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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

527 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 527
Reviews: 366
rAvg: 2.78
pDev: 25.9%
Wants: 4
Gots: 18 | 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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HoppySeb

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +34.9%

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

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +16.9%

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

Ohio

3/5  rDev +7.9%

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

New York

1/5  rDev -64%

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

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -19.1%

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

Georgia

3/5  rDev +7.9%

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

Texas

3.31/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -19.1%

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

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +25.9%

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

New York

3.25/5  rDev +16.9%

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

China

2.84/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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.

Serving type: can

03-31-2014 14:24:17 | More by patre_tim
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gillagorilla

Maryland

3/5  rDev +7.9%

03-20-2014 04:54:09 | More by gillagorilla
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sblanton83

Michigan

2/5  rDev -28.1%

03-14-2014 22:56:52 | More by sblanton83
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brewlover517

Michigan

3/5  rDev +7.9%

03-08-2014 21:18:07 | More by brewlover517
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geoperez

Mexico

3.5/5  rDev +25.9%

03-07-2014 16:44:29 | More by geoperez
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threedaggers

Kentucky

3/5  rDev +7.9%

03-07-2014 03:50:26 | More by threedaggers
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TheBeerdedCharmer

New York

3/5  rDev +7.9%

03-05-2014 03:50:54 | More by TheBeerdedCharmer
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MonicaC

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -1.1%

03-05-2014 02:30:08 | More by MonicaC
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

2/5  rDev -28.1%

03-03-2014 20:21:52 | More by DeutschesBier
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Beermasterjarrett

California

4/5  rDev +43.9%

03-03-2014 07:03:51 | More by Beermasterjarrett
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capuchinpilates

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +25.9%

02-28-2014 23:23:47 | More by capuchinpilates
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Caveworm

Ohio

1.03/5  rDev -62.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Ok first off, this came in a PLASTIC bottle, dead giveaway that its gonna be hairy. By "extra strong", I'm assuming it meant extra malt. The aroma was acrid. Imagine malt vinegar you put on boardwalk fries, but on crack&steroids. Yes, its THAT overpowering. The appearance was that of malt vinegar. I could barely get over the disgusting smell before I took a swig. After I swallowed it, the fumes were just too much&it came right back out. I don't mean to bash this product, this is just my firsthand experience when I drank it. Judging by the bottle itself, I'm assuming this is the Russian equivalent to a 40 oz of malt liquor here in the States. To wrap this up, if you wanna say "I drank a Russian 40" and are feeling frisky, by all means try it. If not, its no loss. Just an oddity more or less.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2014 02:19:07 | More by Caveworm
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nicholas2121

Ohio

1.5/5  rDev -46%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Baltika # 9 had the taste of malt vinegar. A real strong taste real bitter. The color was a dark brown. Mouth Feel was the same as the taste. I was not impressed with this brew. I will not be buying this brew any more. This had to be the roughest brew I ever had. If you like your brew with a ton of malt this is for you. I is not for me overall I give it a 2.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2014 04:10:36 | More by nicholas2121
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complexnomenclature

New York

3.56/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The nose is very pleasant. A warm, nutty overture with grassy textures. Complex but not overpowering. The appearance in the glass is very nice. A darker, richer, yellow colour with well adjusted head. Not a large head, but thick, creamy and firm. The taste is at first a fruity, earthy combination of sour and tart. Very mild and tender though, with a slight sweetness reminiscent of honey for a nice balance. As it travels over the tongue it becomes milder, feeling almost watery with a slight grassy, tart flavour as if it were tea. The finish is bold but now overpowering. Nutty, sweet and savory with the honey backing it. The flavours don't necessarily harmonize but do compliment one another well. This a well adjusted, flavorful lager. Though not the cream of the crop in terms of flavour and texture it does deserve respect and a solid 3.5.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2014 00:39:28 | More by complexnomenclature
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xungmound98

New York

2.5/5  rDev -10.1%

01-22-2014 01:02:43 | More by xungmound98
Baltika #9 Extra (Strong) from Baltika Breweries
66 out of 100 based on 527 ratings.