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Baltika #9 Extra (Strong) - Baltika Breweries

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Baltika #9 Extra (Strong)Baltika #9 Extra (Strong)

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BA SCORE
66
poor

541 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 541
Reviews: 367
rAvg: 2.79
pDev: 25.81%
Wants: 5
Gots: 22 | 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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oglmcdgl

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -28.3%

07-01-2014 22:21:45 | More by oglmcdgl
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Jeffwildcat

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

07-01-2014 11:09:49 | More by Jeffwildcat
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jharris0624

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

06-23-2014 01:24:04 | More by jharris0624
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mrcraft

California

3.25/5  rDev +16.5%

06-22-2014 05:03:29 | More by mrcraft
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LiveWire_13

New York

3.01/5  rDev +7.9%

This is a case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. My scores do account for that.

I learned of Baltika #9 years ago at a bar, quickly embracing it's strong bready flavor and sweet, malty aroma. When Russians say a beer is strong, they aren't kidding. Don't bother with this brew if you like hops; nothing seeps through the extreme malty flavor.

Unfortunately, I've found nothing but skunked excuses for this beer in the occasional bottle I find on the shelf. After three or four tries, I've all but given up. Maybe it's just guaranteed to be fresher at a bar.

06-18-2014 20:47:36 | More by LiveWire_13
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Bluegrass49

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

06-18-2014 20:32:40 | More by Bluegrass49
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DrBobPierce

Michigan

4/5  rDev +43.4%

06-17-2014 02:25:58 | More by DrBobPierce
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todesengel135

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +52.3%

06-17-2014 02:16:10 | More by todesengel135
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ThaJokerWild

Ohio

4/5  rDev +43.4%

06-11-2014 18:04:28 | More by ThaJokerWild
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sephyrott

Spain

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

06-10-2014 12:04:58 | More by sephyrott
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jscal10

Italy

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

06-08-2014 15:57:19 | More by jscal10
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wrightst

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

06-08-2014 13:14:08 | More by wrightst
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Gottesverachter

Russian Federation

2/5  rDev -28.3%

05-26-2014 13:01:06 | More by Gottesverachter
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javlin624

Texas

3/5  rDev +7.5%

05-20-2014 04:26:29 | More by javlin624
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HoppySeb

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +34.4%

05-18-2014 05:13:25 | More by HoppySeb
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sebaastionb

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +16.5%

05-11-2014 21:51:01 | More by sebaastionb
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BamfBacon

Ohio

3/5  rDev +7.5%

05-06-2014 02:26:05 | More by BamfBacon
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monkeybeerbelly

New York

1/5  rDev -64.2%

05-04-2014 16:20:39 | More by monkeybeerbelly
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -19.4%

04-29-2014 20:11:18 | More by ramrod666
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psoriasaurus

Georgia

3/5  rDev +7.5%

04-27-2014 16:15:48 | More by psoriasaurus
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Richardbeerlover

Texas

3.31/5  rDev +18.6%

Pours a medium light amber with a strong head. Lots of carbonation. Slightly sweet aroma and an even sweeter taste. Lots of carbonation and quite frankly, not bad. It's got a nice medium flavor that goes down pretty good. Not sure what the negative reviews are about but I thought this was a decent beer.

04-20-2014 04:06:53 | More by Richardbeerlover
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alexkor

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -19.4%

04-10-2014 02:35:59 | More by alexkor
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ImFlyerThanYou

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

04-09-2014 02:11:29 | More by ImFlyerThanYou
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paulish

New York

3.25/5  rDev +16.5%

04-08-2014 01:28:56 | More by paulish
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patre_tim

China

2.84/5  rDev +1.8%

A: Golden filtered body with little carbonation, almost none. Huge yellowish head that fades relatively slow with creamy bubbles - some large some small.

S: Corny maize, Check or perhaps German pilsner hops, dry grass, light metallic, some alcohol coming through as a burn on the nostrils, hay, light maltiness.

T: Corn, pilsner hops, then a lot of sweetness, some malt, mostly a sweetness with a touch of sourness that covers most of the alcohol, but its evident through the throat burn.

M: Thick and syrupy, little carbonation.

O: Other than being a strong beer, it really does not have much going on for it.

03-31-2014 14:24:17 | More by patre_tim
Baltika #9 Extra (Strong) from Baltika Breweries
66 out of 100 based on 541 ratings.