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Bellwoods Lost River Baltic Porter
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Brewed by Bellwoods Brewery
Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Toronto, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Very dark, strong predecessor to the stout. Creamy and chocolatey with roasted malts and a hint of dark fruits.
Gold Medal Winner at CBA 2012

Yeast: American Ale
Hop: Bravo
Malt: Vienna, Pilsner, Abbey, Munich, Crystal, Chocolate


DerWeg's rating

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
DerWeg (1431) - Toronto, Ontario, - FEB 5, 2013
Gosh it’s nice. Dark coppery brown that is slightly clear with pale brown head. Aromas of dried dark fruits and chocolate, all playing into the well-poised sweetness of the flavor profile set off by a little dryness from the hops which wisely do not fuck with the wine-like fruity & malt taste profile, not adding any undue earthy or jarring bitter hop notes. Not funky in any way, just pure sexy elegant smooth stuff. Hint of toffee and, way way back, vanilla. Rated from bomber bottle this time, was way too easy to drink it all.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
samzim (100) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 23, 2014
Scent of coffee and heavily roasted malt. Opaque dark chocolate colour. Mild bitterness on the front with slight sourness on the finish. Flavour of dark chocolate, coffee, and walnuts. Heavy body with medium carbonation. A very tasty porter.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
crazy_cat_lady (82) - - FEB 3, 2014
January 19, 2014. 500mL bottle from Bellwoods bottle shop. Aroma of sweet chocolate and cherries. Touch of bitterness in aftertaste. Chocolate, coffee and cherry in flavours. One of the first Bellwoods beers I ever had, and it has nicely remained my favourite even after sampling quite a number of their other brews.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
lukin (412) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 2, 2014
draught. Dark black colour, brown creamy head. Chocolate, smoke and roast. Very dry, creamy. Ok, but kind of one-dimensional.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alpha10 (266) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2013
2013/12/12 - Pours a dark brown/black colour with a two finger, creamy tan head. Aroma is cocoa, sweet malts, roast, smoke and coffee. Taste is sweet malts and cocoa up front with a bitter roasted coffee finish and smoky aftertaste. Mouthfeel is slightly oily with a smooth carbonation and a bitter finish. Rather enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (5329) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 28, 2013
bottle, medium to fuller bodied black pour. big roasted maltiness, chocolate with slight dark dried fruits. nice fuller mouthfeel, solid porter flavor.very nice

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sudomorph (375) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 22, 2013
On tap at Bellwoods. Pours black with a one finger, mocha head. Aroma is a slightly sweet with a hint of roasted malts, chocolate, and a hint of coffee. Taste is a balanced bitter with big notes of roasted malts, chocolate, and a touch coffee. Medium body with a low-medium carbonation. Slightly creamy in the mouth but with a, solid, vibrant carbonation to keep it light, smooth, and drinkable. Overall very, very good. Solid taste, aroma and texture. Will order again!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (6146) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 26, 2013
On tap @ Barvolo during Bellwoods tap takeover Sunsplash event. Near black, hearty looking pour. Sweet roasty aroma. Sweet palate of rich roast, chocolate, molasses, hints of figs. Big bodied, sweet, delicious.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ontbeertaster (2269) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 15, 2013
Tap, pours a dark black, chocolaty and a nice nice roasty finish, good smoothness and a sold tasting offering

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bendrixian (988) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUL 26, 2013
Black colour with a huge roast and toast aroma mixed with a slightly whiskey note. Some sweet chocolate and roast with a big mid palate and a bitter roasty finish. classic stuff!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tessic (816) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 30, 2013
This porter pored a deep black colour with a big, beautiful tan coloured head. To the nose there are scents of caramel, cocoa, anis and molasses. First taste was creamy and somewhat sweet with flavours of caramel, light coffee, little cocoa and sweet dark malts. Finish is thick and sweet with burnt flavours lingering...


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