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RATINGS: 1327   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A traditional dark beer based on old recipes. "Baltika" brews this beer with the best dark and light malts with the addition of superior hop types and a special strain of yeast. Crystal-clear water and the secret touch of "Baltika"’s brewers make this a beer of unsurpassable quality.
The ingredients are water, caramel malt and burnt roasted malt, maltose syrup and hops. 17°


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeffin7 (613) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - SEP 23, 2004
Pours black with a huge creamy head that fades slowly. Aroma is of roasted malt, and chocolate chip cookies. The Flavor is also of roasted malt and sweet chocolate chip cookies. The palate is very clean but not thin when warm. This beer is not worth drinking when cool but is very nice when at room tempature. Although this is true with many beers it is more so with this beer then almost any I have had, so drink it warm.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thegreenrooster (3930) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 10, 2004
Pours a very jet black with a nice size tan head. Aroma is very weak and the flavor is weak as well. You get some coffee and chocolate in there but nothing that knocks you off your chair. Good look to this one but it is low on flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker (3414) - Tennessee, USA - SEP 4, 2004
Opaque nearly black with a huge Mocha colored head. Slight chocolate and coffee in the aroma, but overall it is somewhat weak. Flavor starts with a bitter somewhat salty start and finsihes with a touch of sweetness. Average if somewhat different Porter.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JensenTaster (1719) - DENMARK - SEP 3, 2004
(on bottle)A sent of rotten bark of ash (the tree) and some roast. Not in a bad way, though. Noce violet/black color and a surprisingly weak taste. This most be the taste of original porter. No coffee, no liqurce and allmost no bitterness; easy drinkalble.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
roder60 (1289) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 28, 2004
Cool 16.9 oz bottle. Extremely large fluffy tan head. Dark brown appearance, almost black. Very roasty dry coffee flavor. The roast is not too powerful, but the dryness does come through pretty big in the finish. Not a very complex flavor, but well balanced all the same.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
igneous1 (1530) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - AUG 20, 2004
color is a deep deep brown, no light gets through though. head is tan, and bubbly. aroma is fairly roasty, but more smoky. but the smokiness is not overpowering and is quite complementary. chocolate is there, but VERY subdued. flavor is virtually the same, smokiness, mild roast, mild chocolate, light alcohol, bold flavor...damn good if you ask me.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2004
Black color, Roasted malt, coffee aroma and tastre, medium body, light sweet finish. Medium stout.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
woodduck (5) - Acworth, Georgia, USA - AUG 13, 2004 does not count
Bottle - Nice roasted flavor with banana notes. Not too sweet with a dry finish. Velvety mouthfeel was pleasing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (6004) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2004
Opaque black with a medium sized tan creamy head with some nice lacing on the glass. Malty sweet, dark fruits, lightly roasted aroma. Sweet chocolate and roast, burnt notes. Watery mouthfeel. This had good potential.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mkobes (2142) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - AUG 8, 2004
Bottle. Nice deep dark brown in color with a tan head. Clean tasting and malty. Not too much malt thought, very faint. Dry in finish. Decent beer.


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