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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
his robust yet semi-dry wine is made from darkened honey that produces rich tones and clearly defined layers of flavor. Trapper Creek Dark Mead complements heartier meat dishes, wild game, rich ethnic meals, spicy foods, and chocolate. Best served either slightly chilled or at room temperature.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (19347) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 6, 2016
Bottle from Whole Foods, Seattle; synthetic cork; annoying wax dip
Measured Final Gravity: 1008
Skewed Refractometer Reading: 10.4°B

Dark amber color. Some aroma of caramel, glue, booze. Semi-dry mouthfeel, the body is too thin, and thinner in the final, also lightly astringent; a bit of caramel and candies, and some woody astringency in the final.
Drinkable, clumsy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (15806) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 23, 2016
Cloudy, amber, has a sticky, dark fruit aroma. Has a touch of fruit with a bit of sugar. Off-dry mead.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MeadMe (1610) - Fishhawk, Florida, USA - APR 11, 2016
Pours deep brown. Aroma is dark honey and earth. Flavor is caramel up front. Notes of figs and sweet stone fruits. Honey stands out and provides balance. Fuller side of medium. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (12892) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 6, 2016
Bottle - Sweet dark bready notes, caramel and honey. Clear copper. Dark honey with a light sweet almost bitter finish,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (14663) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 6, 2016
750mL bottle, pours a dark amber orange with a small beige head. Aroma brings out caramel and medium sweet honey. Flavour is along the same lines, with notes of caramel, medium sweet honey and dark toffee. Quite thin for the style, but it’s very pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (11607) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 15, 2014
This Mead is a clear pale brown color with a minimal head and tenuous lacing on the sides of the glass. Fruit and honey in the nose. Full-bodied with flavors of sweet fruits and herbal honey. The finish is sweet with a caramel and fruit aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
michaelinwa (656) - Bothell, Washington, USA - JUL 25, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 26, 2013 Bottle, 2013. Pours a dark, fairly clear brown, with a light aroma of sweet dark fruit, like dried figs. Taste is moderately sweet, not sticky, with nice flavor notes of figs and a hint of tangy citrus. Alcohol is noticeable but warming, not harsh, and works with the sweetness and flavors. Finishes with a lingering sweetness. A decent mead. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
after4ever (7611) - Brier, Washington, USA - FEB 21, 2013
750, corked and waxed. Thanks, Adam! These are all really solid. Pours a very dark caramel brown with no head or lace. Darkened caramel and honey notes on the nose, blended like a melted candy bar. Creamy medium body. Dark caramel and honey blended together on the mid palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerdrinker79 (2047) - Idaho, USA - SEP 30, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 1, 2011 750 ml. bottle- Pours a clear brown, but red when held up to the light. Aroma is alcohol and honey. The taste is an alchohol burn right off the bat, followed by a nice creamy honey taste, sweet and dry, more intense than the pure honey mead, but I think I liked the pure honey better. Body is medium and mild.

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