Brewed by A. Duus & Co.
Style: Mead
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
The ancient warriors of Scandinavia drank mead to fight better. Mead is brewed of honey, herbs and spices. The taste is very sweet and alcoholic and not like normal beer. When you brew it at home it normally gets an alcohol percentage of 13-15%. Today there are no commercial mead brewers, only some micro brewers in Denmark, Sweden and Norway.

Camons' rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (9172) - Hasselager, - FEB 12, 2013
Bottle @ Home. Pours clear pale yellow, light lacings. Aroma of honey, green apples, herbs, alcohol. Flavor is rather sweet with honey, apples, little herbs, boozy. Medium body, light warming alcoholic finish. 120213

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (6216) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - NOV 27, 2015
How: Bottle..
Where: Tasting 2015-10-09.
Appearance: Golden colour with a minimal head.
Aroma: Honey, sugar, fruit.
Body: Medium body, flat carbonation.
Flavour: Honey, spices, alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (9041) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 7, 2015
Bottle at Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering 2015, Ulfborg. Pours clear light golden with no head. Aroma of honey, floral aspects, toffee and apple notes. Flavour is light heavy sweet. Medium bodied with no carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
chrisv10 (14110) - DENMARK - AUG 29, 2015
Bottle. Clear pale yellow no head. Aroma is honey, spices and alcohol. Flavour is honey, sweet, thin, perfume, notes of alcohol and warming.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Koelschtrinker (15588) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 29, 2015
Zu milder, künstlich honigartiger Antrunk. Schmeckt eher nach Honigextrakt, kaum Aroma, schlecht. 7/6/5/5/8/6

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (13976) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 29, 2015
Sampled @ Danish Summer Gathering 2015
Klare goldene Farbe. Geruch intensiv süß, Honig, alkoholisch. Geschmack sehr süß, Honig, alkolisch wärmend.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (12156) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2015
Sampled at 8th Danish Ratebeer Gathering, Ulfborg 2015, day 2. Clear pale golden color, no head. Aroma is weird, a bit herbal but also a bit leathery, a hint of apples, honey, plastic. Taste is sweet, some honey, a hint of apples. Weird aroma but it tastes ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
vjohans (659) - SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2015
Bottle from promen Sweet, honey, alcohol. Medium full body. Medium sweet. Little bitter Nice and pleasant. Not that extravagant

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Echon (259) - Århus, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2015
Very pale straw colour. Sweet aroma with a bit of honey. Sweet honey taste with no notes of interest. Dull. Tastes like it was made with too much water. Medium body with a bit of alcohol in the finish. This is one of the most boring meads I have had. Very cheap but not worth it. May be useful to spike a simple lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Vighals (2645) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2015
Lys brun klar med minimalt hvitt skum. Lukter epler og fisken. Mye sødme i smak, honning, brunt sukker, epler og alkohol. Ingen kullsyre. Syrlig. Vinøs. Søt klissete.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
NosirIwont (2242) - Aalborg Vestby, DENMARK - APR 15, 2014
Ceramic bottle. 15%. Only my second mead, and the first in 6 years. No too sure what to look for, but here goes: Pours a clear, pale golden. No head. Aroma has apple in the vicinity of the glass. In the glass, it’s honey, so sweet obviously, but also with a slight tart note, which feels like apple (juice) as well. Feels a bit dusty. Flavour is honey, and a bit tart as well. Sweet finish with a lingering mild alcohol burn. Slightly ’thick’ palate. Overall okay. 11.04.14.

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