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RATINGS: 909   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Duck-Rabbit Baltic Porter is deep, rich and velvety soft. A full blooded roasty character is balanced by complex alcohol notes. Strong (9% alcohol by volume) yet unfailingly subtle, this special brew warrants sipping and savoring.

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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RCL (2030) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 23, 2006
This is a very interesting, complex beer. While I dont think I could drink this every day, I think it broadened my horizons a bit. Ive never had anything quite like it; a variety of very strong aromas and flavors that manage to stay in balance with each other. Definitely worth a try.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (24524) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 23, 2006
Bottled, thanks Immy! Very black, minimal brown head. Aroma of coffee and plums. Medium sweet with concentrated flavour of toffee, coffee, citrus and tar. The mouthfeel is compact, and the flavours are really intense and concentrated. I find notes of chocoalte pudding and blackberries. salty finish. More refined than the traditional rather crude examples of the style. Well worth its high rating!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nolankowal (938) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 23, 2006
Bottle shared by sliffy at CT4, thanks! Pours a dark brown with a short tan head. Aroma of smoke, dark fruits, dark chocolate, booze, and coffee. The flavor had a little bit of soy sauce along with dark chocolate, a bit of raspberry, roasted malt and coffee. Rich overall with anice blance between sweet and bitter...some boozey and vinous qualities about it that are nice...well carbonated but not overly so. Good stuff!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
acertain (249) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 21, 2006
Bottle from ross. Pours an opaque brown/black with a creamy luscious tan head. Aroma is intense, mostly of roasted barley, coffee, hints of chocolate, vanilla, etc. In the mouth it starts out a little sweet, ends with just the right amount of smokiness. In the middle is a complex combination of raisins, coffee, malts and lots of other stuff that I dont have the powers to put into words. The aftertaste lingers of roasting coffee and chocolate beans. Its moderately carbonated with a moderately thick mouthfeel. Its still nicely full and creamy, but not quite as dense as a Dark Lord or Speedway. Awesome!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (13015) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 20, 2006
(Bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a small tan head. Aroma of chocoalte, oak, bourbon, nuts, vanilla, and toasted oats. Flavor of chocolate, raspberry, roasted malt, and vinous.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerGod (6158) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - NOV 19, 2006
GABF 2006. Had many samples of this trying to figure what the big deal was. Dark bodied and opaque. Near black. Nose is roasty and sweet with chocolate and light coffee notes. Taste is more roasty malts, some sweet chocolate, coffee and alcohol notes coming through. Body is near full. Chewy with dense carbonation. Rather smooth overall. Ends with more roasty malts, light alcohol warmth, chocolate and coffee. Good beer!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 18, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2007 Bottle courtesy of ross. Pours dark brown with a light brown head. Smells of rich malt, chocolate, raisins, figs, hoppy. Tastes of cherries, dark chocolate, some nuttiness, one of the richest malt profiles Ive ever tasted in a beer. Mouthfeel is tingly and thick. More cherries and complimentary dark chocolate on the finish. I wasnt expecting this at all. This definitely lived up to my expectations and then some. Thanks, ross!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scania (188) - Malm, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2006
Bottle. Black. Aroma of dark chocolate. Mouthfeel is full body. Chocolate in the smooth flavor. Very good.

4.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Scubatrip (610) - Annandale, Virginia, USA - NOV 17, 2006
From the bottle, pours thick and black like that wonderful black gold--crude oil. Thick brown foamy head that lasts quite a while. Not very powerful in the nose. Light aromae (proper plural of aroma) of frozen dark chocolate and a bit of toffee. Taste is initially dark chocolate with some coffee, which then fades to caramel, toffee, a bit of buttered popcorn, some raisins and brown sugar, and the alcohol makes its presence known as it warms. The aftertaste is of the same flavor, and it leaves a drying but not bitter sensation on the tongue. This beer is very well done.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Murphy (1759) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 15, 2006
Pours very dark brown, opaque. Light dark brown lacing. Aroma is cream, molasses, light alcohol, hints of roast and chocolate. Taste is more molasses, dark fruit (raisin), cherry, chocolate. Underlying nuttiness. Nice mineral taste, to style. Sweetness balance is spot on. Great mouthfeel, oily but not too thick. Finish is slightly grainy with roasted malts. Wow. Fantastic porter.


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