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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A Baltic style porter, smooth on the palette with real substance. Lightly malty with a balanced clean finish. Notes of chocolate, coffee and caramel on the palette with a nose of plums, raisons and a hint of spice (from the hops).

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esjaygee (3904) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 12, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 1, 2011 On tap at Silver Creek brewpub. Dark brown with a medium brown topper. Aroma of sweet roasted malt, dark fruit, caramel and chocolate. Taste of chocolate, dark fruit, dark roasted malts, some coffee and a touch of spices. Very good Baltic porter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
1FastSTi (3360) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 4, 2006
Pours to a dark brown/black body with a dense bubble-spotted tan head. The flavor is pretty tasty. Chocolate, roasty malts, dark fruits, really deep roasty black patent. Very well balanced components. The aroma is roasty black patent and barley. The palate is rich, sweet, roasty, lightly smokey.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MIBRomeo (2570) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 11, 2006
dark pour thick tan head, weak lacing. Overly burnt coffee bottom of the pot aroma, w/ coccoa powder. Palate is very average. Flavor is bittersweet coccoa, very dry some nice roasty malts. A pretty good tasting porter. Thanks to Kevin for sharing.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
StefanSD (2416) - Ouray, Colorado, USA - AUG 11, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Pint pour. Opaque dark brown color with a small tan head . The aroma is big and rich with mocha, chocolate, roasted grains and some sweetened coffee. The taste is similar to the nose, lots of dark roasted grains, mocha and some spicy raisins and dates. The palate is full and smooth with lively carbonation. Finishes long and slightly sweet. overall: Very impressive, very tasty.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rubbishystuff (2404) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 27, 2011
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2015 Very nice rich spicy porter. Moderately hopped, rich dried fruit flavors. Well done. Serving: Tap

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arkurzynski (2342) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - APR 16, 2013
Draft at the source. Deep brown-black pour with tan head. Aroma is gentle roasted malt with some decent dark fruit esters, caramel, and nutty toasted malt. Flavor is a clean chocolate roast with more caramel and nutty toasted biscuit. Trail of faint dark fruit. Lingering clean, coffee-type roasted malt. Would agree with a previous raters opinion of Baltic-type qualities and clean profile. Nice showing.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 20, 2008
Pours a dark brown almost black colour. Head is fairly large, beige. Aroma is definately porter like, but i dont know if i would go as far as saying spiced. Or the taste either. Slightly metallicy, the only spice i can faintly pick up was a hint of clove. Other then that, a classic porter taste, but a little weak.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StewardofGondor (1934) - Washington Heights - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 24, 2006
Mostly opaque with some lightening at the edges. Inky, despot pool of watery black underneath an initially booming, frothy tan head. Rich milk chocolate melted in the sun seeps up the nose, pursued and complimented by dark caramel running through dense fudge, gooey and undercooked Tollhouse cookies, and rich mocha coolers with excessive chocolate syrup. Well-composed liquid desert flavor sequence ensues. Dry milk chocolate nails it with semi-sweet and rich dark chocolate cousins coming in for nepotistic support. Flavor builds on the chocolate backbone with a mild bitter-sweetness drumming in a dry space in the hallow of the mouth. Medium-to-fuller bodied, perfectly balanced and emitting an all out mocha cappuccino character. Delectable dark chocolate Ghirardelli squares cling on to the tail end of each sip with a gooey delicatessen center burst open from the center of the cube with a prolific lactic cocoa surge. Well done.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DavidP (1748) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 20, 2007
Tap. Sweet raisin and chocolate syrup aroma with a roasty bite. Black body under a dark tan head. Smooth dark chocolate, plum and coffee bean in teh flavor. Smooth, velvety mouthfeel. Wraps up with raisin and espresso. A wonderfully fruity, sweet espresso-like porter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JCapriotti (1379) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 17, 2006
Tulip at brewpub. Nice frothy tan head. Dark cola body. Aroma has licorice, roast wood, grape jam. Nice sticky roasty licorice flavor, stale wet wood, odd un-porter like sweetness (but good, maybe a baltic porter?). Honey? Earthy hops with roasty and slight coffee in the finish. This is a great beer a nice introduction to Silver Creek.


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