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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2013

Bottle 750ml. @ [ The Danish Summer Gathering, TSODRBSG13 ].

Clear dark brown colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate, laber larver, bourbon. Flavour is light heavy sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, bourbon, vanilla, laber laver. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Nice ;D [20130831]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (40454) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2013
75 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is chocolate malty and roasted. Bitter and toffee malty. Breadish and caramelish. Sweet and toasted malty, toffee and smooth caramelish. Bitter and toasted. Smooth malty and light caramelish. Lingering malty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2014
6th March 2014
Jack is back tasting at Bruce’s. Thanks to Paul. Almost opaque dark brown beer, good bubbly pale tan head. Light palate, smooth, fine carbonation. Smooth dark malt, quite a light touch. Mild dark chocolate. Mellow.bourbon. Whisper of vanilla wood. Smooth finish. Well behaved and mellow for a big ba beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (18527) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2014
Bottle shared in London - many thanks to Paul. Pours deep brown with a frothy tan head. Lovely aroma, lots of burnt marshmallows, milk chocolate, a bit of torched wood. Medium to big sweet flavor with rich chocolate, burnt toffee, more torched marshmallows, figs, raisins, mild earth. Full bodied with fine carbonation and creamy texture. Lightly warming to finish, mild milk chocolate, toasted bread, more dark fruits, touches of burnt wood. Good one. Nicely balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (18220) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle at "Darkness comes to town", 131116. Pitch black beer with a nice beige/brownish head. Roasted chocolate aroma, cocoa, nutcreme, vanilla, raisins, cocoa powder, bourbon, raisins, creamy notes. Roasted chocolate flavor, cocoa, raisins, figs, dades, citrus notes, warming notes, nutcreme, cocoa powder, earthy, caramel, bourbon, some floral notes. Full bodied, chocolate finish with cocoa, nuts, warming alcohol and some figs. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (17539) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle @ TSODRBSG13, Ulfborg. Almost black with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, vanilla, wood and bourbon. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 310813

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (16885) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2014
Bottle split at the Jack is back tasting, big thanks to Mr He Who Is Back for this number, 06/03/14. Black with a moderate tan covering that clears to the edge. Nose is rich chocolate, subtle BA effect, Bounty bar, woody booze and light bourbonics, pinch of spice. Taste comprises coconut shavings, rich chocolate, light booze, dark toffee fudge, light mineral pangs, spice. Medium + bodiment, fine carbonation. Solid stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
saxo (16772) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle @ Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, licorice, bourbon, vanilla, fruits, coffee and hops. Nice dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (16055) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 1, 2013
Bottle @ Richard’s tasting. Reddish brown pour with a tan head. Kind of a boozy aroma. Bourbon, grape, plum, and roasted malts. Light vanilla, brown sugar, and chocolate. Flavors of bourbon, grape, and brown sugar. Sweet vanilla, chocolate, and plum. Roasted malt, licorice, and a touch of booze.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dedollewaitor (15537) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2013
Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering, 2013. Pours black with a creamy head. Caramel, coffee, roast, vanilla. Rustic. Smooth and full bodied. Delcious!!!

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