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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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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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deg

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4.05/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

The beer had a rich brown color. After pouring some into a glass, there was an impressive thick coffee colored head. I could smell something, but I couldn't identify it. Whatever it was, the smell was weak. When I drank it, I noticed a wide variety of flavors. Roasted coffee, malt, all with a slight bitterness. I think I picked up a little fig in there... but I'm not sure. Maybe I should have another... The beer felt rich and creamy. However, I wouldn't want to drink a whole lot of this in one sitting. It was a bit heavy to knock back more than a bottle at once.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2008 13:55:04 | More by deg
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Smuttynose Baltic Porter (Big Beer Series) from Smuttynose Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,006 ratings.