Full Review

Monks Meadery

Monks Meadery
Abstinence in the Abbey

Pair this wine with:
Beef Chicken Fish

Category: Specialty Mead

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 10%
85 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$12

Monks Meadery
Abstinence in the Abbey

Pair this wine with:
Beef Chicken Fish

Category: Specialty Mead

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 10%
Old gold color. Aromas and flavors of milk chocolate soft serve, buttercream, caramel-covered pretzels, and black tea with a satiny, crisp, spritzy, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, captivating, medium-length finish. A rich, ice cream shop of a Mead with creamy flavors and refreshing bubbles.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth & Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: milk chocolate soft serve, buttercream, caramel-covered pretzels, and black tea
Taste Flavor: milk chocolate soft serve, buttercream, caramel-covered pretzels, and black tea
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity Sweet
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Poached Fish, Thai Green Curry, Short Ribs
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A rich, ice cream shop of a mead with creamy flavors and refreshing bubbles.

The Producer

Monks Meadery

The Producer
1998 Delk Industrial Blvd SE
Marietta, GA 30067
USA
1 404- 644-5634

Their Portfolio

BR Monks Meadery Wildflower 11.9% (USA) $12.00. - Bronze Medal
90 Monks Meadery Stigmata 9% (USA) $12.00.
88 Monks Meadery Peachin’ To the Choir 5.3% (USA) $9.00.
85 Monks Meadery Abstinence in the Abbey 10% (USA) $12.00.
85 Monks Meadery Butter Buzz 6% (USA) $9.00.
87 Monks Meadery Dragon’s Nectar 6% (USA) $9.00.

Specialty Mead

The specialty mead category is a catch-all for and array of historical and innovative mead styles, including hopped mead, barrel-aged mead, rhodomel (mead with rose added), coffeamel (mead with coffee added), hippocras (mead with wine, brandy, and cinnamon added), capsicumel (mead with chili peppers added), and Viking Blood (mead with cherries added).