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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Baltic style porter fermented with a lager yeast. Rich and inviting with flavors and aromas resembling dark fruit and chocolate.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20476) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2008
Draught at GABF 2008. Dark brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Roasted and fruity arom aof caramel and chocolate. Sweet flavour of caramel, chocolate, dried fruits and hops. Hoppy and roasted finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2010
10th October 2008. GABF. Clear very dark brown beer. Very light and dry sweet malt with a touch of coffee. Sweet dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11925) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2011
(22oz bottle) Pours a mahogany body with a small beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, vanilla, and chocolate. Flavor of roasted malt, earth, chocolate, earth, and raisins.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 18, 2008
Date: 08/08/2008
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

Appearance: black, wispy beige head,
Aroma: rich dry dark chocolate aroma,
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, lots of earthyness keeps it dry, light bitter finish,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+/4

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (8851) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 5, 2009
dark brown pour w a tan head. Roasty aroma and flavor. I get some chocolate and prune notes as well. Enjoyable brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - SEP 3, 2008
22oz bottle from the brewery: Pours a nearly opaque dark mahogany black with a thin, clingy-laciing light tan head. Aroma of sweet dark caramel with some burnt roasty notes and a touch of raisins and plums. Body starts with a decent fullness and carbonation with some sweet dark caramel and roasted malt flavors along with a touch of earthy bitterness and dark fruits before a slightly burnt bittersweet roasty finish. Could be a little smoother without the burnt notes, but still pretty drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ughsmash (7086) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 10, 2008
On tap at GTMW. Poured deep brown with a short dusting of tan head. The aroma was weak with toasty black malts including some darker chocolates.. just not much going on. The flavor was on the dry side with burnt chocolate and other dark malts.. light coffee bitterness emerged with warmth and extended through the finish.. OK. Medium-bodied and well-roasted on the palate.. just didn’t do a whole lot for me.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
after4ever (6055) - Brier, Washington, USA - AUG 14, 2010
22. Capped. Pours nearly with a loose tan head. Roasty chocolatey nose. Licoricey buggy tang there as well. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Roast, chococlate, and balsamic bugginess on the mid palate. Longish tangy bugged finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 23, 2011
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye for this one, reddish color color with a nutty malt aroma, flavor is cola, fruit, roasted malt

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BBB63 (5937) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - AUG 26, 2008
GTMW 2008: Deep brown with mahogany highlights topped by small head. The aroma has notes of plum and fig esters, chocolate, walnut, rye bread, and herbal hops. The taste starts with acidic fruit and chocolate. Supported by some bitterness of hops and coffee. The mouth feel is thin yet oily. An okay brew but not much else.


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