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Cigar City Kalevipoeg Baltic Porter

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


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RATINGS: 196   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Brewed to celebrate our 1000th batch.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenDV138 (6105) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle at Coppertail Brewing during the RBWG 2015 Grand Tasting. Black with off-white head. Aromas of roast, caramel, chocolate, dark fruit. Tastes of chocolate, roast, dark fruit. Medium body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Tasted during RBWG15 Grand Tasting. 750ml bottle. Very dark brown color. Little off-white head. Dots and bits of lace. Some good dark fruit: raisin, dark chocolate, mild to moderate coffee, moderate-plus sweetness, moderate bitter. Mild hint of oxidization, but it works great (usually I hate that flavor). Fun stuff to try.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (12935) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle - Dark malts and dark fruit with fruity blueberry notes. Deep jet brown with a small head. Dark roast, fruity berry notes and a lighter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dodgrblu (732) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 8, 2014
750 ml bottle from Timfoolery, sweet chocolate aroma and flavor, thin disappearing head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wedgie9 (2639) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 24, 2014
From notes. Tasted on 6/30/12 at the 1st Annual Chimipalooza, from a 750mL bottle, thanks to rustyham for sharing. Pours opaque cola brown witn an average tan head that leaves an average collar of lace. The nose is dark chocolate, molasses, and vanilla, with a touch of roasted bitterness. The flavor is very dry with the dark chocolate, molasses, and roasted bitterness, and just a hint of vanilla on the back of the palate. The body is full with just under average carbonation and a long lightly bitter dark chocolate finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sudomorph (1095) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 21, 2014
Feb 2012, 1 pint 9.4oz bottle. Pours a super dark ruby with a tan, ring head. Aroma has a big licorice, hints of roast, dark fruits, spice, and a sweetness. Taste is balanced but a touch tart. Roasty dark chocolate with mild dark fruits, and spice. Medium-full body with a medium carbonation. Smooth and clean mouth feel with a soft carbonation and a mild, dry aftertaste. Overall interesting. Dark fruits, licorice, roasted malts, dark chocolate. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 27, 2014
(750ml bottle) Pours a dark mahogany body with a small brown head Aroma of caramel, chocolate, raisins, and roasted malt. Flavor of raisins, molasses, roasted malt, chocolate,and caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (17245) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2014
Bottle, split at the Cask with Bruce and Josh, 26/02/14 Josh farwell beer I guess! Mid black with a good sized tan covering. Nose is tangy dark fruit, chocolate dipped cherries, roasty, dark chocolate, tarte berry tang. Taste comprises Black Forest Gateux, molasses, lick of booze, dark toffee fudge, dark chocolate tones. Medium + bodiment, fine carbonation, light boozey tease in the close. Solid tangy fruit Baltic affair.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maneliquor (3484) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle at Cask cheers to Colin for this beaut! Pours black with a dense tan head which slowly disappears. Nose is very tarty and full of ripe berries - big raspberry, blueberry, nice dark chocolate with liquorice and ripe plum. Taste is very much tarty raspberry and black currant, milk chocolate, a little robust roast but nothing over the top. The tartiness is the showcase here and the big back bone this beer has really gives it balance. Not exactly a ’Baltic’ porter but a damn good imperial porter either way. Very tasty

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nuplastikk (5797) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 11, 2013
750ml shared at Levi’s house. Brown-black body, beige head. Odd sour raisin tinged aroma, big prune notes. Fruity oddness, certainly doesn’t capture the style. Tobacco tinged. Grows on you, but the grape, prune, raisin aromas are odd. Imperfect, oily dark ale.

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