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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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A Cherry, Marionberry, Raspberry Melomel made with Wildflower honey

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikesaum (592) - Newark, Ohio, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Pours a very nice red, decent legs with a swirl. Aroma is light cherry, floral, various berries. Taste is floral with light honey and raspberry more than cherry, a little tart and more dry than i like. Its a good mead, but I’m just not a huge fan of dry meads.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire (3337) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - SEP 16, 2012
Crystal clear ruby red mead. Still. Fruity nose of cherry and cranberry. Taste of cherry jelly, berry sweet tarts and honey sweetness. Very pretty and very tastey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skyview (5109) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JUN 7, 2012
On draught pour at the meadery bar in Columbus, Ohio. Pours a clear raspberry rosé juice mead with a clean disk top and thin foam bubbled on edge. Aroma of dry yeast, some rose pedal, black raspberry and a hint of honey. Taste is light bodied, definitely no raspberry extract but real raspberry fruit, mild tannins and light honey. Finish is semi-dry, light berry fruit aftertaste, the a crisp faint yeast flavor. Overall, a light dry mead with a hint of black raspberry flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaBier (4528) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 9, 2010
Sample at Brothers Drake. Clear deep red pour. Sweet honey nose that smells kind of like a fruit liquor as opposed to a mead. Watery and dry honey flavor that is very much like a light dry wine. Nose was kinda deceiving on this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerVirgin72 (880) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - AUG 28, 2009
Sampled at the Meadery. Nice rosey pour. Sweet peppery aroma. Flavor was a bit dry. Not a huge fan of the dryness, but went well with the dinner we had.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DragonStout (1408) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - AUG 28, 2009
Sampled at Brothers Drake Dinner at the Meadery. Poured a nice pinkish translucent color.Berries and honey hitting me in the nose.Flavor had some tart, vinous cherries with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (7243) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 5, 2009
Thanks to sliffy for sharing a bottle. My first crack at a Mead. Pours reddish-amber with a thin bone white head. Spotty lacing on the glass. Raspberry and cherry aroma. Medium body with tart raspberry flavor, plus notes of malt and lavender. The finish is fruity with a lingering floral aftertaste. Tasty and interesting overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Moggman (235) - Columbus, USA - SEP 24, 2008
Poured at Brothers Drake tasting room. Light red/pink color with aroma of cherries and raspberries. Flavor is dry with hints of Cherry, Raspberry and a flowery finish.

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