Stuu666 (15526) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 16, 2018
Sample at home via Craig via Ben, cheers! Pours murky orange, nose is honey, floral, berries, taste is juicy honey, sweet, fruity, chocolate, hints of bourbon coming through. McNeillR (2336) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 5, 2018
Bit denser brown, still moderately clear and thick lacing. Nose is very bright floral, meaty and quite boozy. Pretty chewy caramel initial buzz, firm cooling sweetness and a mild earthy woodiness. Finishes a little bit more rusky, lingers out and a nice blading milky sweetness. Mouthfeel a fair bit more bullish.GlasgowTAD (2008) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 5, 2018
Bottle, Shabbat Shalom Mead Tasting, from the source via Ben H
Pours clear copper with no head. Aroma is sweet honey. Taste is honey sweet, sweet caramel, hint of bourbon. Syrupy thicc. jonas (8533) - Garching close to the monks, GERMANY - DEC 19, 2017
Slightly harsh spicy aroma, dusty notes. Slightly grey older sample. Full on spicy honey, sugar bread, spicy finish. Clean, not cloying. kraddel (9428) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - DEC 18, 2017
Thnx to SinH4! Pours unclear yellow. Smell is very funky , floral honey, bit of oak, some caracter that I cant place... I assume it's the bourbon in a weird background. Taste is sweet, funky honey, bit alcohol heat but not overly boozy. Minor bourbon notes left. No sourness still stands. Very floral, either by the honey, the blueberry, or a combination of both. Sweetness is mild. Body is on the low average side, something I kinda dislike, but its still agreeable.
kerenmk (5373) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 20, 2017
Bottle sample at a tasting at Stas'. Thanks Stas. Hazy gold-orange. Honey, sweet, a little herbal. Honey, some fruit taste. Sticky, full body, long, sweet finish with a hint of apple. fiulijn (21522) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 20, 2017
Tasting at Matt’s, corked bottle, vintage 2016Ritzn (2183) - GERMANY - JUL 28, 2017
Dull and cloudy dark yellow color. Nice aroma, mead of course, and orange, Grand Marnier, alcohol, some vanilla; dynamic. Sweet; good depth of flavors, vanilla biscuits, light raspberry gelee, and alcohol warmth.
UPDATED: DEC 19, 2017 Aroma is blueberries, honey, fish, smoke, sour milk. Taste is more or less only sweet with small hints of alcoholic bitterness. Not so drinkable actually. Bitter finish. Nah. FinnIckler (1006) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 28, 2017
Bottle. Pours clear. Nose is honey, milky blueberry, floral. Palate is sweet honey, sweet bread, heavy sweet finish. Pretty good. DSG (15519) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 27, 2017
Bottle sample at a tasting at Stas’ place. Thanks Stas. Hazy golden. Honey, elderflowers, some fruitiness, vanilla, a bit of berries, a bit of alcohol, sweet, rounded mouthfeel. Good.