Sea Legs Baltic Porter | Uinta Brewing Company

BA SCORE
91
outstanding
509 Ratings
Sea Legs Baltic PorterSea Legs Baltic Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company
Utah, United States
uintabrewing.com

Style: Baltic Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Complex and drinkable, Sea Legs delivers flavors of roasted malt and chocolate. Sea Legs was aged in Bourbon Barrels for nearly 12 months adding toasted vanilla and bourbon notes to the flavor profile. This Medium-bodied Baltic Porter has a complex malt profile and mild hop bitterness. With a hidden ABV of 8%, Sea Legs is a siren of a beer.

Added by RedneckBeerz on 12-25-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
509
Reviews:
105
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
8.27%
 
 
Wants:
49
Gots:
102
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 509 |  Reviews: 105
Photo of tbone1384
4.24/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HopsAreDaMan
4.21/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

750ml, dated as bottled 1/1/2015? (the year was very hard to read).

Look: Pours a really dark brown, with a very nice amount of light brown colored head that hangs on for a long while, and leaves nice lacing in the glass.

Smell: A lot going on, including dark malts, booze, vanilla?, and something else pleasant (perhaps coffee?).

Taste: Again, a lot going on: dark malts, sweetness, vanilla?, coffee, with a bit of (pleasant) booziness.

Feel: Medium to heavy, full and creamy, with a bit of a hop bite on the finish.

Overall: I did a side-by-side with the Baltika #6 Porter. Although the price per ounce of this beer is considerably more than the Baltica, Sea Legs is clearly more complex and more flavorful. It sets itself up as a great sipper. As I am price conscious, if I could get a good price on this I would be happy to drink it again.

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Photo of brentk56
3.8/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a slightly translucent coffee color with a very modest head that fades rather quickly; just a few dots linger

Smell: Raisinets, prune, pine tar, vanilla, coconut and dark cherry tones

Taste: Raisinets, oak, pine tar and prune, up front, with licorice and cocoa developing; woody, with faint tobacco and Bourbon tones developing, after the swallow; the flavors fade in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with low carbonation

Overall: Another older bottle picked up courtesy of Total Wine's focus on freshness, this one bottled over three years ago; oxidation has impacted the flavor profile, no doubt, and has led to lower scores

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Photo of Rice_Nate_25
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ledouge
3.06/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3

Photo of hypnotoad1
3.36/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ClavisAurea
4.91/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of stephens101
4.13/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A mountain of tan froth forms strong and resilient atop this sleek black brew. Smells of prunes, plums, blackberry and grain. Tastes of milk chocolate, dried wood, cocoa powder, and faint dark fruits. Medium side of heavy in body, drier than expected, and finishes with a slight heat tickle at the back of the throat and some sticky on the lips for good measure.

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Photo of puboflyons
3.76/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From the corked, caged 750 ml. bottle. 2013 batch. Aged. Tasted on November 13, 2015.

It pours dark brown with a big tan had.

OK, it is 2 years old so the chocolate and dark malts have faded some but I get a bit of it on the nose. Otherwise my aroma of choice is more like cherry.

Smooth, medium body.

I get a slightly fruit malt character in the taste with a little bit of bitterness. I found this as a closeout and I do wish I had tried this in 2013 rather than now. I might have provided a far better review.

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Photo of Goatdavemac
3.98/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of brewohio1
4.19/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Masters
4.01/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Dougwillhike
4.53/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Petegrieco
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hellpop65
3.65/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of user785335
4.17/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SadMachine
3.71/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SonictheBeerhog
4.29/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
4.27/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SPLITGRIN
4.22/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Huge head of rocky burnt biscuit brown head sits on top of blackest brown body. Nose is of soft chocolate and toasted malts. Dark fruit, black cherry and truffle chocolate play on first sip. This is a very dark Baltic porter. This beer dries out in terms of bitterness and flavor. This is nicely complex and gets better as it warms. Very solid brew.

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Photo of crotharagain
4.48/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Outstanding porter. Earthy smell with hints of chocolate and mint taste. Will definitely purchase again.

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Photo of crazyfoMostout
3.93/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Corburk
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Punisher
3.88/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 12ouncecurls
4.15/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Sea Legs Baltic Porter from Uinta Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 509 ratings.
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