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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 501   ABV: 16.7%
Enticing, complex blend of blueberries, black cherries and blackcurrants balanced with basic elements of mead; honey, water. The mead that started Moonlight Meadery, Desire is a must with cheeses, Italian dishes, rich saucy meat dishes, or with Belgian chocolates. 73% honey, 9% black currant, 9% cherry, 9% blueberry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (7773) - Georgia, USA - JAN 31, 2016
1/31/16. Sampled from a bottle at Buzzery and Mrs. Owl got a full glass. Purplish pour. Nice sweet berry aroma, lightly tart, honey. Good flavor, lightly tart, honey, mixed berries. Tasty stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Art (2923) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 7, 2015
Pours a purplish brown with no head. Aromas of berries, jam, dark fruits. Taste is sweet with an alcohol burn. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerman6686 (6048) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2015
Poured a deep red to purple. Still. Aroma was of big blackberry and Cherry notes, honey, and booze. Flavor similar, pretty sweet, big dark fruits upfrint, honey and booze finish. Great in small doses.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregwilsonstl (1839) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 30, 2015
Purple. Blackberry. Currant. Tart. Dry. Not sweet at all. No real honey flavor. Tasted at TWCP.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (14841) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 19, 2015
Cloudy purple is an unusual and not necessarily appetizing appearance - you don’t see too many murky meads. The aroma is alcohol first, with some sticky honey notes, and then some light berryish fruits. Soft, fruity character with - I agree with Flurries here - a light balsamic note. A touch of alcohol late rounds things out. Decent, but rather unrefined.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CapFlu (5072) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 18, 2015
Balsamic mead. Copper brown body. Nose of berry, balsamic vinegar, mild sour cherries. Very sweet. Tastes like cough drops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (4385) - austin, Texas, USA - SEP 23, 2015
Pours lookin’ like grapejuice. A bit of bubbling maintains a white ring. Aroma is currant. Flavor is currant and lighter oak. Tastes barrel aged. Very smooth and quite delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (9430) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 27, 2015
Bottle at 2015 Sweet & Sour.
Clear dark brown color, no head, no legs. Sweet, berries scent. Sweet, honey, berries taste. Honey aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, no bitterness, sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2015
Bottle. Clear deep read mead with no head. Fruity honey berry aroma. Fruity honey beery caramell flavour. A really nice one :-)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (4309) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2015
Bottle received in trade. Thank you Clownoisseur. Pours very deep ruby red leaving some subtle legs on the glass. Smell is fruity and hammy with honey, currant, blackberries, cherries, blueberries, pollen, moist soil and hints of alcohol. Taste is sweet, slightly sour and fruity. Mouthfeel is round, oily, boozy and medium bodied. Finish is sweet and sour with honey, currants, cherries, blueberries, moist soil, lemon peal and hints of alcohol. Nice fruity mead which reminds me of a more simplistic Schramm’s HoD or Sahtipaja MeadMe. The 16% abv are nowhere to be seen.

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