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Brewed by Aldaris (Carlsberg)
Style: Baltic Porter
Riga, Latvia

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common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 541   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This porter is brewed according to tradition for a rich caramel malt flavour and aroma.


Lunkie's rating

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Lunkie (1447) - Glen Iris, - JUL 5, 2014
Caramel malt aroma. Dark brown colour no hear or lacing. Malt caramel flavour. Flat stale palate.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjs (4742) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 21, 2014
(Bottle, 0.5 l - BB 24.07.2014, thanks masse, 20141121) The beer poured dark brown and clear. Its head was medium sized and lightly brown. Aroma had fruitiness, green apples and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, chocolate, sweetness and bitterness. Aftertaste was sweet, roasty and bitter. The aroma was weird but the taste was good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lobs_ols (135) - LATVIA - NOV 20, 2014
Black, medium beige head. Caramel and roasted malt. Roasted malt bitterness with sweet notes. Caramel, coffee and... chocolate. Warming smooth, bittersweet finish, with an emphasis on the bitter. Lovely.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sinfull (881) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Dark brown color, medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malt , cocoa and dark fruits. Sweet caramel taste with chocolate and pleasant roasted bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3883) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 2, 2014
16.9 oz bottle. Deep brown with an average sized beige head. Aroma is of licorice, chocolate, malt, bread dough. Taste is of roasted malt, chocolate, licorice, molasses, and bread.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
travita (4116) - Frisco, Texas, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle. The look is cola like, beige colored head, brown red in colir. The smell is caramel, sweet, fruit, malt, and cola. The taste is sweet, fruit, caramel, malt, ok.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
djoeye (1720) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 2, 2014
Black-brown body, beige head, lacing Aroma; dark juicy malts, raisins, grassy hops, sweet brown candies. Taste; sweet dark malts, chocolate, sweet creamy coffee, hazelnut, raisin juice. Medium on palate, low carbonation. Easy enough, but not kicking me up. [50cl brown embossed bottle, abv 6.8%, BB28.10.2014, B@Rimi Bauska, T@höme]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen2 (1162) - NORWAY - OCT 31, 2014
Bottle shared with DJN 31.10 14. Very dark brown. Pale brown head. Aroma of coffe, dark chocolate and liquorice in aroma. Sweet and similar taste. Slightly oily mouthfeel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bif (1541) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with a nice head. Aroma of roasted malt, with bit of chocolate, coffee and trace of dark fruit. Taste of roasted malt, with chocolate, coffee and caramel. Mild bitterness ad the finish is quite dry. Fairly full body, witha smooth and creamy texture. Has a nice warming feel to it. Great beer to kick back and relax with.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NORSAND (33) - - OCT 19, 2014
NB: Bottled last half of 2009 (expiry date July 2010). Nice, beige head which lasts for 1-2 minutes. Nose: Roast coffee, chocolate, dark syrup / caramel, sweet dark malt. Then gradually more fruitiness. Taste & palate: Medium to medium rich body. Slightly sweet (off dry). Nice attack / opening with dark caramel maltiness. Medium short aftertaste. Quite nice, aged (5 years old), commercial, standard Latvian porter. Has clearly benefited from the bottle ageing.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
NordicV (1194) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2014
Mörkt brun öl med lättare gulbrunt skum. Doften är söt med mycket karamell och mörkt socker. Även lättare rostade toner. Smaken är mer varierad där det tillkommer choklad och lätta lakritstoner. Trevlig (val)nötsbeska.


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