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Smuttynose Baltic Porter (Big Beer Series) - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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Smuttynose Baltic Porter (Big Beer Series)Smuttynose Baltic Porter (Big Beer Series)

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Ratings: 1,006
Reviews: 493
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 185
Gots: 116 | FT: 9
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Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  9.24% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
35 IBU

2007 - 8.1%
2009 - 8.7
2010 - 9.02%
2013 - 9.8%

(Beer added by: GratefulBeerGuy on 01-22-2008)
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M_C_Hampton

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4.33/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: poured from a 22 oz bottle (2012) into a pint glass, pours a very dark red brown close to black wiht a short brown head that dissipates quickly leaving little lacing, clear

S: coffee, dark chocolate, dark roasted mailt, molasses

T: bittersweet chocolate, espresso, sweet malt, raisins, prunes

M: heavy, lots of viscosity, low carbonation heavy alcohol presence, lasting aftertaste

O: "Big Beer Series" is aptly named. The flavor is bold. The gravity is high. And the alcohol is loud. You need to be a fan of porters to enjoy this beer. It's all about sweet and charred malt flavors.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2013 02:44:54 | More by M_C_Hampton
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T - Full flavor of roasted malts, with subtle chocolate elements, toasted grains, and mild tobacco and leather notes. Dark bread in the middle, like molasses bread, and a subtle bitter note to close, and a hint of alcohol.

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O - Tremendous effort, with a very big, bold brew that manages to deliver imperial stout flavors via the distinct style of the baltic porter.

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Smuttynose Baltic Porter (Big Beer Series) from Smuttynose Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,006 ratings.