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Phantom Punch Winter Stout - Baxter Brewing Co.

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Phantom Punch Winter StoutPhantom Punch Winter Stout

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BA SCORE
85
very good

177 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 177
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 8
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Baxter Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kaelingirl on 11-24-2012)
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keysburg

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -73.4%

12-17-2012 15:38:13 | More by keysburg
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ThaFATkid

California

1/5  rDev -73.4%

12-19-2012 04:48:23 | More by ThaFATkid
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DrinkingDrake

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -46.8%

07-30-2013 04:01:51 | More by DrinkingDrake
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Gobzilla

California

2/5  rDev -46.8%

03-16-2014 02:03:14 | More by Gobzilla
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mbs11

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

12-28-2012 23:22:49 | More by mbs11
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DCav


2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

12-07-2012 02:28:29 | More by DCav
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rab53

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

12-11-2012 03:00:00 | More by rab53
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Sinnian

Maine

3/5  rDev -20.2%

07-18-2013 21:02:08 | More by Sinnian
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jgammoniv

Maine

3/5  rDev -20.2%

10-12-2013 03:37:11 | More by jgammoniv
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discharmingly

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -20.2%

11-15-2013 04:21:02 | More by discharmingly
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smartassboiler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.2%

12-26-2013 03:23:18 | More by smartassboiler
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chippo33

Vermont

3/5  rDev -20.2%

01-10-2013 07:23:43 | More by chippo33
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erlenmeyer

Maine

3/5  rDev -20.2%

12-23-2012 02:16:03 | More by erlenmeyer
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MikeHRayn

Maine

3/5  rDev -20.2%

03-02-2013 12:40:11 | More by MikeHRayn
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.1/5  rDev -17.6%

Pours half jet black body, half thick coffee colors head with good lacing. Looks really good.

Nose has a lot of odd piney winter spice character, some vanilla and milk chocolate, not a lot of roast...fairly mild aroma overall and a little odd.

Flavor opens with vanilla, then more of the odd green spice character but less than in the nose, then chocolate, then some nice roast I didn't get from smelling it. Definitely tastes better than it smells. Enjoyable overall, would be way better without those odd flavors.

Mouthfeel is strong, very thick and creamy, rich and well carbed.

Strange beer--looks and feels great, smells kindof off, tastes good but a little off. Enjoyable overall.

6.3/10

04-09-2013 03:35:44 | More by AlexFields
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.23/5  rDev -14.1%

12oz can. Black with a smooth and creamy looking mocha colored head. This stays rich and frothy with some thick lacing. Smells of roast, cocoa, vanilla and weird hop presence that I guess is coming off like a kind of Noble hop? It definitely has spiciness to it. The taste is similar but does seem to do a little better, with a decent balance of roasted malts, a sweet combo of cocoa and vanilla and then a tingle of earthy and spicy citric hops. Dry and bitter on the finish with some lingering smoke. The feel is medium bodied with a crisp creaminess in the mouth that flows well. Just a smidge of warmth is present and this is overall pretty smooth. This was decent but the weirdness of the aroma kind of put a damper on things. I’d maybe check a can out of this but it really isn’t worth picking up multiples of.

03-29-2013 19:27:49 | More by Kegatron
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Bendurgin

Maine

3.23/5  rDev -14.1%

Poured into a pint glass. This one pours a dark cola brown with two fingers of light tan head.

Hints of milk chocolate and charcoal on the aroma. Seems a bit boring but not bad. Dark roasted malts in the pallet with a bit of a sweet finish. Hints of coffee and some cocoa.

The most is medium with sharp carbonation. Overall not bad, nothing special though.

03-19-2013 18:51:42 | More by Bendurgin
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Onenote81

North Carolina

3.24/5  rDev -13.8%

Thanks to IPAkindaguy for this can in a recent trade!

Poured into a snifter. Pours a deep midnight-black, with a lustrous beige head on top. Good retention and lacing. As with most Export stouts in my experience, the aroma comes across fruity and sweet. Vinous wine-like aromas, chocolate, vanilla, fresh bread.

Decent girth to this dark beer, but a touch too slick on the finish. Carbonation level is alright, but it drinks a little thinner than I'd like for the style. Sweet chocolate and vanilla right off, with a wash of sweet maraschino cherries, alcohol. I don't know, something about this just doesn't keep me sipping.

I almost always gravitate well to anything dark when it comes to beer - especially anything Stout-related. But I keep trying these Export Stouts, and I just can't get behind them. Not sure what it is - the sweetness, fruit-quality - I don't know, but this is just not a style I will reach for often. I'll stick with the more roasted-forward stouts.

05-01-2013 21:22:39 | More by Onenote81
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

01-28-2013 01:45:53 | More by Gonzoillini
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Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

11-25-2012 19:46:52 | More by Larrydoherty
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Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

02-28-2014 13:43:49 | More by HumanParaquat
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Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

12-18-2012 00:53:58 | More by Goldfishman
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Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

12-28-2013 13:51:38 | More by ddl2it
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Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

06-24-2013 19:12:53 | More by BostonPhilly
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Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

02-24-2014 01:59:33 | More by Bito401
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Phantom Punch Winter Stout from Baxter Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 177 ratings.