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Style: Baltic Porter
 
Style Information
The Baltic Porter is brewed with lager yeast, which gives a smooth cold-fermented beer with few of the ale characters. Color should be black to very dark red-brown. Aroma has caramel sugars, chocolate, coffee and roasted malts. Also, a slight smokiness may also be present. Taste should not have a strong bitterness from either hops or roasted malts. Alcohol is likely notable in the taste. A light cocoa powder, fruity and possibly a slight smoky flavor may also be notable. Hops should be minimal all around, in both aroma and taste. Feel should be medium to full, with a slight sweetness in the lingering aftertaste. ABV should range from 7% to 9% or higher. IBUs should range from 30 to 40.

From Wikipedia:

"A version of porter which is brewed in Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Sweden. It has a higher alcohol content than ordinary porters... Export ales (see Russian Imperial Stout) introduced from Britain in the 18th century were influenced by regional styles when they began to be produced locally. While it was once a top-fermenting ("ale-style") beer, it is now mostly brewed as a lager-style bottom-fermenting beer in Slavic and Baltic breweries."

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Top Consumed Baltic Porter
 
 BeerConsumed
1. Smoke by Surly Brewing Company85
2. Dirty Old Man by Tyranena Brewing Company73
3. Baltic Porter by Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery, The36
4. Snowstorm 2009 by August Schell Brewing Co., Inc.25
5. Big Beer Series - Baltic Porter by Smuttynose Brewing Company21
6. Port Barrel Aged Odin by Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery18
7. Baltic Porter by Alaskan Brewing Co.18
8. Paradise By The Dash Board Lights by Tyranena Brewing Company17
9. Gonzo Imperial Porter by Flying Dog Brewery15
10. Publican Porter (Imperial London Porter) by Short's Brewing Company14

Top Reviews Baltic Porter
 
 BeerAvg Score
1. Kaggen! Stormaktsporter 2006 by Närke Kulturbryggeri AB99
2. Dark Knight by Barley John's Brew Pub92
3. Smoke by Surly Brewing Company91
4. Perkuno's Hammer by Heavyweight Brewing Co.90
5. Imperial Black Cherry Porter by Short's Brewing Company90
6. Red Eye by Two Brothers Brewing Company88
7. Imperial Porter (JLS Release #16) by Rogue Ales Brewery - Brewers on the Bay88
8. Porter by Ølfabrikken88
9. Wild Dog Barrel-Aged Gonzo Imperial Porter by Flying Dog Brewery87
10. Black Lightning Porter by Lightning Brewery86