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Framinghammer Baltic Porter - Coffee - Jack's Abby Brewing

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Framinghammer Baltic Porter - Coffee
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155 Ratings
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Ratings: 155
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 7.38%
Wants: 11
Gots: 32 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Big, bold, and black. This unusual lager style has many similarities to Imperial Stouts. A lengthy conditioning period creates a silky smooth chocolatey mouth feel enhanced by the use of oats and brown sugar. Noticeable sweetness gets balanced by roasted malt and hop bitterness. At 10% alcohol by volume, this beer is sure to keep you warm on a cold winter night.

55 IBU

(Beer added by: fthegiants on 02-25-2014)
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Reviews by Dope:
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Dope

Massachusetts

4.34/5  rDev +3.3%

Bottle released around two months ago? Label simply reads "Coffee Framinghammer", no mention of barrel aging so I'm guessing this is different.

A: Pitch black pour with a big, very dense medium brown head. Head fades at a moderate pace. Heavy lacing and great head retention.

S: Coffee isn't super strong in the aroma. It's there but it's more of a sweeter mocha. Lots of sweet, creamy milk chocolate balances it out I guess. Overtones of vanilla and a light dark fruit presence as well. I guess this one isn't in fact barrel aged (at least nearly to the extent that last year's coffee framinghammer was). Once it warms fully you get a little more distinct coffee (still very sweet and chocolatey though).

T: Coffee is not overpowering here but has a really nice flavor. Lots of roasted coffee bean with milk chocolate to sweeten it up. Creamy with vanilla overtones everywhere. Coffee turns lightly bitter with some baker's chocolate in the finish. Long-lingering very earthy, bitter coffee beans between sips with just a hint of creamy vanilla.

M: Heavy, super smooth and creamy.

O: Really nice baltic porter. Great coffee and chocolate flavors. Great smooth drinking characteristics too. The bourbon from last year's version really set it apart but this one is quite good regardless.

04-18-2014 01:56:42 | More by Dope
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S- lots of sweet chocolaty notes up front with a compliment of toasted coconut. brown sugar, molasses, bourbon, oaky vanilla and a shot of hazelnut espresso

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Framinghammer Baltic Porter - Coffee from Jack's Abby Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 155 ratings.