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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 525   ABV: 17.5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sean9689 (285) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 16, 2012
Pours golden yellow in color. Notes of bourbon, oak, vanilla, honey, light floral notes. Taste is sweet honey, smooth booze, and some sweet fruit. Medium body, clean finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4306) - SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2015
Bottle tnx to Dave. Pours clear golden. Aroma is sweet honey pleasant bourbon chaeacter fruity. Flavor is as aroma good sour touch fullbodied and nice lastning aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (4553) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2015
Nip bottle courtesy of tkrjukoff. Pours golden leaving some beautiful legs on the glass. Smell is sweet and floral with honey, caramel, vanilla fudge, butterscotch hard candy, charred wood, pollen, bees wax, bourbon alcohol and lemon peal. Taste is sweet, floral and slightly boozy. Mouthfeel is round, tiny viscous, slightly sticky sweet, boozy and medium bodied. Finish is sweet with honey, caramel, vanilla, charred wood, pollen, bourbon alcohol and lemon peal. Very tasty traditional mead with a prominent yet tasty barrel presence. Perhaps a bit hot but that’s understandable given the abv.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2015
Bottle thanks to tkrjukoff. Clear pale golden color, no head. Honey snd almond aroma, caramel, woody, whisky notes. Honey flavor, nectar, woody, bourbon, warming alcohol. Nice with a lot of influences from the bourbon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tchaos (428) - New York, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Nip bottle courtesy of glen. Pours still, clear Amber. Aroma of honey, wax, and bourbon. Taste is taste is earthy honey with very mild menthol tones and a long alcohol finish. Medium-light body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikem409 (1986) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle from notes. color is clear and still gold. Aroma is vanilla and some oak. Taste is very hot lots of sweet vanilla coverd honey and barrel notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AZBennett (114) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Tasting courtesy of dschiller. I will preface by saying I have not had a lot of meads, so while enjoyed this experience it is not something I am used to. Pours a bright gold and when swirled leaves behind a nice glaze clinging to the glass. Aromas are very sweet though not cloying with mainly apple and just a touch of some wood. Flavors are sweet, somewhat maple-like with apple and maybe caramel. Palate is nicely thick and tongue coating though it gets a little much towards the finish. Overall this was a quite enjoyable experience, though I don’t like sweet drinks this one isn’t cloying like I find most ciders or sweet beers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Nip bottle from Rayl101! Pours a still deep golden color with long legs on the side of my teku glass. Aroma is bourbon, rich honey and some fruitiness. Taste is sweet with caramel, vanilla and wood notes. Slick, rich and decadent. Awesome!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClubGonzo (5468) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 3, 2013
Bottle from trade with Sarro. Pours a light golden body with no head (of course). Nose is boozy honey tones with nuts, wood and hints of bourbon; not as evident as I expected. Taste is moderately sweet but actually rather dry honey notes, with subtle bourbon tones. Dry, with a generally smooth palate. Very nice, but not horribly exciting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (11602) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Nip sized bottle. 2012 Vintage. Golden color with no head. Aromas of honey, oaky/woodiness, and some fruitiness. Tastes of honey, apples, fruity, and vanilla. Almost more of a cider than a mead.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (9348) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 13, 2013
2012 anno, bottle courtesy of ibrew2or3, cheers Dave. Couleur dorée/foin, huileux et doré sur le verre. Arôme est classique, mielleux avec des notes sublimes de bourbon, le tout un peu caramélisé avec ce côté pomme mûres accompagnées d’un boisé barrique bourbon et chêne. Palais est liquoreux, épais et mielleux avec encore une fois un houblon qui prend parfaitement sa place. Le tout garde un côté pomme cara sucré, alcool réchauffant, le tout collant aux lèvres et ce fini miel très frais-organique-honeycom-like couplé au miel, bourbon et chêne.

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