overall
98
96
style
Brewed by Spółdzielnia Pszczelarska Apis
Style: Mead
Lublin, Poland

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 480   ABV: 16%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
It is produced from nectar honey of delicate flavour. 1 litre of mead contains 610 g of natural honey. Its long maturation period ensures unique flavour and aroma. Dwójniak contains 16% of alcohol. The content of carefully selected spices ensures a distinct flavour and aroma. This mead is produced with the addition of blackcurrant juice.

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Edmoe (241) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JAN 13, 2008
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2008 Deep copper, almost mahogany color. Aroma is honey, spice, and alcohol. Taste is the same except the honey is sweeter than expected from aroma. Quite good and, at half the cost of Jadwiga, a bargain.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Magjayran (1378) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 1, 2008
So it’s New Year’s Eve and everyone has their own bottle of bubbles and even more folks are rocking cans and bottles of cheap suds or high end IPAs. Rebel yells fill the house as the hour approaches. I’m having fun but I’m also a nerd. I need a glass. I need to rate. Even at a party. I get the bottle open with the aid of a pocket knife for the foil and a corkscrew for the cork. Before the beverage is even poured I can smell alcohol and cassis. I pour some for myself, I pour shots full for others. The faces of my friends is the most enjoyable part of this mead. Much more enjoyable than the puzzled looks I get as I write this down in a kitchen at a raging party. One person cringes another seems pleased. They all doubt my ability to work through the rest of the bottle. I succeed. Sweet and thick with loads of honey and berry flavors. Not completely unlike a Lees Harvest but still obviously a different genre of drink. Today the combination of this bottle and many cheaper less noteworthy bottles fills my head with rocks. I’d say it was worth it. The last notes I took of 2007 becomes my first rating of 2008. Onwards towards 1000!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (16763) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2007
Bottle, 75cl. (RBNAG 07) Considering it’s high score, and it’s wonderful cousin Poltorak Jadwiga, I had high expectations for this one. The weren’t fullfilled. It looks nice, with a clear, golden body, but from there on, something is missing. The nose has honey, some heather and alcohol, but it’s far from outstanding. The flavor is honey-sweet and sugary, with some flowery notes, but still just a little better than mediocre. I also find it a bit too heathery and bitter. It has a quite full body. I may have sounded too harsh now, because it’s a really nice mead, but as mentioned, it disappointed me. (071103)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (19872) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 22, 2007
Beautiful amber color. Very nice aroma of mountain honey. Sweet and well balanced, with a sweet caramel taste and very light herbs and pine needles. Very good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (14461) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 11, 2007
Bottle at RBNAG 07. Dark golden colour with no head. Aroma is alcohol, honey, sweet. Flavour is sweet, honey, alcohol, heather. Nice mead.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beer5000 (6195) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 29, 2007
750ml bottle @ RBNAG’07. Clear orange, a bit oily body with no head. Nice aroma of honey, heather and alcohol. Flavor is very sweet and dominated by honey and a tiny hint of acid. Quite nice, but a prefer the Jadwiga.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2007
Dark golden to copper colored body. No head, no carbonation. Aroma of dried apricot, toffee and honey. Delicate and pleasant sweetness iin the flavor; honey, fruits, brown sugar and notes of butterscotch. Thick oily mouthfeel. Full body. Fruity acidity and alcohol heat in the finish. Very nice. (Bottle @ RBNAG’07)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (13761) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 18, 2007
(11/3/07, 750ml bottle, thanks kmweaver) Clear dark amber body, some legs. Aroma is sweet, boozy, caramel, honey, some cane sugar. Taste is sweet, honey, light maple syrup, alcohol. Sticky full body. Tasted right after Jadwiga, showing that while this mead is decent, it can’t hold a candle to that amazing nectar.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sigmund (7061) - Tau, NORWAY - NOV 7, 2007
Sampled bottle, RBNAG 2007 in Grimstad. Deep/warm golden colour. No carbonation. Aroma of honey and raw alcohol. Very sweet flavour of honey and oak.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tarjei (1954) - Bryne, NORWAY - NOV 6, 2007
75cl bottle. Amber color, no head. Fruity! Alcohol, honey. You have to like it. (RBNAG’07 in Grimstad Nov. 3th.)


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 16 17 18  19  20 21 22 » 25
Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5