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RATINGS: 1349   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (14368) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 1, 2013
Bottle. Red dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, fruit, caramel. Flavour is sweet, roasted malt, coffee, hop, fruit, chocolate. Medium to full body. Nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (13894) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 25, 2005
Bottle 16.9 oz. Poured dark brown with medium light brown head. Good aroma with malt, hops and sweet tone. Medium to full body with creamy texture. Full flavor with mrdium sweet finish. Very good porter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (13874) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 30, 2005
1/2 liter bottle poured a clear, dark reddish black with a lasting tan head. Aromas of raisins, figs, and molasses. Palate was light and smooth. Flavors of molasses, toffee, and figs with a smooth, lingering finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (13688) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2012
Bottled, 500ml from the East European Supermarket, High St. Banbury. Black with off white short lived head. Initial flavour of dry caramel, burnt, liquorice but quite sweet at the same time. A little chocolate, maltiness, the carbonation is fairly heavy. Reasonable but not mind blowing.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (13580) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 20, 2004
Black body topped by medium brown head. Aroma is light sweet, roasty, some anise. Taste is milk chocolate, roasty, some burnt, finishing with chocolate and some alcohol. Medium body. Overall, a nicely balanced beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (13555) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2007
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown excellent fully lasting head. Red golden amber colour. Magnificient beer to look at. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Slightly yeasty aswell. Very nice chocolate flavor. moderate bitter . Nice average bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (13309) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2013
Bottle at World of Beer, Savannah. It pours very dark brown with a small beige head. The nose is roasty, toast, caramel, earth and milk chocolate powder. The taste is bitter-sweet, roasted malt, toast, caramel, ash, earth, light lactose notes and milk chocolate with a dry, roasty finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Nice bitter-sweet balance. Decent stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (13183) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 17, 2012
A deep dark porter with a thick compact dark brown head, beautiful. In aroma, sweet fruity molasses, with light maple and maderization, very nice. In mouth, a nice smooth sweet porter with maple butter and dark fruits, veering on bock territory, surprising.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (13146) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 12, 2008
Bottle from Market Street Wineshop Downtown Charlottesville. Reddish brown pour with a large head. Good retention and alcing. Big roasted malt aroma with caramel notes. Sweet, fruity and sligtly bitter taste. The roasted malt comes through as well. Thick mouthfeel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (13073) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2009
Dark brown with a lasting off-white head. Aroma of caramel and bready malt. Sweet chocolate and cocoa powder flavour


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