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January 2019 - World Mead Challenge

January 2019 - World Mead Challenge
This month's Wine feature is World Mead Challenge Wines

World Mead Challenge Reviews

Liquid Alchemy Beverages  Ground & Tapped Mead
93 points
$15
Best Buy
A round and pleasant coffee mead that is sure to please, try with desserts.
93 points $15 Best Buy
Oran Mor  Aphrodites Obsession Mead
93 points
$30
A unique and somewhat Promethean flavor ride, jump on board.
Colorado Honey Wines  Romantic Traveler
92 points
$14
Best Buy
A soft and spicy mead that drinks a bit like sangria.
92 points $14 Best Buy
Liquid Alchemy Beverages 2018 04 Mead
91 points
$15
Best Buy
A pure and flavorful, aperitif-style mead with a nice balance of delicate orange and traditional mead flavors.
91 points $15 Best Buy
Wild Blossom Meadery & Winery NV Wildberry Nectar Mead
91 points
$16.95
Best Buy
A pinot noir lover's mead with elegant cherry notes, memorable texture, and delicate earthiness.
91 points $16.95 Best Buy
Meadow Vista  Mabon Mead
91 points
$19.05
A successful marriage of mead and Asian spices, you'll want to be at the wedding banquet.
91 points $19.05
Sky River Meadery NV Solas Mead
91 points
$26
A delicious and fun off-dry mead that is sure to please.
Easley  Regel Tej Mead
90 points
$8.99
Best Buy
A smooth and delicate Tej brimming with coconut notes.
90 points $8.99 Best Buy
Martin Brothers  Wildflower Sweet Mead
89 points
$25
A well-rounded mead with juicy fruit flavors and lip smacking acidity.
Wild Blossom Meadery & Winery NV Prairie Passion Wildflower Mead
88 points
$18.95
A juicy, fruity mead stitched together with a bright floral thread.
88 points $18.95
Wild Blossom Meadery & Winery  Halcyon Mead
88 points
$19.95
Vibrant notes of ripe berries shine through this juicy melomel.
88 points $19.95
Oran Mor  Odins Eye Bourbon Barrel-Aged Reserve Mead
87 points
$32
A stately, yet supple barrel aged mead with silky, well-integrated flavors.
Black Willow Winery  Odins Nectar
86 points
$18.95
A crisp and refreshing mead that drinks a bit like a sauvignon blanc.
86 points $18.95
Sky River Meadery NV Hopped Mead
86 points
$19
A nicely articulated mead with fresh flavors and snappy acidity.
Oran Mor  Pookas Ride Rainier Cherry Mead
86 points
$28
An interesting, lightly orangey mead that drinks a bit like a sangria.
Oran Mor  Aine Mead
86 points
$34
A remarkably earthy and multidimensional mead for the mead connoisseur and a good cigar.
Oliver  New World Camelot Mead
85 points
$10
A fruity and nicely balanced, pinot grigio-like mead for aperitifs.
Liquid Alchemy Beverages  Currant-Lee Mead
85 points
$15
A soft and delicate, earthy mead for the table.
Black Willow Winery  Valkyries Lure
85 points
$18.95
A very fruity, candied mead that will be fun in cocktails.
85 points $18.95
Oran Mor  Sol Mead
85 points
$28
A curious mead with a rustic edge, try in cocktails.
Black Willow Winery  Freyjas Passion
84 points
$18.95
A lightly sweet, easy drinking mead that tastes a bit like a Shirley Temple.
84 points $18.95
Meadow Vista  Rubus Mead
81 points
$19.95
Natural wine lovers and sour-heads should try this somewhat austere mead that will shine at the table; for cocktails, try using swapping this mead in for vermouth.
81 points $19.95
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