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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Super sweet honey mead.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (11599) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 15, 2012
Thanks for the bottle, Derek! The pour is a pale yellow color with a little bit of carbonation to it (interesting). The nose is rather sweet with a definite grape soda aroma. There is a bit of honey to it as well as some sugar. The flavor is a bit like a grape soda mixed with an Otter Pop. Really quite sweet and sugary, though the light carbonation does help a little bit. A bit boozy, too, despite being on the lower end of alcohol for a mead.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11227) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 9, 2012
shared @Tap&Grind-750ml bottle-trade with jtclockwork-pours yellow and still. Aroma is herbal/spicve, light malt. Taste is herbal/spice, honey-grain, mint.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tmoney99 (11092) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 6, 2010
Sample at The Eccentric Cafe. Poured clear pale color with good legs and virtually no head. Moderate dark honey aroma. Light to medium body with a thin texture. Light to medium honey sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Soft drinkable mead.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerandBlues2 (10074) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 8, 2011
Bottle shared by GT2. Pours clear light gold with no head. Aroma is honey, light straw with fruity esters. Flavor is honey, light straw malt with fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body, warmth, and carbonation.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
daknole (9443) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 29, 2011
Black Friday tasting and what the FUCK? Pours a yellowish color. Aroma of honey, medicine, hops. Flavor is just awful. Honey is overshadowed by medicinal notes, herbal weirdness and just plain yuck.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (8993) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2010
10% version served on draft at the Eccentric Cafe. Pours a clear pale gold color with lots of bubbles but no head. Aroma of honey, apples and a slightly grainy note. Taste of sweet honey, white grapes, apple. Sweet and lightly tart. Smooth, medium bodied.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jtclockwork (8945) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 26, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 27, 2011 Bottle thanks to Steve. Pours clear gold with a white fizzy head. Nose/taste of honey wax and pilsner malt. Medium body. Odd.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8942) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2011
Very decent mead, from the brewery. Some depth and complexity. Pleasant aroma. Some colour in the body.Decent drinkability for this version, at 10.5%

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
GT2 (8742) - San Diego County, California, USA - OCT 8, 2011
750mL c&c thanks to rayl101. Pours a clear yellow with no head. Nose is detergent, and candied lemon drops. Medicinal......ewww. Taste is apple juice box with some honey. Very bad. Not sure how this happened. But very plasticly, phenolic.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (8680) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Sample at the brewpub. Bell’s’ Mead is a clear pale yellow color with some tiny bubbles atop and decent legs. Nose of honey and flowers. Medium sticky body with a floral character and flavors of sweet honey and ripe fruit. The finish is sweet and fruity. Pretty average overall but perhaps I am spoiled by Kuhnhenn’s Meads.


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