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Brewed by Dansk Mjd
Style: Mead
Billund, Denmark

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RATINGS: 234   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 570   ABV: 19%
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Nordic honey wine with hibiscus and hops added. Based on a recipe from about year 1700.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmohno (1051) - Iowa, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Hazed orange appearance. Musty aroma with hibiscus,caramel,light floral honey. Smooth slick sweet, generally hibisus in majority of flavor with light perfumy-cologne must woodyness.Orange flavor.Very slightly planty from the hops maybe but otherwise not really any hop presence,more of hibiscus. Sweet finish with light citrus tartness. Not that boozy. More sweet and strong than I like.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (6185) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 1, 2013
Bottle at Yespr. Fruity, citrus, orange, honey nose. Amber-orange color. Huge honey flavor, fruity, tangy, with oranges. Cloying but the honey flavor is lovely.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blairgus (2566) - California, USA - AUG 18, 2013
18 aug 2013, tap. Yellow, clear, no bubbles. Nose is like ginger ale and roses. Full body, syrupy, a bit fizzy. This is a serious, syrupy, ginger beer. Ginger bite with some fair grassy hop finish. I guess there is alcohol presence. Hard to decide what is alcohol since ginger and hibiscus are so strong and it is syrupy. I couldn't drink much. Actually, 4oz is a bit too much. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pathemamike (1) - - AUG 9, 2013 does not count
Pours a little thicker than a nice wine. Smells very floral with a bit of bite to the aroma. Odd golden colour, worst colour of the Dansk Mjd selections in my opinion. It has no head, but its wine so it shouldnt be expected. Tastes like honey with floral notes and hops. Thick on the pallette, but not as thick as other selections from Dansk Mjd. Excellent mead. The ~$33 price tag is hefty but for good reason 1) better mead than what your pay $10-$15 and 2) remember it is coming from Denmark.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tgncc (2753) - Bellmore, New York, USA - JUL 28, 2013
The aroma is honey, flowers, fruit. The appearance is clear amber, no head. The flavor is fruit, honey, citrus and flowers. Bright, sweet. The finish uis boozy, sweet. Medium in body. Cant specifically pick out hops or hibiscus. Enjoyable, and expensive.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (2540) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Sampler at northwood. Crazy ginger aroma. Golden color. No head. Heavy thick pallette. Super sweet. Hides ABV well. Wouldn't want a lot of it - but the small one was pretty good

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
crossovert (7009) - Illinois, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Draft at northdown. Smelll of heavy ginger. Flavor is vegetal, farts, ginger. Itll get you fucked up while you gag.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alliance100 (613) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle Tons of honey and hibiscus. Nice rose petal notes with little hop presence. Overall good not great. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
maxwelldeux (3500) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUL 10, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear darker amber color with absolutely no head on it. Nose is slightly sweet and floral with some honey notes coming through. Taste is somewhat boozy from the high alcohol content and a little bit sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Godofthecellar (650) - NYC, New York, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Draft at torst Smell was rubbing alcohol Taste of sweet honey and flower, clover. Incredibly sweet. Taste masks the abv well, the smell however does not


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