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Sea Legs Baltic Porter - Uinta Brewing Company

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100 Reviews
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Reviews: 100
Hads: 490
Avg: 4.11
pDev: 18.73%
Wants: 37
Gots: 97 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company
Utah, United States | website

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter | 8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: RedneckBeerz on 12-25-2012

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.
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Reviews: 100 | Hads: 490
Photo of BurgeoningBrewhead
4.67/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured into becker pint glass; jet black with an awesome brown head from an easy pour that doesn't fade at all, leaving nice lacing as it slowly descends.
Smells of big chocolate, coffee, booze, metallic malt. A big smell, delicious.
Tastes like big chocolate and coffee, slightly tart, very big and malty, dark bread. BIG taste.
Mouthfeel is HUGE, creamy and smooth.
`Overall, this is such a big beer I regret choosing it as the second beer for the evening. Big beer, big mouthfeel, damn.

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Photo of artoolemomo
3.79/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance- Received with a good amount of head (almost two inches) which looks to have excellent retention. The head is medium but dirty beige while the body is pretty much an opaque, dark chocolate black that shows the faintest sliver of garnet/burgundy when held up to the light. Lacing is pretty much sheeting.

Nose- Not much at the moment. Subtle notes of chocolate and cocoa. Perhaps a little bit of milk and cream. Needs to warm up a little bit. Chocolate and cocoa show themselves a little bit more with a little bit of a bubblegum note. Slight roasted malts that have a small suggestion of coffee. Swirling gives the roasted malts a little more presence.

Taste- Very reflective of the nose with notes of bittersweet chocolate, cocoa, and roasted malts. The barrel aging is slightly noticeable- there is some oak and a touch of vanilla but it is mostly oak. Some woody bitterness that is not only from the oak. Not exactly pine and resin but not oak either. Not exactly the complexity you expect from a bourbon barrel aged beer but it is pretty solid. Pretty much just a good beer, no real suggestion in either direction. Good presence with equal integration and balance. Roasted malts start to come out more and more while the barrel aged notes slim. Touches of fruit esters start to come out- light touch of cherry and raisin. This definitely shows a little more complexity as it opens up.

Mouthfeel- Between medium to heavy bodied with a good amount of carbonation that doesn't disrupt the mouthfeel. Some smoothness and creaminess despite it. Solid structure to a pretty solid beer.

Drinkability- Pretty easygoing. Not exactly the most complex Baltic Porter (I think I've had better luck with ones from the region) but it is solid. 6 dollars a pint is pretty solid for an 8% dark beer which qualifies it as “Bigger and Badder”. I'm at Belmont Station's Bigger, Badder Beer week.

Overall- Good, solid beer. Doesn't deviate too much from a standard Baltic Porter. It should perhaps be a little sweeter but that aspect does begin to show itself and gives this beer a little more complexity. Worth a try but if the tap price is reflective of the bottle price, I could understand passing on it.

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Photo of threeviews
4.71/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

750ml bottle poured into a 17oz 'Harpoon Limited Edition' embossed globe. Bottled On: 11/01/13

A- Although uncorking the bottle was met with little fanfare, a conservative pour yeilded a black-as-night brew with a substantial, 3-fingered mocha colored head. (Superb lacing left behind as it was consumed)

S- Despite being chocolate forward, pronounced aromas of vanilla, oak tannin and slight roasted notes are detectable. As the beer warms, the pungency in the aroma grows.

T- Bittersweet bakers chocolate at the front the tongue which slowly dries out and finishes with notes of coffee and tannins from the oak barrels

M- Light-to-Medium body. High carbonation helps to cleanse the palate and get ready for the next sip.

O- Uinta has yet to disappoint...Sea Legs is a very enjoyable and highly drinkable offering. Extremely well-balanced with the flavors from the dark malts and oak barrel aging. At 8%, the alcohol is completely hidden. Although the first batch of Sea Legs (ca. 2012/2013) was aged in bourbon barrels, the 2013/2014 batch is aged in virgin wooden vessels. For those who are fans of Uinta's Oak Jacked (one my favorites, ever), I am certain you would like this. Despite the description on the label, I did not get any hints of smoke in either the aroma or flavor. Great stuff and highly recommended.

