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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Milwaukee Brewing Cos take on a classic European style, Baltic Porters are the stronger lager fermented cousin of the classic London Porter. The higher strength and cold fermentation help to create a smooth less fruity porter rich in roasted malt flavors and aromas. The Baltic Porter from the Milwaukee Brewing Co has deep brown hue with a light caramel head. Toffee and milk chocolate dominate the flavor with subtle hints of dried fruit. One month of aging in Bourbon Barrels imparted a layer of vanilla and oak.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (23631) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 29, 2012
Bottle courtesy o nuplastikk, thank you! Black color, thick brown head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of slightly smokey burnt espresso. Taste is highly carbonated dark roast coffee. Decent.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jtclockwork (15951) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 18, 2011
Bottle thanks to Victor at Pauls. Pours brownish black. Tan head. Nose of oak and smoked chocolate malt. Taste is the same with some lactose sourness and cooked vegetables. Lightish body.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ratman197 (14380) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Bottle poured a clesr reddish brown witha lasting creamy tan head. Aromas of carmel, oak, light fruittiness and light cola. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, light oak and a hint of fruittiness with a smooth finish. A very boring Baltic Porter, as well as a waste of Barrel aging.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (13566) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 26, 2013
As Admiral Stache: A deep dark porter with a thin mocha head. In aroma, smooth chocolate with mineral notes, figs and molasses. in mouth, a smooth coffee-infused chocolate mocha porter with fruity notes, a bit of ashes, a bit light, OK. On tap at Istmus Beer and Cheese Fest, Jan 19 2012.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Drake (13303) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 22, 2011
12 ounce bottle from Badger in Beloit. Pours a very dark murky brown with a large creamy brown head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, caramel and an off note almost like rotten vegetables. The taste is tart fruits and a malty finish. Kinda tastes like a fruit smoothie. Faint whisky and vanilla notes. Medium bodied. This one is majorly infected.

2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
jcwattsrugger (12347) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 22, 2011
@Victors Fantasy Tasting-12oz bottle-pours a thin light tan head and brown color. Aroma is roasty-medium/dark malt. Taste is vegetal, some tart, medium malt.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (11027) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 10, 2012
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear dark brown with a light brown head that lasts throughout the beer. Aroma has light chocolate with roasted malts and sweet dark grains with a hint of grassy hops. Flavor is a bit more milky with sweet chocolate and dark grains as well as a hint of bourbon.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (10134) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAY 3, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2013 Bottle. Dark pour, but pours a bit thin and the head is minimal. Nose is pretty nice - roasted malt and a bit of charred wood. Palate is moderate. Taste is roasty malts, and a bit of cigarette ash. Unspectacular.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (9960) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 30, 2013
12 oz bottle shared by drsordr. Pours a dark cola brown color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malts, chocolate, some dark fruit, the one month in the bourbon barrels did not impart much bourbon at all, a hint of wood, smooth drinking. Good flavor, decent porter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (9912) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAY 4, 2010
courtesy of BA trade. Bottle indicates Barrel aged Baltic Porter. 12 oz. pours light brown, mocha head. aroma, some berries, dark fruits, the wood aging is very mild and thin on the palate with some moderate note of vanilla, dark and caramel malts. flavors, faint barrel,wood and hints of vanilla, dark fruits, chocolate/caramel malts and light roast. Was really hoping for more of a barrel presence. Regardless, its a fairly nice baltic porter, lingering dark fruits, and a finish that is a little too thin.


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