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Bells Baltic Porter
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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Rich, smooth, and balanced


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
shrubber85 (7594) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Draft. Chocolate barley malt aroma. Dark chestnut with small head. Sweet chocolate malt with a hint of cherry. Light alcohol finish. Excellent - full-bodied and easy to drink.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (5425) - Indiana, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Draft to taster at the Eccentric Cafe. Looks decent; pretty thin though. A transparent brown with thin off-white lacing. Smells solid; dark malt and roast. Tastes like it smells, but surprisingly smooth; the roast is more subdued and gives way to a semi-sweet malty backbone with notes of chocolate. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bwa5879 (655) - Portage, Michigan, USA - MAR 14, 2013
On tap at eccentric cafe. Dark brown/black pour with little to no head. Light brown hue. Sweet vanilla, licorice, and a scant bonfire scent. Flavors of wood smoked bbq, maple syrup and some sour malt. Overall good porter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (10660) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Tap sample. Poured dark clear brown color with an average frothy tan head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted malt and chocolate aroma. Medium body with a dry smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium dark sweet flavor with medium dark sweet finish of moderate duration. Soft beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
badnewsbeers (2313) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 19, 2010
Tap a while back. Boring brown body with tiny head. Aroma of weak chocolate, grain and cereal. Flavor is watered down Choco porter with hints of spice. Watery.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerBaron617 (358) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - MAR 2, 2010
Had this on tap at the brew "cafe" They should really bottle this stuff. In comparison, I think it’s better than K Zoo stout. Very, very tasty stuff! Cheers, and thanks to the nice folks from western ichigan who bought me the glass!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nwiseman (192) - West Lafayette, Indiana, USA - FEB 7, 2010
On tap at the eccentric cafe. Some sweet, richness in the nose. Very dark brown with barely any head. Rich and full as it traverses the mouth with and interesting mix of sweet and bitter in the finish. Wasn’t crazy about this, but it definitely wasn’t the worst thing I had today.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
awiseman01 (469) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - FEB 6, 2010
Tap at Eccentric Cafe. (Listed as "Light Bodied Porter", 8.4%) Pours deep brown with dirty red transparency and negligible head. Nose is dark roasted malt and slight coffee. Taste is bitter, dry, roasty, nutty, and burnt chocolate. Very nice, crisp, refreshing and packed with flavor. Almost some cinnamon and spices coming through as well. Nice offering.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brewblackhole (1588) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - APR 20, 2008
On tap at Eccentric. Huge roasty aroma,not as coffeeish as most,some touches of chocolate. Taste was a big splash of roasted malt with subtle chcolate notes,not as big bodied as most Baltic Poters,also lacking complexity ,It was nice enough ,but more an Imperial Porter then a Baltic

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MikeF (538) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 8, 2008
Black. Rich tan head. Rich malt flavors dominate. The palate is smooth, but slightly too highly carbonated for a porter. Overall a great beer however.


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