Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 2, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
750 mL bottle courtesy of jtclockwork and shared at the 9th Richmond Rare & Unusual Epic Tasting, Richmond, VA, 11/30/14. Pours a clear yellow color. Aroma of honey, citrus. The taste is sweet honey, raisin, mild spice. Medium bodied, not balanced.
jackl (5482) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 30, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Light gold, small head.strong sweet honey and beeswax. One dimensional but not pleasing. Taste is strong honey. Sweet as all hell. SugAry. Full body, oily. Not bad x
njnut (339) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - DEC 17, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a still bright yellow. Aroma is honey and solvent. Mouth feel is a bit sticky. Sweet honey with a tinge of alcohol. Warming. Sweet honey finish. I enjoyed this local mead.
markwise (4646) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from old trade wit jtclockwork. Pours a still light yellow gold. Nose is sugar cubes, some sweet honey, and a light citrus character. Flavor is similar with sugary honey into the finish. Nice mead, if it is a bit thin.
MeadMe (1425) - Riverview, Florida, USA - DEC 15, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours golden. Aroma of mild honey and earth. Hints of summer fruits to round things out. A but thin but tasty. Thanks Mark!
MikeJslc (767) - USA - NOV 29, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Gold, clear. Aroma: honey sweetness, floral notes, hot alcohols (nail polish). Flavor: a little solventy, honey-sweet, pretty one dimensional and on the hot side.
Ed5388 (2491) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 30, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pour from a 750ml bottle after work thanks to Ptaz. Pours a clear pale gold color. Aroma of sweet honey, white grapes, booze, and hints of vinegar. Taste of apples, honey, white grapes, and nail polish remover.
Gription79 (2441) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - SEP 8, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured from a 750ml bottle. The aroma is honey and alcohol. The flavor is sweet honey, hot alcohol, candy. This is hot and solventy. The sweet candy character is a little off putting.
douglas88 (6942) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 29, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle thanks to Craig. Pours a clear yellow color with a bit of legs. A light fruity nose, some alcohol. The flavor is odd solvent, sweet apples, some dry alcohol. Not good, the honey doesn’t shine.
Sledutah (5738) - Utah, USA - JUL 17, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
750ml bottle thanks to eelbasher
Clear yellow, no head or lacing. Aroma and flavors of honey, apples, sugar and hot alcohols
Not bad, but not too good either.