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Baltic Porter De L'Ancrier Oak Aged - Hopfenstark

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Baltic Porter De L'Ancrier Oak Aged
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: n/a
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: JohnQVegas on 05-21-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.5/5  rDev n/a

Photo of RugbyGreg
2.56/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

The aging definetly makes this beer a little on the sweet side. It's almost as if your drinking a meritage of red wine and bourbon. I did not dislike it, but think it was more on the sweet side for my taste. I think this could be a good beer for someone who typically does not like the taste of beer (aka - my wife)

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3.72/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle at one of the American release events @ Beer Table, Brooklyn.

Pours dark brown, almost black, with no real head at all. Translucent around the edges.

Nose is old oak, some roasted barley, a bit of acidity peeking in, hints of coffee.

Taste is lightly acidic, more of that old-ale oakiness, roasted barley, tangy, some light coffee notes, almost meaty. Some tobacco maybe, a bit smoky.

Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, medium bodied, a bit watery around the edges of the palate.

Drinkability is actually nice for what it is. Not what I would call a standard take by any means, and it lacks the richness of some big porters, but tasty nonethless, and unique. Fits well within the rest of the line.

Baltic Porter De L'Ancrier Oak Aged from Hopfenstark
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.