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

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 209   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mysan_brewing (59) - - FEB 27, 2013
Non seethrough dark brown. Smells of warm round coffee, bitter dark chocolate. Taste follows up with the nice round coffee and some nice burnt flavours. A porter to my liking, not too sweet, well balanced ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (1558) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - DEC 11, 2014
50cl bottle from pistáchio, sintra, portugal. Dark red to dark dark color. Head is thin and beige. Body is medium. Taste is light bitter and sweet. Aroma is coffee, liquorice, chocolate, liquor.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AAEA (146) - California, USA - DEC 10, 2014
500ml ($6.99) very good beer. the porter has a lot of smoky flavors with a sour tang to it. very easy going beer. I enjoy this one a lot.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sebilinz (603) - Linz, AUSTRIA - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle. Black body with tan head. Aroma is burned malts with some hints of caramel and hints of rubber. Taste is burned malts with hints of cocoa. Aftertaste is bitter and roasted malts.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bork (334) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Comes out smelling like Swedish Julmust. Taste is malty, roasted with a fair bit of chocolate. Somewhat flat mouthfeel unfortunately docks lots of points. Good but not great.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (6329) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Tom C’s place. Thanks Stas. Black-colored with a nice tan head. Aroma of licorice, malt, a bit of fruitiness, chocolate and a bit of roast. Sweetish flavor with some roast, chocolate, a bit of licorice, some fruitiness and a bitterish finish. Medium-bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
martin00sr (877) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2014
Black with creamy tan head. Aroma has coffee and chocolate with roasted notes. Flavour has coffee and hints of licorice. Lingering bitter finish. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nocturne (882) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2014
Tap at St Urho’s Pub, Helsinki. Black with ruby hints. Geometric lacing patterns down the glass. Roasted aroma with lighter vanilla notes. Taste has plenty of liquorice, light berry fruits and a long, sticky tobacco finish. Definitely a solid example of this style.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rotaman14 (166) - Potsdam, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2014
Dark brown, near black beer, with a beige head. Aroma is chocolate, raisins, dark fruit, light coffee. Taste is more sweet than bitter, with lots of chocolate and dough. Excellent porter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
niklasdietz (85) - DENMARK - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle @ home. Pours blackish brown with a thick, fluffy beige head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate and coca-cola. Taste is lightly smoked, coffee and licorice. Quite high carbonation makes this one rather light bodied for at porter, which is fine with me. - with thirst, Niklas

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (2274) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUL 25, 2014
bottle @ John’s Grocery / Iowa City IA --- Clear very dark brown color, bubbly head cover that stays awhile, tiny dots of lace. Nice aroma of roasted malt. Taste is roasted caramel malt that adds toffee in the palate before turning more bitter through the appearance of dark chocolate. All moves smoothly to a lingering bitter malt finish. The body is a little watery, but not objectionable. Overall, a nice example of the style.


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