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Kalevipoeg At The Gates Of Hell - Cigar City Brewing

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248 Ratings
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Ratings: 248
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 128
Gots: 64 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bourbon Barrel Aged Baltic Porter.

(Beer added by: Lare453 on 05-03-2013)
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A very generous extra in a trade - excited to dive into this one.

Pours very dark for a Baltic porter, though from CCB I am not surprised. Creamy tight-bubble head for a barrel aged beer - light beige.

Incredibly rich and well balanced aroma of sweet bourbon and oak flavors - pronounced vanilla, light caramel and toffee, cocoa powder, wet oak, slight bourbon and dark fruits. As it warms some sweet pipe tobacco and fresh berry notes come to the fore.

Incredibly smooth mouthfeel and light sweet finish.

Floored by this one - would love to do it side-by-side with BA Framinghammer. Hope they brew it again!

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Kalevipoeg At The Gates Of Hell from Cigar City Brewing
96 out of 100 based on 248 ratings.