Ballsmack!!! Baltic Porter | Avery Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: Baltic Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by LittleDon on 07-06-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of RDW
3.77/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kirch
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of brandoman63
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of kkrez
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of gueuzer
2.5/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

10 oz pour form the brewery

App- Pours a little light for a baltic. Nice roasted head though with some lacing.

Sm- Heavy roasted malt, can't get much of anything past this.

Ta- Taste's more light a mild than a Baltic. Very little malt sweetness as you would expect. Heavy on the bittering hops.

MF- Big disappointment. Very thin. Not the big beer you hope for when you order a baltic. Carbonation level was OK though.

Dr- It's drinkable, but when compared to the style does not deliver what you expect.

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Photo of LittleDon
4.58/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Served in a 10oz pilsner at the Avery Tap Room. Clear and very dark red-brown, with some visable light coming through. Thin head and sticky lace. Coffee, roasted chicory, and chocolate aroma. Some carbonation prickliness up front, but very smooth up front, almost like a nitro. Bittersweet middle, dark chocolate like. Nice bitter finish. Medium to heavy mouthfeel. Smooth start to finish. From what I've been told by tap room employees, Ballsmack was a preproduction run for the 17th Anniversary.

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Ballsmack!!! Baltic Porter from Avery Brewing Company
3.56 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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