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Cigar City Kalevipoeg at the Gates of Hell

Formerly brewed at Cigar City Brewing
Style: Baltic Porter
Tampa, Florida USA


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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Aged in Bourbon barrels

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (8700) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle at James’ for the 9k and sour tasting. Pours a deep black with a thin tan head around the edges. Big roast and cocoa, chocolate, wood. Medium bodied, slow sweet cocoa, roast and chocolate, smooth and warm. Long roast and cocoa, chocolate. Smooth and tasty, warm alcohol on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (5535) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Bottle. Black pour with tan head. Roasted, chocolate and bourbon aromas. Very light but nice chocolate and bourbon tones.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jsquire (3971) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Dark beer with a small beige head. Buttery bourbon barrel and dark fruit nose. This is a nice roasty porter with a ton of bourbon barrel, oak, dark dried fruits and vanilla. Big, rich beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1867) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle. Pour is darker brown with a small off-white head. Aroma and flavor of cocoa powder, light roast, oak chips, peat, and molasses. Finish is not as sweet as the body, somewhat boozy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Sampled during RBSG. From notes. Bourbon and oak with loads of chocolate. Like a double chocolate chip brownie.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
charule (1961) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle thanks to dfonorow. Poured light black light tan head. Aroma of light bourbon choc smoke dark fruit. Light carb med bod. Sweet fruit roast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
decaturstevo (5696) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Black/brown pour with tan head and lace. Aroma is sweet caramel malt, BB, and roastiness. Flavor is sweet caramel malt, bourbon barrel, a touch of chocolate, and roasted malt. Decent bitter from the malt I think. Medium/Full bodied with good carbonation. nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Huhzubendah (3237) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Shared with Paul in a night of debauchery and palate assaulting. Black, opaque body with a viscous, oily, beige collar. Rich and delectable aroma. Chocolates, roast, oak, bourbon. So dark and full. Cigar City strikes yet again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrHangover (3671) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle, courtesy of kermis. Pours a pitch black beer with a small tanned head. Aroma of licorice, coffee, chocolate, roasted malts. Flavor is very sweet, chocolate and molasses rise to the top in this one, backed up by a solid malty base and ends with a light sweet alcohol burn. Nice in balance, great stuff. Misses some verbonden though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deanso (7406) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle shared at the get Dean to 5000 tasting. Courtesy of and shared with Kermis. Big thanks Thin tan head. Clear dark brown pour. Some chocolate and wood. Slight sweetness and bitterness. Well balanced.

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