Schrammís Raspberry
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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 4.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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Fresh, ripe red raspberries and orange blossom honey make this well-balanced mead leave you wanting glass after glass. As the first mead ever made by Ken Schramm, renowned author of The Compleat Meadmaker, raspberry mead holds a special place in our heart, and our cellar. Among the most long-lived of melomels, Schrammís Raspberry will age well for ten years or more. Enjoy with grilled salmon or a slice of rhubarb pie.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BiiruBierBeer (23) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 13, 2014
Okay, the aroma of this one is insane. INTENSE raspberry smell that makes you want to just keep sniffing it over and over again. Taste does not disappoint either. Fantastic raspberry flavor with a bit of alcohol taste and warmth, but this one hid the alcohol much better than Blackberry and The Statement did.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tkrjukoff (3895) - SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2014
Pours clear ruby red. Aroma is sweet raspberries fruity notes of almonds and a bit boozy. Flavor is rich berry raspberries a bit astringent nicely acidy sour sweet with lŚnglivad aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NielsenRatings (8273) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle offered @ Steve O. Thanks ! Deep clear, Violet appearance with no head. Thick raspberry, blackberry jam aroma. Thick, goopy mouth feel. Delicious thick, apple honey, berry flavor. Slightly acidic. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Steve_0 (2229) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle at home with friends. Pour is deep maroon with a small white head that quickly dissipated - great legs. Big fruity, waxy, floral, honey, raspberries, blackberries, oaky, leather, vanilla, and dark fruity aroma. Taste is sweet dark fruits, grape, blueberries, raspberries, vanilla, strawberry, light cocoa, and red wine. Slick mouthfeel with no carbonation. Damn good mead and another winner from Schramm.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arminjewell (5715) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Pour out of 375 mL bottle, thanks Stephen! Dark reddish pour with no head, aroma brought big raspberry, berry, hints of vanilla, touch of honey, vanilla, slight bready note. Taste is a mix of big raspberry, nice honey, dark cocoa, raspberry, hints of vanilla, touch of sour berry, finishing fairly sweet. Very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SpongeRuiner (560) - Michigan, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Very nice deep red color with a tart fruity scent. Tart dark fruit flavors. Leaves a really nice raspberry flavor on your lips after every sip. My first from Schramms and I definitely like it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drake (7926) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2014
375 mL bottle shared by jackl. Pours a dark red color, weak legs. Aroma of tart raspberries, floral notes, honey, mild lemon and earth. The taste is raspberry, vanilla, currant, cranberry, honey. Intense fruitiness, medium bodied, slight heat, well balanced. Very nice mead.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (8537) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Yeah another kick ass mead from THE MAN. Pours a purplish red. Tons of juicy berries, just the right amount of sweet and tart. Jesus this is good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ibrew2or3 (6521) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Sample courtesy of JPDurden24 pours dark berry juice in color. The aroma offers up sweet rich honey sweetened berry goodness thatís on the wow! side of things. The taste is pleasingly similar with rich nectar like honey sweetened raspberry fruit where you can taste several raspberry fruit nuances like the skin, seeds and meat. Wow. Great tasting rich berry mead that doesnít reach HoD richness and depth but heads in that direction. Yummy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (6339) - Illinois, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Draft. Dryest and tartest of Schramm meads. Really enjoy the raspberry flavor.

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