vyvvy (6209) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 21, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours clear bronze with no head. The aroma has roasted honey, slick abv warmth and some rubbing alcohol. Medium / full velvety smooth body. The taste starts with smooth nectarine and honey along with some white grapes. The finish is sharper and has more of a vineous flavor with light warmth. This is an enjoyable mead that goes down exceptionally easy for the high alcohol content. Recommended.
thedm (6005) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 29, 2004
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Fort Wayne Mead Tasting. This bottled mead poured a small almost non-existent head of clear fine to large sized bubbles that left behind a dark brown transparent uncarbonated body. The aroma was very nice with a strong malt caramel honey note. The flavor was also very strong with honey and other unnoted flavors that were well balanced and made the mead very good over all. An excellent mead that is well recommended.
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Seems thicker than other meads that I’ve had thus far. Nice, deep golden amber body. The aroma’s honey sweet with wood, nuts, and apples blended in. Same with the flavor, although the alocohol presence is more pronounced. Sticky sweet finish. Not too shabby.
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hotstuff (5043) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - NOV 13, 2004
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
750ml. bottle at Fort Wayne Mead Tasting last night. No head poured, transparent, uncarbonated, and an orange hue. Aroma was sweet, slight honey note, and alcohol. Sweet, honey flavor. Delicious! Vinuous mouthfeel, yet smooth. A very good mead IMO and well worth trying.
jsquire (4332) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - NOV 22, 2004
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
At the Ft. Wayne Mead tasting. Thanks to hotstuff and thedm for sharing several meads. This Lednicki is a delicious liquid. Still out of the bottle with a redish amber color. Nose of floral honey, leather and decaying wood. Honey mouthfeel with stone fruit sweetness, and a sherry alcohol sense to it. Definitely my favorite of the night, but still not as good as the Apis Jadwiga.
Frank (4120) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 2, 2004
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark reddish brown. Nose is sweet with honey and floral notes and a little whiff of cognac. Medium bodied and definitely quite sweet. Some fruity notes, cherry maybe and a hint of spice. A solid Polish mead.
1FastSTi (3360) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 24, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled at Polish Fest in Milwaukee. The mead pours to a pancake syrup colored body. The aroma is interesting. I swear it smells like port wine mixed with sweet honey. The flavor is sweet port wine-ish with hints of oak and honey. The palate is sweet, sticky, interesting.
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 26, 2004
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Honey, alcohol and fruit in the aroma. Copper with zero head. Sweet peppers and alcohol, with a chocolate liqueur aftertaste. Sweet, high alcohol is noted.
A fine offering!
My first, real Mead, Thanks to wohlfs!
Gorbalev (3000) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 23, 2004
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Shared a bottle with rudolf and wohlfs after the buffalo brewfest (thanks guys). Dark orange pour. Lots of sweet alcohol in aroma. Taste is very in your face, as poochie would say: lots of alcohol (almost too much), but the sweet honey taste soothes it, and makes it very drinkable. A wonderful mead and, after failing miserably with my own honey homebrew, a very welcome pleasant experience. And at 14%, surprisingly quite drinkable.
TAR (2708) - Marshall (Asheville area), North Carolina, USA - DEC 24, 2003
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear still caramel. Urine and oloroso sherry-laden aroma. Soft hints of wood, wax, root, maple, graham, pear skin, and paint. Concealed fruitiness and alcohol underneath. Typically slick and soft on the tongue. Urine and mild honey flavors coupled with some lingering rootiness and touches of dried peach and silk. Finishes sherry-like with a subtle lingering honey note. The honey notes are sublime, but the urine notes were overbearing at times. The more time I spent with it, the more it grew on me.