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Mikkeller Forêt du Centre (Medium Toasted)

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65
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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 579   ABV: 19.3%
No commercial description


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Viper666 (3271) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 28, 2016
Où, Quand, Comment : Bouteille 375ml, dégustée le 12/9/2013.
Visuel : Couleur : dorée-orangée. Apparence : voilée.
Arôme : Alcool, caramel, moyennement boisé, légèrement fruité, traces de toffee.
Goût : En entrée de bouche : Léger goût fruité (petits fruits, traces de pommes et de marmelade) avec des traces de vanille. Une dominante maltée de caramel avec des petites notes de toffee est présente avec un goût d’alcool réchauffant ainsi qu’un goût légèrement boisé.
En bouche : Corps : rond-moyen. Effervescence : doux. Texture : sirupeux. Finale : moyenne-longue, composée d’une légère amertume d’alcool réchauffant avec un résiduel sucré, légèrement boisé et aux petites notes épicées.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
drpimento (2883) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 20, 2015
nice malty toffee, caramel fruit aroma. Flavor’s like nose. Alcohol shows up late in the finish. Plenty bittersweet. Monster beer that’s actually fairly easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (4182) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 27, 2015
Bottle. Hazy orange pour, thin white head, some floaties. Aroma of fruity malts, spices, some yeast, loads of alcohol. Flavor is warning fruity, spicy alcohol. Heavy and uncompromising.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (9388) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2015
Bottle @ Christers. Pours slightly hazy orange with a small white head, some floaties. Aroma of malt, caramel, wood, sweet dried fruit, alcohol. Flavor is light sweet, malty, caramel, wood, sweet dried fruit, booze. Medium to full body, soft carbonation, sweet finish with warming alcohol. 061015

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (15946) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2015
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Hazy orange with a small white head and lots of tiny floaties. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, sugary, fruity, wood and alcohol. Flavor is extremely sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish with burning alcohol. 061015

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (14257) - DENMARK - OCT 6, 2015
Bottle, 19.3%. Hazy amber with tiny head. Aroma is malt, ripe fruit, oak, dark fruit, caramel, toasted and a little tobacco. Flavour is malt, vanilla, dark fruit, ripe fruit, sweet, warming, notes of alcohol, toasted, caramel, oak, wood and a little bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (16111) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2015
Bottle. Medium head with medium duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are fruits, caramel, wood, candy sugar, malt, warming alcohol and has a sweet warming finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VDuquerroux (1085) - Airvault, FRANCE - SEP 29, 2015
Bottle, 37,5cL. @Naintré with JP, Coco, Zouzoute, Claude, mommy, daddy, grandpa H. A shining brown orange opaque beer with a small white head ; poor retention. Landscape : cherry acid, fortified wine "épine", roast, spice, alcohol. Medium to heavy sweet ; round ; light dry ; warming ; good power. Full body, thin texture, soft carbonation sweet lasting finish. Overall, a good barleywine ; nice aromatic landscape ; powerful.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Odysseyalien (71) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 28, 2015
Bottle. Plums and dried fruit on the nose. Same for taste. Sweet...but not as cloyingly sweet as some English barley wines. Makes a head of about an inch and a half poured into my snifter. A beautiful sight! Reaction to my first sip was "sweet" and I wasn’t sure I was gonna like it. However the second sip started to pull me in. After it had warmed just a bit, there was no turning back. Really delicious effort from Mikkeller. I would love to find this on tap sometime. Hope I can get another bottle or two. I had Firestone Walker Helldorado for the first time yesterday and thought it would be a while before I tasted anything that good again. I was wrong. This beer from Mikkeller is a hair’s breath from being as good as Helldorado. A damn yummy barley wine!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
reebtogi (5397) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 14, 2015
375ml bottle pours a slightly hazy golden orange color with a finger of off-white head that leaves some spotted lacing behind. Aroma is light citrus and caramel with some big alcohol notes. I would welcome this brew as a very big brew (less than 10% acceptance.


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