Brewed by Browar Kormoran
Style: Baltic Porter
Olsztyn, Poland


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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
GraveAtSea (139) - Lublin, POLAND - OCT 7, 2013
Bottle 0,5l Expire date: 03.05.2014 Dark brown, dark ruby color. Huge creamy, pale brown foam. Aroma: roasted malts, raisins, dried fruits (plums), caramel, cherry liqueur, some porto wine. Love this smell. Taste: balance between sweet and bitter. Roasted malts, cherry, dark chocolate, raisins, dried fruits, coffee and chocolate liqueur. Long warming finish. Full body with a thick texture. For me one of the greatest Polish Baltic Porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cantabrian (807) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle, many thanks to the kindness of the great Eldesmadre. It’s an honour to try this beer, not only because I particularly love Baltic Porters, but also for its name. It’s not always that you can get a traditional beer formally named after a shag. So, this has a nice, dark, coca cola appearance, very dark, with a nice light beige head, rather bubbly to start with. The aromas are a mix of dark chocolate, caramels and plums. Very enticing to the nose. Drinking this beer was nice and warming, with flavours full of dark chocolates, dulce de leche, cherry liquor, plums and all sorts of forest fruits. Talking about all sorts, some interesting liquorice presence too. I can get molasses and plenty of booze. In spite of that noticeable alcohol, it is easy and terribly pleasant to drink. There’s a mild bitterness, from a herbal source, perhaps from that boozy, spicy Schnapps-type of flavour. Medium bodied, with less carbonation than initially suggested by the appearance. Delightful stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
erickok (3499) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - MAY 5, 2013
Toffee caramel, chocolate. Thick body. Rich hop aroma with sweet sharp malts. Smooth body body, very nice. Much better than expected. Can stand up against the American giants! (ZeeBra)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mike_77 (3037) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2013
Zeebra Extreme Beer Festival - Jet black, no head. Aroma of sweet, roasted malts and alcohol together with dried fruits. Has some red wine like characteristics. Flavour has creamy, bittersweet roasted malts. Tastes like a coffee-chocolate bonbon. A bit on the boozy side but rich and warming.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Arczir (124) - POLAND - DEC 14, 2013
Pours nicely, forms pretty good, light-brownish head. Aroma feels coffee-like, sweetened with caramel and then summed up to feel like a bar of dark, bitter chocolate. It’s just so great. Some liquorish hints can be distinguished as the beer warms up. Head reduces to small pillow of dense foam, which stays there almost untill the end of consumption. Purely black with reddish hints on the sides. Complex taste, first sip feels like sweet coffee, then it becomes more bitter to feel like roasted espresso until it reaches lightly sour finish. Medium-full body, doesn’t feel too sticky in mouth, but you can tell it’s dense. Lightly carbonated. Enjoyed in House of Beer, Cracow.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
laidbackbloke (58) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 12, 2014
Bottle. My nearest and dearest porter. Displaying an array of pungent aromas, including plum, raisins, augmented by dark bitter and sour coffee grains. Rather low carbonation which emphasizes the richness and complexity of flavors. By large, a world-class beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Horo (34) - - JUN 8, 2014
Najbardziej zachęciło mnie to, że porter... i że ma piękną etykietę z wilkiem :D Na szczęście smak mnie nie zawiódł, gdyż jest to przyjemny porter, z klasycznymi kawowymi/czekoladowymi nutami i przyjemną goryczką :)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Procent (70) - POLAND - JUN 19, 2014
Wypiłem już trochę butelek Warmińskiego i stwierdzam wyczuwalne różnice miedzy warkami. Wyczuwało się to m.in w stopniu nagazowania piwa. Opisze wrażenia z tych egzemplarzy, które posmakowały mi najbardziej. W aromacie wyczuwamy przede wszystkim nuty likierowe, a do tego kawowe i palone. W świeżym piwie także trochę owoców (znikają po nawet niezbyt długim leżakowaniu). Barwa miedzy ciemną wiśnią a ciemnym brązem, z ukierunkowaniem na brąz. Piana niewielka, o brązowym odcieniu. W smaku odzwierciedlenie aromatów, czyli kawa i likier oraz odrobina owoców. Raczej słodycz z niewielka goryczką. W ustach po wzięciu łyka zostaje kawowy posmak. Średnia pełnia. Ogólnie bardzo dobry porter, który z czasem tylko zyskuje.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mateuszk (231) - Poznań, POLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Bottle, expired in 2013. Almost pitch black, beige head that minimized quickly. In aroma caramel, dried fruits, raisins, dark malt, almos no roastiness. In taste similar, mainly malt, caramel and dried fruits, medium bitterness. Full bodied, low carbonation, no sign of alcohol. Very good baltoc porter, aged very well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kamil_ (351) - POLAND - JUL 9, 2014
Clear, deep brown colour. Frothy and long lasting, beige head. Intense aroma of coffee and roasted malt. Medium bitterness, full body. Taste is coffee without signs of alcohol. Very good Baltic Porter from country where this style was born.

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