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RATINGS: 765   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Our imperial, Baltic-style porter is inspired by the strong, dark brews exported from Great Britain to Eastern Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries. Rich and flavorful with upfront notes of chocolate, caramel and toffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
AndyW68 (1430) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Love it. Dark brown with tan head. Aroma of caramel malt, chocolate and vanilla. Taste follows nose. I could make this a regular.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
metalhead0043 (207) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - SEP 16, 2013
12 oz bottle for 2.49. Pours black with a slight amber hue and a tan head. Looks nice. Smells like a porter; chocolate, malts and a little vanilla too. Tastes similar. Body is thinner than I like in a porter though. A good imperial porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (7354) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Old school English-style porter. Pours black with good mocha head and lacing. Dark chocolate with nut, some coffee, some booze and caramelized malt. Finishes sour after a moment. Bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Sixer from Sam’s Quik Shop. Pours a sorta thin-looking deep dark brown with a minimal head. Nose shows chocolate and plums, as well as some toffee and fig hints. But mostly I got a shit-ton of chocolate and plums.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maxwelldeux (4343) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUL 21, 2013
Bottle. Nose is dark and strong with a lot of roasting and just a hint at some dark bitterness in there. Taste is dark and bitter with just a hint at some chocolate underneath. Nice dark drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
glennmastrange (2652) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - JUL 16, 2013
Bottle. Moderate toasted cereal and strong coffee for the malt, light to moderate resin for the hops, earth for the yeast, with prune, charcoal and vanilla in the background. Head is small, fizzy, light tan, with no lacing and is fully diminishing. Color is very dark brown. Flavor starts lightly sweet and lightly to moderately acidic, then finishes lightly acidic and moderately bitter. Palalte is medium to full, slick with a soft carbonation and a chalky finish. Smooth and toasty, bold an tasty. Very nice Imperial Porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (1007) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Dark brown with yellow-gold at the edges. An inch of warm tan head. Moderate chocolate, lighter caramel and butterscotch aroma. bit of raisin bread and sweet cinnamon toast in the oven. Smells a bit lagerish, but the flavor gives it away. Creamy body of moderate heaviness. Flavor is bready cocoa powder to a clean, light bitterness of the forest. A decent Baltic porter, not a flavor bomb, but fairly consumable, a bit dry.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DiarmaidBHK (4155) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2013
Bottle from total wine Naples. Pours black with a thin khaki head. Some licorice notes on the nose. Caramel roast on the tongue which fades as the beer warms. Finishes clean.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jhliesen (818) - West Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle--pours dark with a large, frothy head that reduces, sticks around and leaves lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted coffee and chocolate. Taste was cocoa, sweet with a touch of nuts. Somewhat thin finish with no notes of the alcohol level for an Imperial, I’m fine with that. Held up well from winter. Produce place. 1.99

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
matt7215 (2278) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 1, 2013
355ml bottle form wegmans in niagara falls. pours deep brown with a tan head. nice complex darm malt profile, just a touch of hopping to balance. not harsh in anyway and quite drinkable for its weight. good one.

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