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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
A Braggot, historically a harmonious blend of mead and beer, gained notice during medieval times and dates back as far as the 12th century. The combination of three unique honeys and the complexity of the hops and chamomile in this braggot style beer create a whimsical brew that is floral with a tart sweetness and a much awaited honey finish. Praise to the queen bee and her colony for this refreshing and satisfying brew.

Gachupines' rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gachupines (1073) - USA - JUL 24, 2013
Cloudy yellow with a thick white head. Aroma is slightly musty with notes of honey. Flavor is overly sweet without much other defining characteristics. Basically a somewhat boring beer with honey added. Wife: 2.7

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
boxofrane (2414) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Draft at UNOs. Pours clear golden with a small white head. The aroma is basically a pile of honey. The taste has a honey flavor but is not nearly as sweet as expected. There is almost a watery mess of jelly.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapped (1359) - New York, TURKEY - JUL 22, 2015
Bottle. Golden yellow with large white foamy head, faint honey aroma, medium carbonation, slightly sweet taste with medium long finish, lingering honey aftertaste. Nice and sweetly smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tightslice (413) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Bottle from Bevmo! in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is honey, malts, herbal candies. Taste is light beer with a refreshing honeywine aftertaste. A nice balance between beer and mead.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
dlihcsnatas (456) - Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Golden brew with decent head. Smells and tastes of sweet honey. There is a floral flavor that is more noticeable in the aftertaste. As expected from a honey brew there is that light coating on the tongue after drinking. Very good and refreshing on this hot afternoon. Down side is the price and that makes this a one time enjoyment.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
geologyguy (971) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Very Slightly sweet light malt, taste is similar...more malty and sweet though, low hops, tasty sweetness,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nejhleader (1330) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2015
has a nice sweet, honey, clove aroma. has a nice taste of honey, clove, some mild hops. Nice brewski

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tillmac62 (419) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Clear copper pour. Normal lacing and retention, outstanding head volume. Light nose of honey with a touch of floral hops. Medium body with a very smooth texture that approaches creamy. Normal carbonation with a nice bit of effervescence in the middle and a finish that is slightly prickly. The flavor profile is quite good, but is a bit weak on intensity and complexity to warrant outstanding. Balance is superb. It begins with a light honey sweetness that flows into a slightly tart middle. The middle also brings a hint of hop bitterness and a subtle grainy biscuit character. This character is most pronounced in the finish. The finish is slightly dry and is where chamomile is most evident.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darwenus (647) - Virginia, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Pours blonde in color with a fair amount of carbonation and foamy head. The aroma is heavy on the honey. A little bit of lemon and floral hops on the nose, too. The flavor is sweet but not cloying. Mild wheat, a slightly tart honey finish. I thought this was pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ZacM612 (311) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JUL 1, 2015
Slightly hazy honey color with white head that leaves a little lace. Sweet aroma with some spice. Nice tart flavor with a little hops and a sweet finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChainGangGuy (4530) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUN 17, 2015
22 ounce bottle - $6.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a near clear, soft yellow-hued body with a medium-sized, frothy, white head. Good lacing.

Smell: A scent of lightly malted barley with a thin toasted edge, thinned honey, a tiny pinch of spice and some floral, lightly spicy tones with a modest apple-esque fruitiness about it.

Taste: A modest base of pale maltiness with a moderately sweet honey flavor curbed by the chamomile and just a smidgen of herbaceous hops. Some slight apple, pear tones showing as it warms. Drying as you approach the gentle finish with a lingering hint, perhaps, of orange blossom.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: Granted, there’s not a ponderous depth of flavor to be had, but I did find it fairly enjoyable and drinkable, which is more than I can say of some beers.

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