Formerly brewed at Bryggeriet Ølfabrikken (Gourmetbryggeriet - Harboe)
Style: Baltic Porter
Roskilde, Denmark


on tap


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RATINGS: 1032   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Editor’s note: Has also been brewed at Bryggeriet S.C. Fuglsang and Nøgne Ø in Grimstad, Norway
Introduced at ’Fynske Øldage’ 2005.

English: A dark and rich porter inspired by the Baltic porters traditionally made in Scandinavia. Roasted without being burned or bitter, with the flavor dominated by dried fruits and vinous notes. High amounts of residual sugars and a fruity aroma makes this beer the perfect companion for chocolate desserts, if served lightly chilled. Brewed on Maris Otter ale malt, British Brown Malt, chocolate malt, roasted barley, two types of caramel malt and brown sugar.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BBHansen (911) - Køge, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2017
vintage Bottle @ friends/DØE KIm. Appearance: clear black with powerful beige soapy head and lacing. aroma/taste: caramel, chocolate, coffee, light tar, light alcohol and dried fruits. Palette: strong roasted malty aroma, medium carbonation, medium to full body, average to notable sweetness, balanced by a medium to notable bitterness, average to long duration and an oily texture. Overall: excellent roasted porter - still good after all these years

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
john44 (3041) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2017
Bottle. Pours very dark brown, almost black. Dominant flavours are burnt/roasted malts, dark bitter chocolate, espresso coffee, burnt sugar and dark fruits. Rich, smooth and full-bodied. Rather oily and tary. Very salty. Underlying hop bitterness. Alcohol well disguised. Very long dry roast finish. Not for the faint hearted. Terrific Baltic Porter! (2008)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
martin00sr (3907) - Haderslev, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2016
Black, beige head. Aroma has licorice, coffee, cocoa-like boozy notes. Thick, creamy mouthfeel, almost chewie. Coffee, licorice and chocolate. Sweet with licorice bitterness and smooth, warming alcohol. 3 years past BBD but still (I guess) with all the flavours intact. Very nice. Thanks MiP.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bamsen78 (5304) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours cloudy dark brown with airy tan head. Clear aroma of roast and chocolate, with roasty notes and touches of yeast. Bitter and roasty flavour with notes of coffee, chocolate and liquorice and touches of hops and malt. Lingering, roasty, coffeelike aftertaste with notes of hops. Well-balanced and delicious. Fantastic. A splendid BP! 3 years past the BBD and still going strong!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
TorbenJensen (1510) - Valby, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2015
Although a dark brown and very dense foam located close to the top of the thick coal-black porter. It hangs fat on the inside of the glass and reminiscent of an oily substance. The aroma is coffee and licorice, while the taste varies over dark bitter chocolate, lots of strong coffee and English licorice. It is a sovereign delicious porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerandhockey8 (390) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - JUL 25, 2015
From 22oz bottle to English pint. Pour is a black with minimal head. Nose is roasted malt, raisin, other fruits, light chocolate, coffee. Taste is medium bodied, mostly sour with hints of sweetness from the sugar. Finishes very crisp with a strong finish. Awesome porter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (8517) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JUN 18, 2015
Sweetish-Malty beginning. Intense malty with a very sticky sweetish body. Hints of sourness, intense sweetish with roasty coffee-like aroma. Sweetish-malty aftertaste, fresh but sticky, intense. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (11982) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle @ Home. Pours very dark brown with a light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, coffee, chocolate, dark fruit. Flavor is malty, roast, coffee, dark chocolate, licorice, dark fruit, dates, figs, some alcohol. Medium body, soft carbonation, dry roasted finish. 100210

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (11677) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2014
"Wish list brew from john. Loved the frosted and surprisingly choppy aroma. Licorice, chocolate, smoke...lots going on, and all very good. But not Wow good, so methinks 64th is a bit on the high side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
teddybeer (3711) - Madrid, SPAIN - AUG 25, 2014
Black color with a tan head with short duration, medium lacing. Aroma with coffee notes, black chocolate, some ashes and roasted mals. Flavor is mild bittery with roasted and toasted malts, black coffee and chocolate, some licorice notes. LIght bitterness in the final with a slightly dry mouthfeel.

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