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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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This earthy, brightly acidic mead balances the berries’ slightly smoky, plummy notes, a medium sweetness and the lingering tartness of this delicious bramble.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerman6686 (4873) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2015
This poured darker red color. Still. Aroma of.freshly picked crushed black errors, and honey and light booze. Flavor of red wine, blackberry, honey, and light warmth in the finish

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (9869) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle. Pours purple. Nose/taste of blackberry, tannins and honey. Full body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (4042) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle. Purple pour with no head. Some light black berry aromas. Sweet and tart tones. Solid mead.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (4175) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 11, 2015
Pours red/purple . Smell is fruity , mead . Taste is fruity , blackberry , bit boozy . honey , full , sweet . Nice

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TURDFERGUSON (4002) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Bottle. This stuff is great. Super jammy with lots of blackberry and some red wine notes. Flavor is just straight up jammy, with a light honey finish. Alcohol well hidden like all of Ken’s meads I have had.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikem409 (1736) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Bottle. Pours a beet purple with no head. Big jam and red wine aroma dry. Taste is very jam forward not as sweet as most of schramm meads

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (4127) - Florida, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Poured a dark purple almost black color with aromas of sweet honey and black berries. Flavors are a mixture of aromas lots of black berries and some sweetness. Loads of flavor can see why his stuff is highly rated enjoyed this but couldn’t drink a ton of these in a sitting but a glass will do tonight.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SpongeRuiner (829) - Michigan, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Pours into a great looking dark jam on my toast color. Slightly heavier on the bubbles than normal. Good looking stuff. A very solid aroma full of mixed berries, plums, and grapes. Honey background smooths everything out. A tart fresh fruit flavor. Sweet in the front and dries in the end. Just a peak of alcohol strength makes a presence in the back end. If anything gives balance. A woody oak spiced flavor. Sweet honey flavors all around. Leaves a great berry jammy flavor on the lips. Good stuff as always.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dogbrick (8907) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Sample at the Badge-Whore Bowl (OSU vs AL) tasting on 01/01/2015. This Mead pours a reddish-violet color with a minimal head and decent legs on the sides of the glass. Aroma of berries and honey. Full-bodied with flavors of tart blackberries and other dark fruits, with sweet honey in the background. The finish is fruity with a lingering blackberry aftertaste. Tasty Mead all around.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (3774) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Willrunforbeer’s grand mead tasting. Deep purple color with a huge black berry juice, raspberry and mild honey.

The flavor is the same with the addition of some red wine hints. Tannic. Full body, dry texture. Sample this at a huge mead tasting and got to say it’s lower end of the Schramms for me personally.


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