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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°

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Perm (151) - Tryon, North Carolina, USA - DEC 17, 2007
I’m discovering that Baltic/Eastern European porters and stouts seem to be either a hit or a miss. This was a hit. Smooth like silk. Easy drinking (especially for its darkness and strength), a great dessert beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
ryanknock (150) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 19, 2009
Very smooth Baltic style Porter. Chocolate notes blend well with coffee and toffee. A medium bodied ale with a sweet finish, and has traces of dark fruit and bannana esters. Much less burnt and robust flavors than its American counterparts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rperez (150) - Florida, USA - APR 7, 2014
I really enjoy this beer, hard to believe how smooth it is! Nice malts and caramel flavors! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dzhigga (147) - Kirov, RUSSIA - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown color with large disappearing head. Nice aroma of bread, wine, plume. Taste is bitter-sweet, full-bodied. Aftertaste is bitter with nice notes of dry fruits. Very good beer. Baltika, why it's so difficult to find in Russia?!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
apshah99 (147) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 1, 2008
Dark brown pour with thick tan head. Very sweet malty aroma. Sweet taste with dark fruit and caramel malt with a little anise. This is a surprisingly good beer!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brian (145) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 13, 2003
A bit overly sweet but otherwise a decent example of a porter. Head is decent, if not really large, and the aroma is reasonable and the color is nicely opaque. Not the best of its type, but an acceptable brew.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Raistlin (144) - London, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 7, 2009
This beer was pretty bad. I couldn’t finish it. While it looks great, brown colour with tan head, it tastes quite awful. It has a very sweet flavor. It has quite bad aftertaste as well.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WastedYouthBrew (143) - Phila (Home of Geno's Steaks), Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 19, 2003 This is quite a crafty brew with excellent flavor precipitating out of each and every plate. A thick a lustrous porter with no exceptions to displease, all though purchased very cheap the Baltika people don’t beat around the bush on this one, moderatly priced for an excelent taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bmanning (142) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - FEB 25, 2006
Pours a coca-cola brown with a large, light brown head. Has a strong, malty aroma with lots of molasses, dates, coffee, caramel, almond, and floral hops. The flavor is initially sweet and thin, but has a delicous bitter and smoky finish. The finish is by far the best feature of this beer - very complex with plenty of dark fruits, chocolate, and licorice. It feels too thin on the palate, and has a watery texture, although it is somewhat creamy. Overall, this is a pretty good porter, not great, but I’d try it again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rakkasan (142) - Bresso, ITALY - NOV 18, 2009
bottle- pours an almost black color with a light brown fizzy head. Faint malty, liquorice, grape juice aroma with a hint of smoke. Toasty soy sauce flavor, slighty sweet and nutty with a lightly salty finish.

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