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RATINGS: 293   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
The Baltic-style porter has a robust malt character and a slight herbal hop bitterness. Aged for 12 months in 10 year old Kentucky bourbon oak barrels, this alluring dark liquid features appealing undertones of vanilla, oak, cocoa and coffee. This aging occurs in abandoned mines in Michigan, at a constant temperature of 45F.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
schwabtana (21) - Madison Heights, Michigan, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Poured 12oz bottle. Great bourbon aroma. Pitch black with ok head. Solid bourbon porter! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewBoxer (2542) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Draft at the NYC craft beer festival. Nice boozy interesting beer with a stout flavor of smoke and java. Good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
c1raider (120) - New York, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Lacking body, licorice/sourish , caramel, malty, hides abv well, no head. Not a bad Porter but does nothing better than than its peers. Would not buy again

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GranvilleTim (1840) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Dark reddish brown pour with a beige head. Aroma is dark fruit, bourbon, roasted malt. Taste is dark fruit, bourbon, little vanilla, oaky dryness, a little hot still. Very tasty. At over $7 a bottle, it is worth the price. So-so lacing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Atom (2096) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Rating 1500!! 12oz bottle from Secret Santa. Pours a dark brown/black with a thin tan head. Aroma of chocolate, molasses, graham cracker, dark fruits, and mild bourbon. Taste has a very dry oak and stinging bourbon alcohol presence, dark bitter bakers chocolate which becomes more rich on the finish with some light coffee. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christpuncher (2659) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Awesome barrel aged porter. Perfectly balanced so it is not too hoppy or malty. Very strong alcohol content but you don't taste it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (6289) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 28, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear mahogany, small tan head, creamy with nice lacing. Aroma is bourbon, wood, chocolate, roasted malts, vanilla. Flavor is light sweet, medium bitter, lots and lots of woodiness and tannic notes, vanilla and bourbon, as well as roasted malts and cocoa. Medium body, hot. A bit too woody for my taste - maybe less time in barrels next time??

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fidelis83 (2270) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Dark brown pour with a one finger, soapy to creamy tan head. Aroma is boozy bourbon, vanilla, sharp doughy yeast, dark caramel, overripe citrus, a hint of green wood and roast. Flavor is caramel, raw active yeast, doughy yeast, toast, alcohol, light roast, pine, under ripe tree fruit, toast, vanilla, ripe apple, alcohol and light buttery toffee. Medium to heavy body, creamy to oily entry, oily to slick middle, sharp, medium carbonation, slick, goopy, creamy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EtTuCthulhu (1391) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - JAN 22, 2015
This beer pours a very, very dark brown with a very small light tan head. The aroma blends molasses, bourbon, dark chocolate, caramel malts, roasted malts, and a hint of oak; the taste fuses a mild sweetness, slight bitterness, mild booziness, and a mild umami with the flavor of the oak barrels coming through quite strongly. The aftertaste has a boozy flavor mixed with some light malt bitterness, and the rest of the palate fuses an oily texture, flat carbonation, and a medium-full body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
coachd (513) - Missouri, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Pours out a flat black color with a dense light tan head of foam. Aroma has a tart cherry smell up front. I am also getting vanilla, some oak and bourbon/booze. I could have used a more complex aroma, the cherry smell dominates everything. Flavor was disappointing. Some of the cherry from the scent, a weird stainless steel flavor, feint traces of oak and bourbon with a slightly Peppery finish. Palate is watery and thin. I honestly did not like this one. Overpriced and overrated beer from a so so brewery. Stay away from this if you have not tried it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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