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RATINGS: 1359   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pnista (1007) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - APR 3, 2006
Pours a dark red black with an ephemeral tan head. The aroma is the strongpoint of this brew sweet vanilla and caramel with a hint of bitterness and hops. The mouthfeel is creamy, yet it seems slightly acidic and abrasive. Its a confusing combination, but it works for a higher gravity porter like this. Theres a gentle malty sweetness to this brew, and then there is a bitter hop and roasty note. The alcohol really brings out these more abrasive flavors, and yet the sweetness accentuates the vanilla/caramel notes. Charcoal really lingers on the palate. This is a pretty complicated beer, but not half bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnnyOS (646) - Golden, Wisconsin, USA - APR 1, 2006
Pours black with light tan head that fades quickly. Aroma of dark chocolate and molasses with roasted malt. Smooth, very smooth with a well developed flavor. Tastes of malted dark chocolate molasses coffee. Barely discernable alcohol presence. An excellent Porter in my opinion.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
DerBiermeister (586) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - MAR 23, 2006
I really cant think of anything to complain about with this one. It is one of the best porters Ive had. It was so very pleasant. I like the 7% ABV, and that it gives you a little over a pint. It is a dark, blackish brown with smoothness going down. Mmm, kudos to Baltika.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - MAR 22, 2006
Opaque, coffee brown color w/ a "maltine" cracker nose. Smells like malted saltine crackers. Pours full nectar. Minimal froth w/ ample residual effers. Flavors are bright and squeeky clean. Warming flavors of coffee, hay, bread, desiccated cherry, leather with just a touch of sweetness. A silky smooth texture, with a long finish. Very complex and well ballanced. Alcohol is well hidden. Overall; a fantastic specimen. Highly recommended.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mephisto (1286) - TAIWAN - MAR 16, 2006
dark brown with brown head. malty and creamy, this is one smooth drinking brew!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RooftopRogue (423) - Champaign, Illinois, USA - MAR 11, 2006
This beer has a mild aroma consisting of the fragrances of malt, yeast, and caramel. It is a brown solution with a light brown head and good lacing. This moderately thin bodied beer is dry and a tad bitter. The nutty caramel taste gives way to a sour nut finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
zhora (4) - Kyiv, UKRAINE - MAR 11, 2006 does not count
Excellent porter with brilliant aftertaste. Be sure to buy one that bottled in St. Petersburg.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bmanning (142) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - FEB 25, 2006
Pours a coca-cola brown with a large, light brown head. Has a strong, malty aroma with lots of molasses, dates, coffee, caramel, almond, and floral hops. The flavor is initially sweet and thin, but has a delicous bitter and smoky finish. The finish is by far the best feature of this beer - very complex with plenty of dark fruits, chocolate, and licorice. It feels too thin on the palate, and has a watery texture, although it is somewhat creamy. Overall, this is a pretty good porter, not great, but Id try it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 24, 2006
Dark black color with a medium light head. Aroma of molassas and roasted malt. Flavor of roasted malt with hints of coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Numenor (871) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - FEB 24, 2006
Deep brown body with a medium volume brown head. Nice dark fruit aroma in addition to the mollasses and malts. Heavy coffee and bacon flavors, malts are very accented. Clean ending, very nice porter.

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