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RATINGS: 252   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Ingredients: Water, barley malt, caramel malt, hops.

Tradicinė kolekcija
Baltijos is the oldest brand of Lithuanian beer, and is the oldest brand of beer produced by the brewery Svyturys, since 1965. Baltijos, which is strong beer of dark amber colour, stands out with brownish and particularly thick foam, rich and sweetish taste of caramel, which is felt in the mouth for a long period of time. Baltijos won the bronze award at the World Beer Cup in the category of German-style Märzen/Oktoberfest.

fishonmyplane's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fishonmyplane (424) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - MAR 29, 2012
Mine was labelled "dark red", not "dark beer", and the bottle looks a bit different from the picture here. Anyway, this was my first Lithuanian beer and I was not impressed. Rich caramel dominates the flavor, and it tasted a little skunky - although to be fair, it could have been sitting on the shelf for quite some time. Some toffee flavor. No hops whatsoever. Not much aroma to speak of. Amber, with a whitish head that lingers nicely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (1253) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle thanks sarkynortherner. Amber ok head. Aroma is toffe malts. Taste is sweet toffee malts molasses light bitterness. Medium body. Decent stuff

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GoufCustom (805) - HONG KONG - AUG 22, 2014

500 ml bottle bought at Scapa Scandia’s booth at HKCEC in Wan Chai during HKTDC Food Expo 2014.

Clear amber honey colour; Three-quarter finger head and off-white foam which lasts for 1 minute; Small sticky lacing with quite fizzy carbonation; Aroma of amber malt, with moderate caramel, faint musty, rye bread, strong yeast, thin lemon and very light grass; Near-zero sweet taste of full amber malt, with caramel, shades of mustiness, hint of alcohol, strong dark bread, yeast, shades of lemon, thin bitter hops and very light grass; Close to light body. Slightly Slick palate; Mouth feel is solid, malty Amber backbone with very little roast. Quite dry and lean with strong dark bread come through. Hint of booze to tease and very faint, Dunkel-like mustyness does not distract. Good!... Hoppiness is thin lemon and grass in nose and taste. Close to zilch bitterness in background for a mostly Amber-malty and dark bread finish; Very dry after taste. Very easy to mouth.

Comments: This is another solid one from Švyturys - the best about it is near-zero sweetness, with is perfect for a boozed-up style like Maerzen. Plus its good dry caramel-based malty character makes it highly enjoyable for meals. Lack of hops is the minus. Overall a likeable one!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
YantarCoast (61) - Moscow, RUSSIA - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle from Lithuanian shop in Slough, although I tried this one earlier, in Kaliningrad. Pours copper with a beige head. Aroma of caramel and malts. Taste is the same. I enjoyed this beer, although I am new to the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
presario (4611) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 11, 2014
Dark amber. Passable head. Quiet scent. Nice malt body. A light marzen. Easily drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hoptimusPrimed (49) - SPAIN - JUL 4, 2014
Drank in Korea, so anything better than Hite/Cass etc was great. Remember it being one of the better beers and difficult to find.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SlimHabib (141) - California, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Bottle pour. Clear amber brown color with small brownish head. Light malt aroma. Light to medium body. Bitter caramel taste, slight coffee taste, with a lingering bitter caramel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pintbypint (2593) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 19, 2014
500ml brown bottle. Orange pour, low sitting beige foam on top. Malty nose - grain, bread, caramel, light grass. Taste has sweet bready malts and caramel. Light finish with some grain and grass. Overall a bit sweet, but drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (4151) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 13, 2014
500ml bottle pours amber in color with a 2 finger off-white head that has decent retention leaving some nice lacing on the side of the glass. Aroma is caramel with some grassy notes. Taste is a grassy and spicy hop bitterness with a caramel malty sweetness. Medium body with decent carbonation. Comparable to most of the German Oktoberfest style brews, decent taste and recommended for others to try.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (7179) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 30, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, Karamell, würzig. Geschmack würzig röstmalzig, leicht fruchtig, minimale Bitterkeit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
halapablo (78) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAR 9, 2014
ciekawy smak, bardzo fajnie się prezentuje i w butelce i w kuflu, ale nie moja bajka - zostawia zbyt długo posmak goryczy. Co prawda pije po terminie przydatności więc dam mu szansę jeszcze raz i wypiję świeżutkie

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