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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Dry-hopped with Amarillo and Centennial hops give this Nectar a hoppy nose and a floral & citrus flavor. Hints of bitterness.

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4.5
bigbeersrule (115) - USA - MAR 28, 2008
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2014 A really interesting twist to the typical sweet meads that Redstone makes. The mead was a nice golden color and was medium to dry in sweetness. A little hop aroma but not to much to overpower the honey. From what I understand the mead will not be made again for some time because of the hop shortage.Get it while you can.---added now available in cans. Great idea.

4.3
Machinari_Diem (58) - - FEB 23, 2014
The mead to win over pale ale lovers. Aroma is beautiful bouquet of American hops backed by honey sweetness. Flavor is loaded with floral hops, slight citrus notes backed by light honey sweetness (hydromel strength) that is perfectly matched to the hops. Finished clean on the palate.

4.2
madchemist83 (272) - USA - DEC 30, 2014
Can. Aromas of honey, apple, caramel, Moscato wine, touch of C hops. Effervescent and crystal clear. Reminds me apple cider mixed with honey and hopped .. Extensive palate with all the notes described above plus alcohol, which is masked finely.

4.1
gregwilsonstl (2709) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Clear dark yellow. Carbonated. Not terribly sweet. Deep flavor. Very delicious. Hint of spices.

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onceblind (10890) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 13, 2011
On tap at 2011 Garden Grapes and Hops at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Clear light yellow, with a smell of strong honey sugar, and some outstanding flowery, resinous hop aromas. The flavor brought sweet honey tones to greet a lemony, sweet hop tone. Slight acidity, like candied lemon juice. Quite tasty and unique!

3.9
yewberry (6) - USA - DEC 20, 2009 does not count
Now here’s a rare and interesting critter. Pretty much a clean-but-standard semi-sweet mead with a hoppy, fruity twist. There is a smidge of hop presence in the nose, and even less bitterness (though it is there). The overall effect is hard to quantify, but refreshing to figure out. My palette chases this all over the place. I really, really like it, though.

3.9
Danyel (1609) - Colorado, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours light crisp yellow with little to no white head. Looks like a Chardonnay. Smells like flowers , honey, sweet. Has a very crisp backbone, very champagne-like, fruity, honey, very floral. Really very good- not too sweet, not too dry. I really like this mead!


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