Keg_Juggler (193) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 16, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
maybe not a fair review as I sampled this after Santas Little Helper. Cola color with quickly disappearing head, very carbonated, watery palate thin porter metallic notes
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I.C.suds (189) - Da U.P. eh?, Michigan, USA - AUG 21, 2002
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
My first Baltic Porter! I hope this is typical of the style. A frothy tan head sits atop a very dark and cloudy(?) brew. Rich burnt taste and ever so slightly swampy. Like the black mud by trout creek. One of the top 10 I’ve had. Purchased at Surdyks in Minneapolis, MN
jutuahol (189) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - SEP 3, 2004
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
black. roasted, coffee, fruity, chocolate, sweet, caramel-like nose with notes of toffee. Full bodied beer with roasted, coffee-like, fruity, chocolately aroma. Dry, long finish.
Toomio (188) - Joensuu, FINLAND - JAN 5, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: APR 12, 2014 Voihan tämä muiden mielestä olla Suomen kovin olutta, mutta ei nyt sellainen elämys kyllä ole. Makuaistin tylsistyessä herättää Makuaistin. Tiettyihin tilanteisiin mainio. Mämminen alkutymäys.
green (186) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 6, 2005
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
UPDATED: MAR 27, 2005 3/6/05:Maybe I was delirious. I tried a Alpha Klaus before this one and the Sinebrychoff (koff or whatever it is) just floored me. What a dream of a porter. Cellar Temp. Black with a brown head, pours like motor oil. Great aroma of chocolate and dates. Light but creamy body avoiding the “isn’t this a stout, pitfall”. Wonderful complexity in the flavor profile. At this point my notes drift into incoherent babble of pure bliss. I returned to note that as and added bonus there are interesting and equally delightful changes as the beer warms. Bravo! 3/27/05 Rerate Was not delerious on first rating. This is one of the best beers I have ever had.
hair-old (185) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 21, 2005
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
i pawned this off on my wife,she said
mocha .i never saw it again.super dark,
dark brown head that lasts and lasts.
7.2%alc/vol.=not sweet.i doubt you
can find a better beer in finland.EXPENSIVE but worth a try.
top shelf porter!
MikeMac (185) - Wyandotte, Michigan, USA - DEC 21, 2006
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured a deep mohagony to black fluffy brown head. A sweet and grass like aroma was present with a touch of roast malt. Flavor was sweet with noticable notes of molases and honey backed up by dark fruit..
roomtempbeer (185) - Franklin, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 26, 2003
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Beer pours (in Chimay glass) a deep black liquid that light can not penetrate with a small amount of dark caramel colored head that dissipates quickly to nothing. Aroma is of a sweet molasses with alcohol and a small cherry character. Flavor is a somewhat dry cherry and slight roasted coffee with a small, dry ending. Nothing to really hate, but nothing to really love, either. Sampled at 71 degrees Fahrenheit.
Slubgob (183) - West Hartford, USA - DEC 23, 2013
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Tap into half pint. Black, thin espresso foam color head. Nose mostly of Vettel and dark malt.In the mouth immediate sour note, like a Flemish sour. Hops mid way, and finishes with a more traditional dry roast. Not a typical porter by any means but really interesting and multilayered.
ElDuderino (183) - Hyde Park, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 19, 2009
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Deep Ellum, body is a pure black with a thin creamy tan head. There is a subtle malty aroma with notes of espresso, peat and a bit of dusty smoke. Flavors of smokey rich coffee and hot choco dominate the pallate with notes of vanilla, honey and dry grass and dried dark fruits. The pure black body goes down with a thin silky mouthfeel with little or no alcohol soak. Really a nice balanced beer with some complex flavors poking around.