Formerly brewed at Bryggeriet Ølfabrikken (Gourmetbryggeriet - Harboe)
Style: Baltic Porter
Roskilde, Denmark


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RATINGS: 1028   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Editor’s note: Has also been brewed at Bryggeriet S.C. Fuglsang and Nøgne Ø in Grimstad, Norway
Introduced at ’Fynske Øldage’ 2005.

English: A dark and rich porter inspired by the Baltic porters traditionally made in Scandinavia. Roasted without being burned or bitter, with the flavor dominated by dried fruits and vinous notes. High amounts of residual sugars and a fruity aroma makes this beer the perfect companion for chocolate desserts, if served lightly chilled. Brewed on Maris Otter ale malt, British Brown Malt, chocolate malt, roasted barley, two types of caramel malt and brown sugar.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
lemasney (398) - Trenton, New Jersey, USA - JUN 8, 2008
Glass: Stem glass Purchased at: Canal’s discount Liquor Mart, Burlington, NJ Price: $8.07 Size: 22.3fl oz ABV: 7.5 % IBU: n/a Estimated Calories: 400 C RateBeer Rating:100 Aural: quiet opening, quiet carbonation, uneventful pour Aroma 10 out of 10 Intensity: amazingly strong Balance: sweet Impression: delicious Malt Aroma: chocolate roast coffee Hops Aroma: earth tar resin Other Aroma: prunes Notes: Amazingly deep and burning aroma - one of the best ever. Appearance 5 out of 5 Color: black Clarity: fully opaque Head Retention: persistent Lace: little Notes: An amazing deeply present appearance. Flavor 10 out of 10 Intensity: strong Balance: bitter Impression: incredible Malt Flavor: caramel toffee chocolate roast coffee Hops Flavor: earth resin citrus Other: cocoa, chocolate liquor, hops, bitterness. Notes: This is easily one of my favorite beer flavors of all time. Palate 5 out of 5 Mouthfeel Sensation: sharp drying warming Body: full Carbonation: average Finish Length: long Intensity: strong Balance: bitter Notes: the coffee, raisin, and other dark notes are very present in the wonderful finish. General Impression: 20 out of 20 Craftmanship: excellent Freshness: fresh Personal Taste: loved Notes: The dark notes are most enticing. Absolutely one of my favorite beers. Address : <http://beercritic.wordpress.com/>

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
TorbenJensen (1396) - Valby, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2015
Although a dark brown and very dense foam located close to the top of the thick coal-black porter. It hangs fat on the inside of the glass and reminiscent of an oily substance. The aroma is coffee and licorice, while the taste varies over dark bitter chocolate, lots of strong coffee and English licorice. It is a sovereign delicious porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerandhockey8 (289) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - JUL 25, 2015
From 22oz bottle to English pint. Pour is a black with minimal head. Nose is roasted malt, raisin, other fruits, light chocolate, coffee. Taste is medium bodied, mostly sour with hints of sweetness from the sugar. Finishes very crisp with a strong finish. Awesome porter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (6224) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JUN 18, 2015
Sweetish-Malty beginning. Intense malty with a very sticky sweetish body. Hints of sourness, intense sweetish with roasty coffee-like aroma. Sweetish-malty aftertaste, fresh but sticky, intense. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (8403) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle @ Home. Pours very dark brown with a light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, coffee, chocolate, dark fruit. Flavor is malty, roast, coffee, dark chocolate, licorice, dark fruit, dates, figs, some alcohol. Medium body, soft carbonation, dry roasted finish. 100210

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (7861) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2014
"Wish list brew from john. Loved the frosted and surprisingly choppy aroma. Licorice, chocolate, smoke...lots going on, and all very good. But not Wow good, so methinks 64th is a bit on the high side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
teddybeer (2930) - Madrid, SPAIN - AUG 25, 2014
Black color with a tan head with short duration, medium lacing. Aroma with coffee notes, black chocolate, some ashes and roasted mals. Flavor is mild bittery with roasted and toasted malts, black coffee and chocolate, some licorice notes. LIght bitterness in the final with a slightly dry mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (2981) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle shared by mcbackus. Nose is boozy and chocolate. Pour is almost flat. Taste is also boozy and chocolate. Very sweet. A little warming. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrewFace (960) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle share thanks to mcbackus. Bottle roughly 2006 vintage. Deep dark brown, opaque. Sweet, boozy, milk chocolate, roast. More sweet, malty, smooth, boozy, milk chocolate and roasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
crajun (1101) - , Texas, USA - JUN 8, 2014
bottle to glass; from trade with a generous RB! not sure of age and/or how long I had it - a couple of tiers below my favorites in this style aroma was soft - lots of different kinds of chocolate, some roast. palate was good; Taste like aroma but did have some vinous to it that just doesn’t work for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RussianDragon (574) - - APR 18, 2014
Bottle. Thanks huhzubendah! Pours an oily black with wispy lacing. Aroma is a revelation: chocolate, brown sugar, and roasted malts. Flavor is massive, and everything a baltic porter should be. Dark fruits, fig, black cherry, vanilla, chocolate malt, port complexity. Finish is dark fruit sweetness. Outstanding.

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