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Brewed by Browar Witnica
Style: Baltic Porter
Witnica, Poland

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RATINGS: 480   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mjmcend (209) - USA - FEB 19, 2010
Pours dark, dark brown. Aroma was syrupy and a bit of chocolate. I like the flavor, even though Iíve only had this type a few times now. Medium carbonation, oily, full mouthfeel. The 9.4% is hidden well. At 2.75 for a 16.9 oz. bottle, it is a great value. In fact, in terms of $ per alcohol-oz., this is the top beer I have found.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sunnyridge (222) - USA - APR 6, 2010
Black boss is an incredible value and worth picking it up and keeping one or two on hand. The taste has some great roast malt character and a big dose of vanilla. The nose is toasted malt and lite oak/vanilla tones.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Angelmonster (125) - Colorado, USA - DEC 6, 2010
Pours a big finger of beige head. Body is a very dark brown with red highlights. Head retention was decent and lacing was minimal. Predominate smell is of dark fruits. Plums, figs, raisins and prunes. Caramel and roasted malts are also present. There is also a lingering hint of smokiness similar to a scotch ale at the end. Hops are not present at all and alcohol is very faint. Taste is pretty sweet, almost syrupy. Caramel, dulce de leche, smoky burnt malts are the first flavors that come through. Dried fruits like fig, prune, and plum are there as foretold in the smell. Some earthy hops are very faint in the background and for 9 percent abv, alcohol is well hidden. Palate is medium bodied, slightly syrupy. Carbonation levels are good but head doesnt contribute much to the feel. For such a strong dark ale it wasnt as heavy as some baltic porters, which has its pros and cons. Overall a good beer. Drinkability was very good, especially for such a strong beer. Not too heavy or filling, this beer can potentially become dangerous. Good flavors and reasonably priced, would definitely buy this one again

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Matts_Property (831) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 10, 2011
Sampled from a bottle at SIB. Pours a clear dark red/brown with a small lacing.Aroma of liqueur, caramel, and toasted malts. Flavour reflects this. Medium bodied. Tasty.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wtcecil (2) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - SEP 4, 2011 does not count
Aroma: best part of the beer: coffee comes through very strong with hints of chocolate. Appearance: pours black, 3/4 inch white head, no lacing. Taste: malty, chocolate, and coffee. Palate: Good full mouthfeel Overall a great beer for the price. The higher alcohol isnít overpowering in the taste.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
xenodius (3) - Spokane, Washington, USA - NOV 28, 2013 does not count
Cocoa, malt. Beautiful fluffy, fairly retentive head. Dark amber/Brown in color. Raisin/fig, cocoa, sweet molasses, coffee. Very velvety on the palate without too much carbonation. Thereís a nuance that I canít place... plum? Great finish. Malty, toasty and lingering. Fantastic.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerdedDave (513) - - JAN 26, 2014
deep brown color with reddish highlights; chocolaty malt aroma with mild alcohol notes; medium bodied and silky smooth; slightly sweet roasted malt flavors with notes of chocolate, coffee, dark fruit, and hints of warm alcohol

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
penguinfinity (107) - North Carolina, USA - MAR 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours almost opaque amber, appears black in the glass. Light tan head, dissipates to the edges, which stick around. Smells like the sweeter end of the porter spectrum. Taste is sharp but not bitter, simple and to the point. Smoother than I expected. Nice sipping porter.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Arthaey (15) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Surprisingly little aroma. Sweet and malty. Definitely an enjoyable sweet beer.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
charule (1307) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle from my awesome landlord. Poured dark red brown with thick tan head. Aroma of roasty malt and licorice. Light carb med thick bod. Semi sweet choc taste. Surprisingly good.


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