Brewed by Browar Amber
Style: Baltic Porter
Bielkówko, Poland


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RATINGS: 402   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Strong dark beer of the porter famili, characterised by a full taste and rich aroma. Perfect with gourmet desserts, and especially dark chocolate. 18.1 P

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
77ships (7640) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 13, 2014
500 ml. bottle sampled @ "Er Klopt Iemand Op De Deur" Samson & Gert Bierproeving I. Thanks to JorisPPattyn! Average creamy light brown head. Lightly cloudy brown. This being a Baltic porter explains my notes constantly referring to this being a dark lager. Thin lager metallic leather, soap, brown sugar, allspice, grainy chocolate, thin, grainy, mineral, iron lager finish, not very exciting & pretty weak esp. for something that says Grand Imperial Porter on the label.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
highlandlad (1464) - Blue Mountains, AUSTRALIA - JUN 30, 2014
A sugar bomb of a strong porter. Like dessert in a glass. A pint is way too much dessert for my taste. It would pair pretty well with chocolate cake or a mousse but on its own those sugars are overwhelming. Looks good: lush, pillowy head with a dark body. First sniff and I’m anticipating a sugar monster - very sweet. Dominated by molasses. Also marshmallows and some of those hard candy necklaces. First sip and it’s sweet alright. All I can taste is brown sugar. Bit of chocolate, spoonful of treacle, handful of raisins, faint alcoholic burn. No complexity, no subtlety - just liquid sugar. Lightly carbonated - under-done in my book. It’s not that it’s badly made, it’s just that it’s well-made in the sense that Coca-Cola or a Krispy Kreme doughnut is well made - if you can stomach either of those you’ll probably love this. (Pint bottle from Leura Cellars. BB 27/11/14)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingvit (409) - - JUN 29, 2014
Aroma: caramel, coffee, chocolate; Appearance: pitch-black, minimal head; Taste: slight sweetness, slight sourness, slight bitterness; Palate: long finish, soft carbonation, slick texture, medium body Great Baltic porter, not too bitter one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kita (1870) - Koper, SLOVENIA - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle, 0.50l, courtesy of ElDesmadre. Murky black color with medium frothy light brown head, poor lacing and sparkling appearance. Aroma of dried fruits, dandelion syrup, chocolate, roasted malt and coffee. Taste starts with sweet and rich roasted malt, coffee and dark chocolate, follows by fruity acidity, warming mouthfeel and moderate bitter finish.Full body, syrupy texture and average carbonation in palate. Hell of a strong brew; you can’t taste much alcohol, but you feel it quickly...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vulcanmeister (250) - La Grande, Oregon, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Pours from a bottle a rich deep dark color with small head. Thick creamy mouthfeel, taste of sweet malt, chocolate, and brown surgar,nice warmth of alcohol with light hops and milk chocolate in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (34226) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2014
Bottled. A black beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of caramel and alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, alcohol, and malt, leading to a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
magpieken (129) - - MAY 23, 2014
500ml bottle. Poured black with some flashes of ruby red and a dense beige head. Smells like toffee and fruity, molasses. Luscious mouth feel without being too full. Tastes very sweet and fruity. Smooth and easy drinking. Delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
msbernac (1853) - Krakow, POLAND - APR 26, 2014
Bottle Aroma-caramel, coffee, Appearance-black, cloudy, tan foam, Taste-lightly bitter, light sweetness, lightly sour, Palate-medium body, thick feel, lively, sour finish Overall- very good

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wojciechianna (276) - Poznań, POLAND - APR 7, 2014
Nalewa się z ładną, drobną i beżową pianą, samo piwo jednak nie jest całkiem czarne, ale ciemnobrunatne. Pachnie czekoladowo i karmelowo, głównie takie właśnie ciemne słody, ale nie palone. Nie czuć w aromacie paloności. Również w smaku jej nie ma. Jest za to ciemna czekolada, lekko kwaskowa. Całkiem przyjemnie smakuje, dość lekko. Więcej goryczki i palnoności by mu nie zaszkodziło, ale cóż, wtedy byłby jak inne portery, a tak przynajmniej się wyróżnia. Podsumowując, Grand do przyjazny i łagodny porter, o dość prostym profilu.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
warhawk91 (302) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - APR 3, 2014
16.9 oz bottle. Pour is a clean black with a modest light beige head. Aroma is milk chocolate with hints of coffee and hops. Taste is chocolatey sweet with a slight note of bitter coffee and cream. Touch of molasses. Very silky smooth mouthfeel. You do feel the booze kick on the way down to warm your chest. Nice sipping beer.

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