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RATINGS: 621   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!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 24, 2011
#2300! The Dan Journal #487. 220z Bomber. Pours pitch with a dark brown hue. Khaki finger width of head. Aromas of cola, fudge and dark dried fruits. Full bodied with a smooth body, moderate effervescence and a faint hop profile. Flavors of dark berries and a subtle coffee note. A good amount of chocolate flavors and sweet cola nuance. Mild spices and trace anise. The decent alcohol burn shines as the beer comes to temperature. Well worth the milestone! Delicious brew!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
veronneaupy (215) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - APR 17, 2015
Au nez, il y a de la mélasse, riche, caramel et bcp de grains. En bouche, c'est épais, crémeux, amer, caféiné et vanillé. La finale est crémeuse, alcoolisée, vanillé et sucre d'orge. Bien bon! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
e303 (175) - - MAR 20, 2015
Really nice dusty cocoa on the nose and taste. High ABV is well hidden. Great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
demannu (120) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 20, 2015
I’m a fan. Nice roasty aroma. Semi sweet mild bitterness and smoky. Great coffee presence with a slight chocolate note. Very smooth medium body. I would drink this again without a question.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (674) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Pours a dark brown with a tan foam head. Aroma is fruity up front, with chocolate, roast, and alcohol. Flavor is sweet dark fruit, chocolate, and roast, with a lightly bitter finish. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Underdogs88 (238) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Strong alcohol notes right upfront on the nose with notes of fruity eaters and roast. Appearance is w dark brown with a small tan head with poor retention. Flavor has notes of coffee, licorice, dried dark fruit. Fusel alcohol notes are also present. Bitterness is medium high. Mouthfeel is full with medium carbonation. Overall, it's a decent beer. The fusel alcohol notes in the aroma and flavor are not pleasing though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JerseyBrew (52) - Hillsborough, New Jersey, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Ok beer nothing wow about it. Odd fruity/sweet taste that doesn't fit style. Very drinkable. Just not a Baltic porter ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ed5388 (2441) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 14, 2015
12oz bottle from Crossroads. Pours black with a finger of foamy tan head. Aroma of milk chocolate, vanilla, caramel, and light roasted coffee. Taste of black malts, earth, nutshell, dark chocolate, vanilla, and hints of dark fruit. Finishes dry with a thicker mouthfeel. Solid

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikem409 (1771) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Tap at Bspot. Nice cola brown with tan head. Big robust malt aroma. Taste is big toasted caramel and ash chocolate

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
mixmasterob (937) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Black pour with a small beige head. Aroma was full of cocoa, light roast, melted candy bar. Flavors were well rounded with nice cocoa notes, vanilla, touch if roasted malt, licorice. Smooth mouthfeel with lighter carbonation. Non intrusive in every way. I can see why this one is at the top of its class. Awesome stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
libertine (269) - rochester hills, Michigan, USA - MAR 5, 2015
pours black with a thin brown head that quickly dissipates. Aroma is light smoke, dark fruit, anise and coffee. Flavor is earthy. Smoke, dark fruits, light anise and coffee. Body is a little thin but not too bad. oily mouth feel. Low carbonation. Wonderful bitter finish. I have not liked much of the Smuttynose products I have tried. This one is spot on for the style.

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