Lovely Cherry Baltic Porter - Bend Brewing Company

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Lovely Cherry Baltic Porter
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BA SCORE
89
very good

11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 6.44%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bend Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  9.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Inspired by a chocolate cherry cordial, this imperial Baltic porter was aged over montmorency cherries. 30 IBUs

(Beer added by: DefenCorps on 10-20-2013)
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of NWHopinator
4.26/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of John_M
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Really an impressive effort from BBC. There is plenty of dark chocolate, light vanilla and light coffee in this beer, and it blends well with the light cherry flavor (which thankfully, is not overdone). The alcohol is VERY well integrated into the flavor profile, and the beer is soft, smooth and very long on the palate. Really an excellent effort from BBC. I woud likely order this any time I see it on tap.

Photo of DefenCorps
3.91/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewpub. 2013 GABF gold medal winner.

A very dark brown with reddish brown highlights, this looks great. The thin beige head falls off quickly. The nose is decadent. Chocolate covered cherries, cocktail cherries, Cherry cordial, candied cherries, mild cherry tartness, this is great. Some caramel, buckwheat honey, vanilla, in some ways this reminds me of Ben and Jerry's cherry Garcia. The palate opens with an intense cherry flavor, complex and dark, with chocolate, Vanilla, dark caramel, buckwheat honey, a little coffee. Sweetness and vanilla are especially prominent on the mid palate. The finish is sweet with cherries, honey and roast, the alcohol is well hidden here. Medium in body, mildly carbonated, this beer is quite nice. The chocolate and cherries hide the base Baltic porter, but this is delicious.

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.92/5  rDev -6.4%

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Lovely Cherry Baltic Porter from Bend Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.