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Trois Dames Foręt Noire

Brewed by Trois Dames
Style: Fruit Beer
Sainte-Croix, Switzerland
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap

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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
La Foręt Noire is a reddish-black ale brewed with a mixture of malts (Carafa, Special B) which give it real body and depth - a color and texture reminiscent of chocolate torte. The beer is then blended with cherry wine and fermented cherries, resulting in a dark, roasty beer balanced by the fruity tartness of cherry. A perfect after dinner drink. The beer was named after the famous Black Forest cake: a combination of chocoolate cake and candied cherry. Cheers !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (17277) - P´Castle, GERMANY - OCT 16, 2016
33cl bottle from a trade with SinH4, many thanks Stefan!! Pours pours deep reddish brown colour with a mid-sized good lasting tan head. Aroma of tart cherries, cherry cake, dark malt, some chocolate. Taste of tart cherries, wood, cherry cake with chocolate, quite nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anstei (1230) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - SEP 10, 2016
Tap at CBFZ 2016. Rather soft aroma of cherries and a bit of barrel. Intense fruit flavour of cherries, tart, bitter, sweet and sour all at the same time. Fizzy carbonation, juicy. Dry kirsch palate. Great balance between components. A beer that deserves to be on the top list of Swiss beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (11230) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 14, 2016
Very tart, good cherry taste. Bottle shared at volo. Very dark with some head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
northropfrye (3295) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 2, 2016
Listed as an imperial stout? Reakly? Bottle at Bar Isabel Toronto . Far to hr funky sour side not a stout balanced with spart cherry but sour cherry wit a touch of stout

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
andrewsharpe (9) - - MAR 29, 2016 does not count
Had at Bar Volo in Toronto, ON, Canada. Very tasty and good price. More sour than stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Werckmeister (2285) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - FEB 27, 2016
0,33l bottle at Vienna Tasting shared by Cuso, big thanks, also thanks to santa anstei for providing the bottle . BB 12/2019. almost black color, small tan head. smells of lightly sour, some funk, marzipan, wood, nutty, light dried fruits, some cherry. bit weird but quite nice smell. full body, medium carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes sourish, some berry notes, cherries, light licorice, marzipan, tobacco, bit peppery. finishes lightly sour with notes of green apples and marzipan. quite nice stuff, great drinkability. overall great stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (7815) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 27, 2016
Bottle from my Secret Santa, many thanks anstei. Dark brown color with medium beige head. Sour, fruity aroma with roasted malt, chocolate. Cherries in taste with dark malt, chocolate. Long fruity sour finish. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nische (1915) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2016
Bottle kindly shared Cuso. Many thanks! Dark brown pour with tan head. Aroma of cherries, chocolate and light roast. Big cherry taste with chocolate and dark Malts. Quite tart and fruity. Fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gurthnar (5018) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 27, 2016
Bottle at Vienna tasting February 2016. Many thanks! Ruby-brown colour. Quite clean fermentation-wise. There is lots of dark cherry in both aroma and flavour. The roasted malts are present, but in a very restrained, carefully balanced amount. Moderate sourness, but easy drinking with a full complex mouthfeel. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (7165) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JAN 20, 2016
Where and how: bottle @ bar Volo
Aroma: strong tartness with bold exposure of cherry fruit. Some dryness on top. Side end hinted with vanilla sugars.
Appearance :
Top: created decent rings on glass, lasting mid lighter top.
Base: dark brown
Palate : fairly dry, carbonated, mid lighter in body.
Taste: frontal cherry with hinted brown sugars. End accented with drying alcohol.
other notes good.

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