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Photo of argock
3.8/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a corked 750 ml brown bottle into a clear glass snifter. Bottled on 10/24/13 stamped on label. Purchased at Wine Warehouse (Charlottesville, VA).

A: Chestnut brown with thick, frothy 2-finger beige, big-bubbled head with good retention and scrappy lacing.

S: A very woody, slightly sour aroma, not unpleasant, with dark fruitiness of fig and raisin and a bit of a smoky quality as well. It has a bit of soda-like aroma as well.

T: The flavor is also kind of old ale-ish with a bit more maltiness than in the nose with some fig and dark crystal malt and a fair amount of wood aged character. Not a bitter beer, but definitely has a bitter edge in the finish. No real roast but pretty musty and leathery overall. There's a little molasses-licorice note as well. I don't detect any yeast or alcohol components in the flavor. A very subdued, subtle beer that would probably go great with a cigar or pipe for its earthy, musty, sour-ish character.

M: Extremely light and creamy with even carbonation that belies its bottle-conditioning. Moderately dry despite its ABV which is a pretty excellent accomplishment.

O: A pretty interesting, complex, subtle beer that opens up a bit more with warming but doesn't have a signature flavor or aroma. It has a woody, oaky note that is pretty strong and adds a slight sourness and smokiness to the beer, but it works pretty well with the musty, molasses, understated dark malt quality. Definitely not a dull beer and probably merits revisiting after a year or two of aging.

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Photo of BB1313
3.41/5  rDev -17%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottled on 12/4/12. 750ml corked & cages bottle poured into a snifter. Pours black with some subtle brown hues; huge fluffy khaki head that fades extremely slow and leaves great lacing and retention. The aromas full of cocoa malts. There's milk chocolate with subtle hints of vanilla. The oak aspects are pretty subtle. The lack of oak might possibly be due to age because I've had other fresh oak-aged beer from Uinita and the oak was extremely harsh. Flavors are pretty dry and roasty. There's also hints of black coffee. Subtle bitterness. Alcohol goes unnoticed. Mouthfeel is full-bodied with active carbonation. It's a nice beer to sip on and relax with.

Solid stuff. I would've liked to try this one fresher, but it seemed to age alright. It's definitely a porter and will not be confused with a stout. Nice craftsmanship with this one.

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Photo of VelvetExtract
4.05/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 12/04/12

A-Pours very dark. Light doesn't penetrate. Big, doughy, chunky tannish brown head. Head retains and leaves webby lacing.

S-The base Baltic Porter is clearly there. Light vanilla oakiness. Leather, anise, chocolate and bitter roast. A little bit of char and dark fruit.

T-Oak is subtle. Sturdy, lingering yeast. Char and a long black coffee note. Roasty. Cocoa powder. Smokey and darkly fruited. Coffee lingers forever. Cola with a bit of anise.

M-Full but not to the point of feeling viscous. Buzzing carbonation. Some heat.

O/D-Quite enjoyable as a breakfast beer on a chillier morning. I would like a bit more of the wood barrel in the flavor. Overall, little to bitch about with this one.

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.83/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Beachwood BBQ & Brewing in Long Beach, CA.

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, cookie dough, bourbon, and wood aromas. Taste is much the same with bourbon, dark fruit, and cocoa flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roasty and woody bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that has a slightly better barrel aged presence in the smell.

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Photo of sholland119
4.35/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Blind beer #3, thanks to Phelps. C&C 750 into our Odell and Savor snifters.

A-Pours dark brown to black with about an inch and half of frothy tan head. Great retention and lacing. 4.25

S-Roasty with some underlying sweet malt and some earthy hoppiness. No barrel notes so I think we are dealing with a straight up stout. Which is awesome. 4.25

T-Well there is something sweet in here but I think it is chocolate rather than bourbon barrel. Delicious balance of malty sweetness with a modest amount of roast. I like this alot. 4.5

M-Maybe a little bit thin for an imperial stout but probably right on for an American style stout. Nicely carbonated. 4.25

O-A big winner for me. A delicious stout. 4.25

Guesses? Imperial stout I think. Lost Abbey Serpent Stout (though I don't think there is chocolate in it)? let's see:

Uinta Crooked Line Sea Legs Baltic Porter. Wrong on pretty much all counts here. Barrel aged, yes. Added chocolate, no. Tasty beverage for sure. Never seen this one around. Cool.

