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RATINGS: 1203   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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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nick35 (12) - USA - JUN 18, 2003
Reminded me of a simple sweet stout. Not much complexity--gulpable. A good beginner's introduction to Porter, but not quite the real thing.


4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
nickel (232) - - JUL 10, 2014
Totally black in color. Small brown head. Aroma of caramel and roasted malt. Taste reminds kvas and porter beer at once. Amazing mix. Resfreshing beer. Body is medium or even light (not common thing for porter), but this makes it distinguished among the others. Bittersweet aftertaste. Recommend.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drinking_77 (32) - Basel, SWITZERLAND - JUL 2, 2014
Review: Bottle of Baltika 6 Porter 7%ABV Baltika Porter, a decent 7% Baltic porter from Russia with a good drinkability rating, is a traditional dark beer based on old recipes and was designed and launched in production in 1994. It’s a very smooth and pleasant porter considering the ABV. As you would expect for a porter on pour you get a pitch black appearance with a very good creamy head that settles to a tanish colour, but doesn’t linger too long. Aroma is sweet and strong smelling, of strong notes of dark chocolate malts and roasted malts. An inviting aroma. The taste is quite surprising as I would have not associated Russia with decent porter, but this was not the worst stout I ever had. I actually enjoyed drinking it. The taste is of dark chocolate, coffee and roasted malt, not overwhelming and not a strong bitter tasting stout. In fact it had a little sweet taste upfront, with only light bitterness afterwards, well balanced. It was very smooth and very enjoyable to drink. Will be looking out for this one again in the future. Recommended, but be careful it is strong despite how smooth it goes down!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dzhigga (110) - 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?!

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
e303 (45) - - JUN 23, 2014
Bottle to porter glass. Aroma is herbal and like some kind of green plant. Taste is mostly roasted malt with hop balance. Finish is decent. Good carbonation. Very different from European and American porters. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OllieBBommel (1040) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle@home. Head: bubbly beige. Colour: clear, ruby brown. Aroma: vague roasted malt. Taste: medium bitter-sweet. Palate: refreshing, medium bitter-sweet finish, moderate CO2. Overall: quite different from the English origin.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benedini (1) - BRAZIL - JUN 19, 2014 does not count
Bottle from a gastronom shop in Moscow. Lacks sweetness. Good carbonation. Toasted Malt, coffee, toffe and slight chocolate aroma. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1073) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 18, 2014
Bona cervesa, equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
firstsip (331) - Michigan, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle. Dark pour. Lots of brown head, even in bottle. Malty nose. Notes of raisin and chocolate balanced with bitter malt and the slightest hint of bitterness from whatever hop they use (the hop carries a distinctly eastern European taste).

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
darkelfdvr (5) - GREECE - JUN 9, 2014 does not count
This is by far the best ’Baltika’, and i don’t know why. The other just don’t make it for my taste. The red one is a disaster for example (nr9). This one surprisingly is a very good porter with a light taste. Very very nice !

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dbhenry (116) - El Paso, Texas, USA - MAY 19, 2014
This porter has very distinctive malt flavorings. It is a dark beer with caramelized malt and light to medium hops. The taste is rich and deep, as a porter should be.


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