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Brewed by Sinebrychoff (Carlsberg)
Style: Baltic Porter
Kerava, Finland

bottled
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on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1215   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Sinebrychoff Porter is a dark unfiltered beer manufactured by using top fermentation. Munich malts and plenty of hops impart a strong flavour to the beer.


3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
circinus (249) - SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle 33 cl from Systembolaget. Black with a light brown head with fine bubbles. Roasty, malty, earthy hops, somewhat bitter, slight chocolate tones. Medium/full body, low carbonation, slightly bitter finish. Smooth, nice porter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fattibobatti (246) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 9, 2009
bottle. smells of chocolate and roast. taste is roast, coffee, chocolate leaving a slight chalky finish. warmness from alcohol. great beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
baseballguy (246) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 14, 2002
Easily the best Baltic porter that I’ve had.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
billb (244) - Kennesaw, Georgia, USA - JAN 3, 2004
Chocolatey, fruity undertones. Warm and balanced front with a slight hoppiness in the rear. 1997 vintage.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JamesD (243) - Centreville, Virginia, USA - MAR 17, 2008
The aroma of this tar colored beer is exquisite. It smells of rich chocolate, almost like a chocolate cheesecake, with overtones of roasted coffee. The flavor is more robust, there is a strong, smoky roasted flavor and some bitter kick in the background. Some flavor almost reminescent of powdered espresso beans is noticeable. The finish is all roasted maltiness and coffee flavor. This is a great porter, which is full bodied but drinkable, and smooth yet potently flavorful. Seek this out if you enjoy dark beers.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mvcramer (243) - Lexington, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 26, 2008
Thanks to Girlie for this one. Last one of the bunch that she sent to me for my birthday. Agree with the previous post - Scandanavian brewers have nailed this style. Gorgeous deep/dark pour and a fluffy, long-lasting rich tan head. Takes a good 5 minutes for the head to dissipate. Aroma is slightly sweet, with the heavy aroma of roasted malt. Slight hoppiness in the aroma as well. Flavor is consistent with aroma - strong roasted flavors with coffee and slight chocolate. Nice bitterness on the back of the palate to round out the full flavor of this one. Excellent brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lalli (243) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 8, 2010
Bottled. Very dark color with nice beige head. Aroma is packed with chocolate, roasted malts and coffee. Nice warming finish. This is probably the best Finland has to offer in terms of beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kathy (241) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 3, 2003
Deep black color with a viscous quality. Sweet, alcoholy flavor. Tastes a little like syrup. Rich, deep chocolate flavor with some mild bitterness. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Melker (239) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JAN 31, 2015
Really dark brown color, brown head medium size. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, vanilla and dark chocolate. Small sweetness, medium bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brewso (238) - Mt Kisco, New York, USA - JAN 19, 2003
This is a huge beer with tons of flavor. Chocolate, fruits and roasty flavors are overwhelmed by raisin which lasts through the finish. I would prefer the raisin were toned down a bit. But still a monster beer.


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