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Photo of superspak
4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 11/21/2012. Pours pitch black color with a 2 finger dense tan head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big milk chocolate, caramel, toffee, cocoa, roasted malt, toast, vanilla, oak, bourbon, light coffee, and roasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of roasted and dark malt notes with moderate barrel presence; and good strength. Taste of milk chocolate, toast, caramel, toffee, cocoa, roasted malt, oak, clove, vanilla, bourbon, light coffee, and roasted earthiness. Slight roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of milk chocolate, caramel, toast, toffee, cocoa, roasted malt, vanilla, oak, clove, bourbon, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of dark and roasted malt flavors with barrel presence; with good robustness and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a creamy, smooth, and slightly chalky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is an excellent barrel aged Baltic porter. All around nice balance, complexity, and robustness of dark and roasted malt flavors with moderate barrel presence; and very smooth to sip on for 8%. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of emyers
4.22/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

750 ml bottle poured into a Founders snifter.

Appearance: Pours plack with a two finger light brown head. Great head retention.

Smell: Rye whiskey, smoke, molasses, dark chocolate. Very complex aroma.

Taste: Similar to the smell, with rye whiskey and dark chocolate taking the forefront. Roasted malt, molasses, and a hint of smoke and peat on the finish. There's a lot going on, but nothing really takes over. Finish has a nice level of bitterness. Very well done.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, actually a bit thinner than I was expecting, with medium carbonation. Good amount of bite from the carbonation as it goes down - ideally I'd prefer it be toned down a bit in this respect.

Overall: Another great crooked line beer. Complex yet balanced.

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Photo of dtivp
4.22/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep black , a one finger dark tan head with good retention and moderate lacing.

Aroma of dark roasted malt , strong coffee and hints of vanilla.

Taste, starts with dark roasted malt, bitter dark chocolate, dark roasted coffee and hints of oak. Some vanilla sneaks in at the end. As the beer warms to room temperature the oak and coffee are more dominant.

Mouth Feel is medium body, light carbonation, smooth drinking, alcohol is well masked and you are left with a slight stout like bitterness.

Overall this is a very well brewed Baltic Porter and I would hope to enjoy again.

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Photo of DavoleBomb
4.48/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a perfect pint.

3.75 A: Black color. Three fingers of frothy light brown head. Retention is pretty good and a few whisps of lacing are left.

5.0 S: This has a world class nose. Powerful, complex, and well integrated. Moderate roastiness, but overall is quite sweet. Tons of tangy molasses with layers of chocolate and caramel. Hints of coffee and fig. I didn't list a lot of descriptors, but what I did list runs deep.

4.25 T: The taste is very good, but can't compare with the nose. Layers of chocolate and caramel, moderate roastiness. Fig and maybe some currant and prune fruitiness. Like the nose, molasses is the focus.

4.5 M: Heavier medium to heavy body. Good moderate carbonation. Creamy with a slippery velvet texture. Super smooth.

4.5 D: Really great brew. Buy it for the taste, love it for the nose. This reminds me a good deal of Marshal Zhukov, which I adore.

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Photo of ngeunit1
4.16/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Dark black with a finger of frothy khaki-chocolate head. Fades fairly slowly.

S - Roasted chocolate and caramel malts, oak, vanilla, Bourbon, coffee, a bit of dark fruit, and a bit of booze.

T - Roasted chocolate and caramel malts, oak, vanilla, Bourbon, coffee, molasses, a bit of dark fruit, and a bit of booze.

M - Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a roasted, sweet, and warming finish.

D - Great barrel aged baltic porter. Good balance and mouthfeel.

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Photo of Darkmagus82
4.11/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer is served a deep brown color with a one half inch tan head. The head has a good level of retention, slowly fading to leave lots of lacing on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is heaviest of a roasted malt smell mixed with nice aromas of chocolate and coffee. Along with these darker aromas are some notes of a caramel sweetness mixed with a little bit of a vanilla and an oaky smell.

