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RATINGS: 1347   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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2.6
Oakes (18828) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 12, 2000
Leaner than some Baltic Porters, but still carries a few extra pounds in its treacly, winey body.

3.5
chrisv10 (18497) - DENMARK - NOV 14, 2010
50 cl bottle from Salling. Very dark brown with medium light brown head. Flavour is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and hops.

4.1
TBone (18223) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 22, 2004
Bottled (BB 04/2005)
Opaque black with tanned steady creamy head. Roasted and slightly sweet and alcoholic aroma. Smooth coffee palate, malty. This is an excellent brew!

3.1
jtclockwork (17264) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 5, 2010
Decent dryish porter. Blackish pour. Caramel notes on nose and palate. Okay.

3.6
yngwie (17234) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle. A lightly reddish beer, dark brown to black in color, and with a dense, beige head on top. Coffee, roasted malts, some sweetness and some caramel in the arome. Medium to full body, soft on the palate, pleasant carbonation. Coffee, roasted malt and some dried fruits in the flavor, a touch of prunes. Lasting finish. A nice one, tasteful and pleasant. Well worth a revisit. 130202

3.9
FatPhil (17078) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 11, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 31, 2008 Blind tasting with Tranquility. 500ml bottle. Tight creamy and dark head, stays for ever. Aroma chocolatey. (On another bottle, I got gravy - meat and yeast.) Tastes like a hefty stout, some alcohol due to the 7%, full maltiness, not oppressingly burnt. As it gets warmer, there will be even bacon in the taste! Well rounded, make this the last 2 beers of the evening...

3.5
Benzai (16682) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 6, 2011
Black, though not completely opaque. In light a slight red glow is visible. About 1 cm beide head disappearing fast. Smell wort, coffee, roasted malts and dark chocolate. Light bitterness. Pretty complex taste all things considered. Taste is good, carbo ok, body medium to full.

3.4
Dedollewaitor (16383) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2009
Bottle. Thank you Nightfall. Pours black with a small creamy head and lacings. Nose is fruit, roast and chocolate. Smooth. Lots of dark fruits. Vaguely roasted and dry end. Tasty.

3.5
MiP (15973) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2015 Bottle, 7.0%. Roasted and grainy aroma. Black colour, big stable light brown head. Sweetish flavour, dark bready, not very bitter. 6 3 6 3 16

Bottle, 7.0%. Rough tar aroma, hint of salt. Black colour. Small light brown head. The flavour is a lot like the aroma, rough and salty, but also with a bit of coffee and a vinous touch. 7 3 7 3 15

3.4
bhensonb (15755) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 9, 2006
The mouthfeel is a bit thin. It’s a bit fizzy. Aroma of toast and chocolate? Finish is chocolate and a light bitterness. A fruity ester I can’t attribute. It’s not Gonzo, but it’s good.


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