View Full Version : Northern California Mead Tasting!

01-09-2010, 01:42 PM
It's set for February 13 in Elk Grove (just south of Sacramento), so if you're interested in attending, please PM me with your e-mail and I'll put you on the list to access the invite on FB.

01-09-2010, 04:59 PM
Yay! We're planning on attending. Time to figure out what is hiding in my mead storage locker (aka the closet).

01-09-2010, 06:49 PM
Yay! We'll have at least one person who knows what the heck he's doing, then!


01-09-2010, 06:52 PM
If you want to swing by Michigan I will gladly taste all of your meads! ;D

01-09-2010, 06:53 PM
It's a little far, Slowbie, sorry. You'll have to throw your own party!

01-10-2010, 02:24 AM
Yay! We'll have at least one person who knows what the heck he's doing, then!


Why, who else is coming? :p

01-10-2010, 11:39 AM
Chortle! I guess we'll all be in this together, eh? Pete...we need Pete to head north for the weekend, hee heh heh

I have to find where on this HUGE site I once found a mead judging score sheet, though. I thought I saved it to my drive, but guess not.

01-12-2010, 10:57 PM
I posted the link to it a few months back: http://www.bjcp.org/docs/SCP_MeadScoreSheet.pdf

That's right from the BJCP website.

01-13-2010, 12:48 AM
Ah ha! I knew I'd seen it somewhere, but didn't remember where and couldn't remember what it was called for a search.

Thanks, Wayne!

02-14-2010, 11:32 AM
Oh, we had a GREAT time last night. We tasted a LOT of mead over the course of several hours and everyone had fun. The favorites? In first place was B'Nektar's Wildberry Pyment, second place was Rabbit Foot's Sweet Mead, and in third place was B'Nektar's Pomegranate Margarita.

Aaron brought a bunch of his and we drank one of mine, one of Doty's (which tasted a lot like one of mine that we didn't taste because it's all gone). We also tasted some of Aaron's beer, and there's some left that I'll open later when my son comes home from Norway to sample it too.

All in all I had a blast, and we'll probably do it again sometime. Too much fun!

02-16-2010, 05:24 AM
Wish I had seen this earlier... Doh!!!

I was actually in Elk Grove on Saturday night, though it was a bit late since I had to take my daughter up to Donner to play in the snow with her Girl Scout troop.

Maybe next time? =)


Brad Dahlhofer
02-17-2010, 01:34 PM
WOW! That's awesome. I'm really glad you enjoyed the meads. We've been working really hard on them. I'm also glad you got a chance to try one of our Xtra Limited meads (Pomegranate Margarita). That was a very small batch.