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RATINGS: 627   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   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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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
haddon90 (1561) - Costa Mesa, California, USA - DEC 25, 2012
Bottle. Pours a dark black color with a decent tan head. Roasted malt notes with some caramel and vanilla in the background. Complex taste. Strong vanilla notes with brown sugar. Very smooth and not overpowering. Overall, a really solid porter.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4603) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 21, 2015
Toasted soy, lightly chocolate, doughy, dry aroma. Standard 12oz longneck, OK label, though Smuttynose labels suck -- Chronos or something, and engraved. Mmm. Seedy bitterness, bittersweet cocoa, soy and pretensive grain (millet, buckwheat, etc.) notes. Medium body. Slick mouthfeel though it loses a little carbonation. Stiffly bitter, gunpowder finish with bakers chocolate overtones. Market Square Liquors.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
574deadzone (1178) - North Central, Indiana, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Pours pitch black with a finger worth of mocha brown head that settles to a ring and leaves a couple soapy ropes of lace. Nose involves rich dark chocolate, wood smoke, minty herbals, suggestions of ham hocks, chocolate covered raisins, a bit of licorice, plenty of toasted malt. Decently sweet, fairly bitter. Medium to full bodied, fairly oily, active, with a long smoky roasted finish. About as good as it gets for the style. That smoky factor is wonderful.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamstome (1265) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Black pour, small brown head. Aroma is chocolate and coffee, flavor is fantastic chocolate, coffee, booze, fruit... Damn. Creamy and full.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
climberbob (248) - Virginia, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Bottle into stout glass. Inky black w thick tan head on a hard pour. Aroma of molasses w hints of licorice. Taste has a very slight bitter bite on the front that is rounded out by a silky almost creamy mouthfeel. Taste similar to atone w perhaps some vanilla and creamy notes. Very fine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kevinator (1253) - The Colony, Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2015
Really good. Strong malty roasted aroma. Beautiful and dark with a nice head and lacing. Big flavor with dark malts, vanilla and some coffee. Complex but exactly what one would hope for.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
WillRunForBeer (1251) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 28, 2015
Taster at the source. Pours coffee brown/black with a beige head. Aroma is dark fruit, bittersweet chocolate. Flavor follows. Tons of rich semisweet chocolate, a bit of date. Coffee grinds and a bit of pine bitterness finish this off.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
veronneaupy (225) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
e303 (200) - - 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

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
demannu (152) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 20, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 1, 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (700) - 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.


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