Taste – The taste begins with roasted malt taste mixed with some sweeter tastes of caramel and a bit of light vanilla upfront. A light chocolate flavor quickly comes to the tongue with an oaky taste soon following mid way through the taste. The caramel sweetness dwindles more toward the end with the overall flavor of the brew drying out a bit as some roasted coffee and a more dark chocolate like flavor grow stronger. In the end, the roasted characteristics of the brew stand out rather well, leaving a dry and roasty flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is on the average side with a carbonation level that is rather average to slightly above average producing a very easy drinking brew, although it may possibly be a little light for accentuating the darker flavors of the brew.

Overall – A tasty and very easy drinking brew. There is almost no detectable alcohol taste even at 8 % abv. The nice roasted malt and drier finish of the brew make this one a quite delicious and a dangerous brew. Quite nice.

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Photo of SeanGC
4.55/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle into a tulip glass

a - pours opaque, with some ruby highlights (minimum). dark, tan head that persists through the entire experience.

s - roasty, with some dark fruit character. hints of chocolate that is very complimentary. malt forward with no hop profile perceivable.

t - complex, as expected from a baltic porter. dark fruit accompanied by roasty character. malt forward, with no hops perceivable. some ethanol, but not offensive.

m - medium body, medium carbonation, warming, with minor astringency from roast profile.

o - exceptional beer. doesn't fall short of a baltic porter. slightly more roasty than i would have anticipated. however, doesn't bleed into the 'stout' realm, and is very enjoyable. rich with malt complexity. extremely enjoyable, and would definitely purchase again.

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Photo of farrago
4.55/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Be careful as it pours a gargantuan head, easily fills half a pint glass with creamy dark brown foam, even mix of larger and denser tiny bubbles, fair amount of dimpling give how airy it is inside, better than average retention, same for the lacing, good thickness to the streaks and sticks well. The liquid is more black than brown, opaque enough to be a stout and with little hint of any orange or any true color. The nose has a natural feeling fullness to it but in no way heavy, the milk chocolate, cocoa powder and vanilla remains semi-sweet at most, Brazil nuts and cashews, some peaty smokiness but stays pure, keeps the toast on the down low, passing waft of flowers, any fruit scents stay muted, develops a sort of mineral water tang to keep the nostrils fresh. Medium-bodied, compact and polished, impeccable balance and completely devoid of ostentation. Chocolate, caramel, toffee and a hint of toasted coconut and scone, just the right amount of booziness from the wood. Again, has a peat, grass, earth side, here you get some cherry, apricot and peach fruit, more snap than sugar. Soft, refreshing and ultimately about as well-mannered as any guest you’d invite to your table.

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Photo of ryan1788a5
3.95/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

750ml bottle poured into a large snifter.

A: Deep brown on the pour, very close to black. an inch and a half of tan head retain very well. Lacing patterns the glass in thin rings and small spots.

S: Chocolate truffles and black cocoa powder, hints of smoke and jerky, slight pepper, plum and cherry esters, and a subtle toasted oak backing with an accompanying vanilla note.

T: Fudge and German chocolate cake. Cola. Undercurrent of caramel and molasses. Woody and smokey, turns a bit acrid. Black cherry and plum darkfruit. Very subtle noted of toasted oak and vanilla. Slight peppery alcohol. Finishes smokey and a touch acrid with a slight drying oak presence.

M: Medium-thick body. Very creamy and a bit airy, it seems lighter than it is. Moderate prickling carbonation helps to lift and scrub.

O: Uinta's barrel aged beers tend to take the 'less is more' approach, and this one is no exception. A very subtle incorporation of the barrel means that the wood takes on a strictly complementary role. Nice balance and restraint displayed here, and the beer benefits from it.

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Photo of drpimento
4.63/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Another fabulous beer from Uinta in their Crooked Line series. Poured this one at a good temperature with an enormous, foamy, thick, creamy, fluffy, tan head that settles so slowly and good lacing. Color is a barely translucent black brown. Aroma is a nice blend of roast, malt, cocoa, old leather, a small amounts of coffee, dark ripe fruit, tree bark, earth. Body is excellent but carbonation is a bit soft. Finish is like flavor, slightly boozy, easy drinking.

