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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 52   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Celebrate the anniversary of Pop the Cap with our GABF Gold and Silver award winning Baltic Porter. Brewed only once before, and now bottled in a limited, commemorative edition only available at Samís Quick Shop and Foothills. Our Baltic Porter is the perfect way to celebrate NC craft brewing and this special anniversary.

Alc. 9% by Vol. SRM: 40.6 IBU: 51.7


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (6351) - Helsinge, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2010
Bottle. Pitch black body with a creamy thick light tan head. The aroma is sweet tobacco, chocolate, coffee, hard roasted malt and some ripe dark fruit. The flavour is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and lighter notes of hops. Creamy texture. Very good.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4009) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - DEC 1, 2010
Pours an opaque black allowing hints of copper light and producing one finger of creamy tan head. Nose is rich with bakers chocolate and black cherry skins, notes of caramel and leather with a hint of fruit. Flavor is dark and smooth with a present but not overwhelming roast followed by bakers chocolate and coffee with ephemeral hints of fruit. Full bodied with a velvety palate.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (6605) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JAN 9, 2011
Bottle thanks to my Secret Santa! Poured near black with a brown head that lasted throughout the beer. Aroma was full of roasted malts with dark grains, chocolate and a hint of slight coffee. Flavor was also full of roasted dark grains with a bit of coffee coming out in the finish.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2011
From the cellar at Foothills brewpub, Winston-Salem NC in 2006. This hadnít been officially released yet so many thanks to Jamie for rustling up this preview from the cellar. Looked great - pitch black, with a lasting, thick brown head. Big burnt malt aroma with plenty of coffee and chocolate. Quite rich, dark chocolate on the palate with some firm hops and a strong roasty bitterness. Quite dry and fairly bitter. Full, firm mouthfeel but also smooth. Drinks nicely - the alcohol is not intrusive or distracting at all. Superb stuff and itís only going to get better.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evr1dr (145) - Virginia, USA - MAR 8, 2011
Bomber thanks to Scott. Pours dark with lively tan head. Nose of vanilla, cocoa and toffee. Bitter taste of roasted malt, espresso, and dark fruit. Creamy mouthfeel for the style. Well done.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (8234) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 19, 2011
Bottle at Maxís tasting. Black with brown head. Nose and taste of roasted chocolate, dry chocolate malt, coffee and light coconut.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tgncc (2774) - Bellmore, New York, USA - MAR 19, 2011
Tasting at MaxxDaddyís house. The aroma is nice, chocolate, vanilla cream, coffee. The appearance is deep brown, tan head. The flavor is just like the aroma. The finish is sweet, light hop bittering. medium in body. Very good.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aurelius (4118) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 23, 2011
Smooth. Just plain smooth. Great label, inky brew with a nice tan head. Thanks to LuckyDog for bringing this back from the brewpub and splitting it with us up at work. Toasted, and with the right amount of roast. Pretty dry for the style. Parched soy. Good creamy mouthfeel. A very nice pint.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drowland (5993) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - MAR 31, 2011
3/31/11. Bomber courtesy emacgee! Black pour with a big brown head that sticks and laces quite a bit. Complex aroma of dark fruits, molasses, dark malts, and chocolate, with that certain hint of sour stout. Big chocolate flavor again with a dash of sour paired with a finish of dry coffee, molasses, and dark fruits. Quite nice!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2011
Thanks to JP and Tyler for picking this up for me when I couldnít make the release. Reviewed from notes. Poured into a tulip. Color is a dark brown with a few crimson highlights when held up to the light. Off white head with pretty good staying power. Nose is roasted malt, chocolate, hints of coffee, and a really nice dark fruit presence. The taste combines the roast and fruit very well. Good body that isnít too full. Drinks really well; Iím glad they finally bottled this. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 11-11-2010


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