Formerly brewed at Bryggeriet Ølfabrikken (Gourmetbryggeriet - Harboe)
Style: Baltic Porter
Roskilde, Denmark


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RATINGS: 1024   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Editor’s note: Has also been brewed at Bryggeriet S.C. Fuglsang and Nøgne Ø in Grimstad, Norway
Introduced at ’Fynske Øldage’ 2005.

English: A dark and rich porter inspired by the Baltic porters traditionally made in Scandinavia. Roasted without being burned or bitter, with the flavor dominated by dried fruits and vinous notes. High amounts of residual sugars and a fruity aroma makes this beer the perfect companion for chocolate desserts, if served lightly chilled. Brewed on Maris Otter ale malt, British Brown Malt, chocolate malt, roasted barley, two types of caramel malt and brown sugar.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
portableparty (1957) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 19, 2011
Bottle to snifter. Pours oily brown black with a tan tight soapy head that rests to a foamy collar and minimal lacing, film. Aroma is soy dark bitter chocolate and bitter malt.Taste is coco and soy with a good roasted malt taste and vanilla. Palate is full and creamy with a slick bitter dry finish. Awesome porter!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerViking (2689) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2011
Smell of treacle, touch of marmite and wine, faint coffee notes, more coffee and treacle on palate,plus oak and liquorice, rather syrupy texture,

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Macegan75 (709) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 1, 2011
2008 bottle , nose is funky and with sour notes. First sip is sour with a horrible bit. Rotting vegetable like finish. This bottle was way past prime.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tkrjukoff (4101) - SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 19, 2011 Vintage 2005. Sample @ SMÖF 2011. Pours pitch black with a small brown bubbly head. Aroma is sweet, dark fruits, raisins, vanilla, roasted malts and port wine. Fullbodied mouthfeel. Flavor is roasted malty, sweet, fruity, molassis, raisins and port wine. Finishes roasted and bitter. Very good. Vintage 2008, tap @ 3 Små Rum. Pours pitch black with a small ranned creamy head leaving lace. Aroma is licorice, roasted malty, a bit smokey, dark fruits and fidges. Flavor is velvety lean, very roasted, pungent, salty, coffee, bitter and malty. Finishes longlived pungent bitter

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dazz3 (1554) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2011
Sampled at SMÖF 2011. Pours pitch black with a small brown head. Smells and tastes smoky malty and salt with a similar finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bax (1173) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2011
(Can 15/09-2011) Large dark brown head, pitch black color, roasted bitter taste, balanced slightly creamy taste. BB date 03.06.2010.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
50belair (2489) - Florida, USA - SEP 8, 2011
Bottle. Brown pour with tan head. Roasted malt aromas. Dark bitter roasted malts, brewer’s liqourice, better coffee. A little disappointing after all the hype..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2011
Bottle, best before 08. Pours a pitch black color with a frothy tan head. Aroma is of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, alot of portwine vinous notes, dark fruits, liqourice and a touch of alcohol and smoked notes. The flavor is also very vinous with loads of portwine notes, along with coffee, chocolate, roasted malt, liqourice, light smoke and dried dark fruits. The body is medium with a dry mouthfeel. Overall a pretty solid beer, but the flavors are much more toned down in this older bottle. Fresher bottles/cans are much better, unfortunately its been a while since this beer has been brewed... Back in the day this was my favorite Baltic Porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2011
Dark beer with a ok fine brown head. Aroma is slightly fruty and roasted. Flavour is Roasted and bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bluebetty (1019) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 8, 2011
Bottle thanks to Papsoe. Best before 2008. Pours jet black with small tan coloured head. Amazing aroma of milk chocolate licorice bullets. A little roasted grain and a hint of smoke in the back ground. Flavours are sweet but not overly so. Subtly bitterness comes through. Creamy mouth feel. Very nice beer.

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