glennmastrange (2044) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - SEP 22, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Moderate to heavy toasted and strong coffee for the malt, light to moderate resin for the hops, light leather for the yeast with hints of wood and tobacco. Head is small, frothy, light tan, with some slippery lacing and is mostly diminishing to a small ring. Color is fairly dark brown. flavor starts lightly acidic, and finishes lightly acidic and moderately to heavily bitter. Palate is light to medium, watery with a lively to fizzy carbonation and a lightly astringent and dry finish. Strong coffee notes with a dry and bitter finish. This is one unique Baltic Porter.
SudsMcDuff (5375) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - SEP 22, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
750ml bottle .. . pours a deep ruby brown .. . some foam .. . chewing toast, chewy grain, and cheap red wine .. . decent but not at all sure what the heck iím drinking .. . . Moyes must have forgot to plug the hairdryer in.
PorterPounder (4955) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 20, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tallahassee, Fl - New Leaf Market - 750 ml cage corked bottle - dark reddish brown pout with a tight off-white head. Aroma has some molasses, some port-like notes. Rich, full-bodied flavor with some chocolate notes, a touch of port, some sweet dates, a touch of red wine. Mouthfeel has a nice thick smoothness to it. Nice belly warmer.
jlruthven (514) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 19, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber, pours nearly black (brown hints), and an ok-sized tan head that dissipates fairly quickly. Slight legs, little lacing. Nose is a little bizarre at first; the combination of oaky red wine tannins and chocolatey porter notes seem to clash, but they meld a fair bit after the beer opens up. Pretty smooth integration. Mouthfeel is only slightly thin. Great, dry finish. Quite interesting.
UDBeernut (1265) - Near Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 19, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
pours black with red edges. nose of chocolate, toffee, faint sweet red wine, light oak. medium body with a quick finish.
MmmcKay (1039) - Brentwood, Tennessee, USA - SEP 19, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours dark brown with a light head. Smells of wet wood and light roasty flavors. The porter and barrel shine through on this beer. The red wine is a little less apparent. Still is does have some tart fruit and and wine character but it is beneath the surface. Decent beer.
rbrazell (1314) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 17, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Thanks stevencon! Black pour with a small khaki head. Woody aroma with bitter chocolate, hints of vanilla beans, sour raisins and alcohol. Slightly sweet chocolate entry fades to tannic wood, dark fruits, vanilla with hints of smokiness. Lighter bodied with mellow booze. Not great but nothing offensive.
stevencon (343) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 17, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Thin black pour with khaki head that dissipates quickly. Chocolate and prune aroma. Light body. taste like a between a porter and brown ale with red wine notes. Not a fan of this beer. Just doesnít meld together.
maxwelldeux (2720) - Spokane, Washington, USA - SEP 14, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a near-black color with a moderate light tan head on it. Nose is quite nice, with the same character of the non-aged version (roasting and dark fruits) coming through, in addition to some red wine notes, as expected. The wine mellows a lot of the fruit in a pleasant way. The taste becomes super dry and overly woody, and takes away a lot of the pleasantness of the original. OK, but not as good.
mar (4475) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black pour with a khaki head. Nose is fruit, wood, light chocolate, roasted malts, and winey. Smooth palate, wood, wine, roasted malts, easy finish.