Superstition Meadery Grand Cru Berry  ( F.O. Barrel Aged )

Grand Cru Berry ( F.O. Barrel Aged )

 

Superstition Meadery in Prescott, Arizona, United States 🇺🇸

Mead - Melomel Regular
Score
8.54
ABV: 13.5% IBU: - Ticks: 26
Admin Note : Also sold as ' Grand Cru Berry ' , but is Always F.O. Barrel Aged ( source : the owner of superstition ) .

A Combination of all 4 Berries and White Chocolate aged in Fundamental Observation, Iridium Flare, and New American Oak Barrels
 

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8

Aromat bdb+, smak supsil +. Ale do tego co bylo w MBW nie dorasta

Tried on 02 Jan 2021 at 18:59



9.8
Appearance - 10 | Aroma - 10 | Flavor - 9 | Texture - 10 | Overall - 10

Sample @ MBCC2017. Pours deep reddish black, still. Aromas of all kinds of berries, vanilla, waffle, milk chocolate. Taste has berries, vanilla, fudge, waffles, subtle berry acidity, light honey, chocolate. Once again Superstition kills it. --- Beer merged from original tick of Grand Cru Berry on 06 Nov 2019 at 16:55 - Score: Appearance - 10 | Aroma - 10 | Flavor - 10 | Texture - 10 | Overall - 10. Original review text: Tap @ CBC2016. Pours a deep dark purple, almost black. Oily, no bubbles, straight up slick stuff. Aromas of currants, sweet berries, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, subtle vanilla, sweet honey, icecream-like stuff, tannins. Taste is a huge bomb of fruits, icecream, vanilla, white chocolate, tannins, subtle tartness in the back. The sort of sometimes overwhelming honey sweetness is completely gone, and even though this is very sweet there’s a huge balance from the subtle tartness, the fruity sweetness and the additional barrel sweetness. Incredible in every way. First 5 I’ve ever given on ratebeer but I can’t see how this shouldn’t get a 5. Can’t say I prefer this over the best beers I’ve ever had, but for what it is, I can’t see how this could be any better.

Tried on 06 Nov 2019 at 16:54


9

O kurde, jakie bogate, zlozone, slodkie, owocowe, jakby maslo orzechowe, wanilia, cuda. Najlepszy miod w zyciu!

Tried from Draft at Mikkeller Bar Warsaw on 09 Mar 2019 at 11:22


8.3
Appearance - 6 | Aroma - 8 | Flavor - 9 | Texture - 8 | Overall - 9

Tap @ MBCT Green Session. Pours dark and deep red, no foam to talk about. Pretty amazing, deep, sweet, lots of berries here, utterly satisfying syrupy nose. Taste is sweet of course, lots of berry juice (or syrup if to be more exact), honeycomb and light-light bitterness there. If you like fruited meads then this one is pretty much as good as it gets. Awesome!

Tried from Draft on 30 Sep 2018 at 12:45


8.3
Appearance - 8 | Aroma - 8 | Flavor - 8 | Texture - 8 | Overall - 9

Very sweet intense berry character. Sweet with modest acidity. Very rounded. Big linger berry finish. Slightly warming. Very good

Tried on 24 Sep 2018 at 08:01



7.6
Appearance - 6 | Aroma - 8 | Flavor - 8 | Texture - 6 | Overall - 8.5

Sample. Chocolate fat, berry- ice cream like, light pepper. Deep purple, claret shine. Sundae with reduced berry wine, cherry retronasal, light cinnamon finish.

Tried on 16 May 2018 at 20:42


8.6
Appearance - 8 | Aroma - 9 | Flavor - 9 | Texture - 8 | Overall - 8.5

0,05l from tap at MBCC Red Session 2018. reddish / brown color, no head. smells strong of berry notes, some marzipan, some honey, some blueberries, light cakeish notes, lovely smell. full body, no carbonation, rather oily mouthfeel. tastes of berry notes, some honey, rather sweet, light earthy. finishes rather sweet with notes of berry notes, honey and some spongy cake notes. very very nice one, I am not that big into meads but this is great 9, 4, 9, 4, 17

Tried from Draft on 14 May 2018 at 09:55


9.3
Appearance - 10 | Aroma - 9 | Flavor - 10 | Texture - 8 | Overall - 9

Tap. Super deep purple color with soapy purpleish head. Aroma is all berries, blueberry, vanilla, honey. Taste is tannic, blueberries, and all other berries, white chocolate, vanilla, lovely caramel from the barrel, super full. Way less potpourri than Blue Berry White. Fantastic!

Tried from Draft on 14 May 2018 at 08:38