lagermonkey (725) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUN 6, 2010
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours black as night with a thin brown head that quickly evaporates to nothing at all. Smells of roasty malt, mixed with dark fruit and a just hint of smoke.
No surprises in the mouth as it reflects the nose almost perfectly. Roasty and dark fruit (raisiny) with a fairly chewy body but creamy as well. The roasted malt and fruit mix nicely and the creamy texture makes it go down smooth. The alcohol sneaks up on you a bit since there’s nary a hint of booziness. Creamy, mocha-like finish and a lingering roastiness in the aftertaste.
It’s as straightforward as a Baltic Porter can be, balanced the fruitiness and the roastiness well and is smooth as velvet. What’s not to like? Six years is a long time to wait between samples...but I think they have improved the recipe since then
brownaler (443) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JAN 11, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Solid black appearance. Smooth profile and a bit of chalkiness and syrup with a roasty finish.
bigbish (649) - California, USA - NOV 15, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
This is a really great winter beer. Nice toasted characters, we’ll rounded flavor. Feels medium on the palate. Good beer.
HuldgaardRJ (180) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
(7) Drink again. I would drink this beer again. No doubt - not the band - but the beer - chessy - yes! But nevertheless a good beer!
llkc (960) - århus, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Duft karamel lidt Brandt malt sødme svag rugbrød smag ristet malt karamel lidt kaffe lidt bitter malt smag
CloakedDagger (1534) - - JUL 8, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle 35,5 cl. Pours a clear, warm reddish brown with a beige head. Sweet, dark, dried fruit aroma. Medium body, sweet and rich dark dried fruit, a little vanilla. Very little roastiness. Not much of a Baltic Porter. 080715
bkurtz (1018) - PERU - JUN 22, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle - Pours a dark, clear brown with a big creamy, mostly lasting head with some big carb bubbles. Aromas of sweet dried fruits and licorice. Velvet mouth feel with aromas continuing in the taste. A bit sweet, but a "full" 6% beer.
Borup (9453) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From tap at Søernes Ølbar. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, caramel, licorice, dried fruit and chocolate.
Vaiz (4107) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUN 14, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle in Baltimore. Roasty malts in the aroma, chocolate, caramel and some bready yeast. Flavor is quite sweet, sugary malts and with a decent body. Only a bit boring.
ffaoe (373) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - APR 24, 2015
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
strong roasty aroma. black in color with a decent head. full body complex roasty flavors. taste of roasted and dark caramel malts. chocolate finish
Rune (10006) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 10, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
355ml bottle, trade with Skinnyviking. Spotty lacing from a slowly declining beige head. Clear dark brown coloured body. Sweet caramel aroma, slightly roasted. Rather sweet flavours of brown and black malts, chocolate and cocoa to the fore. Smooth ending. Tasty, gets a tad too sweet after a few sips (shared with Finn, Tromsø 08.04.2015).