DrnkMcDermott (2855) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JUL 25, 2013
4.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sampled at the Blarney Stone’s Solstice Beer Fest, Oak Forest, IL. Wow! A sweet chocolate mead! Do I need to say more, well, all right. Color is a little pinkish. Good milk chocolate smell, but my nose is acting up, so I may not have gotten the best impression. And so, too, it is full of chocolate flavor. An impression of milk, maybe from the honey sweetness. Quite possibly the best alcoholic beverage with chocolate that I’ve found.
j12601 (7248) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JAN 13, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at James’ place for A Clocking New Years! Pours a clear gold with no head. Chocolate and a bit of honey on the nose. Sweet, chocolate and warm honey, with a nice vanilla tone. Lingering chocolate, cocoa, vanilla. Lovely.
Jow (2356) - New York, USA - JAN 5, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Clockwork’s lots of mead ticking this evening. Pours ruby gold with nose of honey and cocoa. Tastes of cocoa powder, honey, floral, and light berries. Sweet but overall kinda dull
jcwattsrugger (11310) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 2, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
shared by jtclockwork-bottle-still-yellow. A-vanilla, sweet honey, some herbal. T-vanilla, sweet honey, some herbal, chocolate, some alcohol vapors.
jtclockwork (9623) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 13, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours dirty gold. Nose and taste of faux chocolate, honey, vanilla and beeswax. Medium body.
charule (1396) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 5, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
At Midwest Brewers Fest. Poured light orange clear. Aroma of honey with some undescribed fruit. Not getting choc flavor mostly harsh sweet alcohol.
MeadMe (1337) - Riverview, Florida, USA - SEP 15, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a pale yellow with pink tones. Aroma of earthy waxy honey and light honey. Flavor is nice chocolate. Earthy raw nibs with light milky notes. Wonderful honey sweetness rounds thinks out. A wonderful dessert mead.
3fourths (8339) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 20, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
still, sweet, standard strength. clear faint reddish pink body. rose hip perfume, cocoa powder, flower-scented oil and generic berry fruit esters; low alcohol in the nose and mostly goes unnoticed in the flavor, which helps. it’s a bit opaque, blurred and dull together. the cocoa is soft and complimentary but the honey expression more dull.
NobleSquirrel (3438) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle donated by Wild Blossom at HOPS Oktoberfest. Pours a deep gold, minimal brown hints. Noes is quite floral, nice honey notes, light tart note. Some faint soft chocolate notes as well. On taste, softly sweet, some balancing acidity. Nice floral honey profile as well. Not super deep, but well balanced.
xnoxhatex (1305) - Grand Rapids/Chicago, Michigan, USA - MAY 5, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Thanks to Rayboy and the rest of the League for sharing this mead that I have wanted to try ever since I saw it added to the site. Viscous pale yellow color with no head. Aroma is sweet alc and honey with a little floral nose. Sweet honey flavor with a little too much alc, I really wish that the chocolate was more apparent. Medium viscous body. I am a big fan of this meadery and the guys are absoliutely great that run it, but this one may have missed the mark a little bit. Thanks!