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Lost River Porter - Bellwoods Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

30 Ratings
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 7.11%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: jrenihan on 04-27-2012)
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WeedKing4

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to a buddy for picking this up at the brewery. Pours jet black with good carbonation. Tastes roasty with chocolate notes and some smoke coming through as well. A good mouthfeel overall and this drinks down very smooth with no hint of the 7% alc. This brewery has made some really good beers for Ontario standards.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2012 22:13:36 | More by WeedKing4
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peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Nearly black in colour, when it was brought to me there was about a finger of tan head and in about 10 seconds it was completely gone, no remains of head and no lace. Smell is roasted and malty with some smoked notes and dark fruit also had a bit of a yeastiness about it. Taste is chocolatey and roasted, bit of dark fruit/overripe red berry, liquorice, light sourness and a bit of a molasses as well. Nice light carbonation, good feel and quite chewy. Very solid stuff and when they start selling bottles of this on a regular basis I will be picking up quite a bit.

Serving type: on-tap

07-10-2012 18:01:18 | More by peensteen
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A solid porter, though not the sour edge I would expect from a Baltic porter. Very dark brown and a thick pour. Cream chocolaty aroma, and that's what it delivers: a roasty chocolate,licorice, creamy beverage. Above average mouthfeel. Very good drinkability.On tap at The Only Cafe. Sorry mates, they would only serve me half a pint. Satisfying aftertaste.

Serving type: on-tap

05-13-2012 21:16:36 | More by Sammy
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap @ Bellwoods. Served in Bellwoods snifter.

A - Poured dark black with a small amount of cream coloured head. Light lacing.

S -Smoke, roasted malts, chocolate.

T - A big smoke profile up front that remains the predominant flavour throughout. Roasted malts, licorice, char and a touch of vanilla are present as well. The alcohol is slightly noticeable but not distracting.

M - Medium body. Light to moderate carbonation.

O - This is a really good beer and a proud addition to the Toronto craft beer scene.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2012 01:27:04 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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jrenihan

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Black with a moderate tan head. Some lacing, moderate retention.

Smell is full of roasted malt. A bit creamy. Has a scent that I associate with lager yeast, very typical of Baltic porters. Coffee in the nose as well.

Taste is very good. Roasted malt, coffee, generally a big malty flavour Somewhat creamy.

Full bodied, moderate carbonation, quite smooth.

Overall, quite a nice Baltic porter. Very enjoyable.

Serving type: on-tap

04-27-2012 05:13:41 | More by jrenihan
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Lost River Porter from Bellwoods Brewery
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