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Harpoon Leviathan - Baltic Porter - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
89
very good

349 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 349
Reviews: 239
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.55%
Wants: 40
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Leviathan Baltic Porter is a dark, strong beer of considerable complexity. Brewed with a highly alcohol-tolerant strain of lager yeast, it has a smooth, full flavor with dark fruit and licorice notes in the aroma. De-husked roasted malt lends a dark chocolate character without being sharp or harsh. Raw sugar and dark crystal malt give some raisin and molasses notes while East Kent Goldings hops make for a long, earthy finish.

38 IBU

(Beer added by: lpayette on 11-16-2008)
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mtbbaboon

Connecticut

4.22/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a four pack. Poured a bottle into a goblet. A rather thin head that disappears quickly, leaving a very thin ring. Deep brown color, almost black. Smells sweet and smokey. I can smell a hint of alcohol, but it's very faint. Tastes like sweet malt, and the alcohol is more noticable in the taste than it is in the smell. It also tastes smokey and almost coffee-like. Tastes spicy too, although I can't identify the spice. It's got a full body mouthfeel. This a thicker porter. Feels nice and smooth though. It's very drinakble, but there's no doubt this is a sipping beer. This is the third four pack of this that I have purchased, so needless to say I'd be happy to buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2008 18:46:02 | More by mtbbaboon
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Good Baltic Porter. Pours a dark brown clear color into a pint glass. Ruby highlights throughout when held to a light. Can see an outline of your finger on the far side of the glass when held to a light as well. The head is light tan, fairly small, but good retention.

Pleasing aroma of chocolate, malts, and dark fruit.

Taste is fairly complex, yeast, chocolate, dark fruit, malts, and sweetness. A very enjoyable taste.

Mouthfeel is rich and smooth, nice blend of flavors. High alcohol is not that apparrent.

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Harpoon Leviathan - Baltic Porter from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
89 out of 100 based on 349 ratings.