2015 Baltic Porter (Smuttynose Brewing Company)

Style: Baltic Porter 9.0% ABV Bottle Conditioned in January 2015 From: Hampton, NH Brewery’s Note: “Indigenous to northern Europe, Baltic Porters historically stem from the shipping of British porters to the Russian hinterland. Unlike their British cousins, Baltic Porters are often brewed with lager yeast, which is the tradition we follow. Big & bold, with flavors of coffee, dark fruit & raisins, this black beer … Continue reading 2015 Baltic Porter (Smuttynose Brewing Company)

Lager Ness Monster (Jack’s Abby Brewing Company)

Style: “Imperial” Baltic Porter aged in Bourbon Barrels 15% ABV From: Frammingham, MA Brewery’s Note: “This beer started with the same recipe as our Framinghammer Baltic Porter, but with a twist.  During the first stage of the brewing process we mix hot water with our malted grains in our Mash Tun to extract the sugars from the grain that will later be fermented into alcohol.  … Continue reading Lager Ness Monster (Jack’s Abby Brewing Company)

Reverend Potter’s Baltic Porter (Prodigal Brewery)

Style: Baltic Porter 6.8% ABV 40 IBU’s Hops: Perle, Spalt, Tettnang, Saaz OG: 1.074 SG From: Effingham, NH Brewery’s Note: “Reverend Potter’s Baltic Porter is a full flavored dark lager which owes itsheritage to the influence of the dark ales of England and cool fermented in thetradition of Eastern Europe. Generously hopped for balance, this beer hides its strength well, so watch out when imbibing near that … Continue reading Reverend Potter’s Baltic Porter (Prodigal Brewery)

Jurata Baltic Porter (Coronado and Cigar City Brewing Companies)

Style: Baltic Porter 8.0% ABV From: Coronado, CA Brewer’s Note: “When naming this Baltic porter, a collaboration with Tampa’s famed Cigar Citry Brewing, we opted for Jurata as a nod to a mythological mermaid known to roam the depths of the Baltic Sea, just as the energetic yeast used to brew this deep dark beer navigated our fermentation tanks. Dive in and enjoy Jurata’s true-to-style … Continue reading Jurata Baltic Porter (Coronado and Cigar City Brewing Companies)

Framinghammer (Jack’s Abby Brewing Company)

Style: Baltic Porter 10% ABV 55 IBU’s OG: 23.5 Plato From: Framingham, MA Brewer’s Note: “Big, Bold, and Black. This unusual lager style has many similarities to Imperial Stouts. A lengthy conditioning period creates a silky smooth chocolaty mouth feel enhanced by the use of oats and brown sugar. Noticeable sweetness gets balanced by roasted malt and hop bitterness. At 10% alcohol by volume, this … Continue reading Framinghammer (Jack’s Abby Brewing Company)

Barrel-Aged Framinghammer 2013 (Jack’s Abby Brewing Company)

Style: Bourbon Barrel-Aged Baltic Porter 10.0% ABV55 IBU’s OG: 23.5° Plato Aged in Old Weller 107 bourbon barrels March 2013 From: Framingham, MA Brewer’s Note: “Big, bold, black and barrel aged. A lengthy conditioning period in bourbon barrels creates a silky smooth chocolaty mouth feel enhanced by the use of oats and brown sugar. Noticeable sweetness gets balanced by roasted malt and hop bitterness. Additional … Continue reading Barrel-Aged Framinghammer 2013 (Jack’s Abby Brewing Company)