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RATINGS: 352   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
Fade to Black, that time of year when the light seems to fade away. We drift further into the darkness with each passing day. Volume 2- Smoked Baltic Porter is inspired by our collaboration with Nørrebro in Denmark. This mischievous cousin to Smoke Jumper has a penchant for pillaging and burning everywhere he goes. Smoked malts redolent of the burned thatched roofs in villages and towns all over Northern Europe impart flavors to warm the spirit of invading hordes far from home. You finally have something in your hand darker than the winter night sky.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (3088) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 29, 2013
Creamy dark beer. Some notes of slice, chocolate and I think dark/dried fruits. Not aggresive, but quite modest and gentle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShivanDragon (2480) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2013
zwart, met minimale bruine kraag, schenkt als motorolie
aroma: hout, moutig, chocolade, toffee, koffie, caramout, gebrande mouten
smaken: medium zoet, licht bitter, sterk alcoholisch, geroosterde en caramouten, caramel, gerookt nat hout, lichte turf
medium body, romig, laag co2,
Dit bier Moet eerst even opwarmen, niet super maar ook niet echt slecht. ik zou er niet meer van inslaan

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
K8foley (5) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 24, 2013 does not count
Solid. Solid. Solid. Such a reliable beer. Refreshing with a hint (but not too much) of roasted malts, not too thick like some porters. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
macgybeer (24) - - MAY 23, 2013
Aroma: chocolate, grass, citrus, smoke, smoke, Appearance: black, Taste: light sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: full body, creamy, long finish, Overall: Tremenda porter, super ahumada, chocolate, muy bien equilibrada. Algo de lupulo citrico en un momento del trago. 100% repetible.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 8, 2013
A - Pours pitch black with a 1 finger tan head that holds good retention. Diamond patterns of lacing. S - Roasted coffee beans, rich chocolate, lots of malty lactose, campfire smoke. T - Smoked meat, wood, and chocolate dominate. Dark ground coffee, bittering hops, subtle alcohol, black pepper, with a little sourness mixed in. Sweetness is in there to balance out the savory smoke. Finishes with small smokey hop bite. M - Full bodied with low carbonation, very silky. Fantastic! A well constructed smoked Baltic Porter. This provides exactly what you’d expect. Full on smoke mixed with the Baltic style. It’s porter nirvana! Great mix of sweet, sour, and bitter. One of the best I’ve had from this brewery. Serving type: bottle 04-20-2011

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (6667) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 12, 2013
3/IV/13 - 12Fl. Oz. bottle from Biernavigatie (webshop, NL) @ home - bottled: I/25/11 (2013-300)

Clear dark brown beer, small creamy beige to brown head, unstable, bit adhesive. Aroma: mocha, dark caramel, cocoa powder, some dried fruits, bit sugary, coffee. MF: soft carbon, medium to full body. Taste: dark chocolate, mocha, smoky notes, bit sour, bready, sweet caramel. Aftertaste: gentle smoke flavours, caramel, lots of alcohol warming the throat, bitter hops, coffee, ripe banana, dark chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
makromaniak (142) - Tilburg, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2013
Okay...i have to use the amount of characters that Ratebeer says so....bit plain...more like a desert...enough ratebeeer :-)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Black with ruby lowlights and a creamy thin brown crown that sticks around. Aroma of smoke, roasted malt, light chocolate, campfire and smoked meats. Taste is weird with smoked malts, light coffee, mild peat and a hint of chocolate. Semi sweet and a touch gritty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (4065) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 31, 2012
Bottle 0.335l. Colour is black with small brownish head. Aromas and flavours are smoke, roastiness, coffee, chocolate and some malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
woodychevy (658) - - DEC 16, 2012
It is undeniably a really good beer. Top notch. Just happens to not be my favorite. Really smoky to me and finishes quite bitter. Also get coffee, chocolate, earthiness......All warming on a cold night in Ocracoke. Pours porter dark with a thin head that doesn’t stick.

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