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76
style
Brewed by La Cave du Dragon Rouge
Style: Mead
Quemperven, France

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Aprs 4 ou 5 annes de ft le chouchenn base du TARA est assembl avec dautres chouchenn mris en cave, afin de crer un hydromel dlicatement parfum et bois. Il est lev en demi-sec, donc peu charg en sucre naturel.

Le chouchenn Tara se consomme nature, lapritif ou le soir entre bons amis ! Il accompagne des desserts fins peu sucrs.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (24459) - Malm, SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2016
Bottle. Pours a clear yellow color with no head. Has a fruity spicy berry honey aroma. Fruity spicy floral honey flavor. Fruity spicy dry honey finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lowenbrau (3776) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JAN 2, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 3, 2016 750ml bottle from some souvenir shop in Brittany. @home November 2015.
In short: nice dry mead.
Pours little hazy dark gold with litle vanishing white head. Sweet, fruity, honey liquor nose. Medium body, soft carbonation, oily texture. Taste is quite sweet, wood, fruity, dry aftertaste. Enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (9701) - Mlndal, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2014
75 cl bottle sampled on Feb 14, 2014.
Clear honey golden color, no head, no legs. Semi-sweet, honey, some alcohol scent. Sweet, some solvents taste. Warming alcohol. Medium mouthfeel, sweet and some alcohol aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tkrjukoff (4324) - SWEDEN - FEB 14, 2014
Pours clear pale golden. Aroma is honey sweet floral. Flavor is vinous some acetone fruity acidy semi sweet. Nice flavorful finish, not too sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (19824) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 17, 2012
Corked bottle from Chemins de Bretagne, Paris
Tara Cuve 080826
Measured Final Gravity: 1008

Yellow color, with an old hue. Aroma of Mead, cellar, cork, some oxidisation, alcohol, very light glue. The mouthfeel is semi-dry, and smooth; delicate honey flavor, with woody notes, and pleasant alcohol warmth; quite complex too. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sunevdj (4012) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2012
Bottle at Alexs. Pours a clear pale yellow. Smells of honey. Aromas of honey and lots of wood. Hints of almonds.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (46059) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2011

Bottle 750ml. @ [ Tasting by fiulijn ].

Clear medium yellow colour with virtually no head. Aroma is moderate honey, wood, alcohol notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light light acidic with a long duration, honey, spicy honey, tart citrus notes ! Body is medium, texture is oily - syrupy, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. [20110917]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (41895) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2011
75 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with no head. Aroma is dry, spiced, herbal, wooden and light chemical. Sweet, fruity, wineous and lingering smooth. Ends sweet and fruity finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2011
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of fiulijn. Pours a pale yellow. Rustic and lightly tart honey aroma with quite some wood. Full-bodied, almost flat, some fruity and fresh acidity, marzipan, again some woodiness and a discreet honey sweetness. A warming alcohol heat in the finish. Lovely. 020911

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2011
Bottle at Alexs Place, Malm. Clear golden - no head. Honey, sweetness, mouldy, nice wooden, wooden dryness, light body, flowery, oakey, light minerals, light caramel. Very nice.


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