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Photo of dbrauneis
3.99/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours an opaque but clear extremely dark brown in color (almost black) with some moderate amounts of visible carbonation and some dark amber highlights . The beer has a half finger tall light tan head that slowly reduces to a mottled very thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of dark roasted malts, chocolate, burnt coffee, vanilla, and oak.

T: Upfront there are some light to moderate flavors of dark roasted malts with some light to moderate notes of dark chocolate and burnt coffee. Very light hints of vanilla and oak. Just a hint of licorice and light to moderate amounts of bitterness which lingers slightly.

M: Slightly heavier than medium bodied with light to moderate amounts of carbonation. Smooth.

O: There is a good amount of complexity. Well balanced, no single flavor really dominates and quite smooth. An excellent sipping beer and the alcohol is well hidden - I could really see this one sneaking up on me.

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Photo of metter98
3.97/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a thin beige head that died down, leaving some lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of of dark malts along with some hints of roasted malts.
T: The taste has a mix of flavors of coffee, licorice, dark malts, chocolate and vanilla; these become stronger as the beer warms up.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little smooth on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: Thiss beer is very complex but is also very balanced in the sense that not one flavor stands out in particular. It is quite easy to drink and completely hides the alcohol.

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Photo of lordofthewiens
4.09/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

In a snifter this beer was black in color with a thin tan head.

It had a roasted malt aroma that seemed to be more on the chocolate side. There was also more than a hint of vanilla.

Very nice taste. Sweet chocolate, a tiny bit of coffee. Vanilla came through well, as did a bit of oak.

A fairly rich beer, one that wanted to be sipped.

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Photo of Scotchboy
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Corked & caged 750ml into my Rock Island snifter.

A: Nearly jet black pour yields a nearly opaque body with blood red hues on the edges. Tan head leaves behind some lace.

S: Malt forward with moderate sweetness, brown sugar, molasses, light detectable hints of vanilla and oak. There is a good amount of roast here, and dark bitter chocolate, with a faint hop component and possibly some licorice?

T: Follows the nose and thats a good thing; malt, roasted dark malt, dark chocolate, nice flavors of oak and vanilla from the barrels underneath that, dark caramel as well. Lots of dark malt in a dry, roasty body bordering on smoky, with hints of a faint, leafy hop component. Again, faint licorice too?

MF: Medium-to-full bodied brew, creamy with good carbonation, dry-ish finish, and the alcohol is really buried and hardly detectable.

O: Impressed, this is a solidly put together brew. Exactly what I would want from a partially barrel-aged Baltic Porter. All the components of this beer are very unified.

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Photo of beerloserLI
4.38/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours out nice and black.

The nose is subtle with coffee, malt, and some oak tones.

The taste is smooth as hell with more subtle coffee tones, plenty of malt upfront and a nice oak finish. The 8.7% isn't even noticable. The bottle date is 11/26/12 and is just a really solid brew.

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Photo of neophilus
4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Nothing ugly about this pour, looks like a good porter to me. Sweet smelling malt on the nose mingling with vanilla aroma held in place by a whiff of acrid roasted grain.

Flavor brings easy drinking roast with a good balance of sweetness. Vanilla is used with skill and restraint and you almost have to look for it to find it. Reminiscent of dark chocolate desserts at a bakery. Some alcohol heat stiffens the flavor up and mingles well with the roasted bitterness and vanilla sweetness. Finishes dry and clean.

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Photo of brureview
3.73/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured in a tulip, the beer is an intensely dark chocolate with a three finger head.

Light vanilla wafts from the head.

The mouth feel is very carbonated. There is a tingling tartness.

The taste is hoppy, chocolate and light vanilla. With warming, there is more maltiness,
smoothness, but the hoppiness masks the chocolate.

I was a bit disappointed by the beer. I expected a richer chocolate, and a smoother taste with vanilla. I switched glasses for a difference. The stein produced a smoother, more malty taste, but the pronounced tang remained.

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Sea Legs Baltic Porter from Uinta Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.