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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.18   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 480   ABV: 16%
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This is Wildflower Mead, aged in a Bourbon barrel, then it is flavored with bananas, hazelnuts, Maple syrup and spices. Tasty!


4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rustyham (1727) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - SEP 9, 2013
The flavor and aroma are ripe with spicy cinnamon, smooth sweet maple syrup, and fresh bananas

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pushkinwow (2033) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 2, 2013
375ml bottle. No idea what to expect but just knew I wanted to try it. No carbonation when the cap comes off, completely clear with just a slight yellow tinge. Maraschino cherries, some nutmeg, vanilla, almond extract, hazelnuts, some oak, honey and alcohol. No carbonation, moderate+ body, sweet, becomes incredibly dry, reminds me of vanilla wafers but with booze. Very happy I got to try this - worth seeking out for sure.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wedgie9 (2004) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 31, 2013
2012 Vintage
Tasted on 8/31/13 from a capped 375mL bottle, big thanks to JR for bringing this one. Pours clear pale yellow with no head, much like a white wine. The nose is absolutely fantastic. It smells just like fresh-off-the-griddle french toast with plenty of cinnamon and all of the beautiful caramel and maple bourbon in the background. There is a bit of heat on the nose and just a touch of hazelnut coming through. On the palate, it is almost the same with just the right amount of sweetness, a ton of french toast and the bourbon nuttiness on the back of the palate. The body is full with no carbonation and a long finish featuring the bourbon and hazelnut.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tectactoe (2014) - Michigan, USA - AUG 19, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2014 Smells like french toast. No seriously, it does. Toasty bread, sugary, honey, heavy cinnamon, light banana sweetness, some syrupy maple and a touch of cocoa powder. Complex, lots of stuff going on. Very sweet, booze is hidden very well. Would be better if the cinnamon were toned down just a bit and the french toast flavors were allowed to shine a bit more. Still, very tasty stuff.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
stumpyiliz (215) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Nutmeg, bourbon banana, and more bourbon. Flavors if every breakfast spice available. Long legs and huge aromas of banana and vanilla. Amazingly well done.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dunt (288) - Illinois, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Traded for a bottle with a buddy in Chicago. This is the 2012 bottling poured into a fantome tulip. Pours a dull yellow color with a few bubbles along the edge of the glasses. Nose is heavenly, I can pick out the cinnamon, maple syrup, doughiness of the French toast, and some underlying vanilla bean. It is basically perfect. I get a lot of similar themes that I get in the nose, but a little less pronounced. There is also a little sourness on the front end that Iím not sure I understand. I didnít taste this when I previously had it, but my palate just may be a little shot. Mouthfeel is lighter and a little syrupy, with no carbonation, and a moderate finish. Very good mead, but Iíve heard from multiple people that this pales in comparison to previous batches.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Bottle shared by my good bud Ed Roberts, thanks bud! Never really been a mead type of guy but this was incredible. Nice spicy cinnamon aroma with no real heat to speak of. Definitely taste very similar to french toast. Iíll be on the look out for more of these for sure

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Silphium (3173) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Bottle shared by badnewsbeers. Slightly hazy straw body, no head. Dense, rich, nay decadent nose with caramel, butterscotch, rum, and butter syrup; sweet and a tad burnt. Sweet, sharp body with brown sugar, syrup, caramel, and doughy toast. Not one to guzzle down, but a slow, rewarding sipper that would go great with breakfast. Very nice.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
AZBennett (114) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Tasting courtesy of dschiller. Bottle says Bourbon Barrel Banana French Toast Mead, didnít see that available, posting the rating here. Pours a lovely gold color and it coats the glass with a nice glaze. Aromas are butter, banana, cinnamon, bread, toast, nuts, raisins, and maple. Flavors are butter, nuts, toast, maple, banana and something that is more a cream-type flavor. Palate this is super thick and heavy but not overpowering in any way. Overall, this is one of the best drinking experiences I have ever had, tastes just advertised like a great plate of banana french toast; absolutely fantastic!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnnyJ (4395) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 21, 2013
Bottle many thanks too ICEatALAMO. Pours a crystal clear pale yellow, with no head. Amazing it smells like french toast and maraschino cherries. Banana, vanilla, cinnamon, super sweet french toast, maple syrup, bourbon, maraschino cherries, and honey. Reminiscent of the cereal French Toast Crunch. Tasty and interesting, very glad to have tried it.


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