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

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RATINGS: 1027   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (13904) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2011
Canned version. Black with a big brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee and light smoky. Flavor is rather sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and bitter finish. Excellent porter. 190909

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (13537) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 8, 2006
Pours viscous and nearly black, forming a thin dark brown head. The aroma is rich, chocolatey, even a bit meaty/smokey. There is buried in the background a great fresh grain aroma that reminds me of chewing on chocolate malts. Intense flavour starts with a burnt fruitcake note like you’d find in an imperial stout. This is tempered by a chocolate syrup sweetness. There is a bracing hop bitterness underlying. Finishes fairly roasty. It’s not terribly complex, nor anything even close to a porter, but pulls off a very aggressive concept quite well, which is no small feat. It actually reminds me of thicker St-Ambroise Noire, only thicker.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (13379) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2006
Black with a brown head. Chocolate aroma with smoky notes, quite malty and salty. Falovr from coffee and cocoa. Quite bitter but still with some malts showing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail (13234) - Orange County, California, USA - MAR 15, 2010
A: The pour is nearly black with an initially fluffy tan head which dies down to a nice layer on top of the beer. S: The nose has some excellent roasted malt and coffee aromas which go along nicely with some molasses, dark chocolate, and perhaps even a touch of dark fruit. T: The flavor offers up a nice contrast of mildly sweet and bitter chocolate along with coffee, roasted malt, and then some more roast for good measure. M: The body is medium to full with a fairly low level of carbonation and a bitterness on the finish. D: An excellent porter and very representative of its style. I’m glad to have tried this one and would definitely do so again.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Koelschtrinker (12655) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 10, 2011
Sehr schokoladig malziger Antrunk, ausbalanciert, kräftig, aber angenehm. Das Bier wird weiter würziger und röstmalzig, dieses Aroma hält sehr lange. Zuletzt kommt eine holzig-herbe Note auf. Vielleicht das beste Bier des LCRBM, und da waren einige Knaller! Test vom 11.9.2007, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 13,13,13,12,11,13 - 12,75

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (12637) - DENMARK - MAY 31, 2009
Tasted both the 33cl can and the 50cl bottle version. Bottle version is superior. Great beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (12454) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 18, 2007
50 cL bottle (conditioned). Deeply dark chocolate aroma. Opaque brown/black color with a decent head that is nearly brown! Full bodied. Decent carbonation, light, almost creamy. Starts with toasted malt bitter accompanied by chocolate. There is a strong burnt character that follows. The finish is quite dry, and more unsweet toasted malt than bitter, but there is a coffee bitter presence, and suggestions of smoke. Really very good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gunnfryd (12409) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 7, 2006
Bottle at RBESG-06, GTN. Black colour with a light brown head. Aroma is roasted, coffee, fruit, hop, vanilla. Flavour is hop, roasted, coffee, fruit,vanilla.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bu11zeye (12268) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 3, 2007
(Bottle) Pours a black body with a small dark brown head. Aroma of toasted marshmallow, chocolate, and vanilla beans. Flavor of roasted malt, coffee, vinous, and chocolate with a rich dessert-like experience. Lots of sticky sludge in the bottom of the bottle/glass. A marvelous beer!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12115) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 23, 2006
(50cl bottle, thanks Jens) Brown head atop a black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, cocoa, coffee, roast, light earthy. Taste is medium sweet, bittersweet chocolate/cocoa. Slight medicinal quality in the chocolate bitterness. Medium body.


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