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Brewed by Meantime
Style: Baltic Porter
London, England

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RATINGS: 457   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cold fermented and lagered. Only available in 330ml bottles.
"Porter style Ale. Chocolate and beer! Are we Mad? We’d rather say passionate. We marry the soothing flavour of this complex malt barley grist with a hint of dark chocolate. This is a beer for your more self-indulgent moments. Great for lazy afternoons or long evenings, it is best served chilled with your feet up, watching the sun go down. Like we say – chilled."
"A silky-smooth suppertime beer, created using dark malts and chocolate. Pronounced vanilla notes fuse the chocolate and malts together to give a rich, warming, flavour that also works well as a complement to fruity desserts, summer puddings and autumn berries."


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PeatyPete (380) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2014
33 cl. 6.5 abv. Dark beer with beige head. Aroma of chocolate. Taste chocolate, roasted malt and a bit watery.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jado (518) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - APR 26, 2014
From 330 ml bottle. Pours a dark but clear brown with red highlights at the edge and a small tan head. Aromas of dark fruit, vanilla, milk chocolate and a little coffee. The coffee is much more pronounced in the flavour. That’s complemented by a firm roast bitterness that slips away to vanilla and light chocolate. Good porter but not as much chocolate as you might expect.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1362) - Granollers, SPAIN - APR 25, 2014
Bona cervesa, molt torrada i amb molt gust a xocolata. Buena cerveza, muy tostada y con mucho sabor a chocolate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cantabrian (812) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - APR 18, 2014
This is a re-rate. My first try at this beer was about two years ago. I found it very much a "chocolate milk", one-dimensional, very sweet, velvety, malty and full of cocoa, with plenty of dark chocolate. I had in a 330 ml bottle, labelled as "Chocolate Porter". Now, I can be more fair, as I notice the sour aroma of strawberries and apples, and a lovely tartness on the flavour, together with the Baltic saltiness. My Easter chocolate!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (7190) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 17, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkelbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, leicht säuerlich, reife Früchte, Kaffee. Geschmack nach geröstetem Malz, Schokolade, Kaffe, dunkle Früchte.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
g_georgiou (202) - CYPRUS - APR 6, 2014
Dark brown, almost black body with a beige head. Really strong chocolate cocoa aroma and roasted malt. Taste is sweet with light bitter finish. You can really taste the chocolate here. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mecafilo (71) - Perugia, ITALY - APR 6, 2014
Bottle @ Elfo’s Pub, Perugia, Italy. Pours with a dark brown colour, off-white small head. Aroma is medium malty with notes of dark chocolate, coffee and soft notes of vanilla, and medium hoppy. Taste is medium sweet, medium bitter. Medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
javiercrasher (164) - Granada, SPAIN - MAR 26, 2014
Negra clarita, con un buena capa de espuma de finísima burbuja y retención escasa. Suave aroma a chocolate, nada pronunciado. De cuerpo ligero y bien gasificada. En boca también muy suave, destacando sobre todo la vainilla y un poco de chocolate licoroso. Sedosa y equilibrada, cálida y con un final agradable. No esta mal, pero le falta intensidad tanto en aroma como en sabor, y un poco de cuerpo para poderse disfrutar en los postres.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spkevin (383) - Doetinchem, NETHERLANDS - MAR 24, 2014
Bottle. Dark pour. Okay head. Chocolate aroma with some malts. A lot of chocolate in the taste. A lot indeed. Some roasted hints in the back. Refreshing. Chocolate again in the aftertaste with some malts and light roasted hints. Chocolate indeed.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Renobob (626) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 24, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl (belle bouteille d’ailleurs). Arômes chocolats ultra présents (peut-être trop même ?), peu de corps et une finale plutôt sèche. Moyen quoi.


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