rougeau13 (3276) - Richmond, Texas, USA - APR 16, 2017
Bottle. Aroma of roast, coffee and chocolate. Medium bodied and a little fizzy. Tastes roasty and a little bitter. Really dark brown with a resilient cream colored head. A bit weak overall. Diabobale (552) - ITALY - APR 14, 2017
UPDATED: APR 15, 2017 Colore ebano con riflessi aranciati, con un cappello di schiuma color cappuccino, pannosa e di lunga persistenza. Al naso sentori di ginseng e cacao in polvere. In bocca si ripetono. Amaro assente. Corpo medio-strutturato e carbonazione bassissima. Ottima beva nonostante il volume alcolico, che non si avverte. Grumbo (4262) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2017
Bottle from a supermarket in Brno, Czech Republic. Pours very dark brown with a large tan head. Aroma of heavy sweet malt, caramel, hazelnut, liquorice and chocolate. Heavy sweetness, moderate roasted bitterness. Medium body, slick texture, average to soft carbonation. Finish of roasted malt with lasting bitterness. Sweetness is bit too dominant overall. Cybuch (621) - Muszyna, POLAND - MAR 17, 2017
W aromacie sok marchwiowy typu Kubuś, obstawiam DMS, poza tym czekolada, generalnie słodki. Barwa ciemnobrunatna, piana ładna, trwała, drobnopęcherzykowa. W smaku również słodko, trochę za bardzo, jest to kontrowane przez goryczkę na niskim do średniego poziomie, jest ona jednak nizbyt przyjemna, trochę alkoholowa a trochę łodygowa, paloności ciężko uświadczyć. Wysycenie w normie. Koło porteru to nawet nie stało, jako imperial tmave jest znośne. Pallleon (508) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 20, 2017
Megosztó sör. Valaki vagy imádja, vagy utálja. Ennek oka a sör édessége. Közepesen barna, gyorsan oszló hab. Fekete szín. Ízében a pörkölt maláta, étcsokoládé, karamell jegyei fedezhetőek fel. Egyértelmúen édes. Az alkohol szinte észre sem vehető. Fantasztikus desszertsör.
AntonyWilson (500) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - DEC 29, 2016
500ml Bottle: Dark red, almost black with thin tan head that persists. Aroma of caramel and dark stewed fruits. Thick mouthfeel which finishes quite sweet. Flavours of prunes, molasses and some caramel as well. Full bodied, medium carbonation. Overall not a sessionable beer but it has loads of flavour to give the drinker. Serapac (564) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 26, 2016
Bottle. Dark brown, small tan head. Aroma chocolate, anise, roast malt. Medium body. Taste sweet, chocolate, dark fruits, alcohol. car13many (419) - POLAND - DEC 9, 2016
A: Słodowo, palony. Słodki. A: Czarne ale w przewężeni widoczne rubinowe refleksy. S: Słodowy. Lekka goryczka. P: Dosc lekki. O: Przyjemny Porter. johndoughty (5600) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2016
Bottle. Black with virtually no head. Lovely malty flavour with lots of body. Strong mouthfeel.A brilliant example of this style which I found very enjoyable. Cantabrian (1169) - Christchurch NZ, now Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 26, 2016
After years, having just missed the last bottle for sale in Australia in 2012, I have finally managed to drink this Czech Baltic Porter – you never know when they will kill these products or breweries, eh? I sneaked out of the tour my customers were doing through the Malá Strana and ran to the Galerie Piva and got a couple of these. Later on I found it somewhere in the old town…yes, the Prague Beer Museum. Well, over those four years I lowered my expectations about this one, after so many deceptions with so-called “Eastern European” BPs. Yes, I know the Czech Republic is not Eastern Europe, but I gotta say that, in the end, the experience was far from being as disappointing as I feared. The aroma is a bit boozey, to start with. There’s a touch of rum, fruits, maybe cassis, molasses and malt. It pours cola brown, to be cola black, oily, denser in the glass, with a beige head that could be a bit creamier. The flavour is bitter. Molasses bitter. And sweet. And salty. Yes, it’s liquorice. That salty sweetness of a good Dutch liquorice. A touch of Karamalz, syrup, berries, toffee and chocolate too. There is a bit of that oily feel, and I would for sure call it full bodied. The alcohol is quite prevalent and you cannot get away from it, as ever present as the Golem is in the Josefov. You cannot drink this too fast. It must be taken calmly, thoroughly enjoyed as one should do to the city of Prague. Well, one needs the right company in Prague. I had customers with me in Prague, for Christ’s sake! Customers who would have been happy to be drinking Heineken. Gotta have the right company the next time.