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RATINGS: 887   WEIGHTED AVG: 4/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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Native to northern Europe, Baltic porters evolved from British porters once exported to the Russian hinterland. Unlike their British cousins, Baltic porters are often brewed as lagers, the tradition we’ve followed. This beer is big, bold & smooth, with malty flavors reminiscent of coffee, dark fruit & raisins. Share one with your comrades!

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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yamar1221 (40) - USA - JAN 2, 2010
Had this 22oz bottle during a Christmas tasting w/ my buds. Very roasty and is dominated by it’s sweet, robust malty flavors. Hints of dark fruit and oaky tones with a very dry aftertaste.


4.3
djoeye (5072) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 14, 2017
Aroma; roasted sweet malts, sweet nuts, berg almonds, old sweet leather coach, liquoriced chocolate - very inviting! Look; jet black love, reddish beige top. Taste; sweet roasted malts, sweet nut pudding, little-hill almond candies, fruity chocolate, smooth dark toffee, sweet baked sugarfilled plum, yummy yummy - lingering sweet soft finish. Feel; soft, smooth, good body, splendid. Overall; one of the very best baltporters ever! Got it all! [shared 35.5cl btl w Ronald at CafeSånn]

4.2
CH-303 (2338) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - SEP 29, 2017
Appearance: Very dark brown, near black. Some very dark tan head.
Aroma: Very dark fruits, dark malt, nicely roasted.
Taste: Very dark fruits, ripe, dark malt, well roasted. Sweetness. Great balance.
Bought: Vinmonopolet (Online), 355 ml, NOK 69.90
Info: 22/9-2017, BB: ??/??-????

4.3
GregMooreNH (14) - - SEP 21, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 22, 2017 Simply put, the best American Baltic Porter. The malt profile assaults your senses at first sip with a very light sweetness and a hint of chocolate. Then the flavor opens to a full-bodied crescendo of deep, flavorful raisin/plum taste. Wonderful aftertaste, with just a hint of a boozy finish. Not a beer that you would want to drink 5 bottles, but definitely one where you can savor one.

2.7
Michael27 (2283) - Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 21, 2017
Aus der Flasche im Hopfenreich getrunken. Das ist keine 100 Punkte wert. Die Polen können es besser.

4.5
hayduke (5619) - Eureka, California, USA - SEP 18, 2017
This was shared with Strykzone on Facebook chat. Dave has already had this one before. Pours black with a dark tan head. Great lacing .Nose is chocolate, dark ripe fruit, raisin. and coffee. Full body. A very creamy and smooth mouthfeel. The flavor is rich roasted malts with chocolate, coffee, dark ripe fruit and raisins. Finishes with some light bitterness. This beer is simply decadent. A real winner.

3.9
LouisP (574) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 15, 2017
La bouteille de 341 mL nous offre une bière noire, avec une moyenne effervescence, avec une carbonatation moyenne. Au nez, la grosse réglisse noire est assez évidente, avec un bon sucre d'orge qui vient donné un peu de sucre au tout. En bouche, le corps est ce qui m'impressionne, c'est très epais comme corps. Je trouve également un gros malt grillé, qui me fait presque penser à un stout, avec une bonne torréfaction. On trouve également une petite note sucrée de sirop d'érable. Pas trop lourdm lagré le crops. En finale, je rêve ou on trouve des agrumes la dedans? Belle petite twist sur le style.

3.9
Zlotta (3728) - Hagen / Düsseldorf, GERMANY - SEP 5, 2017
0.355 l bottle from 'BierPost.com', bottled in 2016. Pitch black with a thin, slightly creamy, stable, beige head. Sweetish-malty, slightly roasty and a bit fruity aroma of milk chocolate, nougat, licorice, some vanilla and a touch of dark fruits. Rather sweet, malty, minimally roasty taste of nougat, cream, licorice, vanilla, hazelnut and traces of dark fruits, followed by a medium long, moderately roasty-bitter, slightly earthy and a little warming finish. Medium to full body, slightly creamy mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Very pleasant and well-made, easily drinkable despite the abv, good!

4.3
Jashiu (1404) - Gdañsk, POLAND - AUG 14, 2017
Vintage 2015. Slight soy sauce, plums, raisins,lots od chocolate and some coffee, light roastiness. Sweet, smooth and mellow, very round

4.1
Dorkenstein (564) - - JUL 29, 2017
Aromas of peat, berries, charred roasted malt, and balsamic vinegar. Taste is charred malts, smoked peat, light star anise, balsamic vinegar, berries, dates, chocolate, and grassy hops.

3.9
Senap (748) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 23, 2017
Ordentligt med smak. Kaffe och en aning fruktighet i eftersmaken g?r detta till en trevlig bekantskap.


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