Schrammís Raspberry
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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SpongeRuiner (891) - 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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hallinghansen (2295) - Odense S, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle. Clear deep red body. Lots of raspberries, honey, black currant, blackberries, tartness, light alcohol. Great sipper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
harrymel (1550) - Spokane, Washington, USA - MAY 6, 2015
First Schrammís Pours a deep burgundian red. Nice clarity, looks sexy. Smells of honey, raspberry, a bit of blackberry, currants, some fruit blossoms. Nice nose. Flavor is very rich, lots of raspberry, cherry, acidity, rich honey tones, vinous character. Finish is rather sharp with a little tartness. Body is full, velvety like a good merlot, mildly tannic finish. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JStax (3548) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - APR 19, 2015
375 ml bottle, wish it was in something bigger! Poured into a brandy snifter. The aroma has dry red wine like notes with big raspberry fruit juice sweetness. The taste is almost all raspberry juice, but there is that dry wine funk in there. Lightly syrupy body with no carbonation at all. This is just an all around awesome mead experience!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alliance100 (941) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 29, 2015
750ml bottle - pours a vibrant reddish pink color . Huge aroma of fresh raspberries . First sip was very tart but flavor mellowed a bit as palate acclimated . Moderate sweetness . Excellent . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tchaos (302) - Florida, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Bottle from meadery. Pours clear reddish purple. Aroma is deep, sweet raspberry. Taste is intense, full Berry...absolutely spectacular.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BMan1113VR (7898) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle. Pours with a still, mostly clear deep red hued body with strong legs. Aromas are of deep raspberry, almost woody, intensely perfumed, chocolate, raspberry seeds. Still strongly floral and zesty honey. Alcohol completely hidden. Flavors are of tart raspberry, zesty and floral honey, mild fruit tannins, great acid/sweet/tannin balance. Huge fruit notes yet the honey is still there. Really well done. Good heft to the body, still, no alcohol flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerman6686 (5169) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 24, 2015
This ones poured a Ruby red, still. Aroma of sweet honey, red wine, raspberries, and light booze. Flavor is.more raspberry forward than the aroma, not artificial at all but still showing that its a Mead. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TURDFERGUSON (4010) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Bottle, thanks jack. Pours blood red. Nose is red wine and raspberry. Flavor is more jammy raspberry, light honey finish. Well balanced and not overly sweet. Another classic.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kirunavinter (12) - LinkŲping, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2015
Red color with no head. Aroma is a nuclear bomb of raspberry straight into the nose! Taste is a nice balance between the honey and raspberry. Full body. Really, really good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VsXsV (2682) - LinkŲping, SWEDEN - JAN 28, 2015
Bottle. Deep ruby liquid with no head and lots of lacing. Aroma of fresh raspberries, floral honey, very light booze, light herbs and light licorice. Taste is medium sweet with notes of raspberries, light licorice, raspberry candy and honey. Medium to full bodied with no carbonation. Really, really good. Lots of raspberry action.

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