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Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Mead
Newport, Oregon USA

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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.54   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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.


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0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
jdskinns (209) - South Roxana, Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2013
On tap. Terrible. Worst thing I’ve ever drank. Pours like dirty water. Translucent and just slightly more yellow/brown than tap water. Aroma is non-existent. Taste is just awful. Toothpaste, medicinal, throat spray, chewing tobacco, and vomit. Please never make this again.


1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Meadtastic (9) - Prescott, Arizona, USA - JUL 25, 2015 does not count
Looks really watered down, tastes really watered down, at 5.2% it might actually be watered down. Not a good representation of mead.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Evolutionary (391) - Ohio, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Weak and looks like urine. Tasted at rogue house. Wouldn't get again. The lavender shines thru to help at the end.

4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
meadschaz (1) - Miami beach, Florida, USA - APR 19, 2015 does not count
Really nice mead. Not really strong but very good and sweet taste. Not filling so a pint is enough for a good time 😊

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheCaptMatey (184) - Ohio, USA - APR 14, 2015
Poured a golden straw colour with a thin white head. Aroma of honey, floral tea leaves, and lavender. Flavor is an earthy/ herbal honey with a tart flavor. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Dry finish

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arminjewell (8626) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 6, 2015
Pour on tap, slightly hazy golden pour with thin white head, aroma brought notes of some tea, floral, herbal notes with a hint of honey, slight vanilla into a bit of watery yeast. Taste was a mix of honey, vanilla and slight fruit into some floral, earthy notes with a touch of herbs, finishing slightly tart, slightly sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
smith4498 (3253) - Miami, Florida, USA - APR 3, 2015
Pours slightly hazy pale straw color with white head. Aromas of fruit, honey, and some alcohol. Tart apple and honey flavors with some floral notes. Light to medium body with moderate carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (799) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Pours a honey yellow color with a thin white foam head. Aroma is honey and lots of jasmine tea and floral notes. Flavor is lightly sweet honey, and a little bit of jasmine. Drinks more like a crisp, refreshing blonde than a mead, and maybe that’s why it has such a low score. I enjoyed it.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
PorterPounder (6221) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Tallahassee, Fl. - Whole Foods Market - 22 oz bomber. Hazy, light golden initial bubbly white head. Aroma is not very apparent but when picked up is not unpleasant - light hints of green tea and honey, some floral hints. Flavor is rather bland, light hints of honey, some glue-like oddness, a bit of green tea, but overall kind of dusty and bland. Mouthfeel is dry and uneventful. Disappointed, usually a Rogue fan.

1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Jimbrannon (1) - - FEB 22, 2015 does not count
This is not a typical rouge product. Cloudy, sour this is not mead also alcohol content is extremely low for mead at around 5 percent. Pass on this one

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
czar (5723) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 22, 2015
pours unclear very pale yellow without a head, slightly carbonated - some low sized bubbles surfacing. strong perfumey honey - buckwheat-like, very flowery - jasmine i guess, sweet green apples - gala type and pears too, linear sweetness, yeast, tree gum, lightly grassy and astringent, peppery, metal traces. light carbonation, light body, linear sweet finish. blah.


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