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Fortuna Komes Porter Baltycki

Brewed by Browar Fortuna
Style: Baltic Porter
Miłosław, Poland


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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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KOMES PORTER reflects the history of brewing, referring to the 18th century tradition of brewing porters in the Baltic states. At their prime, Baltic porters represented one third of the market, which is the best evidence of their popularity. We offer you a well-balanced, dark, strong beer with a distinct flavour. Slow fermentation at low temperatures in open vats, coupled with long (at least 3 months) maturation have resulted in the beer’s character and complete, complex nature. The Porter’s bouquet matures further in the bottle. Time is on its side.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rafael52 (76) - Łódź, POLAND - MAR 1, 2015
Barwa: ciemnobrunatna, klarowna.
Piana: beżowa, drobnopęcherzykowa, zwarta, bardzo obfita.
Zapach: aromaty palonych słodów, kawa, kakao, delikatne aromaty sosu sojowego oraz śliwek.
Smak: średnio pełne, głównie nuty kawowe oraz delikatna paloność, wyczuwalne nuty opiekane, delikatny alkohol.
Wysycenie: trochę za wysokie.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Luxaron (12) - POLAND - MAR 1, 2015
Kawowy, dobrze kryjący alkochol, przyjemny, warty swojej sławy. Doskonały na każdą okazję, polecam.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
schiza (9) - - FEB 24, 2015 does not count
Bottled, with date 2 VI 2016. Highly roasted aroma: rye bread, smoke. Also some plums, liquor, alcohol in scent only when "deeply inhaling". Clear when poured to glass, very dark brown in color, with some ruby reflexes to the light. "Sounds" highly fizzy when poured, tanned head disappears almost instantly. Medium-to-low carbonation (might be a little lower maybe), taste starts a little sour (like pumpernickel) with some fizziness and ends with dark chocolate bitterness, that lasts for quite some time - leaving chocolate taste on the tongue and bitterness "on the cheeks". Alcohol only warms the throat on the finish (and for short time), but not in the taste itself. Not very full body, but still not super-drinkable - chocolate aftertaste is lasting. That might be good, because you can get easily drunk ;) It’s still 9% ABV, even if alcohol is well hidden in the taste - this is tricky, but well done. Very good baltic porter, probably a must-try in Poland. Second bottle waiting in the cellar :)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lunarmountains (33) - - FEB 20, 2015
Aroma: roasty, caramel, chocolate, alcohol. Appearance : Color deep brown to black with nice ruby glimmering. Taste: medium sweet, medium bitter from roasted malts and alcohol. Palate: body is medium, creamy and slick texture, medium CO2, finish is long and bitter from malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bleki (88) - Gliwice, POLAND - FEB 19, 2015
Pours dark ruby, with small, stable, dark beige head. In aroma chocolate, cherry, dark bread, alcohol. In taste medium sweet. Roasty malts in the flavor. Full body, sticky texture, below average carbonation, nice bitter finish and long aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
popiela (37) - - FEB 19, 2015
Mocno wyczuwalny alkohol, poza tym ciekawe nuty kawowe, zarówno w aromacie, jak i w smaku. Mogłoby być znacznie lepiej ułożone.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kita (1276) - Koper, SLOVENIA - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle, 0.50l, courtesy of ElDesmadre. Cloudy almost black color with medium creamy light brown head and no fair lacing. Aroma of heavy roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, nuts and grassy hops. Taste starts with sweet and rich roasted malt, follows by coffee, chocolate and liquorice, while mouthfeel is warming alcoholic and spicy with mild bitter finish. Full body, creamy texture and average carbonation in palate. Wow, this one is hell of a rich winter warmer...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (11581) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2015
Fonefan 300814. Dark red brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is licorice, coffee, roasted malt, hop, chocolate. Flavour is licorice, coffee, roasted malt, hop, chocolate, fruit, alcohol. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomekboniek (99) - POLAND - FEB 13, 2015
Butelka, ciemna barwa. Bardzo dobry porter bałtycki. Kawa, czekolada, słody ciemne, palone. Bardzo dobrze ukryty alkohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
WelshPL (23) - Poznań, POLAND - FEB 13, 2015
Świetny aromat, mocno kawowy, czuć czekoladę i paloność, w smaku suszone owoce, świetnie ukryty alkohol. Może lekko zbyt palony i kwaśny aromat, idący w kierunku RISa,ale mi to nie przeszkadza. Pite świeże jest pyszne, do tego genialnie się starzeje. Zasłużone wszystkie nagrody i pochwały. Moim zdaniem najlepszy Porter Bałtycki w Polsce-nie licząc wariacji na jego temat.

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