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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.19   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!


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheAlum (5909) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2010
Pours a pale yellow, straw, nice with faint haze, no head. Aromas are a nice malty sweetness, honey and maple syrup, cinnamon, batter sweetness with banana and some mellow oak and bourbon. Nice, fairly intense. Initial is a nice sweeter edged mead, nice honey and syrup, the spice sticks to the back of the palate with cinnamon. Vanilla, batter, maple, butter, banana. Interesting, really fills the palate. My favorite mead from the brewery and the best that is true to it’s name.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tyler_mn (1475) - SLP, Minnesota, USA - NOV 13, 2010
Holy shit! The aroma on this is sexy as hell! Bananas, almond crème, marzipan, some lighter cinnamon, and… well… fucking French toast! The alcohol is barely noticeable. Smells absolutely artificial, but it’s so goddamn aromatic. Pours thick, viscous and oily. Looks like a fat, buttery Cali Chardonnay in the glass. Flavor does not quite live up to the awesomeness of the aroma. Not nearly as syrupy sweet as the aroma suggests. There are flavors of almonds, bananas, a good dose of drying wood tannin, French toast batter. Fairly well attenuated all things considered. The alcohol is fairly prevalent, but not too overpowering. Fairly full bodied, syrupy and viscous but never becomes cloying. Fun, fun stuff. Thanks Jonathan!

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
after4ever (6251) - Brier, Washington, USA - NOV 26, 2011
Nip. Thanks suzy! Pours clear pale gold. Smells like almond butter, coconut, baby powder, and honey. I would pay this mead $20 for a lap dance. Maybe $40. Sticky but watery body. Honey almond coconut mid palate. Long sticky sweet finish.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Silphium (3179) - 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
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RyanMM (411) - Ferndale, Michigan, USA - DEC 14, 2010
Nose of banana (though slightly fake), cinnamon, butter, bourbon, some maple. Huge nose. Light gold. Tastes remarkably like french toast. Very little alcohol warmth. Nice stuff, if a tad cloying.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (6306) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 10, 2011
Bottle shared by Dasillky1, thanks man. Pours a bright yellow color with a thin coating of oily legs. The aroma, well....this is amazing; huge explosive bananas, nutmeg, vanilla, a rich cake. The flavor was very similar; massive bananas, spicy, hot and aggressive, vanilla, rich sweetness, a dessert for sure. Almonds, sugary sweet. One of the best noses ever.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (11728) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Clear golden without head. Aroma is sweet honey, caramel, banana, vanilla and bourbon. Flavor is very sweet. Very sweet finish with warming alcohol. Oily. 191012

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (14103) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2012
Bottle @ French Oktoberfest Tasting Ulfborg, 2012. Pours clear no color. Banana, bread, cookies, vanilla and butter. Extremely sweet and just as weird. But even more weird it’s enjoyable and quite exciting. A different experience.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (11426) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2012
Bottle thanks to _angst_. Pale yellow no head. Cinnamon aroma, spicy, banana, French toast, bread, floral notes. Cinnamon flavor, caramel, hometown, bread, floral notes, raisins, hay, some spicy notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnnyJ (4537) - 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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