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Brewed by Sinebrychoff (Carlsberg)
Style: Baltic Porter
Kerava, Finland

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RATINGS: 1158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Sinebrychoff Porter is a dark unfiltered beer manufactured by using top fermentation. Munich malts and plenty of hops impart a strong flavour to the beer.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jookos (1975) - - OCT 14, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 1, 2012 Draught. Black, tannish head. Nose is black malts, roasted, some syrupy notes. Body is fullish, quite dry actually. Some lager yeast flavors. A bit dusty hops. The bottled version is way better than this now. The intensity is somehow lost. And the smooth body. Will have to re-rate with a bottle soon.

-- bb/h


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (1198) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Pours dark brown/black with a dense brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, light ash and smoke. Taste is medium bitter roasted with ash and a light/medium licorice and malty sweetness. Medium bodied, average carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ingevara (788) - SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2014
Tar black. Medium head, colored like pepparkaksdeg. Smooth mouthfeel. Smoky dominance. Hops and herbs, prunes and licorice root, syrup and bitter chocolate. Somewhat acidy, but not too much. Sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonusWagner (1331) - Florida, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Kind of a boring, straightforward take on the style, roasty and more stoutlike in flavor than most Baltic Porters I’ve had, but with the body that is typical of the style. Tasty and certainly worth the 3 bucks I spent, but not nearly as delicious as the peak beers in the style.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
elloboksi (10) - FINLAND - JUN 15, 2014
Pullosta tuoppiin kaataessa näyttää kuin pahasti karstoittunutta, mutta kermaista öljyä kaataisi. Tuoksu on sopivan kutsuva ja antaa pientä esivivahdetta vahvasta mausta. Maku ja jälkimaku ovat paksut ja aromikkaat. Tykkään.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (6070) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Pour out of bottle, dark brownish black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of caramel, roast, ashy, coffee notes, hints of dark cocoa, slight yeast, touch of grain. Taste is a mix of some slight roast, cardboard, ashy, cardboard, slight yeast, finishing fairly bitter, slightly sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocJitsu (836) - Florida, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Pours a very dark brown with a short-lived, but mocha colored head. Very pungent smoky olive nose. Not quite as thick as expected, but smooth. Fruity, chocolate covered raisins, and prunes. Prune gets progressively bitter at the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andyhwcinc (1429) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Purchased at Binny’s in Chicago, IL; enjoyed after my first visit to the nordic countries. I couldn’t find this Finnish brew when I was in Sweden, but sure enough they have it in Chicago, hence I bought it. Appearance is a thick pitch black with a light tan head that quickly dissipates. Aroma of chocolate malt, light molasses, light cough syrup. Taste goes down with a syrupy chocolate flavor, light burn, light hop profile, overall a decent baltic porter. There was dust on the bottle, therefore I’m concerned it’s not as fresh, but it’s still pretty good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerSkull (1234) - SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2014
(Bottle). Sweet and slightly metallic scent of roasted malt and hops. Taste of slightly burnt malt, hops and alcohol. Especially in the aftertaste flavor of alcohol. Strange how this beer can get so good ratings, I’m not impressed!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mad_Ferret (638) - SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2014
33cl, Hemma, 16/4-14, Bäst före: 27-12-2014 U: Kolsvart, stort kompakt fluffigt krämigt brunt skum som klänger snyggt längs glaskanten. D: Söt rostad och något syrligt askig doft med choklad, bränt trä, lite rökt chark, aska och lite röda bär. Lite vaxduk kikar fram efter en stund. S: Söt och bränt rostad med syrligt askigt/bärigt avslut. Choklad, aska, citrus & röda bär, trä och läder. M: Medelstor till större kropp med mjuk fyllig kolsyra och len textur. T: En riktigt trevlig baltic stout med bra drag i de rostade smakerna. Lite askig och syrlig, men det vägs upp rätt bra av chokladsmaken. Kroppen klenar ur lite.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (6879) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle from rosenbergh, many thanks! Ins Glas ergießt sich ein sehr dunkelbraunes fast schwarzes Bier mit schöner bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch schokoladig, dunkle Früchte, Kaffee. Geschmack röstmalzig, dunkle Früchte, leicht alkoholisch, einfach lecker!


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