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Lednicki Miód

Formerly brewed at TiM (Nectar Polska)
Style: Mead
Bielsko Biala, Poland


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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
This trojniak (triple) mead with a subtle honey and root aroma won gold medals in the 1995 National Wine Mead Contest in Wola Duza and in the 1996 National Wine and Mead Contest in Nowy Tomysl as well as silver medal in 1994 National Wine and Mead Contest in Chociszew, Poland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2006
Seems thicker than other meads that I’ve had thus far. Nice, deep golden amber body. The aroma’s honey sweet with wood, nuts, and apples blended in. Same with the flavor, although the alocohol presence is more pronounced. Sticky sweet finish. Not too shabby.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thedm (5207) - Fort Wayne, USA - DEC 29, 2004
Fort Wayne Mead Tasting. This bottled mead poured a small almost non-existent head of clear fine to large sized bubbles that left behind a dark brown transparent uncarbonated body. The aroma was very nice with a strong malt caramel honey note. The flavor was also very strong with honey and other unnoted flavors that were well balanced and made the mead very good over all. An excellent mead that is well recommended.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (4777) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 21, 2007
Pours clear bronze with no head. The aroma has roasted honey, slick abv warmth and some rubbing alcohol. Medium / full velvety smooth body. The taste starts with smooth nectarine and honey along with some white grapes. The finish is sharper and has more of a vineous flavor with light warmth. This is an enjoyable mead that goes down exceptionally easy for the high alcohol content. Recommended.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hotstuff (4424) - Indiana, USA - NOV 13, 2004
750ml. bottle at Fort Wayne Mead Tasting last night. No head poured, transparent, uncarbonated, and an orange hue. Aroma was sweet, slight honey note, and alcohol. Sweet, honey flavor. Delicious! Vinuous mouthfeel, yet smooth. A very good mead IMO and well worth trying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire (3799) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - NOV 22, 2004
At the Ft. Wayne Mead tasting. Thanks to hotstuff and thedm for sharing several meads. This Lednicki is a delicious liquid. Still out of the bottle with a redish amber color. Nose of floral honey, leather and decaying wood. Honey mouthfeel with stone fruit sweetness, and a sherry alcohol sense to it. Definitely my favorite of the night, but still not as good as the Apis Jadwiga.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frank (3541) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 2, 2004
Dark reddish brown. Nose is sweet with honey and floral notes and a little whiff of cognac. Medium bodied and definitely quite sweet. Some fruity notes, cherry maybe and a hint of spice. A solid Polish mead.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
1FastSTi (3346) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 24, 2006
Sampled at Polish Fest in Milwaukee. The mead pours to a pancake syrup colored body. The aroma is interesting. I swear it smells like port wine mixed with sweet honey. The flavor is sweet port wine-ish with hints of oak and honey. The palate is sweet, sticky, interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 26, 2004
Honey, alcohol and fruit in the aroma. Copper with zero head. Sweet peppers and alcohol, with a chocolate liqueur aftertaste. Sweet, high alcohol is noted. A fine offering! My first, real Mead, Thanks to wohlfs!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gorbalev (3000) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 23, 2004
Shared a bottle with rudolf and wohlfs after the buffalo brewfest (thanks guys). Dark orange pour. Lots of sweet alcohol in aroma. Taste is very in your face, as poochie would say: lots of alcohol (almost too much), but the sweet honey taste soothes it, and makes it very drinkable. A wonderful mead and, after failing miserably with my own honey homebrew, a very welcome pleasant experience. And at 14%, surprisingly quite drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - DEC 23, 2003
Well let’s say I first poured this in a small glass, once I put it to my nose, I then poured it into a “Brandy Snifter”, it deserves a “Liquor Glass”, “Holy Cow”, and this is going to be a “Hoot”!

The color that of a fine “Brandy” or “Bourbon” if your prefer, a deep crystal clear amber and of course there’s no such thing as head or lace. Nose is that of “Sweet Raw Honey” fresh from the hive, massive alcohol aroma, musk and mushroom like, amazing the only thing I can say. Massively sweet at the start, middling in its feel to the palate, finish that of a five star brandy, but with a sweetness that is enormously pleasing and one that takes you to “Elysium”, the warming that spreads through the tummy is pleasant and the aftertaste quite dry, something that a lover of “Mead” should try, as I sample more and more Mead’s I’m simply floored by their “Magnificence”, their complexity, their capability of rendering you “speechless” and something that leaves me totally overwhelmed, by a beverage that I totally overlooked for years, “Mistake, Big Mistake”, is all I can say.

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