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Brewed by Browar Witnica
Style: Baltic Porter
Witnica, Poland

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RATINGS: 483   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwedin (249) - Happy Valley, Oregon, USA - MAR 2, 2006
Mild aroma, no alcohol smell. Mildly bitter taste with maybe a hint of dark chocolate. Didn’t detect as much flavor as some of the other reviewers maybe because it was chilled a little low. Okay porter.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
chriso (7482) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2006
Bottle at RBESG Grand Tasting, August 2005. Nearly black, with a ruby tinge. Strong Baltic Porter character, with licorice and tar, some tart fruit and very noticeable volatile alcohol in the aroma. But is shockingly sweet and, coupled with the alcohol burn, this makes for a very odd mouthfeel indeed. Like surgical spirit mixed with cassis and treacle - more like a medicinal tincture than a beer. Rather crude. Not really my thing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
MullMan (1099) - New York, USA - FEB 21, 2006
translucent blackish chestnut color, goldish brown edges. loose creamy light tan head. smoky molasses and sweet good-n-plenty like malt aroma. flavor is sweet licorice like Panda candies, some dark molasses, and roasted caramel malt towards the end. bitterish licorice finish. alcohol hidden by sweetness. light mouthfeel and high carbonation. clingy thin layer of lacing. not too complex, but a nice session porter.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dubbercody (213) - Vancouver, Washington, USA - FEB 15, 2006
UPDATED: APR 25, 2007 Bottle- strong sweet nose. Strong sweet malty flavor. Develops increased character as temperature increases. It’s over the top sweetness...yeah...pretty much... Food pairing:Outstanding with bar-b-que. )

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lordeche (479) - Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 6, 2006
Really sweet porter, not particularly refined. Not much roasty or chocolately flavors, though I do taste a bit of wheatiness that I didnt expect. Tastes pretty alcoholic, even for a 9.5%. A little too thin of a body, but still an enjoyable beer. Not a great porter, but it does the job.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
IMtheOptimator (1162) - Bethel, Connecticut, USA - FEB 3, 2006
Poured dark brown with ruby highlites and a light tan head. Aroma of bittersweet chocolate, some sweet coffee, whiskey. Flavor is very sweet with strong notes of coffee and Hershey’s syrup with just the slightest touch of whiskey dryness in the finish. Average body. Probably too sweet for some, but I thought it was rather pleasant, even if it was a little thin.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bb (7255) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 29, 2006
Bottle. Reddish brown beer with a light beige head. Big toffee aroma. Toffee/bready flavors with caramel. Toffee, brown sugar, toffee, caramel, toffee.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beermatrix (1497) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JAN 29, 2006
Dark fudgy brown with a crimson glow at the bottom. A small, big bubbly cap of tanned foam barely surfaces over the edge. Sporatic lacing in spots and tiny strings. Aroma is dark and malty rich with a very assuming forward presense of molasses with favorable hints to dark fruits adding raisin, fig, and dates to the mix with a light coating of soured milk chocolate. Taste shadows a nice reflection cast by the aroma with largely dark malt richness of molasses and the dark fruity stuff of raisins, dates, and figs. A bit thin in the middle. Finishes well with a brown sugar spiced alcoholic warmth with a smooth, slick little coating of tootsie roll chocolate. Semi tangy and darkly sweet for most of its ride until the finish were it turns to a nice chocolate candy thickness. Medium thinned body with a subdued richness to it and silky slick and smoothly textured with very low carbonation. As it should be for a Baltic Porter. A pretty solid brew and recommended.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stefanberggren (135) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 27, 2006
WOW alcohol screams in an loud voice "I’m here" ! Dark mohogany color with a off-white tannish head. Licorice notes mingle with malt and a slightly astringent note (possibly alcohol) Great price, but I probably will not buy again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - JAN 26, 2006
UPDATED: APR 23, 2007 Color; 60K mile motor oil. Nose; sweet malts. Palate; full nectar, smooth like silk. This is as the name implies. A sweet porter w/ bursting flavors and high alcohol (well hidden). It’ll keep you warm on a cold night when your girl has left you on the front porch to think about what you’ve done. Overall: a big malty style thats a little out of balance.


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