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Kuhnhenn Orange Blossom Mead

Kuhnhenn Orange Blossom Mead
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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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This mead was made with the orange blossom honey. A faint smell of citrus can be found in it’s bouqet. Two years of aging was required for this traditional style of mead.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOLTZ7555 (2799) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle acquired via trade with punkrkr27! Soft, mild, and semi-sweet. Faint citrus, juicy tangerine, perhaps a little peach. Somewhat floral...again subtle. A little watery for the style but it is kind of nice to not have something that is terribly sticky and syrupy. Quite drinkable, although the 13% is sneaky. Not a favorite but interesting.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
48FanInCali (724) - California, USA - MAR 25, 2012
Bottle. Chardonnay color pour. Nose is honey, orange, grapes, and citrus zest. Taste is sweet with honey, faint cloves, orange, grapes, and maybe a very subtle hint of lemon. Light on the palate. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 22, 2012
7oz bottle-shared by jtc-pours pale yellow with no head. Aroma is orange, spice-clove. Taste is sweet orange, some spice. Smooth.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 16, 2011
Bottle at James’ mead tasting. Pours a clear yellow. Sweet orange and honey, supple and smooth. Smooth and velvety, subtle orange and very nice honey. Tastes a good amount like orange blossom honey, very nice and delicate. Warm alcohol and soft orange.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (8419) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 15, 2011
Bottle thanks to FlandersNed. Pours clear yellow gold. Nose/taste of honey, orange and flowers. Sweet finish. Medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (4887) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUL 26, 2011
Glass at Kuhnhenn. Clear yellow with no carbonation and minimal to no legs. Aroma of lemon and honey with slight orange. Lemon flavor up front with a sweet honey finish. Not bad by any means, but falls short of most of their other amazing meads.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jrallen34 (3483) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 2, 2011
a very clear pear juice color, no carbonation at all... the aroma is way to weak, only a hint of sweet honey, no alcohol... this is one of the most drinkable meads I’ve had, not overly sweet or alcohol, very restrained taste of honey liquor, wish a bit more was going... recommend

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MeadMe (1305) - Riverview, Florida, USA - NOV 21, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2011 Clear bottle reads dry orange blossom mead. Has some random numbers as well but I am not sure what they stand for. Pours very very pale yellow. The aroma is loaded full of honey, not overly sweet, sort of floral with notes of citrus, and booze. The flavor is a bit mild. Light orange blossom honey, lightly floral, earthy and almost waxy in flavor. No real booze in the flavor, just light earthy floral honey. Very dry in the finish. Nothing like any orange blossom mead I have ever tried. Good not great.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 23, 2010
Pours a pale yellow color with average legs. Aroma and flavor of honey, it’s sweet of course, but not too sweet, The body is light and liquorous. Decent.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pantanap (3357) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 10, 2010
6oz niply bottle from a recent trade....a mostly transparent and lazy, light pale yellow, no head but rather silky legs running down the sides.... aroma is the most straightforward of the kuhnhenn meads that i’ve been able to try. sweet clover honey upfront with traces of fruit underneath although extremely subtle, at least to me... flavors are much akin to the nose with smooth sweet honey flavors initially, a touch of nuttiness, then a faint citrus fruity twang to follow-up in the rear which was quite nice. still a touch of heat which seems to be present in most of these. lighte bodied and less sweet than the other two before it and probably the most drinkable of the three.


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