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RATINGS: 356   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Fade to Black, that time of year when the light seems to fade away. We drift further into the darkness with each passing day. Volume 2- Smoked Baltic Porter is inspired by our collaboration with Nørrebro in Denmark. This mischievous cousin to Smoke Jumper has a penchant for pillaging and burning everywhere he goes. Smoked malts redolent of the burned thatched roofs in villages and towns all over Northern Europe impart flavors to warm the spirit of invading hordes far from home. You finally have something in your hand darker than the winter night sky.

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3.7
UncleKorm (1319) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Bottle poured black hue w/ small tan head and lacing. Moderate smokey aromas. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a light bitter finish. Tastes are dark roasted malts and smoke. Full bodied, creamy mouthfeel and soft carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
Buongiorgio00 (934) - - FEB 10, 2014
Porter complessa e intrigante, con note di cioccolato, espresso, malti tostati, una leggera sfumatura di frutta scura secca e un amaro finale, esaltato nel finale piuttosto secco. Veramente esntusiasmante!

3.9
Beerhunter111 (20487) - P´Castle, GERMANY - FEB 8, 2014
Sehr dunkelbraunes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr röstmalzig, Kaffee, alkoholisch. Geschmack röstmalzig schokoladig, Kaffee, alkoholisch

3.6
Danyel (1606) - Colorado, USA - JAN 21, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with tan head. Aromas of roast, touch of chocolate. Has medium to full body, good roast, dry. Really nice. Good beer.

3.8
sonnycheeba (5988) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Tap at brewery. Pours opaque black with fizzy tan head. Aroma is roasted and chocolate malts, light ash, light spice, and some earthy notes. Flavor is dry roast malts forward with chocolate, espresso, dried dark fruit, and light ashy bitterness; dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.4
snoworsummer (5698) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 11, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 13, 2014 Draft at the brewery. Pours black with a thick, fizzy tan head. Tastes like coffee, semi-sweet chocolate, and pretty bready. Medium body and low carbonation. Smells like cocoa, grains, and light smoke.

4.1
__Rb81 (789) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle at home (bottled 01/25/11). Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of smoke, roasted malts, and dark chocolate. Full, creamy, taste of chocolate and malts. A very nice beer, too bad it is retired.

3.9
crajun (1243) - , Texas, USA - DEC 10, 2013
bottle from trade to glass. no smoke in aroma for me, much roasted flavor and some chocolate. dark pour with nice dark brown/beige head. light sweetness and bitter. very smooth; velvety nice brew.

4.4
SetauketBrewer (71) - New York, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Beautiful pour. Beer is almost black but picks up just enough light for highlights. Very thin tan head on top, but has great lacing in the glass. On the nose is fresh baked dark German bread with wisps of peat smoke drifting through it. Very deep and roasty. Like the aroma, dark bread hits the tounge first washing down the middle. Roasted coffee bitterness grabs the sides of the tounge. The beer is thick and chewy on the palate, coating the tounge in a malty wash. Light bubbles of carbonation push the breadness back to end in a smoky finnish. Peat smoke lingers after the swallow.

3.8
arminjewell (9676) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Pour on tap at Rackhouse, dark black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of smoke, roast, coffee, nice dark chocolate in there, hints of earth in there as well, nice dark fruits come through as well. Taste is a nice mix of dark chocolate, roast, coffee, into smoke, spice notes, slight dark fruit, finishing bitter, dry.


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