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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Pollinator is a dry hopped (cascades) spiced blackberry hydromel. Pistils of Pollinator are crafted in honor of the industrious honey bees. Responsible for over one-third of the world’s food supply they have worked thanklessly through the ages. Threatened today by Colony Collapse Disorder and other man-made threats, the weight of the world is getting a little heavier for the honey bee. Raise a glass to the Pollinator and click here for details on how you can help.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Linder24 (5) - Akron, Ohio, USA - APR 25, 2015 does not count
This is the best Meadery in Ohio! The owner is awesome! I will definitely be going there again!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blipp (6709) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Bottle. Pours orange. Honey sweetness, some berry juiciness, very faint acidity, and a honey sweet finish. Not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tchaos (302) - Florida, USA - MAR 18, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear reddish-purple with slight carbonation. Aroma of Berry, honey, and spice. Tastes of blackberry, honey, With a crisp, dry finish. Nice hydromel.

2.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
drpimento (2421) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 3, 2015
First thing I noticed about this was no sound when I opened the bottle and it was indeed flat.. For that the aroma and appearance would have been better, but now not exactly bad. Appearance is a clear pink red brick. Aroma is spicy berry honey. Flavor’s similar to nose, somewhat bittersweet, honey is definitely in the background, no hops I can pick up; no off flavors. Really not bad, but I think would have been so much better. Same thing with body. A pity I ended up with a flat bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (2828) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Shared 500 ml. bottle poured to snifters, displaying a clear & bright, rosy color, with some bubbles that quickly dissipated to an expected, non-existent head, and a light, syrupy coating that showed some leggy spots on the glass. The nose offered a bit of alcohol presence, berries, hops?, and a light, chemical scent. The taste recovered with expressive berry flavor which I didn’t necessarily sense as blackberry, and honey sweetness, in a medium body, with slight, but inviting spritziness on the tongue. Any hop influence may have been present in the aroma, but not noticed, or disguised in the taste. A tasty, cordial-like drink, nonetheless.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (4427) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Cranberry nose, honey underneath. Rose colored, moderate carbonation. Vinous, blackberry, black grapes. Medium body, spritzy. Similar to a wine cooler, enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crossovert (8851) - Illinois, USA - AUG 26, 2014
375ml bottle. This is my favorite from these guys surpsingly I think it is suprisingly dry and quite hoppy to go with the balckberry, super complex.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (8755) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle. Pollen, berry and honey aroma. Dark red. Sweet berry, herbs, and honey flavor. Pleasant.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcartamdg (2356) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Pours a reddish brown. Aroma of berries, hops, very herbal. Taste is herbaceous, berries and honey. Feint, nothing sticks out.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrickctenchi (4604) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Clear, bubbly,berry-red with a white ring. Very light berry (cherry) aroma....minimal notes of blackberry. Taste is sweet, again a sort of generic "berry"....like watered down cherry cough syrup...honey. Not bad, pretty strong flavours for being so light.


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