Black Boss Porter | BOSS Browar Witnica S.A.

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584 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
BOSS Browar Witnica S.A.
Poland
browar-witnica.pl

Style: Baltic Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by bark on 04-10-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
584
Reviews:
307
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
15%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
60
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Kingfish1965
4.21/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zekeman17
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sellen
3.72/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of th0m
3.87/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WhiteHillsStore
3.62/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours an almost pitch black with little head. The smell is mild but has some caramel and nutty aromas but is overtaken by alcohol. The taste was rather pleasant with a decent balance but the mouthfeel was very thin for a porter. Known as a great cheap/strong beer and I think it lives up to that reputation.

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Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
3.55/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SonictheBeerhog
3.67/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GeorgeAKeim
3/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not bad for the price.

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Photo of Nysteve15
2.1/5  rDev -44.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

I actually couldn't finish this one....

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Photo of badjohnwad
4.94/5  rDev +30%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Lets not get complicated. This is a very delicious porter. One of the best i have ever had. It tastes great....period.

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Photo of tikk
3.36/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DarthVorador
3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of Fuzzycuffs
3.06/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Look: Nice and dark like a porter should be, frothy beige head dissipates rather quickly (unsurprising given the 9.4% ABV. Scattered lacing here and there. Looks nice.

Smell: Not much to speak of here. I pick up on a combination of bread and what might be coffee or dark chocolate. Very subtle aroma.

Taste: Sweeter than I had anticipated, but not cloyingly so. The taste of coffee is the most apparent thing, however. I don't pick up much other than this. Lacking in complexity, but at least it's not boozy.

Mouthfeel: Just average. This is a rather weak-bodied porter, but has been carbonated more than usual for the style, I suppose in an attempt to make up for that. Prickly from the carbonation, and light, almost watery otherwise. The mouthfeel disappoints.

Overall: Decent. It's good for the price, as many users have noted, but it's a far cry from being a great brew. It almost feels like coffee liqueur has been added to a watery porter. The sweetness detracts, and I am not enough of a coffee drinker to appreciate the only other apparent flavor. I wouldn't mind drinking it again some time if I wasn't so close to Deschutes, who produce one of the best porters there is.

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Photo of Harvest06
3.24/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of arini10
4.31/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bostonryan
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shandirra
4.77/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Overall, a good brew. Nice nose, texture on the tongue. Smooth drinking, rich, smooth.
If you find it at the right distributor, a great bang for the buck.

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Photo of scottmusicdvd
3.92/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of CMannino1987
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Well rounded full bodied. Impressive porter from poland

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Photo of calgecko
4/5  rDev +5.3%

A little light bodied (in my opinion) for a Porter, but tasty.. well balanced and easy to drink. I normally like them a bit more on the malty side, but the high alcohol content gave it a nice punch

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Photo of Sanchezrox23
2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

Photo of baywater
3.48/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of msscott1973
3/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Porterofotb
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Alpha309
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Black Boss Porter from BOSS Browar Witnica S.A.
3.8 out of 5 based on 584 ratings.
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