Travlr (16776) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 18, 2015
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at the source. Hazy bright red color, pink edge head. Aroma of rose and tulips. Taste is semi sweet floral berries. Very tasty.
Tmoney99 (12208) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap sample at IBGWF 2013. Poured clear reddish color with good legs. Moderate to heavy dark fruit, honey and small alcohol aroma. Medium to full body with a thick smooth texture and long legs. Medium to heavy sweet fruit and honey flavor with a medium to heavy complex sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Pleasing smooth alcohol burn. Solid mead.
shrubber85 (9261) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 24, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Honey and currant aroma. Ruby red. Sweet-tart currant and honey flavor. Tasty - very pleasant.
DrSilverworm (8857) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 1, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample on tap at the meadery. Mostly clear red / pink color. Virtually no head or lace. Nice black currant nose, honey. Bigger body. Lighter carbonation. Very lightly syrupy. Mostly sweet taste, lightly tart. Kind of spicy. Not really my style, but it’s well-done and I appreciate the creativity
Ferris (8442) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 19, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft - Cranberry and black pepper with some chilli flake. Clear pinky roast red with a thin white head. Black current, cranberry tartness and black pepper. Tart and sweet.
b3shine (6898) - Indiana, USA - APR 28, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft to taster at New Day. Looks good; a transparent ruby red with soft carbonation. Smells solid; honey and currants. Tastes like it smells with a very tart mouthfeel. Not bad, but a bit tart.
TheAlum (6428) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 8, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JUL 5, 2013 Bottle shared at MuckFest 3 - Saturday Edition. Pours a richly ruby red hue, glowing pink red berry with a good firm haze, mellow glow. Frothy whitish head atop dies to a small ring, minimal lacing. Aromas are clover honey, grass, and gentle black currant. A touch of deeper berry darker, touch of tannin. Sweeter honey and apples. Initial is sweeter, cherries and blackberry. Richer honey, honeycrisp apples, sweetness, mellow life offers sweetness, crisp florals, gentle dryness and linger sweet honey, black currant, touches of raspberry. Simple, yet flavorful. A touch sweet. Solid. Update 7/5/13 @ Brewery: less sweet, more vibrant on tap. Nice blackberry pulpy presence and mellow tartness. Nice body. Gained 2 points
JaBier (5691) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUL 29, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Growler sampled at Muckfest III. Clear bright red in color with a small white head. Aroma of very vinous fruit and honey. Flavor of red wine, dark fruit and honey.
JStax (3961) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 27, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft pour at the source. Pours a translucent red to purple. The aroma has funky, dry, yeasty notes. Really dry finish.
queenholly (3580) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - OCT 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @ meadery. Earthy blackcurrant and honey aroma. Clear cranberry with a thin pink ring. Honey and earthy tart blackcurrant flavor. Medium body, soft carbonation.