Barrel-Aged 3Beans Baltic Porter | Sixpoint Brewery

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58 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery
New York, United States
sixpoint.com

Style: Baltic Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Jason on 02-21-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
58
Reviews:
7
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
10.78%
 
 
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4.16/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served in a pint glass from a 32oz growler which I picked up at Syosset Beverage.

Appearance: Thin dark brown body with a Amber tint to it. Medium bubbles to the body with an orange-tan tint to it. Drops very quickly after one sip with zero lacing.

Smell: Has a whiskey scent accented with a light dose of chocolate. Smell is quite appetizing.

Taste: Sweet whiskey and light wood notes. There's a bit of chocolate and coffee. Actually it's a little bit closer to espresso but the barrel aging distincts the beer to another level.

Mouth: Sticky brew, with a touch of sourness which is keen.

Overall: Great pick up, I was extremely lucky to actually find this gem and would recommended grabbing it if you ever have the opportunity. Salud!

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.71/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I had this beer on-tap in a big taster glass at Oregon Brewers Festival.

Appearance: nice dark brown color with a bit of a haze with a thin layer of tan foam atop. Looks quite nice.

Smell: strong coffee aroma; perhaps a bit too piquant for me. Not a lot of complexity; a hint of sweetness and maybe some chocolate but the coffee is a bit in-your-face for my taste.

Taste: flavor works better than the aroma. The coffee flavor isn't any weaker, but it has more other flavors with which to blend. Sweetish malt with some toffee character and perhaps a little caramel as well. Pretty nice.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a decent carbonation and an alright creaminess. Not bad.

Overall: coffee is a bit in-your-face, but otherwise pretty decent.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

Photo of Brutaltruth
4.13/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

An excellent Baltic porter from Sixpoint. Pours a thick dark brownish black with a solid tan head that dies down to a thin layer and lightly clinging foam. Smells of coffee, vanilla, oak, and dark chocolates. Taste is relatively the same with chocolate up front, coffee and vanilla on the back, and velvety oak to the side. Some nice boozy heat to this one with some nice cocoa on the aftertaste. Complexity improves with warmth. Although I am not an oak or bourbon barrel lover this is an exceptional beer. Pricey on the growler station, but still very nice and more than solid.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4.06/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Good looking beer: flat black body, firm tan head with good retention.

Mild coffee and cacao aroma, with a sweet hint of booziness.

Dark roasted coffee and bitter cacao; dry woodiness with a slightly sour mustiness from the barrel.

Very smooth and even feel. Little heat.

This is an excellent BA coffee porter, with phenomenally subtle barrel characteristics.

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

poured 16oz into a snifter.

A - Dark obsidian with brown highlights around the edge of the glass. Thick 2 finger tan head with good amounts of lacing. A thick collar stays for the session.

S - A pleasant chocolate porter, roasted malt scent with a hefty amount of bourbon and some vanilla. There are bitter notes of coffee and espresso along with some charred wood.

T - Bourbon up font followed by roasted malts, bitter notes of coffee and espresso. Vanilla, charred wood and some earthy flavors also make an appearance. The chocolate is more subdued and hidden, but there as it warms. There is a boozy aftertaste.

M - Silky smooth, medium body and good carbonation. Somewhat bitter and warm with booze.

O - It is good, but the booze is a bit strong and that seems to work against the roasty bitter notes. It is a nice evening beer.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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Barrel-Aged 3Beans Baltic Porter from Sixpoint Brewery
3.99 out of 5 based on 58 ratings.
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