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Baltika Classic is a foamy, golden brew with a delicate flavor of hops and first-class malt.
The ingredients are water, pale barley malt and hops.
Produced since 1992. 12į


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aurelius (4381) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 18, 2002
Seedy, straw aroma. Decent pint bottle suitable for homebrew. Gold lager, formidable head. Easy drinking, not hoppy, with that sweetish malty east European lager flavor. Bready, chalky finish. Washed down meatloaf fairly well.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bierkoning (10563) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2002
Creamy head, disappearing slowly. Slight hoparoma. Just a little sweetness in the flavor. Vegetable-like flavors, some hops and a hint of citrus. Bit skunky aftertaste.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - NOV 5, 2002
Colorless, with lively carbonation and foam. Sweet malt aroma and flavor. Slight hop bite at first soon turns sticky and sweet in the aftertaste. Youíve tasted this beer before even if youíve never had it. Two or three sips then drain pour and onto the next.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Hopistotle420 (1178) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 30, 2002
oh my...nothin here worth talking about. Sweet and stange tasting.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Admiral (524) - Schnecksville, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2002
Quite a reasonable lager, this makes up for my previous bad experience with Russian beer. Itís a picture-perfect gold with a nice head, and the hops come through in a rather Czech way.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Marc (486) - Yokosuka, JAPAN - OCT 1, 2002
Pouring rather thin with a weak head, the Ruskies didnt impress me from jump. (quite unfortunate given all the hype Ive heard about the brews from the motherland). The initial bouquet was not much in the first 1/3d of the beer but gradually picked up speed developing a nice tame maltiness with a slight hop presence. All and all, a decent brew good for the pedestrian drinker, but I think I shall search for greener pastures.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
pnaimport99 (7) - North Hollywood, California, USA - SEP 25, 2002 does not count

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Braudog (5903) - Traveling the USA, Missouri, USA - SEP 21, 2002
Good light lager. Golden colored, hinted at the soapiness you sometimes get in Euro imports, but it wasnít in the flavor. Not bad.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
parkhead99 (41) - IRELAND - SEP 16, 2002
Not very impressed with this beer at all. The fact that russian cant pour it properly either doesnt help

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beloved Beer (278) - California, USA - AUG 30, 2002
Plesently surprised. I didnít think this one bad at all. Better than a lot of lagers anyway.


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