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Old 02-13-2012, 12:42 AM   #1
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I was at a trader joe's in Maine today an went to the wine section. I noticed they had mead... It was $12 a bottle so the wife wasn't down for me grabbing one right then. I was wondering if any one has tried it an if it was good?

Any feed back would be cool thanks.

 
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Old 02-13-2012, 01:43 PM   #2
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Do you recall what the brand was? I know the TJ's near me carried Chaucer's at one point.

 
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Old 02-13-2012, 02:21 PM   #3
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Trader Joes carries mostly private-label stuff in general - but that sometimes extends to their beer and wine.

I know Unibroue, that makes La Fin Du Monde, also make Trader Joes vintage ale.

I'm guessing something similar happened with their mead.
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Old 02-13-2012, 05:07 PM   #4
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I'm not shore.... I remember the bottles were tall and skinny

 
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Old 02-13-2012, 05:11 PM   #5
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I bought one a while back, but its still in the wine cooler. Its called Winehaven Stinger Mead.
Made in Chisago City, Mn.
http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/winehav...r-mead/157922/

http://inmyglass.com/2011/10/15/wine.../#.TzlEgU4geSp

 
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Old 02-13-2012, 05:55 PM   #6
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lol, wow, alcohol is sure cheap in the US. Here in Canada a bottle of the cheapest hard liquor is $25 (40%), and $12 is really cheap wine. And everything that comes 1 litre in the US is 750ml here in Canada! Hence why I got into homebrewing. You'd be hard pressed to find a 6 pack cans of beer for less than $10.

 
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Old 02-13-2012, 06:14 PM   #7
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$12 for mead, even if it is just decent, is a REALLY good price. I'm going to have to check my Trader Joe's now to see if they have it!
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Old 02-13-2012, 06:25 PM   #8
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$12 for mead, even if it is just decent, is a REALLY good price.
Ya well that's what i told my wife.... Buuut she's pregnant and can't drink so I just rather not get her going ya know... I can wait .

 
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Old 02-13-2012, 06:28 PM   #9
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I hear ya. We just found out today that we are having another girl. Best of luck!
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Old 02-13-2012, 08:30 PM   #10
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Very nice . We have about 3 more weeks till we know what were having. Got a boy an a girl already so ether one would be cool .

 
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