ClubGonzo’s Ginger Lemon Cure

Ginger Lemon Cure by ClubGonzo, mead, 10,3% ABV.

Ginger, lemon and honey, what could possibly go wrong?

Ginger Lemon Cure, mead batch no. 16.

Ginger Lemon Cure, mead batch no. 16.

IMG_7984It pours a crystal clear, dark golden body.

The aroma is strong, and I easily identify the three main culprits: heather honey, ginger and lemon. I like the fact that the honey isn’t completely drowned in the other elements, but at the same time the ginger and the lemon freshen things up significantly.

In the mouth this mead feels as fresh as a mead can possibly feel. Despite it being very sweet and syrupy, the lemon and ginger ensures that this is dangerously drinkable and “refreshing”. I particularly love the gentle ginger bite in the long-lasting finish, it contrasts the initial sweetness very well indeed.

Conclusion: A complex, powerful and refreshing mead!

Aroma:      7/10
Appearance: 4/5
Taste:      7/10
Palate:     4/5
Overall:    14/20
Ratebeer score: 3.6/5.0

One comment on “ClubGonzo’s Ginger Lemon Cure

  1. Glad you enjoyed this one, I think it is rather nice. Perhaps not even as nice as you do, but still nice. 🙂 It is always a good feeling for a meadmaker to have the final product turn out roughly as hoped for, but I still somehow feel there is room for improvement here. Perhaps I’ll make another ginger mead soon. 🙂

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