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Brewed by Hopfenstark
Style: Baltic Porter
L’Assomption, Canada

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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerdedone (2642) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 8, 2008
Sampled at 08 vt beer fest. Pours a dark brown/black with a khaki head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and a hint of molasses. Flavor follows the aroma with a touch of fruit and has a dry and bitter finish.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Quevillon (2510) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 20, 2007
Bu en fut à Vices et Versa (12 oz). Brune cola foncée, petit collet avec de la denteille beige. Arome de café malté avec des notes de cassonade et un peu de cacao. Goût cochon de malte choco-cafiné, quelque fruits rouges mures et un peu sucré.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cfrancis (2376) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 14, 2011
Handbottle from the brewery. Pours a dark brown almost black with a big frothy beige head. Lot’s of carbonation. Aroma of roasted malts, vanilla and dark chocolates. Taste is a bit fizzy, roasted malts, chocolate and some vanilla. Nice beer!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radiomgb (2249) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 25, 2009
Dark brown in colour with a thin beige coloured head, no lacing. The aroma was sweet with some light chocolate, very faint hops, some burnt malts. The flavour is sweet and incredibly smooth, some coffee, roasted malts, very light alcohol. Sweet mouthfeel, medium body, medium/light carbonation. Finishes long, dry with some hops.

A good porter, very light alcohol in the flavour but it never becomes a distraction, good balance.

Bottle at Mondial 2008, Montreal, Quebec.
Sampled on May 30, 2008.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2239) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 3, 2011
watery and light body with low carbonation. a bit of nut and sweetness in some Colombian coffee flavor. no hint of alcohol. I really did not get anything else out of this one.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lukaduke (2222) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Draft at Pro Pig. Pours a deep brown umber color with a finger of khaki foam. Lots of roasty malts and burnt chocolate. Sweet molasses, caramel, fig and a pretty thin body. Decent but nothing to special.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mds (2209) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 17, 2007
Draught. Very dark brown with a small brown ring of head. Solid aroma - oaky, smoke, raisin sugars, and plum. Medium body that has a good dose of sweetness but is never overwhelming. There’s some toffee and roast fluffiness and finishes with a nice malt bitterness. Very good.
Sampled at Mondial on June 1, 2007.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fred82 (2115) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 17, 2009
Glass, on tap at Host and Vice-Versa. Poured pitch black with a medium creamy brown head. Awesome look. Good head retention, leaves great lacing. Aroma is chocolate, strong roasted malt and caramel. Taste is roasted malt, caramel and chocolate. Finish is quite roasted. Mouthfeel is creamy. medium carbonation. It is my best porter so far. Rating #119

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VertBaconStrips (2083) - Assat, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 23, 2011
Poured out a dark brown with a solid red hue, large, frothy light brown cap that sticks around quite nicely and produces some dissipating spots but on a new pour the lacing is thick and dirty looking and glues itself to the glass. Very sweet aroma - too sweet, caramel, vanilla, coconut, dates, tons of sweetness throughout and it seems to be gaining ground. The taste is also sweet very sweet with a hint of alcohol.. just a hint, caramel, odd chocolate, medium roast, vanilla, light spice, coconut, brown sugar, weak molasses. The flavour has been consistent the entire time. Ok feel, astringent at times on the finish. Too sweet. Long finish. Meh.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marheb (2080) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 5, 2013
Un cocktail savoureux et riche d’espresso, mélasse, coco, fudge et caramel dans un corps onctueux et légèrement carbonaté.


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