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Brewed by Le Trou du Diable
Style: Baltic Porter
Shawinigan, Canada

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
smaynard6000 (956) - Apopka, Florida, USA - JAN 26, 2015
on guest tap at The Hourglass Brewery. Black in color with spare creamy light brown head. Aroma is chocolate malt with some booziness. Full bodied, creamy on the palate with soft carbonation. Lightly sweet with chocolate notes and some fruitiness. Pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rejtable (2267) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 19, 2015
Pours black light frothy head lots lacing. Nose is roasty with some tartness. Flavours light espresso dark fruit, Brown bread some light tart in background. Taste med bitter med/heavy sweet. Light somehat creamy mouth very smooth almost like a latte. Dry finish lots lasting bitternes. Lovely.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PtiBisc (29) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 27, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 2, 2015 Beautiful dark coffee color with a weak aroma of burnt caramel. Its taste is well balance with mocca and molasse but misses out on precision. A small bitterness that makes this Baltic Porter refreshing. Cheers!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wolffish (507) - Saint-Donat, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 4, 2016
Juste bien dosé, pas trop lourd, j’aime beaucoup celui-là! La mousse est fine et crémeuse. En plus de la torréfaction, je goûte des fruits rouges foncé et de la vanille. Une excellente alternative aux comparables plus forts en alcool et moins axés sur la buvabilité...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Diogène (1145) - Mirabel, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 3, 2016
Bottle. Pitch black with a huge mocha head with great retention and nice lacing. Aroma is coffee, roasted malt, dark chocolate and herbal notes. Flavor is similar to the aromas with a rich malty profile, herbal hops and a moderately bitter finish with a hint of alcohol. Medium body with below average carbonation and a creamy mouthfeel. Pretty good and well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
french tickler (649) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 21, 2008
Pitch black poor, thin beige head. Aromas of coffee, dark chocolate, molasses, roasted malts. Full bodied, slightly too carbonated. Great balance. Flavors of dark coffee, blackberries, pommegranite and dark chocolate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (8537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2014
[5423-20130531] Sample. Roasted mild coffee grain aroma. Brown black body with a quick foamy tan head. Burnt roasted malt grain flavour. Full body. Tasty. (7/3/8/4/15) 3.7
(Mondial 2013, Montreal, QC)
Overheard: "Please ignore the hash king of Ontario."

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VT (2527) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 9, 2014
On tap at Tête d’allumette brewpub. A ruby reddish black with a beige head. Aroma is chocolate, roast, grape and coffee. Flavor is chocolate, roast, grape, dates, figs. Finish is grape, figs, molasses. Lingering fruit and chocolate. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (15294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 4, 2015
Black w/ bubbly head. Molasses and chewy fruity malt nose, sweet taste, has a chocolatey character with dark fruits. Baltic-esque

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RickTheRick (899) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 12, 2015
Brune très foncée et opaque, une mince mousse beige se forme sur le dessus de la bière. Des effluves d’éthanol dominent un bouquet sucré (mélasse, chocolat) et épicé (cannelle). Après quelques gorgées, j’ai eu un vague souvenir de petits chocolats truffés d’alcool au centre. Belle rondeur maltée et pas trop lourde. J’aime habituellement les Baltic Porter un peu plus "tranquille", mais c’est une belle interprétation du genre.


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