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Battleaxe Baltic Porter - Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon

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Battleaxe Baltic Porter
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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

67 Ratings
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Ratings: 67
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 7
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: adamette on 07-24-2009)
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

cestlavie, Dec 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Tucquan, Nov 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

phishphorce, Nov 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

outoffocus, Nov 13, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

EyePeeAyBryan, Oct 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

KJ2013, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of jzeilinger
4.01/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Pours a dark black/brown color with a medium toffee colored lacing ring in the top of the snifter.

S - Chocolate malt, some vanilla and oak, and bourbon. This was served pretty cold off the tap which is muting the aroma.

T - Flavorful and even across the entire sip with caramel, chocolate roast, vanilla, and a hefty dose of bourbon presence.

M - Thick, full bodied, slick and sticky, slight alcohol warming in the back of the throat and semi-creamy.

O - Bourbon from start to finish and you really have to be a bourbon fan to appreciate this one because it's bold and out front. Really enjoyed this beer, not sure if they bottle it...seek it out.

jzeilinger, Oct 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Weegee40, Sep 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Agentveba, Sep 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Buttermilk, Aug 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

WVbeergeek, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of OWSLEY069
3.83/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours jet black with a tan head. In the aroma, a light roasted malt with a small coffee presence. In the taste, a small chocolate presence, a small coffee presence and a sweet maltiness. A small bite and a medium bodied mouthfeel, with a small dry coffee, and notes of chocolate in the aftertaste. A nice porter with sweet notes with the chocolate.

OWSLEY069, Jul 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

barflybastard, May 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Richie24CLE, Mar 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Cazlo, Mar 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

equincel, Mar 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -27.5%

tmars13, Mar 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

RblWthACoz, Mar 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

ChrisMon02, Feb 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

eyeenjoybeer, Feb 18, 2013
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4.19/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours charcoal black with a tight cap of fine bubbles. Quite the creamy-looking head.

Some muted coffee and cocoa notes along with that seaside minerality that comes with a Baltic.

Deliciously rich flavors! Roasty, but mellowed, with more mocha notes that are easy to identify for the style. Saltiness pairs well with the chocolate. Hints of blanched peanuts and vanilla, too.

Creamy, like a nitro-draft, although this one's driven by CO2. Body is thicker than medium. Carbonation is tight and well-groomed.

Very nice stuff. A surprise delight between two delicious IPAs during my post-work beer session at Mad Mex. Highly recommended.

thecheapies, Feb 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Swza88, Feb 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

kbrown, Feb 06, 2013
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4.05/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at House of 1000 beers.
Appears pitch black, unable to see through. Had a nice light hot chocolate like head that stuck around. Smells of chocolate like and a little robustness. Taste of a smothe dark chocolate that is very easy going. The hops stick to your tounge in the follow through. I liked the mouthfeel the best, nice med carb and everything develops well on the tounge! Overall a very good porter just shy of a coffee flavor that would put in top tier!

Mounty4Life, Feb 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

warrenout330, Jan 30, 2013
Battleaxe Baltic Porter from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
92 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.