckle and maybe a tad bit of orange notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tchaos (367) - New York, USA - MAR 20, 2015
750 bottle. Pours clear light gold. Floral and honey aromas lead to A fairly well-balanced sipping mead. Good to pair with soft cheeses.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
merc7186 (2715) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Aroma: Heavy Floral, Honey Appearance: Golden Straw Hue, Passes Lots of Light, No Head, No Lacing Taste: Sweet Honey, Mildly Boozy, Mildly Bitter Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Semi Sweet, Mildly Boozy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Underdogs88 (261) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Notes of honey and vanilla on the aroma. Straw appearance with a slight haze. Still. Flavor has moderate honey notes with noticeable amounts of vanilla. Sterol alcohol notes are present and detract from the flavor. Medium dry sweetness. Body is medium. Overall, the high levels of sterol alcohols make this an unpleasant mead. Won't buy again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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