tkrjukoff (4101) - SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2012
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared at gnoff’s mead tasting. Pours clear pale red. Aroma is sweet grapes raspberries sourish. Flavor is sweet acidy raspberries honey and apples. Finishes sweet raspberries. More like a sweet raspberry cider.
dwyerpg (4637) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 18, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
This is just okay. Has some light blackberry flavor but really doesn’t have much strength or honey flavor. Not that great.
thomat (2155) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle@ Gnoffs. Pale red. Sweet and fruity notes. Sweet, fruity and some acidity. Full body with a bitter sweet after taste.
thome50 (1079) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - NOV 2, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Toronodo. Pours a light ruby red with no head. Aroma is sweet raspberry and some peach. Taste is sugary honey with some hay and light raspberry. Hay and red apple round it out. Overall a low alcohol mead that was nice but a heavy pour made me regret the order.
Nisse666 (4481) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2012
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Gnoffs cons 2012-11-02 Göteborg courtesy of Gnoff from the meadery
AR: kriek, raspberry soda
AP: pale pinkish, wee transparent pinkish quickly disapearing head
F: raspberry, fruit sweetnees, fizzy, very drinkable - à bit Alko soda ;)
adnielsen (9449) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 9, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap @ Mayor Foco. Pours a dark pinkish appearance with no head. Ethanol, dark berry, light apple, sweet honey aroma. Pear, apple, raspberry, pink lemonade, sweet honey, Cherry 7-Up flavor. Ok.
gnoff (7975) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: NOV 6, 2012 First rating
Draught at Redstone in Boulder, on October 8, 2012
Clear pink to red color, small white head. Honey and raspberry scent. Sweet, berry, raspberry taste. Medium to spritzy mouthfeel, tart finish.
Bottle brought home from the meadery, at mead tasting on November 2, 2012.
Clear blueish red color, small head. Sweet, berry tart, honey scent. Sweet, berry, soda taste. Spritzy mouthfeel, low bitterness.
Fratto (2654) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 23, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Gloria. Reddish purple pour with no head. Aroma is nice berries and sweetness. Taste is juicy, almost meaty, sweet, and alcohol.
olio (6494) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Draught @ Toronado, San Francisco.
Pours clear ruby red color with no head. Aroma of sugar, herbs, raspberries and fruits. Flavour of raspberries, sugar, fruits and grass. Too juicy, looks nice though.
Sammer (1048) - Plano, Texas, USA - JUL 7, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled at The Holy Grail in Plano, TX. Taste is fizzy raspberries and grass. Decent.