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Fat Headís Battle Axe Baltic Porter

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brazen flavors of coffee,dried fruit and toffee will assalt your taste buds and pillage your palate. This complex beer is fermented with lager yeast (as a true Baltic Porter should be) for a delicious and smooth finish.
Great American Beer Festival Gold Medal Winner 2011!
Silver Medal at the 2012 World Beer Cup!
2014 Denver International Beer Competition Silver Medal.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (7627) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 20, 2016
Nice roast and light caramel. Good balance. Some dark and a hint of booze. Black pour with decent head and lacing. Bittersweet finish. Tap at brewpub.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mansquito (5341) - Nueva York, New York, USA - SEP 4, 2016
At the saloon: pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is molasses and chocolate. Taste is malty. Very drinkable. Alcohol is well covered. Good body. I like.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nate (4186) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2016
On tap at the Saloon. Thin roasted aroma, coffee. Mild carbonic sweet tang. Dark brown-black with thin head. Medium body with medium carbonation. Sweet roasty coffee and cocoa. Light hop bitterness. Roasted nutty-coffee finish with sweet after. Nice porter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prufrockstar (1980) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 6, 2016
Draft at Kroger. Dark pour, short-lived khaki head. Listed simply as a porter on the board, this is definitely a different animal. Dark fruit, caramel, and toffee. Reasonably sweet, minimal bitterness. Full body, creamy smooth texture, soft carbonation. Very tasty (and makes more sense now that I see it listed as a Baltic porter).

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (14942) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 20, 2016
Draft - pours black tan head - nose/taste of coffee, dark fruit, light cocoa - medium body

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (10018) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2016
On tap at Fat Heads Pittsburgh. Pours a dark amber with small white head that lasts. The aroma is cocoa and roast. Medium body, caramel, bread, light spice finish, good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (12729) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 17, 2016
Draft - Dark fruity roast. Jet brown with a decent white head. Light and fruity with some nice dark roast and a sweet finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Panzuriel (1952) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 17, 2016
Location: sample on tap at Fat Headís Saloon Pittsburgh Appearance: Dark black brown. Nice tight head of mocha foam Nose: Richly roasted dark malt. Coffee. Dark fruit. chocolate Taste: Sweet dark chocolate. Coffee bitters. Hints of fruit Body: Medium and satiny Parting thoughts: A very nice Baltic porter with delightful dark chocolate throughout

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (9998) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 31, 2016
Draft at Caponeís. Hazy dark brownish black pour with khaki head. Nose was dark malt, coffee, figgy fruit. Tastes malty, with notes of fig, toffee, coffee, and some hops in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (11560) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 13, 2016
On tap at Caponeís. Poured a dark brown color with a small sized off white head. Dark fruits, chocolate, and some roastiness.


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