Piano Bridge
Art History Brewing

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Porter - Baltic
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4.31 | pDev: 1.16%
Art History Brewing
Illinois, United States
Piano BridgePiano Bridge
Notes: A collaboration with Riverlands Brewing in St. Charles, IL. We celebrate the bridge over the Fox Rivers that wa a primary means for workers to walk to work at the Cable Piano Company which opened in 1901. European pilsner & dark Munich malts, Saaz & magnum hops.

33 IBU
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REVZEB from Illinois

4.29/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured jet black from a crowler with two fingers of light brown foam. Smells of licorice, leather, hardy and crusty old bread, heavy roasted grains, raisin, and malts with a touch of booze. Taste is boozier than nose let on, more roasted too. Bread stands out in making this one unique, plenty of warm earth, tobacco, licorice, leather, raisin, and char to round out. While it smells and tastes rugged, the feel is actually quite drinkable, frothy even. Medium bodied, somewhat airy and so smooth, booze does not impact the feel. Want a touch more viscosity. This is a technical marvel

Feb 15, 2021
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FBarber from Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark, completely opaque, brown color. Two finger velvety brown colored head settles on top of the beer before dissipating. Ultimately just a thin ring of tan foam remains along the outside of the top of the beer. Aroma has notes of dark bread, pumpernickel bread, crusty toasted bread, with some light spicy hop notes on the back end.

Taste follows the nose with notes of dark bread, crusty, lightly toasted, cocoa, pumpernickel, with a light spicy hop note on the back end. Feel is medium bodied, smooth, gentle carbonation, with a semi-dry finish.

Overall its a lovely baltic porter ... its just an outstanding example of the style.

Jan 18, 2021
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darktronica from Indiana

4.38/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours near-black with fairly minimal head, consistent with relatively low carbonation on the mouthfeel. Dark roasted grains, offset by graham and vanilla on the nose. Some light iodine and bitter acidity joins on the palate, consistent with the style. Exceptionally smooth for a lower-ABV Baltic porter that hasn't been barrel-aged.

Dec 13, 2020
Piano Bridge from Art History Brewing
Beer rating: 4.31 out of 5 with 3 ratings