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Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Mead
Newport, Oregon USA

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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.52   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly Chatoe Rogue 19 Original Colonies Mead.
Situated just across from 40 acres of Rogue hops, 19 colonies of bees were carefully kept and fed. Their honey was extracted, filtered and brewed as a jasmin-infused Mead. Brewed with 5 ingredients: Rogue Hopyard Honey, Wild Flower Honey, Jasmin Silver Tip Green Tea Leaves, Champagne Yeast, & Free Range Coastal Water.


2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BVery (6964) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - APR 29, 2014
Tap. Pale washed out yellow pour with no head. Mild honey and jasmine, tastes artificial - this isnít working for me at all.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
MrChopin (3474) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 27, 2014
hazy honey, thinnest white ring. Foot and plastic nose, contrasts strongly with honey sweetness. Stale pale malt flavor up front, light dms mid with papery and fizzy spent grain in the finish, lightly sticky honey throughout the watery.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BRW (1135) - Barcelona, SPAIN - APR 23, 2014
At BBF. Golden colour with white head. Wine, honey aroma. Sweet, honey, vinegar and acid taste. Light body.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
onceblind (4521) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 3, 2014
Sparkling clear straw hue with a bubbly head. Nose reminds me of sunscreen and tropical fruit notes like pineapple and mango/melon. But that sunscreen note is distracting. The taste has a little lemony notes about it with a small sweetness, no honey notes, and a bit of passion fruit or mango. That sunscreen tone comes back JUST a little on the finish.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Yorker (1344) - Herning, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2014
65 cl bottle @ home. Pours clear yellow with a white head that leaves very little lacing. Aroma and flavour are honey, herbs, and flowers - with a slightly dry finish.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (7947) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Bottle Herbal honey aroma. Pale yellow. Light honey, jasmine, and tea flavor. Slightly dry.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Patrickctenchi (4070) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle: Pours pale, nearly clear yellow with a white ring. Honey, Apple Jacks aroma. Flavour is light, honey, sweet red apple...floral...jasmine. Watery, light,sweet....cider-like....thin. Tastes ok, but pretty mediocre.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeremytoni (3011) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - FEB 8, 2014
From a bottle poured a straw color with almost no head. Light spicy malty flavor with a quick finish.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
patrick767 (3590) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 19, 2014
tap at Dash In - Pale yellow pour, light honey aroma... it tastes lightly sweet with honey, obviously, and not much else. Itís watery, bland, and left me wondering why. Whatís the point?

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mcberko (7074) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 25, 2013
On tap at Rogue San Francisco, pours a hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma brings out a decent amount of honey, followed by jasmine, and floral notes. Flavour is very watery, bringing out light notes of honey and subtle jasmine. Such a weak mead - no body or depth to the flavour at all. Pretty piss poor mead.


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