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70
style
RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our version of "Imperial" porters from Eastern Europe.

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3.1
cubs (10693) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 13, 2012
Bottle @ home, courtesy of drfabulous. Thanks! Deep brown/black appearance with a small brown head that dissipates quickly. Toasty, dark malty, anise, candy sugar, chocolate aroma. Anise, black licorice, dark chocolate, light coffee, roasty malty, light bodied flavor. Ok.

3.7
hellbilly (3247) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - MAR 4, 2012
12/15/11 solidarity baltic via trade. Porter color. Small ow head. Clear.lager. A is barley, red grapes/vinous, cocoa,lager yeast/sweaty, touch of nutty coffee. F =A and has a clean crisp finish. Med body,crisp,quaffable 7/3/7/4/16+

2.8
Nephilium (1821) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 29, 2012
Roasted aroma with something lurking behind it that I can’t place. Pours an opaque black, with just a dusting of bubbles for a head. This has a roasted flavor, with a lingering coffee note in the finish. This was a really disappointing beer, with just a bunch of mediocre notes pulling it together.

3.4
ryanfolty (2585) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JAN 25, 2012
Date: January 25, 2012 Mode: Tap Source: Tomlinson Tap Room Description: Dark brown pour, coffee, roasty, and maybe some slight smoke.

3.7
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - JAN 6, 2012
22oz bottle from sefus12, thanks Beau! Pours a black body with some reddish hues around the edges. Finger-width, creamy, brown head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing throughout. Aroma has a really nice chocolate and caramel malt backing with a balanced roasty coffee. A touch of smoke, lager fruits, and a hint of hops. Flavor is similar. Pleasant chocolate and caramel up front before some roasts and coffee come in to balance. Some more lager fruits and a hint of smoke before a light, but noticeable hopping comes in to help the roasts balance a dry, but chocolatey finish. Light bitterness before leaving a lengthy aftertaste. Medium, smooth body and a moderate carbonation. Overall, a really solid baltic porter. Very easy drinking for the ABV% with a really nice chocolate backing. A balanced roastiness with a light, but noticeable hopping keeps this dry and enjoyable. Good beer.

2.8
johnnnniee (4405) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 4, 2012
Received in trade from phisigben, thanks for the opportunity. The cap comes off with a very loud pfffttt noise and three seconds later I’m sucking suds in an attempt to keep beer off of those papers over there on my desk. Pours into the glass a hazy dark brown with more than 1/2 a glass of light tan soap bubbles. Smells of roast and chocolate with lots of caramel, light aromas of pitted dark fruit, and a hint of wet dog. Taste is roasty chocolate and caramel with a little bit of dark fruit and some cardboard like flavors in there as well. Medium body with an overabundance of carbonation and a bubbly oily chalky mouthfeel. This doesn’t taste half bad, but the over carbonation ruined the mouthfeel and the touch of oxidation doesn’t help either. I did open this straight out of the refrigerator too.

3.8
PaperKnife (82) - - JAN 2, 2012
Draft. Dark brown with a thin wispy tan head. Coffee, roasty, slight raisin sweet aroma. Roasty coffee, sweet body, firm bitterness and some alcohol in the finish.

3.7
jkwood04 (5463) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 28, 2011
22oz bottle in a shaker. Pours very dark brown with a lacy head. Aroma of roasted malts, a little smokiness, hints of chocolate, and some floral hops. Flavor the same. Smooth texture. A pretty good beer.

3.8
drfabulous (8486) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 9, 2011
22 ounce from Keg Liquors. Big carbonated pour. Tan head. Chocolate taste dominates. Roasty. Woody aroma. Well done Baltic Porter.

4.2
shrubber85 (11582) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 14, 2011
Bottle. Dusty wood, chocolate malt, and bitter herb aroma. Very dark brown color with giant, explosive tan head. Sweet chocolate malt, wood, and moderately bitter herbal hops flavor. Very tasty.


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