Brewed by Ferme Apicole Desrochers D. Inc.
Style: Mead
Ferme-Neuve, Canada


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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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Sweet honey wine  -  Ecocert Canada certified organic product – 14% abv. Cuvée de la Diable is a top-of-the-line honey wine crafted the traditional way at the base of Montagne de la Diable and aged in oak casks for three years. The nobility of this nature protected site has inspired the Desrochers family to create a unique product where balance and elegance are revealed by managed oxygenation in oak casks.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blutt59 (6174) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 12, 2009
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, light golden yellow with nice legs, dry honeycomb scent with a sweet honey nectar and passion fruit flavor, good lasting finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - SEP 11, 2009
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. poured a light yellow. aroma and flavor were that of honey and pear. thick and sticky body. the 15% is very noticeable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12112) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 9, 2009
( 375ml bottle, June 2008 vintage ) Pours a clear yellow body. Aroma of honey, sugary apple, and alcohol. Flavor of honey, florals, alcohol, and oak with a warming feeling as it goes down.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cavie (4007) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - SEP 4, 2009
Bottle courtesy of bu11zeye. Clear straw yellow with a high amount of carbonation. Absolutely no head. Smell is crazy alcoholic with some elements of fruit and tart cider. Whoa tart taste and stoutly alcoholic. Feels like a wine with the heavy mead presence. Good but wow!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BMan1113VR (7898) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 4, 2009
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Marked June 2008. Pours a clear gold, with huge sticky legs from each swirl. Aroma is awesome, oaky, honey, perfume, and alcohol. Taste is sweet, vanilla, wildflowers, sweet oak and honey. Sweet, viscous, syrupy, with a bit of alcohol to complement the flavors. Awesome!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (7059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 25, 2009
[2005-20090219] 375mL bottle. Sweet potato spicy yeast aroma with mild sweaty skin notes. Clear, pale yellow body with no head and thick legs. Mild potato wood cask flavour with mild ’sake’ characteristics and a long sweet finish. Light-medium body. Not super fussed about it, it kind of reminds me of bodily fluids.
(c/o HogTownHarry, w/ him, blankboy, garthicus, GregClow, jerc)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (6466) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 2, 2009
Bottle (375ml) shared with HogTownHarry, garthicus, GregClow, jerc & mabel -- c/o HogTownHarry. Pours a very, very pale oily gold with no head. Aroma: Whoa Nelly, it’s almost sake-like, whoa! Lots and lots of alcohol along with some sweet honey and floral notes. Strong flavour of alcohol and honey, slightly floral and with some wood and a strong boozy finish. Nice oily body. Pretty good (but damn it’s boozy!).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (8334) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 22, 2009
2009-02-19. Crisp yellow body, headless, with some legs on the glass. (3+) Sweetly alcoholic aroma, ephemeral floral notes, light wood notes. Flavour is sweet up front with a dry middle, notes of wood and a sake like hotness that is a bit much but the sweetness returns throughout in varying capacities. Smooth medium palate. (3+) Rather nice but lacks the depth to support the alcohol. Bottle shared by HogTownHarry

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
garthicus (2779) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 19, 2009
Many thanks to HogTownHarry. Yellow, no head, it’s got legs! all in order there! Aroma: Alcohol, honey, spices, apple, varnish. Flavour: Slight sake, wood, honey in the finish, bitter. Superb.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HogTownHarry (6200) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - FEB 19, 2009
Bottle (375ml). Shared with blankboy , garthicus, gregclow, jerc and mabel - via trade with viper666. Clear very pale yellow, no head. Boozy aroma, honey, mint & clover - sweet, but not too sweet. Taste - initially you taste every % of that ABV, but it’s a delicate clover and honey flavour, you just really enjoy it (I did). Light body, still, quick astringent (oak resin) finish - a bit of a sake burn in there too. Yummm.

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