luvpnkflyd (10) - Kokomo, Indiana, USA - FEB 11, 2009
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Very good! You can really taste the honey. I like this, but I think the Sunshine Nectar is better
RooftopRogue (423) - Champaign, Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2006
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
A good hearty aroma of honey with a mild hint of black raspberry introduce this purple solution. This mead doesn’t produce a head but it does have good lacing. This rich mead is crisp and sweet with a strong taste of honey that grabs the tongue. The finish finds the flavor of black raspberry creeping in as this taste prepares itself to linger a while in the throat.
blackmurder (226) - sadf, Hawaii, USA - JAN 15, 2007
4.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at Eugene City Brewery. What a mead! This was simply amazing. I loved the flavor, the way it unfolded so elegantly on my tongue. Very strong honey taste with the raspberry taste definatley present among a gorgeous palate. It sips nicely. The palate is splendid. This mead filled my mouth with joyous textures and a delightful beer-like body. Amazing. The aroma was nothing too great, still, it kept me drinking. The appearance is shocking. It looks beautiful. Try this one out, you might like it. I am definatley a fan.
CoachJT (35) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - OCT 25, 2008
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
While I’m not a fan of fruity beers, I realize that mead falls into a different category. Bottle was a gift. Very sweet, fruity aroma, mostly honey and raspberry (no surprises there.) Ruby red in color, no head. No a sparkler, but a bare hint of effervescence. Sweet, well balanced honey raspberry taste. Alcohol is evident, but not overpowering. Not a huge mead fan, but this was a nice variant that I enjoyed.
ajm (1057) - Los Angeles, California, USA - OCT 27, 2008
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
I remember when I first had this on tap at Pap. It was the same night I tasted Stone 10th (FUH-RESH) for the first time. That night ruled. This is a very light mouthfeel on tap - darker strawberries and very liquid raspberries in the aroma and flavor. Honey tastes purple. Not the world’s most complex beverage.
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 16, 2003
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Papago
The color a transparent Black Raspberry color, sweet honey and the perky tartness of the Black Raspberries makes for a fine nose, sweet and tart star, fair to middling feel on the palate. Finish is moderate in its acidity, tart and dry aftertaste, some many good types of mead, so little time, but I’ve found another style to keep my interest.
thehurt01 (257) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 17, 2008
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I recived a bottle of this and it is wicked good. The mead pours a reddish body with a pink fizzy head. the smell of rasberries. The taste is just like the smell and sweet. Hi carbonation but just plain good. Keep in mind the style when you try it!
gnoff (7030) - 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.
Nisse666 (3544) - 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 ;)
DragonStout (1408) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2004
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Not a big wine drinker so i was expecting the worst.Heavy smells of wine but pleasantly suprised it didnt taste like wine.Sweet fruity taste with some carbonation.Went down smooth and was refreshing.wwould like to try this again but it is pricy at $12 a bottle.