Bamsen78 (4388) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, wholeheartedly recommended by McTapps and procured by MiP in a Russian shop in Lübeck. Pours hazy very dark brown with airy tan head. Dark aroma of caramel malt, with notes of roast and smoky and fruity touches. Sweetish flavour of caramel malt and fruit, with notes of roast, hops and smoke. Bitter and slightly roasty aftertaste. Maybe a little too lively carbonation for the style, but overall a very decent beer.
Bricks (745) - Delaware, USA - DEC 27, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Nice porter-ish appearance. Aroma is 50/50 of porter and pilsener. Tastes something like a Belgian mixed with a porter.
loco_gallego (217) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 21, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bune noire, mousse marron claire bien persistante. Peu de lacings.
Toastage chocolat-café, sucrée. Houblonnage peu perceptible au nez.
En bouche pareil, par contre légère amertume donnant de la longueur et rondeur. Mais rien d’exceptionnel. Fin de bouche plutôt sucrée.
magicmn (121) - Moscow, RUSSIA - DEC 21, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Deep brown color, little sweet aroma, but taste is empty and plain, low body, not enough malt in taste.
Its way too overrated. Maybe longtime ago it was good baltic porter but now its not.
TheBeerbarian_ (7) - - DEC 20, 2014 does not count
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
By far their best offering! This porter actually goes down like a stout and definitely has the mouthfeel of one. Very rich and roasty!
rondphoto (2879) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - DEC 6, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear, very dark, ruby brown with a good 1/2" tan head cover, swirls and sheets of lace. Nice aroma of sweet malt. Tasted is lightly toasted malt that becomes more malty in the palate, adding light bittering in a nice long finish that isn’t finished until a litlle caramel seeps back in. A traditional brew, but a solid brew. Above the other Baltika offerings.
Beelzebub1 (2) - FINLAND - NOV 30, 2014 does not count
1.1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 3/20
0,5 l bottle This is just awful in every way possible! I can´t belive, this is the best beer in Russia! Things must be really bad there!
Joakgust (1115) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 25, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Opaque black brown beer with a large beige head. Aroma is malty with notes of caramel, coffee, molasses, licorice, chocolate and nuts. Flavor is malty with notes of caramel, dark fruit, chocolate, licorice and spices. Well balanced baltic porter.
markoijelena (1108) - Belgrade, SERBIA - NOV 5, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 0.5l at Majstor za pivo Beer expedition with host Matt the Master Belgrade Serbia.Pour it dark colour with medium white head.Taste and aroma of soy sauce, strong alcohol, dark fruits.It remains me on Crni Djordje.Ok not bad.Ok balanced.
Teran (168) - Belgrade, SERBIA - NOV 4, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JUN 14, 2015 "Must try beer", even if you are not a fan of the monster brew companies. Very complex, almost black. The only one beer with the taste of the sea and that is exactly the taste of some north sea. Let us say: Baltic Sea. Also: sophisticated leather taste. Very special and very different . CUIR DE RUSSIE.