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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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A traditional mead made with orange blossom honey. Aged for 18 months in oak barrels. For the first release in our Miel de Garde line, we used the highest quality orange blossom honey available, then aged it in a neutral American oak barrel for 18 months. The result is a bright aromatic, decadent mead made for sipping. Serve at cellar temperature.

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fonefan (49293) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2017

Bottle 375ml. clear glass @ [ Klimaet Cellar Clearance Tasting ], Aarhus, Denmark.

[ As B. Nektar Miel de Garde #1 ].
Unclear matt medium yellow colour with virtually no head. Aroma is moderate to heavy honey, flowers, nectar. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet with a long duration, flowers, honey, apple, orange, wood, sharp - alcohol. Body is medium, texture is syrupy, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20170203]
8-2-8-4-18

4.4
Leighton (21235) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
Bottle at RBWG 2013 Grand Tasting. Courtesy of Matt and Leighton! Pours clear yellow, no head. Glorious honey and suggestions of citrus. Big sweet flavor but not cloying, rich honey, some light dry straw. Full bodied with no carbonation. Light warmth to finish, rich honeycomb, touches of bread. Delicious stuff. Very rich and decadent but exceedingly drinkable. Lovely.

3.7
Rasmus40 (20639) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 3, 2017
Bottle @ Klimaet Cellar Clearance. Clear yellow without head. Aroma is sweet, honey, heavy wood and flowers. Flavor is quite sweet. Sweet finish with warming alcohol. Oily. 030217

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Koelschtrinker (20395) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 20, 2014
Deutlich holziger Beginn, die intensiven Honigaromen sind dem unterzuordnen. Intensive Aromen von Honig im Mittelteil, dazu scharf alkoholisch, was etwas stört. Dann wieder holzig, vollmundig, characktervoll. 9/12/8/13/14/12

3.6
rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle at Sweet&Sour in Sätila 20130810. Pours somewhat hazy pale yellow. Honey aroma, floral, butter, fruity, lemon, caramel, raisins, citrus, orange, nuts. Lots of honey in the flavor, floral, woody notes, oranges, citrus, warming alcohol, raisins, dades. Honey finish with hay, caramel, floral, sweet and with warming alcohol.

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saxo (18299) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 3, 2017
Bottle. No head. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are oranges, flowers, honey, wood, fruits and has a nice sweet finish.

3.7
chrisv10 (17422) - DENMARK - FEB 3, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2017 Bottle "Klimaet cellar clearance", 14%. Slightly hazy yellow with no head. Aroma is honey, perfume, herbal and wood. Flavour is honey, perfume, herbal, sweet, herbal, sugar, little rich,

3.9
jtclockwork (16581) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear yellow. Nice sheen left on glass. Nose and taste of high quality honey nectar, beeswax, florals, vanilla and oak. Hint of orange zest. Finishes with a whisky-like alcohol burn, but well balanced and pleasant. Not overly harsh.

4.2
Ratman197 (14826) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 22, 2014
375 ml bottle poured a clear gold with no head. Aromas of honey, orange blossoms and light straw. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of honey, orange blossom, light straw and light spice with a smooth dry lingering orange blossom honey finish.

4.3
djd07 (14471) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle during RBWG. Pours a clear yellow gold with no head. The aroma is strong honey and citrus. Thick mouth with nice honey, nice booze, this was the gathering that made me love mead!


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