Raven's Roost Baltic Porter | Parkway Brewing Co.

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157 Ratings
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Raven's Roost Baltic PorterRaven's Roost Baltic Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Parkway Brewing Co.
Virginia, United States
parkwaybrewing.com

Style: Baltic Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Huhzubendah on 03-27-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
157
Reviews:
33
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
9.3%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
37
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 157 |  Reviews: 33
Photo of yaksurf
2.91/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of RBorsato
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 88caprice
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Very good.
A dark brew with some ruby highlights. Great head and lacing.
Dark, dried fruits. Dark roasty malts. A touch of sweetness.
Smooth. :)

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Photo of JaminStov
4.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of T-34-85
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BKast409
4.54/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of token_23223
4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of avalon07
3.39/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a dark brown color and a thick consistency. There was an inch of foamy, tan-colored head that lasted an average amount of time. Pretty good, but not great lacing.

S: A somewhat underwhelming aroma of chocolate, some malt, and coffee.

T: Tasted of a mild amount of coffee, a good shot of roasted malt, a hint of chocolate, light hops notes, a little bit of caramel, some mild dark fruit (plums, perhaps). If there's a problem with the flavor here it's that it's a bit too weak. It simply doesn't push its ingredients hard enough. Not terrible, but not powerful enough.

F: A good amount of carbonation with a lively, yet smooth finish. Medium-bodied.

O: This is an uneven beer in many ways. Not bad, but not particularly memorable.

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Photo of Gregf51
3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cyrano41
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rjp217
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WoodBrew
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Trying the Raven's Roost at the brewery. It poured an opaque dark with off white head that is leaving a spotty lace. The scent had hints of roast and chocolate. The taste is nicely balanced with roast, earth and chocolate being present. The Mouthfeel was lighter in body with smooth carbonation. Overall it's a good sessionable porter and should be tried.

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Photo of RedNeckBeerDude
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LloydDobler
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Narthax
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of johnnyd10vt
4.06/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Great Porter out of Salem, VA! Black, light head, subtle nose, perfectly balanced between the chocolate malt and the hops. Supremely drinkable

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Photo of OldSwampy
4.02/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle to glass. Nice dark chocolate color with light tan head fairly prominent and fading slowly. Nose: chocolate malty, with at first a hint of decaying vegetation (not a bad thing) that seemed to disappear quickly, leaving just the malt and some caramel. Taste, lots of chocolate malt and some sweetness with subtle hops, consistent beginning to end, very drinkable. A bit sweeter as it warmed. Mouthfeel not exceptional, nothing to get in the way... just enjoyable, beginning to end.

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Photo of robebo44
3.25/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tone77
3.51/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a damn near black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of roasted malts, some chocolate. Taste is chocolate, roasted malts, light smokiness, hints of dark fruits. Feels medium/light bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

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Photo of WickedBeer
3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of glf60
3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Santiagocpr
3.1/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of raindog814
3.67/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Herze
3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Caffeine_King
3.24/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Raven's Roost Baltic Porter from Parkway Brewing Co.
3.87 out of 5 based on 157 ratings.
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