Mead/Melomel, 10% ABV.
Will this mead make me wish I had blackberries in my garden?
In the glass it has a deep red and clear body.
The aroma is very strong, with notes of honey, Husholdningssaft™ and berries. I do not recognise the blackberries, but I guess that is a too modest berry to really make a distinguishable impact. Nevertheless, it’s a pleasant honey/berry aroma.
The strong flavour follows the aroma – honey and sweet berries. It’s a simple but effective flavour profile, making the mead drinkable and easy to like. I can’t imagine anyone will find this one offensive in any way. The taste is very sweet, but there are also some very nice hints of balancing berry acidity and some dryness in the finish.
Conclusion: a likeable and drinkable mead that won’t win any prizes, but might be able to trick someone into liking mead.
Aroma: 6/10 Appearance: 5/5 Taste: 7/10 Palate: 4/5 Overall: 12/20 Ratebeer score: 3.4/5.0