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RATINGS: 519   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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A smoked Baltic Porter. Aged in oak barrels for several months.


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1.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
mully262 (56) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 24, 2013
There is nothing wrong with the appearance or aroma, but this could be the most disgusting beer ever made. At a beer tasting, 9 out of 10 tasters considered this beer the worst beer ever made. The only discussion over this beer was what purpose it could serve. Possible solutions are beer batter, base for BBQ sauce, or marinade.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SG111 (980) - New York, USA - APR 28, 2016
Tap at the source. Pours black, small tan head. Aroma is smoke, wood, oak, chocolate, spot of licorice, roasted malt. Flavor is smoke, wood (oaky), chocolate. Some dark fruit. Nice.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
tillmac62 (620) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - APR 6, 2016
Dark brown, almost black, pour. Outstanding head volume, quite outstanding retention and lacing. Rich Rauchbier style nose that is world class. Bacon cooking over a campfire aroma with emphasis on the wood smoke. Subtle notes of roast, molasses and dark fruit lurk underneath. As it warms, a light licorice note mingles with the campfire. Medium body that is smooth in texture and has nice creamy aspects in the finish. Superb carbonation that has an effervescent tingle in the middle and a nice burst in the finish. The flavor profile is world class, rich in complexity and extremely well balanced. This balance is exemplified by smoke not dominating the palate as was the case in the nose. Rising to balance, is a rich sweet base that is heavy caramel with very subtle hints of bakers chocolate. The middle hints at bitterness, but serves as the smoke / caramel battleground. As the middle fades, plum, fig and raisin flavors separate. The finish is preceded by a light licorice note just before the aged oak aspect arrives. The finish is a slow fade of smoke, caramel, oak, and a hint of alcohol that delivers a drying finish with a hint of heat.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
GreatDane1632 (1152) - North Dakota, USA - MAR 31, 2016
On tap on St Patty’s Day at the brewery -- this is a great smoked beer. Great flavor subtle smoke, just great.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikSoegaard (12651) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2016
Draught. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and moderate hoppy aroma. Heavy biter wonderfull smoked flavor. Creamy palate. Great stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bursprak (1913) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2016
Tap @ Mikkeller bar, Aarhus. Blackish pour with a light tan head. Notes of smoke, campfire, caramel, dry wood, bitter chocolate and some light vanilla.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Klimaet (1324) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2016
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar Aarhus. Pours dark reddish black with a medium offwhite head. Aromas of smoke, malts, chocolate, tobacco, light tar. Taste is smoky, oaky sweetness, cocoa, sweet chocolate, malty, dry ashy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
llkc (1108) - århus, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2016
fra fad duft: røget chokolade kaffe mørk ristet malt. smag: røget rosin dadler svesker tobak ristet lidt chokolade dyb og fylding

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
robinvboyer (3876) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 3, 2016
Black pour, small off white head. Aroma is obviously smoky, earthy, lots of wood, hints of coffee, and some bitter cocoa powder. Mouth feel is thin, like I would expect from a lagered ale, with a soft carb. The finish is more woody smoke, notes of bacon come through with more earthy barrel and campfire. Low to medium bitterness and some soy in the end.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (24330) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 27, 2016
Draught@CBC2015. Black colour with a mediumsized brown head. Aroma is big time smoked wet wood along with some leathery notes and mild floral and earthy notes as well. Flavour is smoked wet wood, mild toasted malts, some floral herbal and mildly grassy notes.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bnokk (396) - Lee, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 24, 2016
APPEARANCE- black beauty. Light head, little lacing. NOSE- great balance of smoke scent. You smell something, but are not sure what it is, then when you recognize it’s smoke, its very light and then there’s no question that it?s smoke. FLAVOR- starts out lightly smoky, and builds as you continue to sip it, or as it warms up perhaps. NOTES- definitely best smoke beer I?ve tried.


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