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RATINGS: 204   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Dark fruit and bittersweet chocolate notes meld into a spicy finish of this hearty beer made with de-husked roasted malts and a lager yeast. 23.5°, 38IBUs


3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
artmcd8 (1787) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Pretty delicious stuff and lots of alcohol to boot. Pours a jet black with little head. Extremely malty. Yumm.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WLG423 (201) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 27, 2012
A nice blend of floral hops and coffee aromas. Rich whole grain flavors with earthy dark fruit flavors and a bitter piney finish. Rich, well developed body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
swong17 (58) - USA - OCT 27, 2012
Pours black with a one finger tan head. Aromas of roasted coffee, dark fruit, and banana bread. Creamy and smooth mouthfeel. Tastes of dark fruit, particularly raisins and figs, bittersweet chocolate, and tobacco. Finishes a touch bitter and the carbonation lingers nicely on the tongue.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod (5341) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - SEP 30, 2012
Bottle. Black pour with a short, foamy tan head. Aroma is strong roasted malt, burnt caramel, and dark chocolate notes. Taste is roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, alcohol notes, dark ripe fruits and caramel. Body is medium-full with a strong, bubbly carbonation. Chocolate covered raisins, coffee, roasted malt, burnt caramel, toasted dark bread, and dark fruit during the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamJackson (2881) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 29, 2012
Cask Brewery Deep dark brown on the pour. Black throughout. 3 finger head leathery. Smell is sort of campfire like with some brown sugar and yeah just a lot of smokiness Taste very sweet up front, followed by a very mellow and smooth toasty character like almonds and pistachios. Semi sweet with a small presence of chocolate Malts. Finish is molasses Very low carbonation being a cask. Heavy body.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GandGKevin (920) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 20, 2012
Roasty chocolate aromas. Roasty chocolate flavors. Lighter in color than expected but overall very tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadRobin (2069) - Silver Spring, USA - SEP 19, 2012
On tap at Frisco Grill and Taproom. Opaque, near black brown with creamy light brown head and excellent lacing. Aroma of dark chocolate, dark roasted malt and dark fruit. Taste of dark roasted malt, bittersweet chocolate, molasses and peat. Medium body and light carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Patrickctenchi (4100) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 22, 2012
12 oz. bottle 2009 vintage: Pours black-reddish with virtually no head. Scent is chocolate, dark wine and booze. Taste is molasses, very darkly fruited.... Extremely sweet with a hint of alcohol bitter.... Smooth, but powerful. A sipper. Marvelous stuff....very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6837) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 4, 2012
12 oz. bottle. 2009 vintage. Pours a deep, dark brown with a mahogany tint and a small beige head. Aroma of chocolate, nuts, figs, molasses, banana bread. Flavor of molasses, cola, dark fruits (raisins, figs, plums), chocolate, and nuts. Hint of spice in both nose and flavor. Medium-bodied, with a sweet, smooth mouthfel and moderate carbonation. Good, strong Baltic porter.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - APR 25, 2012
Originally reviewed: 5/30/09. Pours a deep dark cola color with about an inch’s worth of head on top. No retention at all, and very little lacing. Smells of roasted coffee, cocoa, nuts, and bread. Mouthfeel was crisp, yet creamy. This was very smooth. I dig it. Flavor was big time cocoa and coffee all melding and jiving together. Great roasty aftertaste. Finishes slightly bitter. Great Baltic Porter! I kept gulping and the ABV hit me a bit. Be careful. Recommend.


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