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Shady Grove Pineapple Honey Wine

Shady Grove Pineapple Honey Wine
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Formerly brewed at Shady Grove Meadery
Style: Mead
Lake City, Tennessee USA


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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 495   ABV: 16.5%
A seasonal reserve higher alcohol mead that compliments that holiday turkey/ham, desserts (such as pumpkin pie, gingerbread, fudges, etc.). Also makes a great gift item for that person who thought he/she had everything!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nqualls (1452) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 24, 2009

Source:Tasting at the Meadery.
Appearance:Gold pour with no head.
Aroma:Very much pineapple and sweet honey.
Flavor:Very sweet honey and a pineapple finish. High residual sugar. Warming alcohol effect as well.
Palate:Medium body.
Overall:A little sweet and boozy for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 2, 2009
Darkish yellow, still. Aroma is ripe pineapple flesh, sweet honey, alcohol. Taste is sweet honey again, faint alcohol and then a rush of pineapple into the finish. Very sweet but very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wetherel (1862) - Cupertino, California, USA - APR 8, 2008
tonraner sent me this beauty on 3/24/08. I really appreciate this Joe! I love meads. A still mead with recorkable cap. Slight yeasty aroma when popped open. A light yellow color. Subtle pineapple aroma. Strong alcohol burn, even with the very high sweetness level. Definitely a sipper and perfect with cheese. Oh how i wish I had some now. Very good, but then I’m a sweet freak, and a high alcohol beer freak, and mead freak.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - MAR 11, 2008
Bottle, split with NachlamSie. Pours hazy still yellow with fast-falling legs. The aroma is a woody honey sweetness with a little bit of alcohol and a distant hint of pineapple. The flavor, though, has a nice, strong, fruity pineapple kick to it. There are plenty of smooth honey notes in there, too, with quite a bit of residual sweetness. There are more subtle floral and woody notes, especially toward the finish where there is a slight tannic bitterness. The alcohol is assertive, but not overwhelming; it does leave a lingering, warm aftertaste, though. Definitely one of the better ones from Shady Grove.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NachlamSie (3294) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 11, 2008
Bottle, thanks to Tronraner. This is a still mead with just a bit of haziness. The pineapple is not really noticed in the aroma. It’s woody, honey sweet, and just a touch earthy. Upon sipping, I find the pineapple to be quite apparent as an initial fruity sensation but quickly melds away to the tastefully done honey flavor. I get a little bit of wooden character on the palate as well. This is pretty nice, one of my favorite fruit meads from Shady Grove thus far.

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