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Harpoon Leviathan - Baltic Porter - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
89
very good

348 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 348
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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Ratings: 348 | Reviews: 239 | Display Reviews Only:
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OgreSanchez

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-27-2013 23:38:39 | More by OgreSanchez
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-14-2013 19:26:44 | More by WOLFGANG
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Draught2012

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-12-2013 16:07:15 | More by Draught2012
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +0.5%

06-30-2013 01:18:00 | More by mrfrancis
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DrinkingDrake

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

06-28-2013 00:02:16 | More by DrinkingDrake
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Neverwhere

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

06-09-2013 08:07:06 | More by Neverwhere
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MGodduclan5

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

05-26-2013 03:20:40 | More by MGodduclan5
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RWNay

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

05-22-2013 20:34:18 | More by RWNay
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

05-16-2013 03:45:02 | More by Kahlerbock
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dheacck11

Connecticut

4.1/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pour is a deep black with hints of ruby and purple. 1/2 finger of brown head fading quickly.

Nose is ripe with dried fruit, plum, raisin. Lots of gummy sweetness.

Taste starts with similar dark, dry fruit flavors, largely dried fig and raisin. Follows by a rich, roasty maltiness, with some hints of coffee and dark chocolate.

Feel is medium thick, perfect for the style.

Really good and robust flavors, they try to complement each other but end up clashing a bit. Still delightful to drink though.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2013 23:59:03 | More by dheacck11
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cadaugherty

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

05-08-2013 00:51:03 | More by cadaugherty
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GoGata

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.5%

05-02-2013 00:10:28 | More by GoGata
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

04-29-2013 06:24:35 | More by Kelp
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

04-26-2013 15:04:01 | More by Jason1337
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scmoore81

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.5%

04-19-2013 02:19:12 | More by scmoore81
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schwemjw

Ohio

4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: dark, amber around the edges. A finger of soft white head.
S: funky. Almost like a Belgian with dark plum and raise. Big yeast and biscuit quality. Small amount of roast and a milk chocolate.
T: wonderful dark fruit, plum and fig. Some chocolate in the middle with a little coffee bitterness on the end. Brown sugar undertones with a little biscuit quality.
M:Smooth! Not much carbination but it definitely feels light on the palate.
O: a nice Baltic porter. Fruity, funky, yeasty and flavorful. Not quite as much coffee as I'd like but I will definitely pick this up again!

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2013 02:52:05 | More by schwemjw
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linnymtu

Michigan

3.86/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- dark amber brown with a thin tan head. Much lighter than other porters.
S- nothing to report here. Couldn't really pick up anything destinct.
T- I've never had a Baltic porter before, and expected a "porter" and this was anything but. However, that is not a bad thing. Tastes like a strong ale and goes down smooth. Has a sweet touch to start and it lasts the whole way, also a good thing.
M- about an average carb level, the flavor definitely fills your mouth

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2013 00:53:55 | More by linnymtu
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.6%

04-13-2013 09:37:47 | More by ejimhof
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yaksurf

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.5%

04-03-2013 20:03:58 | More by yaksurf
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CaptDavyJones

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

03-28-2013 01:22:39 | More by CaptDavyJones
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brheuer

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

03-24-2013 21:22:18 | More by brheuer
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jhb138

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

03-21-2013 20:57:05 | More by jhb138
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BGsWo22

New York

1.75/5  rDev -56%

03-20-2013 23:17:34 | More by BGsWo22
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MAbeerNE1

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.5%

03-14-2013 13:24:08 | More by MAbeerNE1
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brandon911

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.5%

03-02-2013 03:26:17 | More by brandon911
Harpoon Leviathan - Baltic Porter from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
89 out of 100 based on 348 ratings.