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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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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - NOV 4, 2009
Not really sure what is going on here... pours black and lovely with small tan head... looks promising. Shall I sniff it? Pray tell, why does this smell like fermented wheat and shoe polish? Fermented chocolate covered cherries as well. Something lactic as hell and sour and wrong is going on in this aroma. Something also alluring trying to fight its way to the surface, but overall this is just badness. Surely this is infected? Drainpour and bummer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Suttree (5407) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 26, 2010
Did anyone else smell mushroom here? Anyone? I got mushroom. Plus some soy, mixed in with coffee and burnt toast. Not really a pleasent aroma. Luckily it tasted a bit better than it smelled, but still a weird mix of flavors - soy, black tea, red wine. Odd beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ross (2120) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - JAN 16, 2012
Bottle from Daniel. Pours out a black color with a tan head. Smell is sweet and full of chocolate and dark roasted malts. Taste is sweet - too sweet - with a little punch of alcohol. Not something I would want to have again.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DuffMan (7564) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 7, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2014 Bottle. Dark brown, but not quite inky, with a thin brown head. Aroma is sweet, but in a way that isn’t entirely appealing, cola-ish with caramel and dark fruits. Tootsie Rolls! That;s what I’m getting here! And I’m not crazy about it. The palate is much the same, more caramel, very little roast, and with a dusty, flinty dryness in the finish. Just okay.

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.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sledutah (5663) - Utah, USA - FEB 15, 2010
500ml bottle from Brewforia
Appearance: Dark burgundy with virtually no head or lacing
Aroma: Dark fruits, caramel
Taste: Sweet malts, dark fruits & caramel. The finish is grainy and sweet
The alcohol is well hidden. Not bad, but I probably wouldn’t order a second pint if I was at a bar.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
IlanMan (1015) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 16, 2010
Bottle. Pour was medium brown with a light tan head. Aroma was of chocolate, light toasted malt, and toffee. The body of the beer was quite thin and unpleasant due to the lack of malt background and heavily toasted malts. The brew was a bit too sweet and had an alcoholic kick. I was not the biggest fan.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 29, 2012
From Beerlicious iphone app: Smells of burnt malts. Brown clear color in the sun. Minimal Brown head. Medium bitterness finishing lighter with a touch of sour. Short duration. Medium/light body with a thin watery texture. Average Carbonation and an abrupt finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
brokensail (12367) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 21, 2013
Black pour with a khaki head. Smells like burnt grains and popcorn. Acidic coffee, chocolate, and burnt sugar. Maybe a bit of bile. Bread and tons of overly roasted malt. The flavor is bitter, burnt, and grainy. Burnt popcorn, licorice, chocolate, and acidic coffee.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wlajwl (4343) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Aroma is dark malts and butterscotch/toffee. The flavor is malts butterscotch/toffee (bordering on cloyingly sweet) and a mildly acidic/tart finish.


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