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Brewed by Obolon
Style: Baltic Porter
Kiev, Ukraine

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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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It is one of the most popular dark beers. Obolon Porter is brewed with high quality dark and caramel malt, artesian water, flavorful hops and a special yeast strain. Due to its original recipe this beer has a special dark colour, unique full malty taste, and nice flavour. 17.5P


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2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JorisPPattyn (7885) - Antwerpen, - JAN 19, 2006
Huge yellow-beige head; dark brown beer with Burgundy highlights. Very fruity nose, oranges and strawberries mixed, with a little grape and liquorice thrown into. Nose dulls towards liquorice cookies in the finish. Unpleasant liquorice taste - purely the japwater (boiled liquorice gel) of my youth. Burnt, rubbery edge around thin watery liquorice tea. Thin, aggressively burning MF. Disappointing, and not very Baltic, IMO. Kiev Vikings lost their touch after all the centuries?


2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jkwalking05 (3704) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2014
16.9 oz bottle. Brown in color with an average cream colored head. Aroma is of plum, chocolate, brown sugar, and raisin bread. Taste is of prune, raisin, chocolate, and sweet bread dough.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
travita (3930) - Frisco, Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle. The look is a thin beige head, reddish brown color, and clear. The smell is fruity, malt, fusel, raisin, and ok. The taste is fruits, malts, caramel, alcohol, and ok.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
Erzengel (2561) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 28, 2014
0,5l glass-bottle
Rating from 2006. Dunkelbraun, fast schwarz im Glas. Dickflüssig, schokoladig-fruchtig, zum ende hin etwas alkoholisch-schaf. Interessant...

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
culchiem (2488) - Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 22, 2012
Draught at green week Berlin. Black with a light red hue. Aroma and flavour of toasted malt with a light vanilla cream. Palate is dry roast.

3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Joeh (2038) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2011
A rating from an old notebook. Very attractive dark ruby/brown, thin tan head. Fantastic aroma of dark chocolate and fruitcake. Unfortunately the taste doesn’t compare to the smell as this is quite a thin and metallic beer albeit with a quite satisfying roasty malt. Not sure that I’ve ever had a beer with an aroma and taste so far apart.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2011
28th April 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! Rich treacle and marmite porter. Good carbonation. Not dry or bitter. Malty finish.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SanfordBrewer (1391) - Sanford, Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2009
(gr-btl bk/gl-lbl, Obolon Brewery in Fastov, 7%, 500ml, 10¢/oz)

lct-mhgy, thin tan head, too^-co2, med body.

cinnamon-bun coffee fresh-hop aroma.

T1 malt-sweet sour-fresh-hop.
T2 §coke dark-fruit brandy-alchl.
T3 §bready(pretzel-crust) walnut earthy-hop.
Tf almost-mtllc.
^drinkable first pint.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Christian (11056) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2009
Dark brown with no head. Fruity apple aroma with a cardboard note. Sweet and fruity flavour

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 1, 2009
Orange-brown with mild sediment and a medium tan quickly fading head. Aroma of caramel, raison, soy sauce and dark fruits. Taste of caramel, dark fruits and mild chocolate. Medium mouth feel that is somewhat oily.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (16582) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 3, 2009
Bottle @ chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2008. Pours a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Roasted malty chocolate aroma. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel flavor with some hints of dark fruit. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.


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