auerbrau (3203) - Ithaca, New York, USA - MAR 1, 2012
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
500mL Can. My first Baltic Porter from a can! Dry, lightly spiced warm woodsy aroma. The carbonation on this beer is way too high, it’s really screwing with the body of the porter. The overcarbonation blows the spice and licorice (strong) all over the place. A hint of molasses and lots of dark malt round out the complexity. If they could tame the carbonation, this would be better, but it still wouldn’t deal with the fact that this is mostly a spice porter and that there’s not much Baltic about it.
Travlr (21184) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 9, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at Savor 2016. Dark ruby maroon color, beige head. Aroma has coffee with an edge of cocoa. Taste is fruity coffee. Tasty.
GenDV138 (5714) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
2 oz pour at SAVOR 2016’s Saturday session. Black with light tan head. Aromas of chocolate and cocoa. Tastes of chocolate, cocoa, roast. Medium body with a dry finish.
radagast83 (7141) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
At SAVOR 2016. Poured a dark cloudy brown color with a creamy head. Aroma was dark fruits, chocolate notes, roasted malts. Some light herbal notes. Very light soy notes. Creamy.
AnG_BrgNor (481) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 3, 2016
3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap. Aroma is malt, chocolate and licorice. The taste is way to much dominated by the anis, but roasted also present.
Florya (1697) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 30, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
How : tap Appearance : almost black with a small light brown head. Aroma : liquorice, coffee, coconut, dark syrup and chocolate. Palate : medium body, soft carbonation.
astanford (36) - California, USA - NOV 10, 2015
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
caramel, chocolate, nuts, toast, roasty, licorice, black, hazy, frothy, lightly bitter, lightly sour, salty, medium body, fizzy, thin feel, long finish,
Bule (1809) - California, USA - SEP 11, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Hoffman's. Pours a black color with a bit of tan head. Chocolatey malt flavors and some hop bitterness that lingers.
s_hartshorne (2599) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 2nd midlands tasting. Black thin head. Aro a is dark fruits liquorice roast malts taste same ok sweetness light smokiness. Ok body. Decent.
Achel (390) - Ioannina, GREECE - AUG 24, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Black with a brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, dark chocolate, ashy and a little liquorice. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and roasted rather bitter finish. Smooth.
ramboraffe (1798) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 6, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
500 ml can at brewdog Göteborg. Black with off white head. Chocolate, caramel, syrup sugar and tar. Like a regular porter. A little thin. Dry with medium bitterness and medium carbonation.