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Grand Imperial Porter | Browar Amber

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3.69/5
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157 Ratings
Grand Imperial PorterGrand Imperial Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Browar Amber
Poland
browar-amber.pl

Style: Baltic Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by atis on 01-07-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,478
Reviews:
79
Ratings:
157
pDev:
13.01%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
20
Trade:
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Photo of stephenlee
4.31/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rickklein9
3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of HoppingMadMonk
3.9/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Almost completely black.Aroma is roasted malt,coffee and dried fruit. Similar taste,a bit sweet from the taste of dried fruit which seems to not work with the butter ciffee. Takes a while and as it warms it starts to work much better

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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A charming honey brown color towards the bottom, deepening up to a dark brown-black towards the middle, and a creamy root beer float-like head.

Aroma is heavy on chewing tobacco, with notes of prune and leather behind it.

Flavor translates somewhat, adding some dry chocolate in there as well. Nice pruney notes, raisin, plum...just vineyard all around. Caramel, smoked molasses, tobacco and leather comes in on the finish.

Feel is pleasantly dry, with an apt carbonation. Nice slick mouthfeel.

Overall not a bad porter. It's definitely not chocolate or roast forward - it's more molasses and dark fruits.

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Photo of DOCRW
3.36/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bmaggot
4.28/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Duff27
3.48/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spikester
4.14/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Three fingers of tan head with good rings of lace. Black color .
Smell is molasses and raisen.
Taste is sweet raisen and molasses. No hop presence at all.
Mouthfeel is medium with strong carbonation. Finish is sweet and very mildly bitter.
Overall a sweet and tasty Porter. No coffee or chocolate. Just molasses and raisen.
Nothing bad but a sweet beer for sure.

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Photo of bigpoppa67
3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of puboflyons
4.05/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From the 500 ml. bottle stamped simply PO 1/2. Sampled on December 11, 2106.

It pours dark brown with a long lasting foamy tan head and some lacing. I also see reddish hues in the light.

How sweet are those roasted malts on the nose? Very. Also a low earthy hop profile. But the sweetness is right out there.

Medium-full body and creamy.

Delightfully sweet roasted malt taste with a kind of milk creaminess thrown in. Slight chocolate at the end. Mildly dry and clean finish. More Porters should be this way.

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Photo of FBarber
3.36/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KingSlayer
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tone77
4.1/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a brown 16.9 oz. bottle. My bottle says 7.2% abv, but otherwise is identical to the one pictured. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of chocolate, dark fruits. Taste is chocolate, roasted malts, dark fruits, some sweetness, alcohol is well hidden. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall I really enjoyed this beer, I wish I had picked up more than one.

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Photo of Andrewharemza
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From bottle, pours a very dark brown almost black colour with a good tan head that disapates to a thin layer. Aroma chocolate, sweet, roasty, malt, caramel, brown sugar. Taste pretty much follows the nose. Very nice.

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Photo of EOC
3.3/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beermanizer
3.8/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of cubbyZilla
3.46/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Duffman79
3.24/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.72/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of k3ve
3.99/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stevoj
3.7/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Coffee and dark chocolate come to mind from the aroma and taste. Pours near black with sparse beige head. Overall sweet palate, slick mouthfeel. Nice winter warmer.

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Photo of drmeto
3.88/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4

L:
-pours the darkest of brown with faint ruby tinges and a bif,frothy,beige head
S:
-licorice,roast,nutty,coffee,cream,plums,grainy,cognac,mocha
T:
coffee,burnt toast,nutty,licorice,slight acidity,caramel,chocolate,cognac
F:
-medium carbonation
-light to medium body
-alcohol noticeable
O:
Very good Baltic Porter.A little thin-bodied

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Photo of RobinLee
3.38/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of drpimento
3.9/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

While very good in many regards, somehow it still comes off as being a little pretentious Certainly the label has something to do with that, but I'm speaking more to the beer itself. A little too sweet, but with a sweetness that is unrefined. etc.

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Photo of HabaJohn
4.45/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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Grand Imperial Porter from Browar Amber
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 157 ratings
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