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Baltika #9 Extra (Strong) - Baltika Breweries

Not Rated.
Baltika #9 Extra (Strong)Baltika #9 Extra (Strong)

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BA SCORE
66
poor

541 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 541
Reviews: 368
rAvg: 2.79
pDev: 25.81%
Wants: 5
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Baltika Breweries visit their website
Russian Federation

Style | ABV
Euro Strong Lager |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-08-2001)
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Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +16.5%

08-30-2014 02:12:22 | More by navband
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Spain

4/5  rDev +43.4%

08-29-2014 10:16:23 | More by jesusfgcadiz
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shigg85

Japan

3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

08-26-2014 09:52:23 | More by shigg85
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DoktorEd

California

3/5  rDev +7.5%

Poured into a tulip glass. Color was a very clear yellow, had a small head that dissipated in less than a minute.

Slightly bready smell, taste was somewhat bitter and ultimately unredeeming. This beer, even with a high ABV is pretty disappointing. Large bottle does well for sharing (if you're into that thing). Not really worth the time.

08-23-2014 04:44:09 | More by DoktorEd
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cfrobrew

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

08-20-2014 22:47:51 | More by cfrobrew
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thufflife

Missouri

2.25/5  rDev -19.4%

08-19-2014 19:07:09 | More by thufflife
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.13/5  rDev +12.2%

Bottle at 35 degrees into standard pint glass
Aroma of grain
Head large (6 cm), white, frothy, slowly diminishing to 2 mm ring and irregular layer
Lacing OK – wide partial rings of various size bubbles
Body light yellow, clear
Flavor begins with grain, alcohol burn starts immediately after swallowing; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, watery, lively carbonation

Aroma 3, appearance 3.5, flavor 3, palate 3.5, overall 3.25 Final score: 3.125
I don’t really care for this beer because of the weak taste paired with high alcohol content. It’s OK, but I probably won’t be buying more.

08-17-2014 01:55:07 | More by Ozzylizard
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New Mexico

2.88/5  rDev +3.2%

08-14-2014 00:58:52 | More by taospowder
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Mexico

3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

08-13-2014 01:42:59 | More by IgnacioFeito
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New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

08-11-2014 01:46:56 | More by shoretaxi
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John_Beeryman

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +16.5%

08-06-2014 01:44:49 | More by John_Beeryman
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TeamSeinfeld

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +43.4%

08-05-2014 01:00:00 | More by TeamSeinfeld
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Texas

4/5  rDev +43.4%

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South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

07-23-2014 03:04:27 | More by Robyn
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wethorseblanket

California

2.76/5  rDev -1.1%

Labeled as an "Extra" Lager which must mean "Strong". 500 ml brown bottle.
Production date: 3-15-2014. Best before: 3-15-2015.

A: Pours a clear pale yellow with a one-inch thick white head which fades to a thin cap and leaves splotches of lace.

N: Corny, grainy, malty, yeasty, with some boozy notes.

T: Grainy and corn-like, sweet, yeasty, slightly metallic, slightly "off" - something odd.

M: Semi-moderate body and medium carbonation. Finishes with a sweet, syrupy corn-like malty and yeasty.

O: There is some crispness, but the higher ABV reduces the lightness of the lager style.

07-23-2014 01:33:10 | More by wethorseblanket
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3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

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Germany

2/5  rDev -28.3%

07-17-2014 14:01:10 | More by rredshift
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4/5  rDev +43.4%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +52.3%

07-12-2014 06:40:16 | More by BeeSquared
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New Hampshire

3.28/5  rDev +17.6%

From the 25 fl. oz. bottle. It's old I think. Stamped: 290812-290813. Sampled on 7/11/14.

It pours your basic pale yellow with a fizzy white head, Good clarity. Busy carbonation.

Aroma: Not much excitement here, Russian malts, cardboard, cream, cardboard, but clean crisp hops.

The body is light to medium and somewhat on the smooth side.

Taste: Well, nothing thrilling here. Toasted biscuit malts. sweet caramel, some hop notes but generally pretty boring, Definitely not the kind of "strong ale" I prefer to drink. Although I do feel like listening to to Anya Muzafaroza "Music of the Rain" as I drink it.

07-12-2014 00:49:10 | More by puboflyons
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altmer

Russian Federation

1/5  rDev -64.2%

07-07-2014 14:14:59 | More by altmer
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Iowa

2.25/5  rDev -19.4%

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Florida

3.25/5  rDev +16.5%

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New Jersey

3/5  rDev +7.5%

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homebrew311

Illinois

2.56/5  rDev -8.2%

Poured from a 51 oz plastic bottle (yes you read that correctly. Pours murky gold with thin white head. The nose is sweet and grainy with notes of musty grapes. The taste is sugary sweet with light grain and more sweetness. Mouthfeel is well carbed with thick body. Overall, this brew is an experience... Not necessarily good.

07-04-2014 23:01:23 | More by homebrew311
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Baltika #9 Extra (Strong) from Baltika Breweries
66 out of 100 based on 541 ratings.