Maine Mead Works HoneyMaker Lavender Mead

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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Made with two locally grown varieties of English Lavender. Fruity aroma, with flavors of fresh flowers and creamy hints of coconut and pineapple.

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3.3
Jabic (661) - Plainfield, Vermont, USA - MAY 23, 2017
Ar: Pungent lavender, very floral; toasty honey, with a bit of a malty edge; hints of butterscotch and pale caramel, with a touch of beeswax. Ap: Yellow and clear; no head. T: Pale honey, orange, lime, and very pronounced lavender; medium-low sweetness; beeswax and caramel, with hints of pineapple; clean alcohol; toasted oak, crackers, and lavender on the finish. P: Medium body with a very, very light carbonation; finish is medium-dry. O: A tasty semi-sweet mead with very pronounced lavender, quite appropriately; some of the caramel and fruit flavor do seem to get a bit muddled, but overall there is a fairly good level of complexity and most of the flavors complement one another.

3.8
AdamChandler (5150) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 27, 2016
750 from Leighton. A straw yellow color. very faint though. The aroma is like a fresh honey comb, not cloying but you get a orange blossom honey right from the comb aroma with rose and flowers. Flavor is less, sweet and more floral. Light, a little chewy at the end with traces of honey that linger on.

3.6
Leighton (22027) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2016
Bottle at home in NH. Pours clear, fairly pale. The nose has floral honey, white bread, faint ginger, vanilla, alcohol. Medium to big sweet flavour with creamy honey, some buttered dough, vanilla, hints of toffee, faint lemon, abstract spicing. Medium to full bodied, lightly oily, not too thick. Warming finish, with some doughy wheat, some cereal, hay, understated honey, background floral tones. Enjoyable mead.

3.1
brokensail (16633) - Dublin, California, USA - NOV 25, 2016
Bottle @ Maine Mead Works. Clear yellow colored mead. Very, very strong lavender aroma. Highly floral overall. I guess that should be expected... Has some grass, dried herbs, and maybe a touch of booze. Not terribly sweet. Finishes a bit hot, herbal, and perhaps almost savory.

3.7
Drake (14059) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 4, 2016
Old rating from notes. Bottle sampled at the meadery. Clear and pale, weak legs. Aroma of strong lavender, vanilla, cinnamon. The taste is tart citrus, vanilla, honey, toasted malt. Medium bodied.

4.1
DiarmaidBHK (5668) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 1, 2016
Sampler at meadery. Pours golden. Smells of the most awesome lavender. Clean yet not overpowering. Nice lavender notes on the tongue. Finished clean. Best one so far. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
chinchill (5226) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 4, 2016
From a clear bottle. Yellow body with good clarity. Thin bubbly head. Wonderful flavor in this smooth feeling mead.

2.7
VastActiv (7474) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 27, 2016
Sample from bottle at Maine Mead Works, Portland. Originally rated 20160221. Aromas and flavours: Spices, floral, honey and sweetness.

3
kaser (6366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 1, 2015
Pour at Maine Mead Works in Portland Maine on our brewery tour. These are all starting to taste the same. Cinnamon and coconut notes in this guy

4
Ernesto987 (6050) - Arizona, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Yum! Lots of flower and honey flavors with a dry finish , not sweet really which makes this awemsoem


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