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Rockbottom Balticus Smoked Porter

Rockbottom Balticus Smoked Porter
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Brewed by Rockbottom Brewpub
Style: Porter
Halifax, Canada


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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
Balticus is our latest seasonal brew to hit the taps. Brewed with beechwood smoked malt to add a little twist to the otherwise classic Baltic Porter; it’s smokey, black, phenolic and luscious just the way we like ’em!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jdobbs (411) - New Brunswick, CANADA - JAN 17, 2014
Aroma has nice roasted malts, chocolate, caramel, nice bourbon, too. Flavor starts with that sweet bourbon, then fades and let’s the lightly roasted malts, chocolate, molasses, and light earthy hops slide in. Finishes sticky and sweet. Real nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HeistAlmighty (1156) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUN 29, 2012
12oz draft. Black pour, not much head but good lacing. Aroma is beechwood smoke and malt. Taste light coffee and chocolate malts with lots of smoke, but there is enough balance it didn't go bacony. Solid body. Overall, the first smoked malt beer that I actually liked. Smoke works with the brew instead of overpowering it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rejtable (1859) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 1, 2012
Tap from brewpub. Nose is sweet with some smoke. Vanilla coffee molasses. Mouth is similar with smokey finish that lasts. Great beer. Pours nearly black with thin head and very long lacing

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gethinbeer (2388) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAY 29, 2012
Mahogany colour with a tan head and lace. Subtle smokey syrup like aroma. Strong smoked, earth wood flavour. Smooth finish.

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