magsinva (1413) - Virginia, USA - AUG 19, 2017
Bottle from App. Vintner bought in 2016 - This one is sweet dark and murky. Love the heat, the tart cherries, the mole chocolate thing, very well balanced, though a little syrupy, which I don’t hate. Fabulous! Dfonorow (2250) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 6, 2017
On tap at B. Nektar. Pour is dark red with no head. Notes of cherry juice, red wine, honey, light chocolate, and a bit of spice. Very boozy finish. Klimaet (2884) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2017
Bottle shared. Pours deep dark red, still. Aromas of sweet cherries, vanilla, chocolate, tannins, dark fruits, chili fruitiness. Taste is sweet, lots of cherries, smoky, chili fruitiness, light heat, caramel, vanilla. bursprak (3238) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2017
Sample from bottle. Pours still light murky, amber with some reddish hues. Notes og cherries, cocoa powder, light spice and some vanilla. Gewd! RasmusOtt (2817) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2017
1 day old mini growler. Pours deep clear red with amber notes. No head. Aroma of honey, melted chocolate, weak Spice, vanilla, weak smoke and cherries. The taste is sweet with notes of honey, cherries, vanilla, slight barrel character, smoked chili and a mild burn the the end which stays on the palate for quite some time. Nice balance in this one.
Vestergaard (2089) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - APR 30, 2017
From bottle at Dangerously Open Bottleshares. Pours a oily, clearish rusty ruby red. Aroma has vinous oaky fruits, subtle smoke, spice, cherry, chili, bourbon, heavy, sweetish amarone-ish red wine. Taste is sweet, pretty spicy, light oak, but more simple than the regular version. Light fruity acid. Oily texure with a pretty big heat. Inbreak (6319) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - APR 9, 2017
09.04.2017, 0,375l bottle @ home:JStax (6997) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAR 10, 2017
No head, deep reddish color. Aroma is slightly rich and dry mineraly, oak, dried cherries, minerals, honey, bark, chocolate, bourbon, burnt caramel, fruit stones, grass. Taste is sweet sour-ish fruity, honey, sweet dried cherries, minerals, oak, fruit stones, mild grassy chili, bourbon, grass, dark sugar, bark, cocoa, burnt caramel. Medium bitterness, slightly sweet sticky mouthfeel with a nice warming chili burn. Lovely.
375 ml bottle poured into a snifter. The mead is a dark red. Good clarity. The aroma has big cherry skin notes with notes of boozy bourbon. Some chocolate peaks through with pepper notes. Mild prick of heat. Boozy and fruity sweet. Thick mouthfeel. Still. Delicious mead! allmyvinyl (10835) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 17, 2017
Bottle thanks to Stuu666. Pours clear red-brown with no head. Aromas of cherry, chocolate and chilli. Dessicated coconut. Taste is cherry, light smoky heat. Nice. gnoff (10713) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 9, 2017
375 ml bottle on January 28, 2017. Thanks to Brian FL (non ratebeer).
Clear dark red color, no head, nice thick legs. Wood, alcohol, cherries, some paint scent. Cherries, wood, alcohol, higher alcohol taste. Tongue burn chili. Cherry, chili aftertaste. Full mouthfeel, light tart finish.