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RATINGS: 1230   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   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°


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beertholomeus (891) - California, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Pours black with thick tan head. Chocolate, roasted malt and caramel aromas. Roasted malt, chocolate and coffee flavors. Sweet and creamy with a smooth finish.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
loco_gallego (148) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 21, 2014
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.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
magicmn (18) - Moscow, RUSSIA - DEC 21, 2014
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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerbarian_ (7) - - DEC 20, 2014 does not count
By far their best offering! This porter actually goes down like a stout and definitely has the mouthfeel of one. Very rich and roasty!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (2288) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - DEC 6, 2014
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.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Beelzebub1 (2) - FINLAND - NOV 30, 2014 does not count
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!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Joakgust (960) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 25, 2014
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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
markoijelena (693) - Belgrade, SERBIA - NOV 5, 2014
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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Teran (27) - Belgrade, SERBIA - NOV 4, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 21, 2014 "Must try beer", even if you are not a fan of the monster beer 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jerseyjohn71 (203) - corsicana, Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2014
caramel, bread, nuts, toast, roasty, hay, cereal, chocolate, resin, citrus, herbs, dough, leather, earthy, leaves, alcohol, soy sauce, raisin, licorice, woody, red, clear, tan foam, frothy, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, sticky, lively, average carbonation, long finish,

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6088) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
"full flavored, roasted, slightly sweet aroma. the slightly higher abv lends a nice, full body to this very tasty brew. recommended for a porter with a kick."


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