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RATINGS: 1318   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"ís brewers make this a beer of unsurpassable quality.
The ingredients are water, caramel malt and burnt roasted malt, maltose syrup and hops. 17į


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mwesth (279) - Skovlunde, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2004
Dark brown with a big, light brown head. Roasted malt and a bit of chocolate in the nose. A bit thin for the ABV, but very drinkable, a "ladies porter". The alcohol is very well hidden. Mild bitterness in the aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrBeer (276) - Erie, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 16, 2004
I really enjoyed this porter. Had a great taste to it and it went down very smooth. Appearance was dark with little head to it as I poured it.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shanebrews (274) - Texas, USA - OCT 23, 2015
This was more like a schwarzbier than a porter. It poured black with a tan head. The aroma was malty and thick. The body is full and the taste is packed with dried fruit flavors and a bit of a coffee note with an ample bitterness on the end. Itís a bit like a holiday fruit cake. I will drink this beer again.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bdjames29 (273) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 29, 2006
Bottle. Black on the pour with a lively, quick head - good amount of carbonation. Not a terribly thick beer despite the dark color. My first beer of this type (Baltic Porter). Taste is much like that of Baltika 4. Sweet, roasted caramel malts with a fair amount of bitterness at the finish. Not a repeat buy for me as there was nothing noteworthy about this brew. Still, not bad, though.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
steve23mj (273) - Essexville, Michigan, USA - MAY 20, 2004
Pouors opaque with creamy light brown head which dissipates after about two minutes. Chocolatey aroma with little hop nose. Smooth velvety, malty body with slight hop bitterness. Nice silky finish. Pleasant beer. The Russians have done this one well.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
noelcb (271) - Toledo, Ohio, USA - FEB 19, 2005
Very dark. Frothy, short-lived head. Aromas of burnt toast, espresso, and toffee. Clean, well-balanced taste, no smokiness and balanced hoppiness. Very enjoyable, alone or with food. I had it with pork schnitzel and fried potatoes. Russian "Breakfast of Champions."

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
505 (271) - Echo Park, California, USA - DEC 6, 2006
Malty, raisin, cherry, chocolatey aroma. Pours a beautiful dark brown with a nice light brown head. Flavor is kind of roasty, mild sweetness. not too appealing though. Decent beer, but nothing out of the ordinary.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MRMedellin (271) - Bogota, COLOMBIA - AUG 18, 2013
I tried at a Russian restaurant in Bogota, when itís poured in the glass whe can see a dark brown beer with a non persistent brown creamy foam head. The taste is quite good being evident the roasted malt flavor. The end is a little bit dry. As some porters canít be enjoyed if the weather starts to be hot so itís better if itís served cold.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fullers (269) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 8, 2010
Bottle Armenian Restaurant, Sennaya District, Saint Petersburg. Dark Brown to black with thin brown head. Sweetish roast malt aroma. Taste sweetish chocolate and caramel lingering bitter aftertaste. Decent beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Verne (263) - Enumclaw, Washington, USA - MAY 14, 2003
Smells of black malt an almost burnt sugar aroma. The beer is black brown in color its large bubbled medium sized head is a light brown. A bit sweet and bitter hints of coffee. Good not exciting and that is how a porter is supposed to taste. The alcohol does let you know its there, not that that is a bad thing


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