Bacterial (2999) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - DEC 18, 2013
Pour from a 500 mL can. Light yellow in color, sparkling in a nice way. Sweet, lots of honey and a nice bit of hops at the end. Not bad, but I don’t want to drink a ton of this. deyholla (11600) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 21, 2014
On tap at the 2014 OCBF. Pours a clear pale gold with no head whatsoever. Aroma has lots of honey that is slightly dry, a bit of sweetness and a touch of backing pine. Flavor has a combination of sweet and dry honey with a hint pine backing. unclemike (3122) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - APR 22, 2015
clear golden color, aroma sweet honey, mild hops, grassy and earthly with thistle like nose. flavors, mild bitetrness, with a honey sweetness that is a little on the light side, floral mouthfeel with some thistle flower. Light fruits with lingering medicinal finish. GandGKevin (934) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 4, 2009
Kinda surprised by the low score. This is actually quite nice and refreshing. Not overly honey on the aromas and flavors. Nice sweet citrusy smell and light on the palate. The carbonation is a good touch. Overall I found it very good. nickd717 (4682) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 7, 2009
GABF 2009. Very interesting - a hopped mead. Clear golden yellow color with a fairly fizzy white head. Aroma is honey, spice, and citrusy hops. Flavor is more of the same with citrusy hops and some light fruits. Palate is medium-light and carbonation is fairly high. Pretty good overall.
fiulijn (20492) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 18, 2009
Bottle at Spuyten Duyvil, New YorkEvanFriend (592) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 14, 2012
Blond color; rare small foam crown. The aroma is interesting, flowery (orange blossom) and nutty (almonds). It’s lightly carbonated, not much sweet, with some apple flavor and not much honey. Also the bitterness and hopping are difficult to perceive. And the final reminds me carbonated apple juice. Not totally bad, but strange; it confirms that Redstone is not a top meadery.
Not sure about the whole carbonated mead thing, it almost tastes like soda. That being said, it’s pretty good. Thinner and lighter on the palate than I’m used to for mead, but certainly drinkable nonetheless. Dogbrick (13010) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 16, 2012
Sample at GABF 10/11/2012, thanks to Bluemeow76 for assistance with note-taking. This Mead is a clear pale yellow-orange color and decent legs. Aroma of citrus and honey. Medium body with flavors of fruit, sweet honey and subtle hops. The finish is fruity and sweet. Slightly above average overall. Geokkjer (7627) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 17, 2013
On tap at Stone 17th. Pours golden with a small white head. Aroma of honey, some mint, fruity citrus and apple. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some apple cider notes, honey and yeast. phaleslu (10247) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Guest tap at Perennial, served in a wine glass. Pours the color of white wine - clear, with no head. Notes of honey, florals, tea, lemon, and wet paint. Light-bodied, with low carbonation and a vinous mouthfeel. Not much to say about this one. Very basic mead.