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Kalevipoeg At The Gates Of Hell | Cigar City Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
cigarcitybrewing.com

Style: Baltic Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Bourbon Barrel Aged Baltic Porter.

Added by Lare453 on 05-03-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
275
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
10.1%
 
 
Wants:
118
Gots:
61
For Trade:
9
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A very generous extra in a trade - excited to dive into this one.

Pours very dark for a Baltic porter, though from CCB I am not surprised. Creamy tight-bubble head for a barrel aged beer - light beige.

Incredibly rich and well balanced aroma of sweet bourbon and oak flavors - pronounced vanilla, light caramel and toffee, cocoa powder, 'wet' oak, slight bourbon and dark fruits. As it warms some sweet pipe tobacco and fresh berry notes come to the fore.

Incredibly smooth mouthfeel and light sweet finish.

Floored by this one - would love to do it side-by-side with BA Framinghammer. Hope they brew it again!

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Taste - Bourbon bomb. Raw bourbon flavor. Caramel. Fudgy. Chocolate and caramel blend well.

Mouthfeel - Barrel hot. Medium heavy body. Medium carbonation.

Overall - This is really good. Masks the base beer with bourbon, but it's pretty damn good.

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Kalevipoeg At The Gates Of Hell from Cigar City Brewing
4.16 out of 5 based on 275 ratings.
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