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Brewed by Malmgårdin Panimo - Malmgard Brewery
Style: Baltic Porter
Malmgård, Finland

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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The Huvila X-Porter has a deep black appearance with a brown head. Creamy, slightly nutty, smooth chocolate malt nose. The taste is similar to its nose but also allows the taste of toffee to come through. The after taste then turns more chocolate with toffee. This is a rarity as not many top-fermented Baltic Porters are made any more. Our “hero” at the San Diego Int’l Beer Festival 2010! It is available on tap and in bottles in bars and restaurants across Finland. Since 2011, Huvila X-Porter is also available in shops in Estonia through Drink Baar. Last, but not least, Huvila X-Porter is also imported into the US through Shelton Brothers.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marstonlad (386) - Helsinki, - MAR 14, 2013
Pours black with a beige head that disappears quickly. Aroma is very roasted, notes of coffee and chocolate and also a little smoke. Taste is dryish and nicely roasted; very smooth mouthfeel. Flavours of coffee and chocolate appear again. Medium to full bodied, sticky palate. Enjoyable, rich and full Baltic Porter.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scrapersnbeer (1465) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Roasted aroma of licorice, smoke and dark cherry maybe. Straight black as you might imagine. Lactic-coffee taste, nuts and figs. Slimy rather than thick. Pretty good porter, but the region has many better.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (5532) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle at CBF 2014. Black with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of coffee, roasted malt, chocolate and dreid fruit.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SperkeleForce (500) - FINLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle 50 CL. Pours black with brown lacing head. Notes of roasted, licorice, coffee. Drinkable porter. Bit thin body.

- beerbasher

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MoritzF (8389) - Bochum, GERMANY - JUN 12, 2014
(bottle) Almost black coloured hue with a slightly ruby shine and a big and beige foamy head. Sweet and strong caramel-laden malty aroma with earthy and leafy notes, also hints of nuts. Moderately sweet and roasty bitter flavour, medium bodied with a soft carbonation. Earthy roast-malt character with chocolate and caramel, backed by liquorice spice; mildly sweet and roasty bitter finish with chocolate and caramel; the alcohol is fairly well integrated. 12.VI.14

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (1589) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle from Alko in Helsinki, shared in Osaka. Pitch black pour with a crazy intense beige head. The aroma is all smooth roasty chocolate. Full bodied silky smooth with an active carbonation. This beer is tons of different chocolate, delicious smooth creamy chocolate. Very good stuff as all Huvila beers I’ve had are.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13478) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2014
Bottle at KØ14. Creamy aroma. Clear dark brown colour. Small off-white head. The flavour is roasted and creamy. Also creamy aftertaste. Mild sweetness. Late barley bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (3558) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - JUN 1, 2014
Thick and dark piwo with loads of roasted malt, coffee and some chocolate. Drinkable but still a dark piwo with big alcohol in the back. Ok one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McTapps (3558) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAY 27, 2014
Pours out of the bottle in a deep black colour with steady low head and medium to smooth body. Nice aroma of chocolate, torf and coffee. Taste of dark roasted barley, malt, chocolate, coffee, torf and woods. Wonderful smooth and nice to drink, enjoyed it a lot.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MisoW (1048) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown color, nice dark beige head. Aroma is coffee, cocoa, roasted malt, some nuts. Taste is sweet, lightly bitter, roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, dark fruits. Excellent Baltic porter.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
llkc (338) - århus, DENMARK - APR 20, 2014
duft. ristet malt. kakao. stjerneanis. kakao. lakris. smag. sød. kaffe. kakao. brendt eftersmag. lidt bitter i eftermagen fra humlen. lidt salt


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