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RATINGS: 1294   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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°

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (579) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2015
0,5 l bottle from Klein Rusland in Amersfoort, bottled on 31/10/2014. Clear, very dark red to black with a medium large, creamy, slowly diminishing, tan head. Pleasant aroma of dark chocolate, currant, plums and cherries. Sweetish-fruity taste of dark chocolate, currant, cherries and plums. Short, just slightly bitter, toasted finish. Medium body, slightly creamy mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Nice and easy to drink, could still be a bit more intense or full-bodied.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vighals (2239) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2015
Svart med fingerhøyt lys brunt skum. Lukter brent malt, noe salt lakris og merkbar alkohol. Søtsalt smak, lakris, mørke frukter og alkohol. Bitter salt medium lang avslutning.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Werckmeister (1303) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - MAY 9, 2015
bottle at home bought at random russian store in Vienna. BB 13.05.2015. black color, small coffee-colored head. smells malty roasty, but also some malty sweetness, coffee, light chocolate, bit dusty, some dried fruits, very light smoke notes. medium body, very lively carbonation, rather light body but kinda heavy on the finish. light smoke notes, lightly sour, some malty sweet and roastiness, licorize, caramel. roasty / sweet / light sticky finish. OK, a bit too bitter sweet for my liking. Also feels a bit heavy on the finish. Probably freshness plays a role here, as bottle is close to BB-date.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Luvystypotables (1234) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Subdued aroma of raosted malt, dark black color minimal head and carbonation. Taste of malt and smoke with an oily feel and an awful sweet malt finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gripweed57 (1113) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAY 2, 2015
500 ml bottle. Translucent redish brown color. Big foamy tan head. Sweet roasted malt nose, reminiscent of licorice and soy sauce. Flavor is more of the same. Licorice and soy sauce with additional notes of sweet dark coffee. Mid taste has notes of whiskey and spicy hops., Finish is smooth and chocolaty. Dry winey aftertaste. Quite good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
sloshgator (599) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Baltika #6 might have a boring name, but the brew is good. Nice dark pour with a tan head. Moderate chocolate aroma. Taste is chocolatey with a hint of coffee. Very well executed porter. #6 is the good choice in a Russian restaurant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinator (1552) - The Colony, Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Nice strong Porter with toasty earth notes. Dark as expected with a full weighty palate. Good roasted malt flavor that could use a little more hop balance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Silent (2) - ITALY - APR 24, 2015 does not count
Molto liquiriziosa e poco caffettosa, fresca nonostante la corposità. La adoro, e non sono un amante delle scure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HammerTroll (949) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 23, 2015
Pitch black, small tan to even brown head. Roasty, chocolate and cocoa aroma. Thin body, a bit creamy, soft carbonation. Sweetish cocoa finish. Nice.
(Ruske Delicije 0,5l bottle)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HampshirePhil (228) - Portsmouth/London, Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2015
500 ml bottle - Black brownish colour with creamy white fizzy frothy. Quite a weak taste for a porter but not unpleasant in anyway. Slightly too carbonated.

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