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Kalevipoeg Baltic Porter - Cigar City Brewing

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Kalevipoeg Baltic PorterKalevipoeg Baltic Porter

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BA SCORE
89
very good

171 Ratings
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Ratings: 171
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 11
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: djmichaelk on 02-10-2012)
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of woosterbill
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle shared with a new friend at Cask Pub & Kitchen.

A: Black with clear garnet highlights. One inch head of tan froth. Ok retention, light lace. Just fine.

S: Quite intense aroma of roasted malts and dark fruits. Dark chocolate, figs, grapes, cherries, adn molasses. Some faint herbal hops. Great.

T: Roasty coffee and chocolate up front, with serious fruits building in midway through. Dry, clean, bitter, almost tart finish. Long, lingering minerality. Terrific.

M: Lively medium body. A bit too frothy, but all right.

O: I really enjoyed this, but my companion found the fruitiness off-putting considering the style. This is most definitely on the light, fruity, lagery end of the Baltic Porter spectrum, which was something I appreciated but that others expecting a more RIS-like experience could find disappointing. Good as this was, I do wish I'd shelled out the extra two pounds for Speedway...

Cheers!

Photo of CGMLS3
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of manutdfan
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of jeg518
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of SPRichard
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of ManLoveBeer
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of FLBeerGuy
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of cyrushire
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of kell50
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of BillHilly
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of lionssoccer13
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of mhaugo
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of djrn2
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of claytong
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of comfortablynumb1
4.2/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Reviewed from notes

Big thanks to Andrew for the hookup on this one...

A - Pours a deep brown with a one finger khaki head that dissipates at a good pace. Lacing is spotty...

S - Roast, chocolate, dark fruit, and a good amount of molasses...

T - Chocolate with roast, dark fruits, and molasses in the mix. Also pick up a touch of vanilla on the end. Chocolate really drives this one, and is prominate throughout. Roasted malts are fairly subdued, and the alcohol comes across very smooth. Damn tasty...

M - A tad thin. Sits somehwere on the medium bodied scale with light carbonation..

O - Interesting take on the style. Honestly wish more balitc porters tasted like this one. Really enjoyed the chocolate notes throughout. Definitely something I would recommend trying if you get the chance...

Cheers...

Photo of MADPolo
5/5  rDev +25.3%

Photo of RayUF07
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of jorrx003
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of ninaturner
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of twiggamortis420
4.04/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle courtesy of fthomasl, big thanks for sharing this one! Pours near-black with a fine bubbled tan head. Not much retention and lace.

Nose has tons of fruit - blackberries and raspberries specifically. Slight sour twinge and salty olives...interesting.

Taste is pretty cool and unique; black licorice, blackberry juice and dusty cocoa powder. Light leafy hops finish long and slightly bitter. Mouthfeel is fuller than many a porter, fells more stout-ish. Pretty tasty, Id definitely like to have this one again.

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Kalevipoeg Baltic Porter from Cigar City Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 171 ratings.