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Redstone Nectar of the Hops (Hops on Mead)
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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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A hopped mead.


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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
yngwie (13555) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 17, 2013
On tap at the Stone 17th anniversary festival. Clear, pale golden. Tooth paste and some flower honey in the aroma, not much else. Some tooth paste in the flavor too. Some warmth in the mouth, flat. Well, not impressive in any way, but drinkable. 130817

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (5719) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 17, 2013
On tap at Stone 17th. Pours golden with a small white head. Aroma of honey, some mint, fruity citrus and apple. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some apple cider notes, honey and yeast.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
iggynelix (71) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 9, 2013
Light pale in appearance and thin. Feels like a white wine spritzer with the sharpness of a pinot grigio with only over tones of honey. Very distinct. A nice summer session with some sharp cheeses

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kaser (2689) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Had this on draft at breckenridge brewery in Denver. Clear orange pour with no head. This is awful. Canít even finish it. Tastes like rotten apple cider. About spit this out

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gregwilsonstl (1089) - Missouri, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Clear dark yellow. Carbonated. Not terribly sweet. Deep flavor. Very delicious. Hint of spices.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (8113) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 16, 2012
Sample at GABF 10/11/2012, thanks to Bluemeow76 for assistance with note-taking. This Mead is a clear pale yellow-orange color and decent legs. Aroma of citrus and honey. Medium body with flavors of fruit, sweet honey and subtle hops. The finish is fruity and sweet. Slightly above average overall.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwyerpg (4566) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Wow. The first mead Iíve ever had that smells of hops. Also the lightest alcohol mead for me as well. A very thin finish. Donít get much hops or any really in the flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (7834) - MŲlndal, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2012
Draught at Redstone in Boulder, on October 8, 2012
Clear pear color, small white head. Sweet, hoppy, citrus scent. Sweet, sugary, wood taste. Spritzy mouthfeel, tart finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
EvanFriend (307) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 14, 2012
Not sure about the whole carbonated mead thing, it almost tastes like soda. That being said, itís pretty good. Thinner and lighter on the palate than Iím used to for mead, but certainly drinkable nonetheless.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5834) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUN 29, 2012
Clear golden color. Cinnamon, light honey aromas. Same spicy cinnamon, light honey flavors, couldnít taste any hops--good


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