NielsenRatings (8096) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 6, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ Greg’s house via trade with markwise.mtganks Mark! Pours a deep brown/black appearance with a massive brown head that keeps on growing seemingly. Very roasty, lightly smoky malty, anise forward aroma. Aise, dark chocolate, charred malty, chocolate flavor with some light fruity notes. A bit boozy. Not my favorite.
lapalou (8) - Florida, USA - JAN 26, 2013 does not count
4.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Great pour, balanced notes of chocolate. Smooth and drinkable for the abv. A fantastic porter which provides great flavor with no bitterness
scottyshades (130) - Parkland, Florida, Florida, USA - JAN 25, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at BX Beer Depot’s CCB Tap Takeover - aged for one year
An example of a mellow yet robust porter. Rich and decadent, dark fruit, and coffee to finish. Velvety mouth feel and lingering finish
mcberko (5219) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 20, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
750mL bottle, sent from LateStart (thanks Jordan), pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of light cocoa powder, some roast, and dry wood. Flavour of light cocoa powder, a bit of sourness, some soot and burnt / roasted malts. Medium bodied, with a lot of the wood upfront, like it’s been aged. Finishes on vinegar and sour cocoa notes. Bizarre Baltic porter, certainly not conforming to style. Decent stuff.
Sammy (8024) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 17, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
A nice beer, had on tap at CC Tasting Room. A bitter rather than a sour finish. Black with a small amount of lace.Chocolate and Spicy. Big chocolate spicy bite at the end.
jredmond (4872) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JAN 17, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared with Paul and Brendan. Pours a deep oil black body with thin brown lacing. Aroma is smoke, rOasted malts, earthy hops and cocoa. Mouthfeel is medium to full with notes of chocolate, light smoke, roasted malts, toasted bread, earthy hope and spice. A very nice Baltic style porter.
knickskicks (606) - - JAN 12, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brow, creamy beige head. Nose is roasted malts, dark chocolate, ash. Taste is bitter chocolate, dark fruits, roasted malts.
5000 (5982) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 12, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle:   Nearly black, thin frothy beige head, spotty lacing.   Aroma of tootsie rolls, popsicles, and sweet roasted malts.   Much more traditional on the tongue, sweet roasted malts, a bit of coffee and chocolate.   There is a slight fruitiness to it, with a very soft sour tinge that comes and goes very quickly.   Not as salty or vinegar like as other examples (thankfully), and certainly complex.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate to full.   Finishes a bit dry, some cocoa, lightly hopped, a tad sour dark pitted fruit.   Solid beer!
rbrazell (1404) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 9, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at Proof. Black pour with a creamy tan head. Lots of big roast, charcoal, coffee beans with bittersweet dry chocolate. Flavor has notes of creamy chocolate, roast, milk duds, coffee and a dry earthiness. Slightly sweet finish and a medium body. Not too shabby.
thebeertourist (4617) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 6, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Craft Beer Brixton. Pours dark brown with a beige head. Sweet and vinous nose, sour fruits in the lead. Some chocolate, but mostly sour fruit flavours. Decent.