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Lyme Bay Winery Christmas Mead

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Brewed by Lyme Bay Winery
Style: Mead
Axminster, England

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A rich honey Mead blended with festive spices. A delicious blend of rich honey Mead, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, cardamom, lemon, and orange zest. Heat gently in a sauce pan, but do not boil! Serve warm with a tot of brandy on chilly winter evenings.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13288) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle at Reading BF 2014. Clear gold no head. Spicy hazelnut nougat aroma. Havenít had a mead in ages. Itís lovely. Love the cinnamon mixed with the hazelnut praline. Delicious. God I love mead. Itís sweet and decent. Slightly sour from the spice too. Wow

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tommann (2633) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
750ml bottle at 10%. Pours gold with no head. Aroma is cinnamon and beeswax. Taste is sweet honey to start with a lemon and cinnamon finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mR_fr0g (2531) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2014
ABV 10% bottle shared at new years.Aroma is syrupy sugar, honey, musty and minced pie spices nutmeg. Pale golden yellow colour, slightly sticky viscous pour. Flavour is cyrstaline sugar, musty, minced pies, golden syrup. cinnamon spices. Very sweet and a touch meaty.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bamsen78 (3003) - SÝnderborg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2013
Bottle @ Scooper Tasting in Ulfborg. Pours clear light golden with no head at all. Clear atoma of honey, cinnamon, and cloves. Ditto taste, quite sweet. The teddy bear loves it bit I think it is too sweet. Oily texture. OK but too sweet.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Meilby (7280) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2013
Bottle 750ml @ fonefan
Pours clear golden with a few white bubbles. Aroma has notes of honey, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Taste is medium to heavy sweet with a long warm, sweet and christmas spicy finish. Body is full, texture is oily to sticky, carbonation is flat.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
yngwie (13219) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2013
Bottle, 75cl. It pours oily, with a clear, golden body. The aroma is very spiced and perfumed, as well as with some honey. The flavor is pretty much the same, too perfumed and spiced, although with a nice honey sweetness. Full-bodied and warming, oily on the palate. Well, itís sort of nice, in a way, but the perfume aroma and flavor is too much for me. 131122

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Christian (11029) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2013
Ulfborg weekend celebration of nothing in particular. Golden with no head. Strong wax aroma with honey, cinnamon and alcohol. Very sweet honey and cinnamon flavour

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (2806) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - SEP 29, 2013
Thnx to cgarvieux Pours blonde Very oaky smell Very very sweet , on the added-sugar-side . But very good

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (10275) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 17, 2013
Bottle. Golden-yellow colour with no head. Aroma is honey, alcohol, cinnamon. Flavour is honey, alcohol, sugar, cinnamon, fruit, spices. Nice mead.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13769) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2013
Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering, 2013. Pours unclear yellow with bubbles on top. Honey, heather and herbs. Smooth, sweet, oily and slick. Quite spicy and very sippable.


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