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Porticus - Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof

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73 Ratings
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Ratings: 73
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 22.01%
Wants: 5
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof visit their website

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jslot38 on 12-30-2010)
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

spycow, Oct 31, 2014
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DrBier, Jul 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

kjrod20, Jun 18, 2014
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rrski198, Apr 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

MarioM, Mar 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The beer comes in a dark brown, black color.

The aroma has roasted malt and chocolate, but then also a strong amount of Brett and funk.

The flavor follows of sweet caramel, roasted dark malts, molasses, and coffee. Then there's some yeasty notes along with a dry funky Brett finish. Light to medium body.

A quite interesting brew.

dar482, Feb 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

NewGlarusFan, Feb 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

scottDC, Jan 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

smartassboiler, Nov 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

MacQ32, Oct 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

StoutSeth, Sep 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

AngusOg, Sep 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

LambicKing, Sep 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Hanzo, Sep 14, 2013
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3.95/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color porter with a large bright brown color head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma consists of roasted malt with loads of black chocolate notes. Taste is dominated by dry roasted malt with loads of rich black chocolates notes with very light Brett notes also noticeable. Body is full with really nice creamy texture with great carbonation and no apparent alcohol. I really enjoyed that one with nice creamy black chocolate notes but I can’t say that the Brett notes were very intense or easily identifiable.

Phyl21ca, Feb 08, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -65.2%

Hopstout, Feb 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

JasonSiedman, Oct 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

t0rin0, Oct 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

danthehopslamman, Sep 20, 2012
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4.03/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a massive chocolate malt colored all head which took a long time to settle down. The body is dark as coffee, even held to the light. Not much smell to it, even as it warmed, mainly malt. The taste is divine though with rich double malt, cola, and even a touch of sour to it. Long, fairly sour finish. "Doppel-Porter" indeed.

MoreThanWine, Sep 02, 2012
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1/5  rDev -72.1%

steve8robin, Sep 01, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

This oddity is a Baltic porter brewed with brettanomyces. Served at Belmont Station in Portland.

Dark but thin-looking — fairly clear and watery at the edges, with black fading into lighter oak. An expansive, creamy head of beach sand-colored froth plants itself for a long time, only leaving after painting the sides of the glass in full sheets of lace.

Odd aroma. It’s almost like a chocolate-covered raisin — or a raisin-covered chocolate. Big dark fruits merge: sweet raisin, strawberry, bubble gum. Touches of bitter dark chocolate and mild funk.

Smoky, dry flavor. Clean and mildly smoky in the front, though the swallow brings a subtle sweet dark fruit note and even more smooth smoke. A touch of sweetness and funk from the brett, along with a weird, almost Belgian yeast note. A hint of raisin and oats. Spicy black pepper lingers on the tongue after the swallow.

The creamy medium body holds together very well as it moves. Just a touch of tingly carbonation.

An odd beer. Mild but drinkable.

Phelps, Jul 25, 2012
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3.63/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at The Lion's Pride.
Came to the table a solid black color with a small bubbly tan head that dissipates to a cap. Smells of roast and chocolate with an earthy spicy edge to it. I can't find very much funk in the nose. Flavors of roast, caramel, and chocolate with hints of tart cherry and an earthy menthol thing going on in the background. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a roasty chalky mouthfeel. Its a decent enough porter with a hint of funk that hides in the background but you know its there. I almost wanted more funk or none at all, its in a weird middle ground.

johnnnniee, Jul 17, 2012
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3.95/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a fairly dark brown with a big two fingers of frothy khaki-chocolate head. The head fades down very slowly leaving behind some good lacing.

S - Aroma is a mix of roasted chocolate malts with some dark caramel malts, dark fruits, Brett, bready malts, with some smoke, vanilla, molasses, and earthy hops.

T - Starts off with some roasted chocolate malts with some cherry, raisin, and other dark fruits and some candi sugar. Through the middle, some funky Brett comes through with some earthy hops, smoke, vanilla, Belgian yeast, and molasses. The finish is a mix of roasted chocolate and other dark malts, with some dark fruit, funky Brett, smoke, and some earthy hops.

M - Medium-light bodied with moderate-plus carbonation. Feels smooth with a sweet, roasty, and funky finish.

D - Very drinkable. The beer is a bit over carbonated so it comes off a bit thin. Otherwise, there are a lot of really great flavors in this one.

ngeunit1, Jul 10, 2012
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Porticus from Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof
82 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.