Filed under: Baltic Porter (pint, stem glass, tulip), Southampton | Tags: balanced, bitter, black, caramel, citrus, coffee, dark, impressive, molasses, nice, Nut, peppers, resin, roast, strong, Toffee
|Glass: pint, stem glass, tulip
Purchased at: Circle Liquors Super Saver, Pennington, NJPrice: $4.99
Size: 22 fl oz
Estimated Calories: 350 C
RateBeer Rating: 94
Aural: silent opening, little carbonation, dark, quiet pour
|Aroma 7 out of 10Intensity: faintBalance: sweet
Malt Aroma: caramel toffee chocolate roast coffee
Hops Aroma: resin citrus
Other Aroma: peppers
Notes: A simple, faint aroma of molasses.
| Appearance 5 out of 5Color: blackClarity: mostly opaque
Head Retention: persistent
Notes: A dark and impressive looking beer.
|Flavor 8 out of 10Intensity: strongBalance: bitter
Malt Flavor: nut caramel toffee chocolate
Hops Flavor: resin citrus
Other: alcohol, some metal
Notes: A bitter beer, and surprising considering the style. Lots of tasty malt and bitter hoppy balance.
|Palate 4 out of 5
MouthfeelSensation: drying warming
Notes: The finish, other than a bit metallic, is very nice.
|General Impression: 17 out of 20Craftmanship: excellentFreshness: fresh
Personal Taste: liked
Notes: A very tasty beer, at a good price, and a great finish.
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