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Mikkeller Forêt de Tronçais (Light Toasted)

Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 579   ABV: 19.3%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yorker (1309) - Herning, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2014
37.5 cl bottle @ home. Pours cloudy amber with some sediment and a white head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are caramel, dried fruit, wood, and alcohol - with a sweet and alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (10908) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2014
bottle at home. pours a hazy dark yellow to orange, with a small offwhite to white head. aroma is booze, liqeuir, woody notes, dried fruits, yellow fruits, faint toffee. A very pleasant aroma, although a bit stingy from the alc. flavor is boozy, fruity, malty, faint citrus, not so much of a woody note directly, but it lingers in the finer nuances, all the rest taste a little bit woody. alc. is strong on this one, taste resembles booze more than beer. good sipper

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (6260) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle @ Johns. Pours slightly hazy golden with a small offwhite head. Aroma of sweet malt, vanilla, sweet fruit, dried orange peel, wood, coconut. Flavor is sweet, malty, oranges, dried orangepeel, wood, vanilla, booze. Full body, flat carabonation, warming alcohol in the finish. 300914

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11690) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Hazy golden with a tiny off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, yeasty, fruity, wood and alcohol. Flavor is extremely sweet and very bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish with heavy alcohol. 300914

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (11338) - DENMARK - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle, 19.3%. Hazy amber with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, toasted, caramel, ripe fruit and wood. Flavour is malt, caramel, toasted, ripe fruit, wood, sweet, alcohol, warming, little banana and a little vinous.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14155) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle. Medium head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are sweet fruits, banana, alcohol, honey, malt and has a sweet warming alcohol finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fluffy (1752) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - SEP 5, 2014
sampled at a bottle share. honestly couldnt tell much difference between this and the medium toasted.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (6111) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 1, 2014
bottle, caramel orange pour, fuller syrupy body. extremely rich, toasted wood, toffee, caramel richness. obviously boozy nearing 20%. most definitely a sipper

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorisPPattyn (8018) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 11, 2014
Medium yellowish head over veiled, but bright orange beer, finely carbonated. Sharp, partly acidic, partly old wine-like aroma, fruity esters, with apricot, ripe banana, but hints at pickles too. Again the liquorice overdose from the Limousin (L.T.), again gradually diminishing, giving way to the fruitiness that, again, is very apricot liqueur-like. Sweetness enhanced by the alcohol, held in check by the sever woodiness. Very serious alcoholwarming, fiery, burning MF, carbonation more in the MF than with the other F.O. series tasted; slick to viscous. I’m still not really convinced by these three.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (6887) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 5, 2014
375mL bottle, pours a clear golden with a small white head. Aroma brings out light toasted oak, wood, light booze and a little caramel. Flavour is well-balanced, with toasted oak, booze, caramel and residual sugar. Again, this light version is more restrained on the sweetness. But it’s boozier than the Centre versions. Very good stuff.

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