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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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2 parts Orange Blossom/1 part Dessert Blossom A dry, subtle finish of juniper berry and woody complexity. One of the Meadery staff’s top picks.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
peter (445) - Normal, Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2010
Nose has a very enjoyable honey characteristic. I can taste many flavors present in gin. Very enjoyable.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mcberko (7244) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 22, 2014
Sampled at Elizabeth Station, pours a clear blonde. Nose is syrupy with lots of honey and alcohol. Flavour is syrupy and cloying, with a medicinal taste and lots of alcohol. Not the most refined mead by any means. Too syrupy, cloying and medical. Not so good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HIGHB4LL (656) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Taster at Scrumpy’s. Appearance: white zin appearance, clear. Aroma: slight gin or juniper scent, primarily honey. Palate: Coating honey texture, Taste, sweet, with alcoholic notes of juniper. Overall, Still not the biggest fan of mead.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
brokensail (11600) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Bottle @ Redstone. Clear yellow pour. Really herbal aroma. Lots of juniper notes, a touch of tartness, and some pepper. Just a mild honey aroma and sweetness. Fairly grassy. Flavor is herbs and pepper. Light tartness, juniper, and a mild honey flavor and sweetness. Meh.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (9476) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Bottle @ Redstone. Pours a light yellow appearance with no head. A bit spicy, sprucey, somewhat herbal, tangy, sweet honey aroma. A bit bitter, juniper/spruce, somewhat herbal flavor while still being lightly sweet and fruity.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kristophe (29) - SWEDEN - SEP 30, 2013
Bottle at home, thanks Bill! Pours clear golden with no head. Spices, different berries, honey and piney notes on the nose. Smooth mouthfeel. Taste is a bit tart with notes of pine trees, spices, lingon berries and juniper. Interesting mead!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
obguthr (4084) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Honey nose. Crystal clear yellow, still. Rather light body, alcohol less evident than expected, Honey flavor with a lemony tang. Not much in the way of juniper, but different.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (4653) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Well, this one at least has the initial intensity in aroma and flavor of a traditional mead. It has a bit clingy finish to it but overall is pretty decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (7979) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 1, 2012 Bottle at Redstone in Boulder, on October 8, 2012
Wrote it down as "Juniper Berry Mountain Honey Wine".
Clear pale yellow color, no head. Juniper, spicy, honey scent. Juniper, alcohol, oak taste. Alcohol warming feeling. Medium mouthfeel, tart finish.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MicroGrog (303) - FT: Stale Polotmavý in Queens, New York, USA - JUL 25, 2012
Stingy pour @ Blind Tiger. Wine glass. Clear, pale golden color. Sweet, cidery, maple & chamomile-ish scent. Taste is cider, honeycomb, plastic, & lots of yeast. Medicinal gummy flavor. Touch of tartness. Strangely salivating. Moderate body. Oaky. Better then I expected. Pretty good even. :)

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
arminjewell (6434) - Hastings, Minnesota, USA - JAN 19, 2012
Pour out of bottle is yellow, thin pour with an aroma of honey, juniper, pine needle/gin type aroma, with hints of oak. Taste is a mix of gin and honey, slight pine and oak notes. Just a bit too weird.


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