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Brewed by Trafalgar Ales & Meads
Style: Mead
Oakville, Canada

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.52   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Derived from the simple mixture of fermented honey, water, and yeast, the art of mead-making reaches back thousands of years, peaking in the Middle Ages. The spiritual and cultural significance of mead has been celebrated throughout the ages. Trafalgarís Mead Braggot adds premium hops and malt to the ancient recipe, creating a delicious, refreshing drink unlike any other!


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alpha10 (371) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 1, 2013
2013/03/01 - pours a light golden color with a thin white head. Aroma is honey and cranberries. Taste is tart cranberries, very light honey with a dry finish. Has a sourness to it with a medium mouthfeel and less carbonation that expected. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
NorthRider (1) - - FEB 28, 2013 does not count
I have been a beer drinker for as long as I have known. I predominantly drink Guinness and Kilkenny with a favourite domestic thrown in. I have now discovered "Trafalgarís Baggott Mead". The best word to describe it is "amazing", maybe even "outstanding". I feel this could be my beverage of choice for the rest of my life, except for one humongous problem. For one 500ml stoneware bottle you have to pay 9.99!!!!!!! it is bottled in a different type of bottle, with a not so ridiculuious price tag, I feel this brew will explode in sales and consumption. There is a big difference in production consistency. I have had to return a few bottles to the LCBO, but when it is good it is spectacular. I am only giiving this brew a 4.8 out of 5 only because they can occasionally, "hit the nail on the head"! Once the brewery gets itís consistency right, the world will be a better place. North Rider

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
blankboy (6320) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 26, 2013
Bottle [500ml] shared with HogTownHarry, GregClow, jercraigs & mabel -- c/o HogTownHarry. Pours copper-gold with a spare diminishing white head. Aroma is garbage, with stale honey, some leafiness and something off-putting I canít place. Flavour: How to describe this? Vegetal with floral notes, perfumy honey and something bad. Light bodied. Like I said, garbage.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
neuromatt (1218) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 23, 2013
500 mL ceramic bottle from the LCBO, served in a snifter. Pours clear golden with a small, off-white head that fades rapidly to a thin remnant and leaves a small amount of fine lace. The nose has big honey notes, along with flowers, apple, and hints of tropical fruit and delicate hops. The flavour is a bit sweet with above mentioned notes of honey, apple, banana and subtle hops. The finish is short and clean with just a touch of honey. On the palate, it is light, with a slightly syrupy texture and very light carbonation. Overall, this is a fairly simple mead with fruity and subtle hop notes. It is tasty enough, but lacks the complexity I had hoped for. 2012-10-17

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ontbeertaster (2346) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 13, 2013
Bottle, pours a bright yellow, aroma is sweet and flavour is so a well, overall it is fairly light in honey flavours, but it was quite drinkable

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bendrixian (1188) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 10, 2013
Hazy golden colour. aroma of green apple, cider like, barley and a hint of honey. similar flavours and a very barley rich presence with a hint of sourness. decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Atheist_Peace (980) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JAN 25, 2013
Hazy golden pour with no head. Super rich cider nose with lots of floral and honey notes. Tastes a lot like an iced cider, pretty sweet, concentrated apples. Pretty full, mouth coating body.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Digital_Aura (227) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 18, 2013
500ml growler. Mead pours flatly into glass producing no head or lace. Fizzy though. Looks like ginger ale. Sweet honey scent. Tastes unlike honey though and similar to commercial ginger ale or 7up. Very flat. Somewhat disappointed there's no real honey taste.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
daniel0017 (398) - Yukon, CANADA - JAN 16, 2013
aroma is sweet and beerlike with noticeable hops and barley. clear, golden body without head and decent carbonation. Flavor is sweet, tart with a short lasting aftertaste. mouthfeel is warming with the higher alcohol content.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cyrenaica (1062) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 22, 2012
500ml corked ceramic bottle
8.5% ABV
Milton LCBO Outlet #1 (Milton, Ontario, Canada)
December 21, 2012
The braggot pours a clear medium gold colour with a short-lived white head. Aroma is tart fruit, grains,and weak honey notes. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, and highly carbonated. Flavour is tart fruit, and furniture polish. Hopefully meads and braggots made by other brewers taste better.


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