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RATINGS: 522   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
A smoked Baltic Porter. Aged in oak barrels for several months.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bule (1835) - California, USA - OCT 24, 2015
750ml bottle of 2015 release. Pours a black color with a bit of head. Lots of smokey flavor that overpowers at first. Needs some time to breathe. Nice balance of smoke and hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ljthiessen (1125) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 23, 2015
On tap at Surly. Wow, this is great. Really nice and smoky, yet smooth and palatable. Tastes like a delicious complex brew underneath too - just great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GRM (3735) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 17, 2015
Brown bottle, 750 ml, savoured on September 17 2015; eye: liquorice, opaque, ring of brown head, no lacing; nose: smoke, malt, meaty, caramel; mouth: smoke, malt, meaty, caramel, smoky finale with good malty presence, medium-full body, average carbonation, rather sweet, slick texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 750 ml, échange avec Adam Conway, savourée le 17 septembre 2015; œil : réglisse, opaque, anneau de mousse brune, pas de dentelle; nez : fumé, malt, viandeux, caramel; bouche : fumé, malt, viandeux, caramel, finale fumée avec bonne présence maltée, corps moyen-corsé, carbonatation moyen, plutôt sucrée, texture coulante; en résumé : bien

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (1248) - CROATIA - AUG 30, 2015
Tap; pours dark brown with a beige head; aroma is malt, dark fruits, smoke, and hints of wood; taste is chocolate, dark fruits, malt, and some smoke, wood, and caramel; finish is dry and smoky with a hint of roasted malt; very good smoked beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shigadeyo (3635) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 27, 2015
Really nice deep smokiness in the aroma along with some smoked meatiness and heavily caramelized maltiness; Opaque, dark brown color with a thin beige head; sweet, toasted maltiness, tons of smoke and deep smoky maltiness, toasted raisin, licorice, black mission figs, higher alcohol is evident; medium body, smooth and tingly; quite good, deep and flavorful without being too smoky, quite enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mathieuc (3318) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 27, 2015
Pours a dark dark brown with a beige rim that leaves good lacing. Nose is of smoke, umami and roasted malt. Taste is of dark fruits, smoke and a little alcohol. Body is medium, carbonation moderate and I found it to be a little light for a baltic porter (personal preference). Overall a really nice smoked baltic porter, short of world class but not by much!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tom10101 (5271) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 26, 2015
How: Bottle (750 ml). Shared at Mont-Carmel tasting. Bottle from John, thanks! At least 2 years old.

>>> Complex and super tasty Smoked Baltic Porter that is really well preserved for a 2 + years beer.

- Slightly hazy brown with a medium easy to revive beige head and some lacing.
- Nice mix of meaty smoke, roasted malts and dark fruits.
- The taste also have a nice caramel/molasses sweetness.
- Main flaw of the beer is that the body is a bit thin, especially for a 9.5 % abv beer. It might only be because of age though.
- It held up really well flavor-wise for a 2+ years Smoked. Absolutely no oxidation signs.

Flavors: Meaty smoke, roasted malts, dark fruits, molasses/caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (7707) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 23, 2015
pours unclear dark brown with a very nice reviving light beige cap, nice lacing. dark roasted spiciness, tasty burnt grass, red fruitiness, lots of raisins and other dried sweetened dark fruitiness, buttered pecans, some sweetness - molasses; tasty wood, spices, clean. light carbonation, medium body - oily, semi-sweet and spicy finish. layers of smoke in a complex raisin-y baltic porter. very good stuff!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JulienHuxley (5590) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 23, 2015
Bottle shared. Black pour with creamy white head. Aroma is nice and smoky, roasty, really nice balanced smokiness. Taste is nice and smoky, nice roasty flavor, somewhat rich, light molasses. Palate is med full bodied with good carbonation. Really nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AnokaBrewer (170) - Anoka, Minnesota, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Very good smoke beer, but missing the extreme smoke flavor of a Rauchbier from Bamberg. Smoke aroma that pours almost black with a nice tan head. sweet smoky flavor. sweet finish.

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