adnielsen (7559) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 2, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Matt’s house, courtesy of bushmat1. Thanks! Pours a clear dark golden appearance with no head. Vanilla, cinnamon, honey, apple, nutmeg aroma. Juicy vanilla, pear, apple, cinnamon, caramel, pumpkin flavor. Pretty çhïll mead.
Steve_0 (1924) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 2, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Matt’s with friends, courtesy of Matt. Thanks man! Pour is clear orange with no head; good legs. Big pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, vanilla, frosting, sweet honey, and floral aroma. Taste is sweet pumpkin, vanilla, spice, nutmeg, cinnamon, chai, and grassy. Slick mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Really cool mead.
arminjewell (5144) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 2, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pour out of 375 mL bottle, clear yellow pour with thin white head, aroma brought notes of big sweet pumpkin, cinnamon, lots of clove, hits of earth, nice vanilla, toffee. Taste is a mix sweet pumpkin, nice vanilla bean, hits of earth, toffee, slight earth, finishing bitter, sweet, oaky. Yum, thanks Matt!
Drake (7123) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 15, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
2011 Winter Solstice 12 ounce bottle courtesy of mikem409. Thanks! Pours a hazy amber color with no head. Weak legs. Aroma of toasted malts, caramel, pumpkin, mild honey in the finish. The taste is raisin, honey, stone fruits, mild pumpkin, sweet finish. Medium bodied, very boozy. Solid.
jredmond (4567) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 19, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at Clockwork’s 4K/5K/10K gathering. Pours a light golden body with no head. Aroma is honey syrup, nutmeg and spice. Mouthfeel is thick and rich with notes of pumpkin, citrus fruits, honey and nutmeg spice. Very nice mead!
blipp (5475) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAY 30, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours gold with a thin head. Honey sweetness, cinnamon, autumn spices, and pie. Mostly pie, though. Sweet sweet candy goodness.
PhillyCraft (2573) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 18, 2013
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle with Matt, Brendon, Anthony and Brad. Pours clearish golden no head or lace. Notes of Pumpkin, entemans crumb cake, pumpkin pie, butter cream, vanilla, yams, and super earthy honey. Fucking deadly for 14 percent as is tradition with old man kuhnhenn meads. Epic.
JStax (2336) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - APR 24, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle thanks to unclerudy. Pours a pale, still copper. Aroma is hefty spice. I get a bunch of sweet and creamy pumpkin puree. I get strong nutmeg and shippers cream as well. Very nice stuff.
weihenweizen (1378) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - APR 21, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Chilled 12 oz. green bottle poured into a snifter at JStax birthday mead tasting. Pours yellow with slight paint thinner aroma. Taste is pumpkin, spice (nutmeg and some cinnamon), and some paint thinner in the finish.
Beerman6686 (3536) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
This one poured a still darker yellow to orange color with no head. Aroma was of cinnamon, nut meg, and honey. Flavor was similar, blend of honey and pumpkin spices, unfortunately no real pumpkin flavor, but well balanced flavors.