Nejhleader (1374) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 1, 2015
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Seemed a bit weak for a Baltic porter, but it was still decent. Slight creamy body, lager type malts with a slight coffee blend.
tarmok (551) - Tartu, ESTONIA - AUG 11, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
black liquid with frothy tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee. Taste: medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, coffee. Palate: light body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,
Nonshaugen (123) - Fetsund, NORWAY - JUL 26, 2015
4.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Black, they promise at the label, and black it is. Just as black as Slash’s hair and hat. Baltic porter, smells amazing with coffee and chocolate up front. Tastes very nice, and for once it’s not that sweet as porters tend to be. Produced at the same brewery as the Einstök Icelandic Porter, but in my opinion a better beer. A moderate ABV of 5,8 makes this a very easy drinkable porter. Enjoyed it, ended up with a top 5 score of 4,2.
thirstyrabbit (1483) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 22, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Dark body, small beige head. Aroma has cocoa powder and some licorice. Maybe a bit of chocolate cake. Taste has faint smoked prunes and more cocoa. Quite watery mouthfeel for the style. And too low ABV - proper Baltic Porters have at least 6,5% ABV, preferably up to 9%. This one is alright, but it doesn’t give you that chewy warming kick I expect to receive when drinking a Baltic Porter.
Vili (177) - FINLAND - JUL 16, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl bottle. Pitch black pour with small, light brow head. Little to no lacing. Aromas of burned rye bread, coffee and raisins. Taste is sweet, malty, dark coffee. Little to no carbonation and surprisingly fresh palate. Aftertaste is short, sweetish, and balanced. Decent porter.
suurjuust (1940) - ESTONIA - JUL 5, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Black beer, medium to small head. Nose is roasty, some chocolate and ashy notes. Flavor is roasty, coffee, chocolate. Finish has a nice and hoppy overtone to it, some roast, coffee and chocolate. Lingering hops and roast. All the flavors are there, but it lacks something, maybe it would be better a bit sweeter.
Marduk (4203) - Reval, ESTONIA - JUN 6, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle. Very dark brown color. Huge size, brownish beige head, stays.Sweet, malty, touch of minerals, roast, very faint cocoa in aroma. Sweetish, stale coffee, roasted malts, smooth chocolate in taste. Mild hops mixed with roasted malts in aftertaste. Soft carbonation. Smooth mouthfeel. Nice one.
martjoobolut (1780) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 5, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
0,33L bottle (from Drink Shop). Pours dark brown-black with light brown head. The head stays for some time. Aroma is malts, sweetness, breadiness. Flavor is sweet, malt, some smoke, chocolate, roast, breadiness. Feels somewhat dead. Overall: ok, but a little bit too bland.
djoeye (2580) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 3, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Beige head, black body, tiny dots down the glassware.
Mild scents of dark fruits, dark malts, cocoa, almond, cappucino.
Tastes dark caramel, malts, cocoa, creamy coffee, dark chocolate with dusty prunes.
Good body, semidry, and a juicy tale. Good.
[33cl btl 5.8%abv B@Vinmonopolet]
k92488 (346) - NORWAY - MAY 9, 2015
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
0.33 flaske fra polet. Svart med off white skum som forsvant fort. Aroma brent malt litt sjokolade. Smak av malt. Flat og lite spennende.