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Mikkeller Forêt Limousine (Light Toasted)

Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 579   ABV: 19.3%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (345) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2015
Bottle. Pours murky dark orange with some yeast visible with a small offwhite head. Aromas of citrus, orange, caramel, toast, oak, some roast. Taste is pretty tart up front, some caramel sweetness, toast, oaky dry notes, light roast, burned dark sugar, some alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lowenbrau (2339) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 31, 2014
375ml bottle @Cimmeria, Oviedo. 12-09-2014.
Pours hazy honey golden with little white head. Sweet, wood, liquor, caramel, spicy aromas. Medium body, silky texture, flat carbonation. Taste is alcohol hot, spicy, wood, liquor, caramel. Long sweet and warming aftertaste. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (11429) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle. Golden- orange colour with an off-white head. Aroma is alcohol, orange, booze, dried fruit, peaches. Flavour is alcohol, booze, dried fruits, peaches, pineapple, tropical fruits. Boozy beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6688) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 8, 2014
375 ml bottle.
Pours clear orange color with a minimal head, some sediment in the bottle. Very sweet alcoholic aroma, honey and caramel with molasses and some apricot. Very sweet flavor with caramel and toffee, some honey and ripe fruits too, again, apricot mostly, very dry wooden finish, some lingering hops here too! Alcohol burns your throat quite strong here. An extreme heavy brew with some nice nuances. I like the aroma on this one but drinking it is a chore.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (6603) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 8, 2014
375 ml bottle. Pours a golden colour with a small head. Aroma of strong sweet apricot jam notes, cheese cake, bread and alcohol. Flavour is very, very sweet with apricot jam, some slightly salty licorice notes, strong wooden tartness, earth, herbal hoppiness and some mild berry notes. Full bodied with oily mouthfeel. Soft carbonation. Alcohol warms, or should I say burns. Heavy stuff. A dessert.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (10964) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2014
unclear yellow with particles, small film smooth offwhite head. Impressively nice toffe based malty barley wine aroma with some alc. bite. Flavor is malts, wood, toffee, caramel, alc. bite, some bitterness, faint fruity sourness and faint berries. a bit rough around the edges, might gain mellowness if lagered longer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lore (1267) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 29, 2014
very hazy orange to amber colour, practically no head; aroma of spicy alcohol, herbs, wood, and caramel, as well as biscuity notes; taste is the same with highly alcoholic spicy aftertaste;

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Yorker (1394) - Herning, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2014
37.5 cl bottle @ home. Pours cloudy amber with a little sediment and a white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma and flavour are caramel, dried fruit, wood, and alcohol - with an alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
angel77 (1149) - oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 10, 2014
Botella de 37.5 cl en cimmeria en el momento el 10-10-2014.(r45- rat 1000) Color dorado algo velado con posos en suspensión y poca espuma blanca a beige, que desaparece casi por completo al poco. Aromas muy alcohólicos acercándose casi al whisky y calvados con toques de maderas. Maltas tostadas ligeramente dulces (azúcar ligeramente caramelizada y tostada ) y muy alcohólicas. Sabores secos y alcohólicos, un auténtico licor, toques caramelo tostado y maderas con algo de vainillas. Acabado seco y alcohólico ligeramente amargo que recuerda a licores como el calvados e incluso algún whisky tipo oban, glenrothes... Dominio total de la sensación alcohólica y licorosa. 19.3 Vol que se disfrutan despacio de principio a fin, una autentica maravilla para beber despacio y con tiempo. Una maravilla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (10980) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2014
Bottle. Frothy White fair mostly deminishing head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy powerfull intense aroma. Heavy bitter powerfull vinius candy flavor. Long great complex finish. Creamy palate. nice.

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