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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 501   ABV: 16.7%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (8795) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aniela (4156) - 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 :-)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (3649) - 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.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tkrjukoff (4205) - SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear deep ruby red. Aroma is spicy berry bkackberries sweet honey. Flavor is fullbodied sour semi sweet a bit astringent, well balanced.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (14386) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2015
Bottle at Timos Summer Tasting 2005-08-15. Clear very dark d/ruby color, no head. Great fruity honey aroma, blueberries, wild strawberries, almond, caramel, some cherries. Fruity honey flavor, almond, caramel, blue berries, raisins, some black currant. Really like this, alcohol is very well hidden and the berries is clear and present.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
SpongeRuiner (947) - Michigan, USA - JUL 27, 2015
A dark dark purple pour. Big black currant aroma with blackberries. Tart full of that big berry flavor. A little thin. Nice honey sweetness. Still good stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rxeight (1943) - Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2015
Moonlight. Lots of dark berries. Black currant and cherry. Mild booze, especially for how high the abv. Mild mead honey and some alcohol on the back end but still really hides it well.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (4692) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 15, 2015
500 ml bottle picked up months ago at my local Market Basket. Purple lightly hazy color. Aroma is a blend of mixed berries that reminds me most of blackberry.

. The mouthfeel has a berry sweetness with a mixture of cherry, blackberry and blueberry. The berries run together as I sip. The ABV is covered with the honey hardly noticeable but provides a slight warming after a few ounces. The berries dominate this honey wine. Real easy to sip, enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (16477) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 14, 2015
Corked bottle from The Beer Junction, Seattle
Measured Final Gravity: 1040

Dark brown/red color. Deep aroma of black currants, flowery, perfumy. Quite sweet, but the acidity and alcohol balance it; nice currants and berries flavor, with pleasant ending astringency. This one brings me back to some good German mead.
Excellent.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mcberko (9754) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 14, 2015
Bottle, courtesy of fiulijn (thanks Alex), pours a dark purple-ish red with no head. Nose brings out loads of dark berries, with medium honey sweetness and even a touch of pith from the berries. Flavour is lovely and very complex, with loads of blueberries above all along with the other berries, medium sweetness, and just a touch of honey. Complex, elegant, and perfectly balanced. Wonderful stuff.


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