ClubGonzo (5670) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 15, 2016
Bottle, shared with BBGTC. Clear orange-pink body, no head. Nose is cherry pits, almond essence, vanilla, cherries and hints of honey and astringent herbal tones. Taste is almond essence, cherries, honey and hints of vanilla, toffee, red berries and herbal notes. Pretty nice, but not amazing. Inbreak (6025) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - OCT 7, 2016
07.10.2016, 6 oz bottle (2012 vintage or older) @ BBGTC vintage mead tasting:tchaos (428) - New York, USA - MAR 24, 2015
No head, nice light red-orangy color. Aroma is strange and harsh medical, almond essence, honey, sour cherries, minerals, vanilla essence, tutti fruits bubblegum. Taste is artificial sweet, tutti frutti bubblegum, honey, minerals, almond essence, vanilla essence, paper, sour red berries. Slightly dry and harsh mineraly mouthfeel. Drainpour!
12oz bottle. Pours a clear, still light red. Aroma Is cherry forward with honey and light vanilla. Very well balanced mead With sweet cherry and honey notes. Medium body with slight alcohol that belies the abv. b3shine (8873) - Indiana, USA - JAN 10, 2015
12 oz bottle to snifter (thanks mikem409). Looks good; a still, hazy deep cherry. Smells good too; a nice balance of honey and tart cherry. Tastes like it smells, but not as rich or balanced. Some green apple and vanilla too. More creamy, which is great for the mouthfeel but detracts slightly from the primary flavor agents that are so rich and delightful. Still, great stuff. jredmond (8285) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 19, 2013
Bottle at Clockwork’s 4K/5K/10K gathering. Courtesy of Andy, i believe. Pours a light pink body. Aroma is cherry, honey, apples and light perfume. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of vanilla cream, cherry pie, honey, apples and light warming in the finish.
blipp (9275) - La Mesa, California, USA - MAY 30, 2013
Bottle at the 4k/5k/10k tasting. Pours pinkish red with a thin head. Honey sweet base, light cherry, vanilla creamsicle, and hints of spices. Like some old people candy or something, which does not explain why I actually enjoyed this. j12601 (11943) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Bottle at James’s 4k/5k/10k tasting. Pours a clear ruby tinged gold. Lots of cherries and artificial cream, smells like a hard candy. Quite sweet, tangy cherries and deflated whipped cream. Smooths out into the finish, warm honey and cherry ice cream. tkrjukoff (4335) - SWEDEN - APR 13, 2013
Bottle tnx to Greg. Pours murky redish pale mahogany. Aroma is cherries mazipan almonds sweet boozy. Flavor is as aroma, vinous sweet has some astringent touch. Nice sweet fruity finish. rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2013
Bottle, thanks to tkrjukoff. Somewhat hazy reddish/ruby color, almost no head. Cherries aroma, floral, almond, cherry seeds, marcipan, some alcohol. Cherry flavor, sweetish, cherry seeds, sugary, warming alcohol, marcipan, strawberries, warming alcohol, honey, floral notes. hopdog (12510) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Nip sized bottle. 2012 Vintage. Poured a ruby/red color with no head. Aromas of cherries, some cream, cherry pie filling, and some honey. Tastes of cherry, cream (more than aroma), pie, and honey. Not being a huge mead or honey fan, I really liked this one. Alcohol content well hidden.