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Brewed by Lindisfarne Mead
Style: Mead
Berwick-on-Tweed, England

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 2.85/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   EST. CALORIES: 435   ABV: 14.5%
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Lindisfarne Mead is a unique alcoholic fortified wine manufactured on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne from fermented white grapes, honey, herbs, the pure natural water from the island's artesian well fortified with fine spirits.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rodgar (14) - Mexico City, MEXICO - JAN 2, 2004
This is not a beer, this is mead, an alcoholic wine made out of honey. I don't know what is doing here but I'll rate it anyway since I had taste it and is a very good honeywine. Actually it's one of the best mead on the market right now. Smooth and pleasent aroma but a strong flavor with a hint of spices and at the very end a little hint of honey. Real Ambrosia from Asgard!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (7527) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 22, 2010
Bottle. Honey, barnyard/hay, and alcohol aroma. Very pale yellow color. Sweet honey flavor with a barnyard/hay finish, Mild alcohol burn in the aftertaste. Nice body. Very nice mead.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (8111) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2011
Sampled @ Southampton Arms, London. First mead ever. Appearence?? Hmm, quite hard to descri-be. Something like clear but slightly odd-colored water I would say. Weird anyway. Smells like some spirit or liquor. Pretty sweet, decent taste, soft as well. Little bit like white martini. Soft mouthfeel, soft carbo, medium body. Pretty nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (3569) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle: Clear, still...almost colorless...just slightly yellowed. Alcohol and light honey and lemon aroma....comes across a little nail-polishy. Taste is sweet with a slight alcohol warmth.... Mild honey, ginger flavor. Surprisingly gentle considering the ABV and the initial whiff of alcohol. Mild, very good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13577) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2005
Bottle from Lindisfarne Tourist shop bought for me by my mother as a gift. Golden liquid with sweet notes on the aroma. bit herby on flavour with sweetish finish. Can’t say I got a lot of honey from it, but this was my first proper mead and I have to say I really enjoyed it. Well chilled it was refreshing, crisp and made me feel extremely chipper

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8033) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2005
Bottle from "The Offie", Leicester. The great drinke of olde inglude. Bright yellow gold in colour and still. Aromas are sweet and honeyed with vanilla and as boozy as a spirit - well it is 14.5%. Flavours are similar to sweet German white wine with hints of honey and some spices. Quite syrupy on the palate yet comforting and warming. £8.95 for 1 litre but a worthwhile experience.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BitchesBrew (714) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 13, 2007
[50 ml bottle] Pours perfectly clear, light straw colored. Boozy, white wine aroma- musty and slightly acidic. Sugary grape flavors with some good fruits-- pear, melon and plenty of grape juice. Alcohol warmth is pretty strong and balances the sweetness very well.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (6453) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 27, 2008
rbesg07, bottled. quite a pale yellow, sticky but in a pleasant way with some light woody and vanilla touches coming through the honey

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rauchbier (3598) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2004
Bottle, Melton Ross Farm Shop. Gold, no head or condition. Strange spicy sweet aroma that reminded me first of cheap Indian whiskey, with spirit quite obvious, then a hint of Rhineland wines. Manages to convince you it is full bodied and thin at the same time, with obvious honey notes, a slight fruitiness and spicy like a diluted drambuie. Finishes with a spirity spicy tingle of alcohol. Closer to wine than beer but worth trying. My first, but not last, mead.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2007
A Mes rate: Bottle during the quick RBESG pre rate session. Perfumed wine aroma. Lemony and sweet aroma. With plenty of alcohol showing. A little too sweet for me.


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