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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
Dominion Baltic Porter is a bottom-fermented lager brewed to meet your need for warmth on a cold winter’s night. Hints of licorice, toffee & chocolate mingle with German Pilsner, Crystal, Dark Specialty Malts & a touch of Rye giving out porter a full-bodied taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcos (1784) - Maryland, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Location/Date:Bottle on September 27th, 2012.

Appearance: Pours black opaque with light red head.
  Aroma: Aroma of chocolate, licorice.
  Taste: Faint hop, chocolate, roasty matl, faint licorice, hint of rye.
    Palate:Medium body, smooth.

Summary: This beer was bottled in November of 2011 even though I bought it recently. Hopefully it represents. This beer is pretty damn solid and enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 23, 2012
Pours dark brown with a light brown head. Smells of chocolate, some spicy hints, roasted malt, licorice. Tastes spicy with some burned molasses, some spicy hints, dark fruity undertones. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (5642) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - FEB 26, 2012
Tree bark and soil nose, with bakers’ chocolate accents. Cola brown, floaties, medium tan head. Medium body, smooth. Roasty with subtle fudgy notes. Alcohol not noticeable. Nothing too unusual or spectacular, but an enjoyable porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (3144) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2012
Pours dark chocolate in color with a tan head which dissipates pretty quickly. The aroma is roasted malts and a bit of light smokiness. The flavor is light roasted malts with notes of the chocolate as well on a medium body with a pleasant creamy ending.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
factus (13) - - JAN 5, 2012
More like a lager than porter. Nothing too distinctive about the taste. Slightly malty/hoppy. Good value though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (5042) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 31, 2011
12oz bottle. Pours dark brown with frothy, beige head; spare lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, caramel, and coffee along with subtle notes of smoke and chocolate. Flavor is smoke, roasted malt and coffee. Medium body and carbonation with a lingering dark chocolate bitterness. Good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
strongpieman (1648) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - DEC 24, 2011
Bottle. Overall, very good. Deep brown, clear, light tan head. Chocolate aroma, rich. Full body and lots (too much) carbonation (the only negative). Bitter finish that really sticks around. Would recommend.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mansquito (5307) - Nueva York, New York, USA - DEC 24, 2011
Harris Teeter, DC six-pack ($7): Pours a dark brown with a not white head. Aroma is chocolate, toffee, chocolate toffee, and more non-descript roasted jawns. The thing about this beer is not that it is very complex. It is not that original either. It is, however, extremely sesionable and his a super proper balance. Is the flavour profile my favourite? No, but I like it anyway. I think that this a good effort at making an accessible and easy-drinking Baltic. Kudos.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gpekar (492) - Florida, USA - DEC 5, 2011
Poured a clear, dark mahogany brown with nice orange highlights. There was a tall creamy brown head with large bubbles. There were some carbonation bubbles rising up from the bottom of the glass. The aroma was mild with hints of coffee, dark chocolate and licorice. The beer had a slightly creamy texture The beer had flavors of dark chocolate, licorice and some espresso. There was more of a mellow dark chocolate bitterness in the middle with a hint of smokiness. The finish became more smooth with a more mellow bitterness of chocolate that faded gradually, There was a light amount of lacing throughout the glass. A very easy drinking beer with good flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
eaglefan538 (3027) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - DEC 3, 2011
Bottle from SL. Pour was deep brown black, tan colored thin head. Aroma of smoke and chocolate, licorice. Flavor of roast, chocolate, smoke, faint licorice. Rye not noted during the tasting, odd hop character, body was moderate to full for the style but not smooth and velvety, like a star bp. Meh.... Weak in style for sure.

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