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Mikkeller Forêt du Centre (Medium Toasted)

Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 579   ABV: 19.3%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (5917) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 5, 2014
375mL bottle, pours a clear golden with a small white head. Aroma brings out more toasted oak than the light, with booze, caramel and fruitiness as before. Flavour is more cloyingly sweet than the light version, with loads of sugar, caramel and booze. Definitely sweeter than the light version, but also more flavourful. More like a liqueur than anything. Decent, but this really isn’t my thing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (1095) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 4, 2014
Darkish orange with a good pale head. Aroma is brown sugar, honey, raisins, apricot, hint of wood. Full bodied, slick mouthfeel, sweet on the palate, smooth finish. Flavours are apricot, brown sugar, caramel, honey.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
deusax (442) - Grenoble, FRANCE - JUN 6, 2014
Bottle @JB club. Comparing to the other Medium Toasted of the serie. This one is sweet, ’lighter’ than the others, with woody notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Michal95 (38) - POLAND - MAY 18, 2014
Very strong Barley Wine but alcohol is pleasant. Aroma of wood, vanilla, oak dried fruids and licorice. There are nuts and raisins too. Taste is similar, very warming. Sweet with dry and bitter finish. Good Balance. I dont understand people who rate this below 3.5. Great BW, very rich.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (7898) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2014
Bottle, thanks to Ronny (rlgk), split at Colin and the Vikings tasting, Nol, Goteborg, Sweden 22/03/14. Lightly hazed golden orange with a moderate off white covering. Nose is figs, dates, dar fruit rind, spice, bitter orange, booze, fruit loaf. Taste comprises fruit cake, woody tones, figs, dates, prunes, candied fruit peel, orange peel, boozey undertones. Full bodied, fine carbonation, warming close. Ok barley wine, a little hot in places but very drinkable for the ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (2800) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Tasting at Colin and the Vikings. Courtesy of rlgk.
Appearance: Hazy golden colour with a small white head.
Aroma: Malt, fruit, vanilla, raisin, plums, prunes.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Plums, prunes, caramel, vanilla, alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (4002) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle at the "Colin and the Vikings tasting, Goteborg". Poured a clear light straw with a thin round white head. The aroma is strong rich fruit and boozy alcohol. The flavour is medium to strong sweet light bitter with a smooth vinous alcoholic palate. Medium to full bodied with flat carbonation. Lots of alcohol, but less burn than I expected.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solros (88) - stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2014
Doft: laknafta kombinerat med sprit. Smak: Katrinplommon kombinerat med en massa sprit. Trevlig öl för den som gillar katrinplommon eller vill ha en öl till en mäktig kött rätt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (10044) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle at Colin And The Vikings in Nol 2014-03-22. Clear golden beer, almost no head. Malty fruity aroma, vanilla, grapes, raisins, figs, some caramel, prunes, some banana notes. Sweet alcohol flavor, vanilla, raisins, figs, some caramel. Nice but a bit too much alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314 (3042) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 16, 2014
@ Beer Temple tasting. Poured dark golden with an off white ring. Aroma of alcohol soaked dark fruit, light vanilla, wood.. Full body, smooth, flavour is vanilla sweet, raisins, toasted malt. Dry, bitter sweet finish.

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