mike67 (1109) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 7, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle. Pours brown with an off-white, long lasting foamy head. Nose is bready, toasted malt, hints of dark fruit and piney hops. Body is medium and smooth. Taste is of bready, toasted malt, brown sugar, spicy hops and hints of dark fruit. Finish is long, semi-dry. Well made, balanced brew.
Bricks (991) - Delaware, USA - DEC 1, 2012
2.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Had a very odd aroma, like old dishwasher water and a hint of band-aid. The taste was fair enough, your typical porter.
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours black with tan head. Nose and taste of burnt chocolate malt, toasted malt, vanilla and hints of licorice. Medium body. Dry roast finish.
Travlr (21647) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 11, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Clear ruby purple brown color, thick beige head, silid lacing. Aroma of roasty toasty coffee. Taste is burnt espresso, plums, prunes, raisins. A proper Baltic porter!
jcos (1784) - Maryland, USA - SEP 27, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 23, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
obguthr (5712) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - FEB 26, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
Damico (3144) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
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.
factus (13) - - JAN 5, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
More like a lager than porter. Nothing too distinctive about the taste. Slightly malty/hoppy. Good value though.
sonnycheeba (5143) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 31, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.