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RATINGS: 591   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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Native to northern Europe, Baltic porters evolved from British porters once exported to the Russian hinterland. Unlike their British cousins, Baltic porters are often brewed as lagers, the tradition we’ve followed. This beer is big, bold & smooth, with malty flavors reminiscent of coffee, dark fruit & raisins. Share one with your comrades!


3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Luvystypotables (532) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Strong malt aroma, excellent taste of malt, chocolate and coffee. Great palate with a hint of salt water.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (2494) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 5, 2013
Poured from 22oz bottle on back deck. Oil and mud sweet aroma. Thick palette. Deep chocolate sweet cocoa and rich taste. Coffee notes. Huge taste Seems like it would have higher ABV than 8.5. Very good beer

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beergeek23322 (2129) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - AUG 21, 2013
May 2012. 22 oz. bottle. Pours black with a beige head. Aromas of dark roasted malt, dark fruit, licorice, chocolate. Thick and robust with a nice hoppy finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Strykzone (4782) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Bomber. A big chewy looking tan head is cool. Lacing remains as it falls. The beer is black with almost no red visible. The aroma is coffee and chocolate. First sip is quite robust. Raisins and super rich malts. Lighter roasted notes. Brown sugar and bitter dark chocolate. This is pretty much delicious. This is so rich and thick in the mouth. What a good beer!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EricTeusink (657) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 15, 2013
What the hell is "dark fruit?" Pours dark, dark, dark brown with smallish tan head. Can definitely smell the raisins and roasted brown sugar on the nose. Starts sweet and finishes roasted. Medium body with light carbonation. Bottle - Ale Yeah! - Decatur, GA

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sregnar35 (952) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - AUG 3, 2013
On tap at the abbey. Pours black with a creamy brown head. Aroma is tangy and coffee. Flavor was great with a sour tangy blast finished by a dry roasted bitter palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kryon (1324) - SWEDEN - JUL 31, 2013
Pours black with latte brown head Aromas of chocolate, muscavado, peat, german sausage Taste is nicely balanced with chocolate malts, vanilla, figs, dades ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerenberger (1366) - Fischer, Texas, USA - JUL 31, 2013
The aroma is roasted malts, dark fruit, and chocolate with hints of buttered biscuit with grape jelly. Pours a SOLID inky black with a khakie ring and no lacing. The taste is amazing! Strong roast flavors, dark fruit, with touchs of coffee and dark bitter chocolate. Full body with moderate carbonation. Smooth round mouthfeel. Overall, a winner from Smuttynose. Not a beer to quaff, but one to savor.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
devman171 (878) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JUL 27, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 3, 2013 Bottle pours black with some tan head. Aroma is rich roast and coffee and some licorice. taste is very smooth roast with a coffee and bitter finish, great brew.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fritz123 (907) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JUL 15, 2013
Bomber from Total Wine in Boca Raton, FL. Snifter. Pours a very dark, opaque with thin caramel head that disappeared quickly. Aroma is nice with caramel. coffee, cocoa nibs, and roasted malts. The taste is similar with coffee, cocoa beans, roasted malts, and dark fruits. Body is heavy like it may have some lactose. Smooth, creamy mouth and a slight bitter, yet sweet finish like dark chocolate. I LIKE!


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