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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Made from Oregon cranberries and honey. Enjoy it with barbeque. Or try it with vodka on the rocks.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
marcus (7323) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 23, 2008
There is a floral honey aroma. The flavor is sweet and fruity with a slight alcohol burn. The honey is prominent in the finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bhensonb (12173) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 23, 2008
Small bottle shared with Marcus. Sweet cranberry/honey aroma. Brilliant garnet color. Medium body, no carbonation. Flavor impression is Milk of Magnesia. Chalky. Finish to me is primarily fruity Milk of Magnesia. Very strange.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (20759) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - SEP 15, 2007
Bottled at Akkurat, Stockholm. (12%) Clear dark red perfectly still. Aroma of cinnamon, caramel and cranberries. Slimmed and elegant with restrained sweetness. Freshening and quite drinkable despite itís size.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ChefsWife (2) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 24, 2007 does not count
This mead has a glorious color which invites the temptation to taste it. It is great on its own but also quite interesting when mixed with Mountain Meadows Agave Mead.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeMcPhee (8837) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 6, 2004
Portland Holiday Ale Festival 2004. Pale red colour. Aroma of (what else?) cranberry along with some apple and cinnamon. Ice wine sweetness with a light vineous aroma. Fairly dry feeling in the mouth, cranberry tartness, fruity flavour and surprisingly dry considering the aroma. Quite tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 24, 2004
Magenta color with some orange tints. Aroma of cranberry, strawberry, honey and some earthy floral notes. Honey, and floral flavors with some tart cranberry notes. Alcohol is well hidden. This is a style I donít have much experience with, but I found this pretty enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ernest (6606) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 19, 2004
RBSG Portland 2004. No head (still). Body is dark red. Aroma is note of honey, cranberry, flowers. Flavor is moderately sweet, moderately acidic. Finish is lightly sweet, moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Full body, syrupy texture, flat carbonation, lightly astringent. I wasnít expecting a fruited mead when I ordered this (at Alameda Brewing I think), but it was pretty obvious this was cranberry from the first whiff. As such, itís too much like a cranberry wine might be like, other than the thick body; the mead character doesnít shine much here.

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