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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.89/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 456   ABV: 15.2%
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Made from honey, black currants, blueberries, black raspberries, the black currants dominate the flavor; some describe this mead as something similar to a big, bad chardonnay. The flavor is bold enough to pair with any meal, or to be enjoyed own its own with dark chocolates or with a cheese plate. This mead is semi-sweet, with a tart fruit note from the currants, while leaving plenty of room for the honey and the other fruits in the background.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernesto987 (3768) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 2, 2013
a sample at the mead tasting, sweet and berry flavors with sour tartness from the currants


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
onceblind (4286) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 25, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 26, 2013 Dark clear violet like a red wine. Rich sweet aroma of honey, currant, and dark berries. Flavor is sticky sweet and sultry with dark stone fruitiness, dark berries, lots of honey, currant, and fig. Yum.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (6990) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 16, 2012
Courtesy of Sparky. Pours rosy red with ruby red hues here and there. The aroma is sugary sweet heading into honey goodness and a blueberry dark currant sort of mix. The taste starts sweet and rich with smooth honey and then gets into more and more near tart berry notes. Nice stuff. It ends a little dry and almost red wine like.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOLTZ7555 (2823) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Bottle shared by Sparky...thanks Eric! Raspberry pour. Still body but shows additional shimmers of crimson, ruby, and scarlet. Nose not as assertive as the flavor but does show cherry, red grape, dark fruit, and some cocoa. Much more complex and aggressive in flavor. Currants, plum, prune, Bing, pomegranate, honey, and chocolate are all there. Nice depth of flavor. Man I love meads!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (9223) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 30, 2012
Red pour. Loads of berries and fruit galore! Cherries, currants, bramble fruit. Good!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fbm115 (183) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 14, 2012
pours a still deep deep red color. smell is a blast of acidic berries and grape with a sweet mellow honey light waxiness. taste is a rich tart berry sweet and sour balance. kinda gets that jaw sourness. rich and flavorful. full body mouthfeel. overall throughly enjoyable. would love more!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbill (3450) - Laurel, New York, USA - DEC 6, 2011
375 ml clear glass bottle. I was very pleased to wander into Yankee Spirits and find a nice selection of meads from Moonlight Meadery. I shared this bottle with my wife. Pours a clear red with purple tinting and no head. This is a still mead. Pleasant aroma that is filled with berries with some notes of sweet honey. The flavor is lovely with ample berries and sweet honey. The honey is clean and sweet and lacks the earthiness found in some honeys/meads. Short finish; the flavor, which initially is fairly intense, falls off quickly. Despite the sweetness, not cloying on the palate. A bit pricey at $13.99 for a 375 ml bottle. Enjoyable.


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