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Sinebrychoff Porter - Oy Sinebrychoff Ab

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Sinebrychoff PorterSinebrychoff Porter

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

739 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 739
Reviews: 576
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.02%
Wants: 68
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oy Sinebrychoff Ab visit their website
Finland

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 02-12-2002)
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

3/5  rDev -28.4%

01-19-2014 20:49:51 | More by OriolesFan1008
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BVukelich

Washington

3.95/5  rDev -5.7%

Poured into porter glass. It is very dark black with a caramel-colored head. Didn't leave much lace as I drank it. Aroma was roasted (burnt) coffee and a mild sweetness. My wife and I couldn't call the sweetness out by name until the next morning. I took a whiff of the warm remnants left in the glass and immediately picked up on raisins or prunes. Taste had average porter bitterness. Viscosity was above average and higher alcohol was apparent. Decent aftertaste. I think I actually served it too cold at first (maybe 40 deg or so). As it warmed, I really enjoyed it more.

01-12-2014 20:18:47 | More by BVukelich
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

01-03-2014 05:33:07 | More by Kurmaraja
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Saksis

Norway

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

12-27-2013 18:28:17 | More by Saksis
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sdm9465

Nova Scotia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-27-2013 17:04:53 | More by sdm9465
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jdell15

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

12-13-2013 00:14:18 | More by jdell15
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TheSleepyMonkey

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

12-12-2013 03:55:06 | More by TheSleepyMonkey
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BillRoth

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

12-05-2013 00:47:32 | More by BillRoth
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RichH55

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-03-2013 00:43:36 | More by RichH55
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chrishiker1409

New York

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

11-28-2013 03:18:06 | More by chrishiker1409
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Sweffin

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

11-28-2013 02:03:17 | More by Sweffin
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RandomExile

Maryland

3.14/5  rDev -25.1%

/ Pilsner Glass / Victoria Gastro Pub, Columbia, MD

A: pitch black; dark beige head; broad, fine sheets of lacing, interspersed with round-latticed spattered lacing
S: funky toffee/coffee
T: slightly sweet, roasted coffee, bitter toffee, a bit like bile; roasted coffee back for the finish
M: medium-bodied, only faint edge of bitterness
O: Somehow I just didn't care for it the way the majority seems to. I thought it tasted mostly coffee-ish, except for an unavoidable sense of throw-up, which was obviously off-putting.

11-26-2013 04:03:27 | More by RandomExile
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.45/5  rDev -17.7%

Bottle from Colonial Spirits
Pours a solid black color with a smallish tan head that dissipates to a small cap. The aroma is heavy with charred wood, and vinous oxidation, supported by dark fruits, smoke and dark chocolate. Little to no hop aroma or alcohol presence. The flavor is a hint of sweet sugar up front that quickly becomes smokey with light fruits and a bit of wine like flavor. A charred ashy flavor sweeps in and lingers long into the finish of every sip. Medium body with a light to moderate level of carbonation and a full almost gritty mouthfeel. Big burnt fruity Baltic porter. I warmed up to it after a while, but it is not my favorite example of the style.

11-25-2013 00:24:57 | More by johnnnniee
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kiva_beer_club

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

11-15-2013 22:25:22 | More by kiva_beer_club
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

4.23/5  rDev +1%

33 cl bottle was poured into a goblet.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger mocha head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pitch black color with no clarity or vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing as the beer was drank.

Smell: Roasted coffee, chocolate, burnt molasses, a little alcohol, and some dark fruits.

Taste: Roasted coffee, chocolate, molasses, smoke, dark fruits, a little booze, and very deliciously smooth.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium to full bodied, delicious, and medium carbonation.

Overall: i personally think the best Baltic porters come from the Scandinavian countries. Extremely delicious for a beer that has traveled thousands of miles to get to Boston.

11-11-2013 23:11:02 | More by Flounder57
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apasternak

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

11-11-2013 00:03:52 | More by apasternak
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -28.4%

11-04-2013 18:33:08 | More by xnicknj
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dar482

New York

4.28/5  rDev +2.1%

The beer pours in a gorgeous black color with a huge mocha brown head. A beautiful beer.

The aroma has a big sweet chocolate note, with coffee, fudge, molasses, and a sweetness from roasty malt. There's also a raisin and dark fruit sweetness lingering in there.

The flavor follows with a wonderful chocolate note, roasty bitterness, and then a coffee flavor on the end. The carbonation leaves this beer off well from the palate. There's also a raisin flavor that cleans up the beer slightly.

A really wonderful beer. I enjoyed this and it surely surprised me.

10-28-2013 03:12:51 | More by dar482
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diverite

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

10-27-2013 16:21:41 | More by diverite
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

4.39/5  rDev +4.8%

11.2oz bottle poured into a snifter. The best before date code is a mystery.

A: Deep inky black on the pour. The light brown head retains very well and leaves a patchwork of lacing.

S: Fudge, dark chocolate, mocha, coffee grounds. Cocoa nibs, black cocoa powder. Blackstrap molasses, carob. Darkfruit abounds. Lots of plum and blackberry. A deep, layered complexity on the nose.

T: Fudge, blackstrap molasses, hints of cola. Carob and dark chocolate fudge sauce. Black cocoa. Dark caramel. Coffee grounds and a hint of smoke. Plum and blackberry darkfruit. Mild acidity. Roasted coffee beans. Long lingering finish of carob, black cocoa, and a touch of smoke and soot.

M: Big and thick in body. Full and rich. Creamy and velvety. Low carbonation. Slight warming alcohol.

O: Fantastic. Sinebrychoff reigns supreme as king of the Baltic Porters. Rich, deep, and complex, yet still very drinkable. Full of character and nuance. There's a lot of legend and history surrounding this beer too. A favorite of the late Michael Jackson, and a timeless classic of a beer.

10-20-2013 18:58:48 | More by ryan1788a5
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Vonhinx

New York

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

10-17-2013 23:05:57 | More by Vonhinx
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Anvilfarm

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

10-07-2013 00:23:55 | More by Anvilfarm
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Zimm

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

09-26-2013 00:15:22 | More by Zimm
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bsm80x

New York

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

09-25-2013 20:27:08 | More by bsm80x
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gnikola

Serbia

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

09-20-2013 09:17:54 | More by gnikola
Sinebrychoff Porter from Oy Sinebrychoff Ab
93 out of 100 based on 739 ratings.