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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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Named after one boisterous Scottish wench who successfully defended the Scottish Castle of Dunbar during a five-month siege by William Montague, the Earl of Salisbury. Grown in the British Isles for over five hundred years and used by herbalists since the middle ages, the black currants in this dessert mead pay tribute to Black Agnes, our kind of girl.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (4127) - Florida, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Poured a dark blackberry color with light dark red legs, aromas of dark fruit, currants, blackberry jam, light musk and some light honey sweetness. Flavors were a mixture of the aromas and balanced as hell. Really enjoyed this one wish I had more because this is a world class mead not overly sweet just right.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (3773) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Willrunforbeerís grand mead tasting. Batch 2. Merlot color. Aroma is rich, layered currant. Very nice.

The flavor is just as rich in deep currant, almost had a jam character. Nice fuller body. Almost a blueberry/currant hybrid. Damn, really juicy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
biggsbowler (421) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle - Holy moly, this is great!!! Sweet black currant nose. The taste is sweet with more currants, lots of honey, and extremely smooth. I want to drink it all.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
czar (4927) - Quťbec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 1, 2014
bottle shared by tom10101, thnaks dude! pours clear and bright dark burgundy, without a head, spectacular legs. cherrywood and cherries, red grapes, must, fat cabernet sauvignon grpaes; peppery, spicy and very floral honey, milk chocolate notes too, wood. flat carbonation, medium to full body - viscous, sweet but not really cloying, lightly astringent, warm, very fruity and spicy-peppery honeyed finish. very impressive.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Minderbinder (2152) - Quťbec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle 375ml. Pours very dark purple with no head. Lots of sugar on sides of glass. Aroma is of berries, tannins, spices, flowers. Taste is of berries, sugar, honey, flowers, alcohol. Palate: Intensely full bodied. No carbonation. Overall: Nice complexity. Outstanding flower features.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mathieuc (1662) - Quťbec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle shared by Tom, thanks again! Pours a dark red and completely still with no head but some nice legs. Nose is of alcohol, cherries and light burnt honey. Taste is of currants jam and pretty sweet but it is saved by a light lactic acidity. Mouthfeel is coating and dense. A fine after supper drink!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tom10101 (3266) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle (375 ml). Huge thanks to Chris for this one! Deep burgundy with nice legs. Aroma is of deep fruits (black currants, black cherries), honey, almost vinous notes, tobacco notes and some sweetness... quite complex! Taste is sweet but not cloying with intense fruitiness (black currants, black cherries), honey, vinous notes and light tobacco. Medium body. Liquorous/vinous mouthfeel. Lingering fruity finish. A bit tannic too. Incredibly tasty beverage with a nice depth. Itís hard to showcase the fruits more than that. Even if itís quite sweet and high abv, itís easy too drink and way too easy to enjoy! Loved it!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
charule (1400) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle thanks to dfonorow. Poured deep dark red with no foam. Aroma pungent with apple vinegar, wine, honey, shrimp cocktail sauce. No carb med bod. Tastes full of blackcurrant honey sweet sauce. Good stuff

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tchaos (49) - Florida, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Pours deep, deep purple that coats the glass. Aroma has currant and stone fruit....oy, the aroma. Between seeing it tear and the aroma, you know this will be good. Taste is everything one expects from a schramm fruit mead, and that is an onslaught of currant (in a good way) with exceptional balance. May be my favorite "shelf" mead from them.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SpongeRuiner (829) - Michigan, USA - OCT 20, 2014
A glass on tap from the meadery. It pours a very dark red color with a hint of lighted red. A dark fruit aroma. A perfect tart feel and taste upfront. A really nice dark fruit feel and flavor all throughout. Very drinkable. Honestly probably the best mead Iíve ever had. Very good stuff. The perfect balance of tart and fruit feel.

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