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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Big Eddy Baltic Porter is a blanket of malt flavor. Notes of toffee, cocoa, caramel, toasted bread and sherry fruit flavors are interwoven to produce a symphony of splendor. Our Baltic Porter is an homage to the brewers of the Baltics and a tribute to our own historic brewing waters, the Big Eddy Spring.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2013

Bottle 12fl.oz.

Clear dark red brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is light heavy malty, bread, roasted, light raisin, light brown sugar, iron notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, brown sugar, raisin, prune, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130222]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (15060) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 22, 2013
Dark brown color, close to black. Aroma of dark caramel and animal, light phenol. Dark caramel flavor, some oxidization, cabbage, light malt sourness; correct bitterness; roasted nuts in the end.
Odd, indeed.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10971) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 25, 2012
Bottle. Poured dark clear brown color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted malt and toffee aroma. Medium body with a dry smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium dark sweet flavor with medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Solid complex beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2012

Name: Big Eddy Baltic Porter
Date: December 14, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Total Wine, GA
Appearance: clear dark brown, ruby edges, fine tan head
Aroma: smokey roasted aroma, sweet caramel, touch of chocolate
Flavor: rich and fruity flavor, rich chocolate malt, sweet candy caramel brings out a fruityness, light earthyness along with a smokey character
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+ /4

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (10094) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 7, 2013
Bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of roastiness, dried fruit, licorice and light cocoa. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of licorice, cocoa, dried fruit and light roastiness with a smooth lingering dried fruit finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (9417) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 23, 2013
Bottle @ home, picked up at 287 Liquor Fort Collins. Pours a deep brown appearance with a dark brown head. Big sweet black licorice, brown sugar, dark fruit, chocolate, caramel, candy, a touch boozy, enticing aroma. Smells good. Quite rich, rich burnt sugar, caramelized sugar, spicy cinnamon, anise, light vanilla, a bit woody, potent chocolate flavor. Lots of raisin and dark fruit notes. Itís a big beer with big flavors. Maybe it just needed some time to mellow out. This is nice. Surprisingly pure deliciousness.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (9382) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 6, 2014
Bottle... This beer rocks!... Pours dark brown with an insignificant beige head. The aroma is a silky fusion of malty and vinous notes - milk chocolate, espresso, oloroso sherry, caramel and a nice, light nuttiness. Full-bodied and big-time creamy with adequate carbonation. The flavor is a swirl of caramel, mocha, dried plum and oloroso sherry. Roasty, caramelly, bittersweet finish. Much better than expected. A very pleasant surprise!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (9059) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2012
12oz bottle. Poured a deep amber color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of chocolate, roast, and some dark fruits. Tastes of roast, chocolate, dark fruits, and licorice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8849) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 6, 2013
A decent Baltic porter. Balanced, I would like a bit more bitterness edge but still a good drinkable porter. Dark coloured, fizzy disappearing head. Middling mouthfeel. Lots of chocolate. An extra in a trade, I think Beerenberger.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (8780) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 18, 2012
Bottle. Pours black. Nose/taste of molasses, sweet chocolate, sherry, toasted bread, cherry and black malt. Very little roast, mostly sweet with a lighter than medium body. Short sherry finish.


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