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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Complex and drinkable, Sea Legs delivers flavors of roasted malt and chocolate. Sea Legs was aged in Bourbon Barrels for nearly 12 months adding toasted vanilla and bourbon notes to the flavor profile. This Medium-bodied Baltic Porter has a complex malt profile and mild hop bitterness. With a hidden ABV of 8%, Sea Legs is a siren of a beer.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ben4321 (4092) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Location: Bottle at Nerd Beer Epic Weekend, 1/26/13

Aroma: The nose is roasted mats, bourbon, toast, brown sugar, molasses, and a hint of chocolate
Appearance: It pours a dark brown color with a light brown head and some drippy lace
Flavor: It has a dry, malty flavor with plenty of roast, and noticeable but not overpowering bourbon
Palate: The body is mid-full, it has an average carbonation, mild heat, and a dry, roasty finish
Overall Impression:  This one works quite nicely. There’s noticeable bourbon in the right balance with plenty of malt. It isn’t super sweet thanks to some dry, roasty components. Overall, this one is quite good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (4072) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - FEB 12, 2013
Charred oak, coffee, and prune nose, with an emphasis on the latter. Black, thin tan head. Prune and charred oak flavor, maybe some fudge. Medium bodied, smooth, and drinkable.Alcohol only noticeable on the back end and not excessive. No bourbon detected, which is a plus for me. Fairly simple, but solid.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (4070) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle: Black, with a large, foamy, dark tan head. Chocolate wine...bourbon aroma. Smoky, barrel and chocolate taste. Creamy, thick chocolate malt...roasted fudge and a trace of bourbon. Very rich...almost too sweet, but the smoke reins it back in. Excellent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 2, 2013
750ml from Sam’s, Durham. Deep discount, baby! Dark brown, thick like a liquefied Tootsie Roll. Medium silky head, modest carbonation. Nose is sharp, with booze and molasses complementing base chocolate notes. Is this even lagered? Not sure, but it’s a pretty tasty imperial porter tilted towards the bitter end of the spectrum but with slight milk chocolate, caramel, and dark fruit.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (3914) - Arlington, Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2013
750mL bottle. Black with a large beige head. Aroma is of roasted malts, caramel, brown sugar. Taste is of roasted malts, molasses, and licorice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IrishBoy (3882) - Bakersfield, California, USA - APR 10, 2013
750ml bottle from Imbibe Wine. Nose is chocolate, vanilla, with hints of roast, bourbon, and coconut. Black with a big, heavy lacing beige head. Flavor is peppery, light bitterness and sweetness, with a very light bit of bourbon. Good but not great as the barrel characteristics are not very pronounced.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Butters (3844) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Dark near black pour with ring of brown head. Nose is slightly boozy and a hint vegetal. Roasty and toasty and vanilla notes. Really smooth and chocolately. Smooth and velvety, but not overly chewy or thick. Perfect mouthfeel for a porter. Really enjoyed this.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SSSteve (3824) - - FEB 24, 2013
750ml bottle. oily black pour with a very large, fluffy, whipped brown head. aroma hints at oaky vanilla note with milk chocolate roasted malts. a bit more carbonated than i prefer, with a medium body. flavor has notes of milk chocolate, oak barrel, hints of vanilla, caramel, and toast. there is a light distracting funkiness probably from the barrel. solid, but not my favorite in the awesome crooked line series.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maxwelldeux (3791) - Everett, Washington, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Big bottle. Pours a thick black color with a thick tan head on it. I found it slightly bitter with just a hint of roasting in there. The feel of it was a tad harsh, but it was a very interesting drink.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sonnycheeba (3745) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Bottle. Pours deep, dark brown with thick frothy beige head; good retention and lacing. Aroma is roasted and caramel malts, cocoa, earthy hops, figs, light smoke, oak, and mixed nuts. Flavor is roast malt forward with good dark fruit esters and earthy hops (light bitterness); dry, roasted finish. Medium body and low carbonation.


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