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

bottled
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RATINGS: 458   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
glkaiser (1214) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 14, 2008
Thanks to bitbucket tasting. Mild coffee. Really smooth. A little soy and black licorice. Nice roast. Manages to be both rich and smooth at this ABV; well done.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SuzyGreenberg (1603) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 12, 2008
750 ml bottle @ liquid sunshine tasting - thanks to after4ever for this gem; easily one of my favs from the night; dark brown, flat tan head; aromas of rich chocolate; smooth, roasty and rich, nothing off putting in any way as many baltics can be in that stale sense; thick, rich body; tons of chocolate; wow, just a kick ass baltic a not like any i’ve had before except for perhaps the one from cascade; very rich and just a delight; thanks tom!!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 13, 2008
Name: E.L. Baltic Porter 1870
Date: 06/20/2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party

Appearance: dark brown, fine tan head, bits of drippy lace,
Aroma: rich dark chocolate aroma with a touch of dark caramel sweetness, warming brings a dry roastedness,
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, caramel sweetness pulls in more of the rich chocolate and gives it a milky sweetness, touch of fruity character, light balancing bitterness, chocolate and fruit grow to become the dominant profile,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.7/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **4

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (7059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 6, 2008
[1363-20080517] 750mL bottle. Boozy coffee roast malt earth aroma with a fruity figgy "bold" base. Dark dark brown body with red highlights and a quick creamy light yellow tan head. Big fruity dark roast flavour has lots of heavy malt. Full body is sweet. Very roasty.
(c/o blankboy, w/ others)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bitbucket (2160) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - AUG 5, 2008
750, corked and baled. Thanks, after4ever! Pours murky dark brown. with a scant tan head. Soft chocolaty brown sugary nose. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Full sweet chocolate taste with just a hint of smoke. Dry dark chocolate finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (6552) - Brier, Washington, USA - AUG 3, 2008
750, corked and baled. Thanks, Glouglouburp! Pours black with ebony highlights at the edges. Thick creamy medium tan head. Nice chocolatey nose. Big roast under the chocolate. Thick creamy body. Roasty, chocolatey mid-palate. Long roasty sweet finish. Pretty damn amazing, and far more than the sum of its parts.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - JUL 2, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 28, 2009 Poured black with a large tan head. Nice roasty malt aroma with milk chocolate notes. The flavor was also roasty with some milk chocolate. There was a light tartness to the flavor though. Medium bodied.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (9996) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 25, 2008
Bottle… Thinkin’ ‘Bout Thirteen Hours O’ Drinkin’ (tew man wrecking crew)This beer rocks!… Tar black brew with a small, creamy, khaki-colored head. Great retention. Amazing, complex fragrances of dried plum, burnt caramel, tobacco smoke, molasses and cocoa. Full-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and modest carbonation. Burnt malt and singed caramel provide the foundation for lesser flavors of leather, smoke and chocolate. Reminiscent of De Molen’s Tsarina and Mikkeller’s X 2006. So much going on here. Cheers to glouglouburp for providing this treat!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radiomgb (2466) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 23, 2008
Dark brown-near black in colour, lingering thin tan coloured head, light lacing. The aroma is rich, burnt, some coffee, lots of chocolate, good sweetness, light smoke. The flavour is of chocolate ice cream, quite sweet, burnt dark malts, molasses, cocoa. Sweet mouthfeel, full body, medium/high carbonation. Finishes quite long, burnt, sweet with lots of chocolate.

Very rich and sweet, quite good. An excellent beer form this brewery, lived up to my expectations.

750ml bottle from Métro Joannette in Verdun, Quebec.
Opened on January 25, 2008
No date.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUN 20, 2008
Pours a mostly opaque black with dark mahogany edges and a thin lacing, wispy dark tan head. Aroma of sweet dark caramel with some dark chocolate and lightly smoked character. Body starts fairly full and dark caramely sweet with some complex smooth smoky chocolate notes before a slightly drier finish. Nicely balanced and very drinkable.


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