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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 4.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 405   ABV: 13.5%
This is a mead wine (fermented honey) aged on bourbon barrels pulled from a whiskey company. We then add fresh vanilla beans to the barrel along with a fresh shaved zest of ripe oranges. The honey wine exctacts the whiskey flavor from these barrels and subtle notes of vanilla and orange.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
njnut (457) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Poured into snifter glass a pure gold color. Aroma is honey, alcohol and a bit winey. Taste is honey and alcohol. Sweet in the sip and a little alcohol in the finish turned sweeter late in finish. Being of Lithuanian decent I love meads but they are hard to find in my area. This one is closer to what I remember without being to sweet, enjoyed. Available only at the winery in Shamong New Jersey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (11348) - Illinois, USA - AUG 1, 2015
500ml clear bottle. This is one of hte best meads I’ve had, it is boozy but dry, doesn’t blast you over the head with sugars.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sebletitje (9313) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 12, 2015
50cl bottle share, thanks Glen. Batch#01, bottle #0012. Dorée/paille, huileux au verre. Arôme au léger bouquet de whisky, cloying avec un résiduel rétro-nasal de vanille. Le tout est assez enivrant. Palais est épais mielleux délicieux, barrique ajoute une belle dimension sur la fin avec une touche de vanille. Pointe de zeste d’orange, un peu farineux avec ce profil de gousse de vanille qui arrive sur la fin et agrémente un excellent profil de whisky. Le caractère obtenu par l’ajout de cette barrique permet un changement clair au niveau de sa complexité.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MeadMe (1602) - Fishhawk, Florida, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Pale golden. Aroma is lots of barrel. Oak and booze. Flavor is nice. Earthy honey and oak. Bourbon stands out as waves of vanilla roll through. On the fuller side of medium. Sweet, tasty.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bobbyearl (18) - Florida, USA - JUN 10, 2015
500ml bottle. Pours golden. Citrus aroma. strong vanilla accented by the barrel. Sweet, not cloying with nice honey character. Body coats your mouth and leaves legs on the glass. Great mead balanced and hides the alcohol well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tchaos (428) - New York, USA - JUN 10, 2015
500ml bottle from the meadery. Pours a still, clear gold. Aroma of citrus, vanilla, honey, and oak. Taste is vanilla forward, with barrel, honey, and mild citrus. Medium-heavy mouthfeel. Excellent mead.

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