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Brewed by Waldemar Behn
Style: Mead
Eckernförde, Germany

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 2.99/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Deutsch: Das Original aus dem Wikingerland um Haithabu.
English: The original mead from the land of vikings at Hedeby.
www.wikingerschaenke.de


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinus (3713) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - APR 8, 2015
Clear pale golden colour. Aroma of honey and yeast. Sweet flavour, honey. Finish honey, light dried fruits.
(from 50cL bottle @ Gijs’ place)

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (8448) - Tel Aviv, - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Vova’s place. Thanks Vova. Clear gold. Aroma of honey, a bit cookie-ish, with some fruitiness. Sweet flavor with honey, some fruitiness, a cookie-ish note and a bit of alcohol.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rune (9367) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 2, 2014
Sampled from a big bottle at the Grand Tasting at the RBNG-event at Fredrik 3.’s Hall. Yellow-gold body. Naked at the surface. Aroma is sweet with honey and dried fruits. Sweet taste of sugar, honey and fruits. Well bodied, however, way too sweet (Fredriksten festning, Halden 15.02.2014).

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (5674) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2014
Clear golden color with no head. Sugary, honey and spicy nose. A bit sweet and absolutely flat. Honey, fruity and some spices in the flavor. Not my style, but quite ok.
[Bottle from a trade with Grima enjoyed at Grand Tasting RBNG14 – Halden

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (10507) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 1, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldener Met, Schaum existiert nicht. Geruch sehr süß nach Honig, alkoholisch. Geschmack sehr süß, intensiv nach Honig, minimal würzig, alkoholisch.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClubGonzo (4727) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 24, 2014
Bottle sample @ RBNG-14. Clear golden body. Nose is sweet honey, syrup and hints of nuts. Taste is light honey tones, syrup and mild nutty hints. Full body, slick mouthfeel. Pretty decent mead, but no more.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (6424) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 23, 2014
Shared bottle at RBNG-14. Pours clear weak golden, no head. Aroma is sweet grainy honey. Taste is sweet, fruit and heavy honey. No carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (3214) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - FEB 19, 2014
Sampled during RBNG-14 Grand Tasting courtesy of cunningham. Clear golden body with no head. Sweet, fusel nose. Fruity and heavy honey flavor. Flat and full bodied

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Arve_Christian (3942) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
At RBNG 2014 Halden. Golden color, flat. Intense honey aromas. Medium body & complexity. Sweet. Ok enough ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (12430) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 15, 2013
Bottle. Pale golden colour with no head. Aroma and flavour is honey, sugar, alcohol, flower. OK mead.


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