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Dansk Mjd Viking Blod

Brewed by Dansk Mjd
Style: Mead
Billund, Denmark


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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 570   ABV: 19%
Nordic honey wine with hibiscus and hops added. Based on a recipe from about year 1700.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fritz123 (1419) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Used to get on draft believe it or not. Never rated for some reason. But it always poured a reddish gold with no head. Big honey aroma with some mild citrus and the hibiscus. The body was thick and oily but finishes dry in flavor due to the hops. Not very boozy but well done overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hallinghansen (2436) - Odense S, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2015
Bottle from my man dedollewaitor, thanks buddy. Clear Amber body with no head. Honey, malt, dr. Nielsen, but with a lower alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danlo (1741) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2015
20cl bottle. Clear deep golden colour, no head and aroma of honey, hibiscus, alcohol. Taste is sweet, honey, some caramel, berry, and boozey. Oily mouthfeel, low carbonation, warming finish. Quite sippable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
borre_m (779) - NORWAY - JUL 14, 2015
Pours a clear golden, slightly red. Aroma has citrus, spice and alchol. You also notice hibiscus. Taste is clean, sweet, with alcohol. also slightly spicy, with hibiscus.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KiltedCowboy (1) - Georgia, USA - JUL 4, 2015 does not count
The first thing that I noticed about this was the container it is in; a nice ceramic bottle which just goes to show that appearances are important and the producers know it. Opening the bottle, I was greeted with a wonderful scent of honey first off, with lighter hibiscus and hop tones in the back. Finally, was the ever-present scent of alcohol, and since this is a 19% Alc/Vol beverage, it is no wonder why it is strong. Moving on to taste, the first thing I noticed was the sharp alcohol taste that usually dissuades me from most drinks with that noticeable burn. However, it hooked me in with the sweet after taste. Honey sits well on the tongue, circling on the palette with the hops and hibiscus playing the wonderful accompaniment. I can only imagine that this would be a perfect aperitif or a fantastic dessert wine, if used in the upper-class sense of dining.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markwise (4882) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 17, 2015
Sampled at the 2015 Cajun Cafe Cider and Mead Festival. Pours a deep red-amber with no head. Nose is flowers, deep berries, some huge honey, and sweetness. Flavor is huge honey,flowers, and some berries with a full body and booze all over.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (1492) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2015
Bottle. Still hazy amber pour. Floral notes, alcohol burn, honey ,herbal notes with a fairly dry ending.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
EtTuCthulhu (1385) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - MAY 18, 2015
This mead pours a slightly hazy straw color with a slight pinkish hue, and there is no head. There is a lot of booze (and I mean a lot of hot, solventy alcohol) in the nose, but there are slight notes of honey sweetness, floral hops, and hibiscus flowers. The taste is quite boozy, quite sweet, and a touch sour with an finish that is hot with some residual sweetness, and the palate fuses an oily texture, medium-light body, and a flat carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (18091) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle at jesprs... Amber.. No head... Soft spice honey.. Soft honey.. Big raw alcohol... Soft honey.. Light sake tones due to alcohol.. Ligh honey linger

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (8573) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 19, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear amber with no head whatsoever. Aroma is full of dry earthy honey with a bit of earthy hibiscus underlying as well. Flavor is full of sweet honey with a decent amount of booze and a pretty strong earthy hibiscus note.

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