Chili Mead – Black Heath Meadery
Mar09

Chili Mead – Black Heath Meadery

Chili Mead Black Heath Meadery | ABV: 14% Style: Spiced mead Appearance: Hazy golden yellow with orange highlights. Aroma: Chili peppers hit your nose as soon as you lift the glass. Taste: Starts with light honey syrup, and then the spiciness moves in. A pleasant heat stays with you until the next sip. Mouthfeel: Light with a persistent spiciness. Drinkability: If you are looking for some adventure, this mead is for you. Food Pairing:...

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Milton’s Madness – Nektar Meadery
Mar09

Milton’s Madness – Nektar Meadery

Milton’s Madness Nektar Meadery | ABV: 14% Style: Melomel Appearance: Pale yellow with golden highlights. Aroma: Salty with hints of lime zest. Taste: Agave stands out the most, coating the tongue with hints of citrus in the finish. Mouthfeel: A bit syrupy with sweetness lingering in the aftertaste. Drinkability: Mead makers are always creating different varieties of meads with fruits and flavors added. If you like mojitos and...

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Sunshine Daydream – Melo Lion Meadery
Mar09

Sunshine Daydream – Melo Lion Meadery

Sunshine Daydream Melo Lion Meadery | ABV: 12% Style: Traditional Appearance: A pale straw yellow with beautiful clarity – like sunshine. Aroma: Lots of soft floral notes: honeysuckle, jasmine, and hints of tea. Taste: Balanced, soft, and not overly sweet. Notes of white grape, vanilla, and a touch of lime. Mouthfeel: Light and fairly dry for a mead. Drinkability: Great for people who don’t like things too sweet. It is well-balanced...

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Old Numbskull – AleSmith Brewing
Jan13

Old Numbskull – AleSmith Brewing

Old Numbskull AleSmith Brewing Company ABV: 11.0% Style: American Barleywine Appearance: Pours a reddish orange color with a persistent ivory white head. Aroma: Sweeter than expected with notes of dates, figs, and caramel. Taste: Well-balanced, with spruce coming through from the hops that is complimented by notes of dried mango, honey, and caramel. Mouthfeel: Full-bodied with a medium carbonation, it has a pleasant bitter linger....

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​​​Hog Heaven – Avery
Jan13

​​​Hog Heaven – Avery

Hog Heaven Avery Brewing Company | ABV: 9.2% Style: American Barleywine Appearance: Pours an amber color with golden highlights. The head is off-white, frothy and voluminous for a barleywine. Aroma: You pick up immediately that this is dry hopped. Scents of orange peel and lemon are most prominent. Taste: The hop notes are even more prevalent in the flavor with grapefruit, spruce, and hints of lemongrass coming through. However, the...

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JW Lees Harvest Ale 2007
Jan13

JW Lees Harvest Ale 2007

Harvest Ale 2007 JW Lees | ABV:11.0% Style: English Barleywine Appearance: Pours a golden raisin color with crystal clear clarity and no head. Be careful pouring some of the older vintages they tend to have quite a bit of sediment at the bottom. Aroma: Sweet and complex with notes of prunes, raisins, maple syrup. Taste: Complex and a bit earthy and musty. This particular one had a nutty flavor like boiled peanuts with hints of...

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