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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This mead is the Non-Imperial version of our Imperial Funky Monky. A smaller mead, but big on flavor. Tart Balaton cherries, honey, and Styrian Golding hops.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - NOV 3, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2013 Bottle: crimson red color with deep ruby in the center, only a few small bubbles that disperse quickly after the pour. Aroma is full of some tart cherry juice, light honey sweetness, & another pronounced fruitiness that seems to be something of the "berry" type. Taste is similar, cherry juice hitting up front with very subtle tartness that fades into a honey glazed sweetness. Im getting faint hints of cranberry as well. Very, very light grassy tone mid-palate from the hop addition. Sweet cherry, delicate finish. Another solid & very drinkable mead from B. Nektar.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vyvvy (5980) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - NOV 10, 2016
It pours deep red with a smaller head. The aroma has truckers from honey, light cherries and overall lushness. Or has a sick body with light carbonation. The taste has rich sick honey, dark berries, light spice and minor dates. Excellent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (18109) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2016
Bottle from Mikkeller Webshop. Clear very deep red without head. Aroma is sweet, honey and lots of cherries. Flavor is quite sweet. Sweet finish. 221016

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (2695) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2016
500ml bottle from Mikkeller webshop. Pours red in colour with a pink foam head and aroma of spice & sweet cherry. Taste is cherry, candy, honey, sweetish and dry tangy, with notes of floral hop and spice. Syrupy mouthfeel, medium bodied, low carbonation, dry lightly tannic finish. Interesting, very drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (13439) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 30, 2016
50cl bottle. Small beige head atop clear blood red body. Aroma is moderately sweet, cherry, light medicinal. Taste is moderately sweet, cherry cola, light honey, medicinal. Light-medium body, light stickiness.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (5720) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAY 14, 2016
500ml bottle. Poured like Robitusin, deep cherry red, thick syrupy. Aroma/flavor is cherry, hops add an odd green veggie aroma, sweet honey. Thicker body, lingering flavor.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (35026) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2016
A red mead with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes cherries, honey, and perfume. The flavor is very aromatic with notes of honey, cherries, and flowers, leading to a tart finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (10464) - Reno, Nevada, USA - APR 5, 2016
Love the mix of honey and cherries - and should have known B Nektar would do something weird (like dry hopping a cherry honey brew). Flavor and color is great, tart sweet and hoppy. The nose was a bit weak but opened up with some work.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (6924) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAR 25, 2016
500 ml bottle I really bought for wife. Light red in color. Cherry. Lots of cherry. Slight tart, but mostly cherry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hayduke (4980) - Eureka, California, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Sent to me by Strykzone. Thanks Dave. Poured kind of red. Pink tinges white. Nose is dark cherry and apple. Medium body. Cloying mouth feel. The flavor is somewhat sour fruit. Finishes with a lot of fruit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ARH (1118) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 10, 2016
On tap, poured into a stout snifter. The aroma is rich, sugary, dark cherries, baked apples, and a mellow grass undertone. The aroma is a clear, ruby red with a pink, soapy head that has mild retention and light lace. The taste is medium high sweet balanced by a light bitter and medium light sour (but not quite tart). The texture is oily with a light, fizzy carbonation and a medium body. The profile is like cherry soda 7-up with a finish of cherry pie filling and hints of light herbal grass. Theres a slight astringency and an aftertaste of light cherry pie filling thats mildly cloying.


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