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Brewed by Dansk Mjd
Style: Mead
Billund, Denmark

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 570   ABV: 19%
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English: The oldest known recipe for mead to be written down in the Nordic countries was in 1520 by the Archbishop Olaus Magnus. The recipe comprised of water, honey, hops and brewers yeast, and concludes, that "on the eight day - or earlier in emergencies - the mead may be drunk, but the longer it is left, the purer, better and healthier it will be." Our products are brewed based on a recipe from about year 1700, and the ingredients are pure and 100 pct. natural - guaranteed free from additives of any kind. Honey is the major and most important item in the recipe.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerenberger (1273) - Fischer, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2014
Aromas of honey and ginger combine with floral and herbal notes comprise the nose. Pours a pale, slightly hazy straw hue. The taste is pleasingly sweet, but is balanced with the ginger and hop flavors. Medium-full body and smooth carbonation. Smooth, round mouthfeel. Overall, an extremely well crafted and enjoyable mead.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (4085) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Clear gold pour, with no head. Sweet honey, alcohol, mildly herbal, ginger, and floral honey. Very sweet and boozy, but still pretty tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (6432) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2013
Bottle shared by Fonefan at his place. Clear light golden color, no head. Aroma is honey, lightly alcohol and sweet. Taste moderately sweet, honey, a bit more alcohol than most other meads Ive tried. Nice one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThisWangsChung (747) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Brief write-up. I dont have much experience on meads, but this one was damn good. Theres a slight burn, but nothing to suggest its 19%. Having said that, its insanely sweet, with tons of honey flavor. A touch of palate burn makes itself known, as well.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (9853) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy golden without head. Aroma is sweet, honey and herbal. Flavor is quite sweet. Sweet finish. Oily. 160213

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (13458) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. No head. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich honey and warming alcohol. Nice and oily palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 23, 2012
Bottled (from the Delishop at Kastrup airport). Slightly hazy golden colour, no head. Aroma is sweet honey, mild herbs, some gingery notes as well as mild alcohol. Flavour is sweet honey with some mild herbal and minty notes. Alcohol also gives quite a burn in this one.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (9922) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 12, 2012
Bottle. Deep golden colour. Aroma is honey, heather, alcohol. Flavour is honey, heather, alcohol, flower. OK/Nice mead.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (5385) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 24, 2012
Bottle@Ulfborg. Pours golden. Aromao of honey, alcohol, some floral notes and beehive. Flavor is sweet honey , warming alcohol and sugar. Full body, slightly boozy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (6453) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 24, 2012
Bottle 750ml @ fonefan
Pours clear golden. Aroma has notes of honey, nuts, flowers and alcohol. Taste is heavy sweet with a long sweet, nutty and floral finish. Body is full, texture is sticky.


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