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Formerly brewed at Celestial Meads
Style: Mead
Anchorage, Alaska USA

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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
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An off-dry traditional mead made with clove blend honey and aged in Heaven Hills bourbon barrels for 9 months. Lovely bourbon and American oak in the nose followed by light honey sweetness. The honey, bourbon and oak flavors mingle together in an exceptionally well spicy food.

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3.2
fonefan (52982) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2016

Bottle 750ml. clear glass @ [ Pre-Borefts Ratebeer evening ] - ABC Beers, Korte Koediefstraat 5, Den Haag, Netherlands 2511CE.

[ As Alaska Meadery Batch #73 ].
Clear medium orange yellow color with virtually no head. Aroma is moderate to heavy honey, alcohol - aceton, vanilla. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet with a long duration, sharp honey, tart, fruity, honey, light toffee. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat, finish feel is moderate alcoholic. [20150924]

3.5
Theydon_Bois (21814) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2015
Bottle split at the ABC Beers pre Borefts tasting, 24/09/15. Yellow/orange with no head. Nose is plummy, spice, sweet, floral. Taste comprises rich apricot, almond, prunes, honeycomb. Full bodied, cloying, sweet close. Ok mead not to sweet.

3.2
DSG (15519) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 18, 2015
[9/24/15] Bottle sample at the pre-Borefts tasting at ABC Beers in Den Haag. Thanks everyone who shared bottles! Golden. Aroma of honey, vanilla, bourbon, wood. Sweet flavor with vanilla, bourbon, some fruitiness, some alcohol.

3.1
Koelschtrinker (22491) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 27, 2015
Rund süßer Antrunk mit deutlichen Honigaromen. Die Süße steigert sich, erstaunlich süffig. Alkoholisch, rund. 8/9/10/10/9/10

3.2
kermis (15154) - The Hague / Amsterdam / Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 25, 2015
Bottle at ABC Beers Pre-Borefts tasting, The Hague. Pours clear pale golden with no head. Aroma of honey, caramel, vanilla, floral notes, light oak and toffee. Flavour is heavy sweet. Medium bodied with no carbonation.

3.4
deanso (10353) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - SEP 24, 2015
Sample at Pre-Borefts tasting at ABCBeers. very thin head, hazy pale golden pour. Quite a nice mead.

3.7
onceblind (11099) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 25, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 26, 2013 Clear light golden. Boozy honey aroma with notes of bourbon barrel. Flavor is sweet with notes of vanilla and oak-y bourbon, with a quiet honey deliciousness, and a finish of more vanilla.

3.8
savnac (2656) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - JAN 17, 2013
Bottle pour @ Café Amsterdam. Clear yellow with no head, still mead. Aroma of bourbon, floral honey, vanilla and alcohol. Flavor is honey, bourbon, oak and vanilla with a very low alcohol heat. Fairly dry body and a long finish. This is a really nice mead, not too hot right now but should continue to mellow out for years.

4.2
SHIG (5290) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Bottle: Poured a clear golden color with no to a couple bubbles. Aroma was sweet honey and boozy bourbon. The taste was a sweet honey fruit front that was melded perfectly with a bourbon wood mix in the finish.


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