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Freigeist Deutscher Porter Saphir Edition



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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 2, 2016
Bottled (backlog). Black colour with a small beigeish brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, some chocolate, mild berries as well as some funk and sour wood. Flavour is roasted malts, some chocolate, liquorice and alcohol sweetness, but getting a nice sourish edge to it. Balanced, and a bit more mellow than the "basic" Deutscher Porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4847) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Bottle. The look is reddish brown in color with a light tan head. the smell is coke, raisins, malts, and dark fruits. The taste is tart, metal, acidic, and fruits. Infected but tastes ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 13, 2013
Nose of vanilla and dark plums. Pale beige head. Dark reddish black color. Sourish salty and malty taste. Mild hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
VastActiv (5667) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 2, 2012
Bottle 0.375l from Pikkulintu, Helsinki. Colour is almost black with small brown head. Aroma and flavours are sourness, berries, sait and some roasted malts expecially in aroma. Very strange. Watery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
anders37 (23012) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2012
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty weak sour chocolate aroma. Roasted malty sour chocolate flavor. has a roasted malty chocolate sour finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (4496) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - APR 11, 2012
Black colour, beige head. Aroma of Brett, liquorice, hay, hops and roasted malts. Salty sweet flavour, light sour tones, malts and liquorice (katjesdrop). Light astringent. Finish light tart, somewhat sweet with salty liquorice tones. Very special, quite OK, and a rather good combination with strong cheese.
(From 37,5cL bottle @ home)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (17288) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - APR 7, 2012
Röstiger, etwas fruchtiger Beginn mit deutlicher Säure, die in diesem Maße nicht unbedingt gewollt scheint. Weiterhin fruchtig, die Röstigkeit ist nun deutlich im Hintergrund, gering hopfig. Zum Ende etwas süß, was von der Säure aber überstimmt wird. 8/9/7/9/9/9

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nordcore (1307) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - FEB 28, 2012
Bottle 50 cl. Black with a nice large brown head. A fruity aroma with licorice and roasted malt. A medium sour taste with a some what salty and roasted ending, ok. quite spes and fun taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grima (2230) - Merzkirchen, RLP, GERMANY - FEB 22, 2012
On Tap @ ACBF 2011
The beer in the glass is jet black and opaque, creamy with a fine head. The Porter smells very hoppy and roasty, slightly sweet. Starts with flat carbonation. The aroma is sweet malty, strong hoppy, but slightly bitter. Slight roasted malts in background. The finish is also very dominant hoppy. The sweetness increases in the further course, the fine aroma of hops is always in the foreground. Very successful Porter!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 20, 2012
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is wood, vanilla, spices, some roast and liquorice. So far so good. Flavourwise... Outch, I can see what they tried, but it failed. Weird sourness with the salt clearly as a separate taste instead of a taste enhancer. Weird stuff.

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