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Brewed by Les Trois Mousquetaires
Style: Baltic Porter
Brossard, Canada

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RATINGS: 466   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Unlike typical porters, our Baltic Porter is brewed in the traditional style as a bottom-fermenting lager. The result is a luxuriously round, but robust, black beer with a mild bitterness. A special blend of roasted malts provides this porter with flavors and aromas of chocolate and coffee, and you’ll enjoy it’s subtle hints of cherry-smoked malt.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (21286) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2009
Bottled at PBF (as Porter Baltique). pale black, rich airy head. Licorice aroma. Sweet and ashy lots of licorice and lemon. Roasty and doughy, some dough and dreid plums. Long salty bitterness. Tasty stuff!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22640) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 6, 2009
Bottled (as Porter Baltique Automne 2008, 10%). Very dark brown colour with small brown head. Aroma is coffee, malts and some roasted notes. Flavour is burnt sugar, alcohol, coffee, fudge, syrup and some caramel malts. Not much baltic porter in this one. Aftertaste is fudge, roasted malts and alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (14175) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 3, 2009
Bottled as "Porter Baltique" (PBF, vintage 2008). Dark brown color, small brown head, Strong cocoa-chocolate-coffee aroma. Coffeish, roasted malty, caramelly and milky flavor. Similar sweet flavor than in their doppelbock, which I had in the same session. Not really baltic porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sayravai (4691) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 3, 2009
(Bottled, 0.75l) Very dark brown with a smallish, beige head. Aroma has roasted maltiness, some ash, hints of vegetables and chocolate. Milky-sour flavor with ashes and roasted coffee. Medium body, lowish carbonation. Might get better points if it wasn’t 1 AM and if I didn’t have about 25 beers before this.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bedainedebiere (506) - Terrebonne, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 28, 2009
UPDATED: SEP 19, 2010 The best I had I yet had in this style, especially that new 9,2% ABV 2010 batch, with a tremendous depth, quite thick and very malty, with notes of brown sugar and toffee, chocolate, coffee, apricots, wood, leather, smoke, tongue-tingling hoppiness, with a lasting dry espresso-like aftertaste. The alchool is surprisingly hidden in the taste (although it is quite boozy) and it is all-in-all very well balanced. Probably my favorite beer from this talented brewer (with their amazing 2010 Imperial Weizen).

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
presario (4901) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 20, 2009
Big bottle "Fall 2008". Big pop! 80% foam in the glass looks like a block of brown styrofoam. Head doesn’t sink so much as it becomes porous. Black liquid. Big dark chocolate aroma. A strong sweetness in the first few sips. Big bitter chocolate. Alcohol blends right in. Hints of licorice. Lots of chocolate turns to more of a cocoa note in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (9570) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 17, 2009
Pours black with dark head. Taste is licorice, a little sourness. Solid porter with above average mouthfeel. Carbonation is apparent. Drinkable stuff, though not exceptional baltic porter.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fred82 (2115) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 7, 2009
750ml bottle. Poured black with brown head, no retention. Very nice looking. Aroma is roasted malt. Taste is same as aroma. Very well balanced. Finsih is bittery coffee. Well made but not quite my type. Rating #111

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10281) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 11, 2009
Nice beer! Black pour and a brown head. Chocolate, molasses, prunes on the nose. Flavor is creamy with some chocolate, and some nice light hop bitterness. Really a good beeer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - APR 11, 2009
Bottle thx Dak! Black with tan fizzy head. Fruity aroma. Flavors are excellent with lots of licorice adding the sweetness, natural cocoa, remaining brilliantly fruity throughout.


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