Hansen (7441) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Amber coloured and clear. No head, Heavy sweet aroma, honey, nuts, reisins, faint herbs. Flavor starts heavy sweet, more nores of dried fruit, dades, plum. Heavy syrupy texture.
Majek (472) - Ząbki, POLAND - APR 4, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear, amber colour. Aroma of good quality honeyhoney and raisins. Thick and fantastic mouthfeel. Sweet and warming finish. It’s not my first mead, but first rated in Ratebeer. No doubt, best I’ve drank.
Cunningham (5438) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 10, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Appearance: Clear dark color with head. No head no lacing.
Aroma: Sweet fruity and vinous.
Palate: Full body and a bit sweet. Soft to flat carbonation.
Taste: Fruity, honey, spicy and vinous.
Overall impression: I am starting to enjoy this stuff :-)
Personal stats: Bottle @ Geokkjer
MiP (14434) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Ceramic bottle, 16%. Vinous aroma, sweet port, hint of alcohol and honey. Clear dark brown colour. The flavour is very sweet with a good honey note. Syrupy mouthfeel, cloying sweetness, but good. Spicy honey aftertaste.
Bamsen78 (4250) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours clear, thick, oily dark amber, leaving thin laces inside the glass. Deep aroma of honey with notes of fresh flowers. Sweet flavour of honey with floral notes and a mildly roasty touch. Warming alcohol presence. Good.
Meilby (9437) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 9, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 750ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear dark brown. Aroma has notes of alcohol, honey and brown sugar. Taste is heavy sweet with a long warm, honey, sweet and nutty finish. Body is full, texture is sticky
Geokkjer (6402) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 9, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours deep amber . Aroma of alcohol, honey, caramel and caramel. Flavor is sweet honey and warming alcohol with some dark red berries, wood and brown sugar. Full bodied.
MichalRosa (1) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 7, 2012 does not count
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Best mead I ever drank.
Aroma of honey (of course), lazy summer meadow full of flowers, berries. Full, finished flavour that explodes in your mouth.
gunnfryd (12286) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 9, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Aroma is honey, alcohol, spices. Flavour is honey, alcohol, flower, spices. Nice mead.
fiulijn (16395) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 24, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Courtesy of Jan (fonefan), ceramic bottle
Dark amber color, bright. Wonderful aroma, rich, with honey, old wood, fruits, Strong and syrupy mouthfeel; caramel and honey flavor, with a nice pungent touch from the alcohol.
It’s not the most complex Poltorak, but it’s very good anyway.