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RATINGS: 1283   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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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WVHouseofBeer (939) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 8, 2012
Pours black/dark brown with a decent sized tan head that leaves little lacing. Smells and tastes of molasses, dark chocolate, roasted nuts and dark fruit. Medium-heavy body with a slightly bitter hop bite at the end. Overall a pretty good beer.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cthulhu (398) - MARSHALL ISLANDS - AUG 15, 2015
50 cl bottle.Very dark brown with minimal off white head. liquorice and salted fish aroma.Coffee ,dark bread ,chalk, nuts flavour.Medium body and carbo with long finish. Warm feeling.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Percy0103 (297) - MEXICO - AUG 6, 2015
Bottle, 500ml. A dark beer with a small brown head and a red hue at the bottom. Aroma is coffee, nuts, alcohol, spices a little of chocolate with almonds. Taste is bittersweet with an alcoholic finish. Smooth character with a light finish. Some carbonation and astringency

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jimthechap (2064) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 28, 2015
I wasn’t expecting such a heady game-changing beer as what I got, especially on the other side of the earth. As black as sin with no head at all (a minus in my book). Aromas of dark chocolate mud cake, rich caramel, carob (I hate carob), cinnamon, lush vanilla extract and dates. It’s there for the taking in terms of smell. Flavour is an exercise in similarity with aroma but with a reminder of a much richer background. It has a great deal going on with the overall impression being one of rich, sweet dessert beer that is going to send my blood-sugar haywire. Is it worth it? Probably. Probably.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aggiebob (333) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUL 20, 2015
Bottle: Dark black color with beige head that quickly dissipates. The aroma is roasted malts. The flavor is coffee, anise, burnt toast and dark chocolate. It has a slight bitterness and a little bit of alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arnold931 (885) - Iowa, USA - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with tan head. Nose is chocolate and some roast. Smooth mouthfeel. Taste has some dark fruit. Mild bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
venom666 (582) - Elche, SPAIN - JUL 14, 2015
Black colour with ruby shinings and a medium beige head that quickly fades. Aroma has roasted malts, chocolate and coffee. Medium body. Taste follows the aroma, with roasted malts and coffee up front and a good coffee background. A bit watery. Slightly bitter aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TorbenJensen (792) - Valby, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2015
It looks promising with light brown lasting foam. Good aroma of coffee and dark chocolate is the first impression. The taste is also coffee and dark bitter chocolate.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dgj (27) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JUL 8, 2015
В свое время было мои любимым пивом. Да появлен& крафта. В целом неплохо& портер.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (5337) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle: shaker: Ruby black. Creamy beige head. Aroma of malt roast, chocolate, mocha, some coffee, iron minerals... Flavour is roasty, coffee, some chocolate, some mocha, some minerals, bitters, nuts, dried leaves, toffee, malt roast... Aftertaste is bitter, mocha, dried leaves, toffee, dried leaves... Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, more than just medium bodied.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mauroruellas (484) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - JUN 25, 2015
Coloração preta,espuma marrom cremosa e de boa durabilidade,boa carbonatação;aroma potente de café, álcool já é notado;sabor mais suave que o aroma,torrefação predomina com notas de chocolate amargo,no final é sentido um leve amargor cítrico do lúpulo,corpo leve para o estilo,refrescante,boa drinkability,ao contrario do aroma o álcool é pouco sentido no sabor,Porter "fácil" de beber;gostei.


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