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Sea Legs Baltic Porter - Uinta Brewing Company

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Sea Legs Baltic PorterSea Legs Baltic Porter

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

326 Ratings
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Ratings: 326
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 8.33%
Wants: 24
Gots: 44 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Complex and drinkable, Sea Legs delivers flavors of roasted malt and chocolate. Sea Legs was aged in Bourbon Barrels for nearly 12 months adding toasted vanilla and bourbon notes to the flavor profile. This Medium-bodied Baltic Porter has a complex malt profile and mild hop bitterness. With a hidden ABV of 8%, Sea Legs is a siren of a beer.

(Beer added by: RedneckBeerz on 12-25-2012)
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

PEIhop, Jan 21, 2013
Photo of bluejacket74
4.21/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750 ml caged and corked bottle, bottled on 12/04/12. Served in a nonic pint glass, the beer pours dark brown/black with about an inch and a half frothy tan head that stayed around for a very long time. There's also a good amount of lacing. The aroma is nice, it smells like dark fruit, roasted malt, bittersweet chocolate, wood, vanilla, and some coffee. It tastes like roasted malt, bittersweet chocolate, vanilla, coffee, burnt/charred malt, dark fruit, molasses and a bit of licorice. Nice balance between the sweet and bitter roasty flavors. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's smooth and a bit creamy with good carbonation. I liked this brew a lot, I think I'll have to pick up another bottle soon. $11.99 a bottle.

bluejacket74, Jan 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

mendvicdog, Jan 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

jmccraney, Jan 20, 2013
Photo of Kelp
4/5  rDev -2%

Kelp, Jan 20, 2013
Photo of tdm168
4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - black with a thick, brown head that has great retention

S - roasted malts, citrus, coffee

T - creamy, citrusy, coffee, roasted malts, sugary

M - full bodied, smooth, well carbonated

This is an interesting beer. It has most of the typical notes that one would expect from the style, but there is an intense citrus character throughout. I won't say I didn't like it, but it wasn't what I was expecting. Once I came around to the blend of coffee, citrus, and some burnt sugar notes all blended together, I really enjoyed this beer. It's worth checking out.

tdm168, Jan 19, 2013
Photo of mactrail
3.6/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Quite attractive dark chestnut brown color with lots of beige head. I finally get to use my Crooked Line slender tulip on a new beer. Appealing malty, roasty aroma. Just a whiff of plastic detracts from the nose.

Rather nice mouthfeel, on the creamier side. Some chocolate and winey flavors. Dark roast malt in every shade of black. Slightly sweet, and some nutty flavors. Some woody flavor that is hard to place seems to account for the oak. Bitter twang for the ending with a charred edge. Some bitterish fruit like currants, pomegranate, pear skins. Interesting example of the style.

From the 500 ml corked bottle bought at Bine and Vine in San Diego.

12/18/2013 update: On tap at Tiger Tiger. Not so tasty as I remember. A hint of plastic. Woody.

mactrail, Jan 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

ezperkins2, Jan 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

kevwcamp, Jan 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

bostonryan, Jan 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Harvey98, Jan 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

hiphopj5, Jan 14, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

boonejag75, Jan 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

crowsoup, Jan 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

brewdude1982, Jan 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

jlogan7, Jan 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Durb777, Jan 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

rabiddawg, Jan 10, 2013
Photo of Bung
3.8/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750ml. Nice looking black pour, nearly a finger of tanish head. Retained pretty well. Looks like there might be a high level of carbonation to this...

Aroma, some roast malt, dark chocolate and a woody note. The nose is not real strong.

Taste, roast malt, dark chocolate and woody cocoa. Oak is nice in the finish. Some coffee/anise. Just a little bit thin throughout.

Mid bodied, carbonation a tick too high to feel creamy. Very easy to drink. Just seemed a little thin, maybe still a bit too fresh.

Lack of boldness in any way is the only thing holding this back from the upper eschelon. So far my least favorite of the crooked line, which have all been excellent.

Bung, Jan 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

jak, Jan 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

ShemRahBoo, Jan 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

JOrtt, Jan 03, 2013
Photo of agomega
3.68/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle served in a tulip glass.

Appearance: Deep opaque black, with a caramel colored head that dissipates to a thin foam covering on top of the beer. Slight lacing, but most of the head stays on top of the beer.

Smell: Chocolate, Vanilla, Licorice, and hints from the oak barrels in which it was aged.

Taste: The overall taste is very light and balanced - definitely not a flavor bomb like an imperial stout. Notes of chocolate, licorice, vanilla and oak, with a very subtle astringency coming from the oak (perhaps due to the rye whiskey).

Mouthfeel: Thin to medium mouthfeel. Very smooth drinking for such a big beer. Could easily finish the whole bottle.

Overall: A very smooth and refined beer, great for a light desert sipping beer.

agomega, Jan 01, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Lantern, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of AdamBear
4.4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-black with a thin tan head

S-dark bitter grains. Licorice. Coffee. Syrupy. Medium strength

T-comes in with a great flavor of espresso beans. Has a hint of licorice. Definitely has an aged barrel flavor. Decent matching after-taste.

M-creamy medium carbonation with a dry finish

O-really good Baltic porter. It's a bit sweeter an maybe more artificial than a typical Baltic porter, but it's still amazing and I definitely recommend it!

AdamBear, Dec 25, 2012
Sea Legs Baltic Porter from Uinta Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 326 ratings.