b3shine (8870) - Indiana, USA - AUG 13, 2012
Draft to snifter at Eccentric Cafe. Looks decent; light gold and still. Smells solid; sweet honey. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. Good mead. jcwattsrugger (12420) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 9, 2012
shared @Tap&Grind-750ml bottle-trade with jtclockwork-pours yellow and still. Aroma is herbal/spicve, light malt. Taste is herbal/spice, honey-grain, mint. Capa (3295) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - APR 21, 2012
Golden clear. Very wine like overall and not very sweet. Light citrus, light floral notes. A bit dry. Decent but too much like a wine for my tastes. sethmoko (16) - Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2012
Poured from bottle at Bell’s. Poured very light, almost clear. Sweet and drinkable, definitely did not taste the alcohol. Bradbalk (9) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - APR 16, 2012 does not count
Poured a very light sparkly white color, looks like a glass of Sprite. The smell is lightly sweet with a hint of honey and citrus. The flavors are odd, more wine than honey, with light sweet citrus flavors. Taste like a semi sweet riesling. Very carbonated mouthfeel. Didn’t really care for this, just isn’t very mead like.
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - APR 14, 2012
batch 1/11 bottle #331/487 from schiller on 11/25/11.
pale yellow near clear with a slim white head of sharp small bubbles.
it smells and tastes a lot like sprite.... lemon, honey, alcohol, florals and light sulfur.
crisp sharp mouth feel helps keep it lighter. 6/3/6/3/13 Marheb (5750) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 25, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 26, 2012 À la pompe au pub: Difficile de juger. C’est clairement un hydromel puissant avec une emprise alcoolisé à ne pas sous-estimé. Liquide clair et moyennement sucré très chaud et croustillant. kevinsenn (2210) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 21, 2012
On tap at Bell’s Eccentric Cafe. Aroma is sweet grapes. Very pale yellow, and clear. Taste is pretty nice; sweet honey, with a dry finish. Hard to rate on the same scale as beer, but there you go. Dogbrick (13010) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Sample at the brewpub. Bell’s’ Mead is a clear pale yellow color with some tiny bubbles atop and decent legs. Nose of honey and flowers. Medium sticky body with a floral character and flavors of sweet honey and ripe fruit. The finish is sweet and fruity. Pretty average overall but perhaps I am spoiled by Kuhnhenn’s Meads. BMan1113VR (7931) - Los Angeles, California, USA - FEB 1, 2012
Bottle thanks to womencantsail. Pours with a clear, pale, golden hued body with a fading white head and mild legs. Aromas are sweet one the nose, honey, mild floral notes and dusty. Flavors are dry and taste a bit oxidized, dry leaves, sulfur and honey. Light acid, but not really enough to balance. Medium bodied, somewhat dry finish despite the sweetness, low carbonation. Not particularly well made.