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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

562 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 562
Reviews: 371
rAvg: 2.8
pDev: 26.07%
Wants: 6
Gots: 28 | 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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Photo of LiveWire_13
3.01/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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.

LiveWire_13, Jun 18, 2014
Photo of Bluegrass49
3.5/5  rDev +25%

Bluegrass49, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +42.9%

DrBobPierce, Jun 17, 2014
Photo of todesengel135
4.25/5  rDev +51.8%

todesengel135, Jun 17, 2014
Photo of ThaJokerWild
4/5  rDev +42.9%

ThaJokerWild, Jun 11, 2014
Photo of sephyrott
2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

sephyrott, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of jscal10
2.5/5  rDev -10.7%

jscal10, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of wrightst
2.5/5  rDev -10.7%

wrightst, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of Gottesverachter
2/5  rDev -28.6%

Gottesverachter, May 26, 2014
Photo of javlin624
3/5  rDev +7.1%

javlin624, May 20, 2014
Photo of HoppySeb
3.75/5  rDev +33.9%

HoppySeb, May 18, 2014
Photo of sebaastionb
3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

sebaastionb, May 11, 2014
Photo of BamfBacon
3/5  rDev +7.1%

BamfBacon, May 06, 2014
Photo of monkeybeerbelly
1/5  rDev -64.3%

monkeybeerbelly, May 04, 2014
Photo of ramrod666
2.25/5  rDev -19.6%

ramrod666, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of psoriasaurus
3/5  rDev +7.1%

psoriasaurus, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of Richardbeerlover
3.31/5  rDev +18.2%
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.

Richardbeerlover, Apr 20, 2014
Photo of alexkor
2.25/5  rDev -19.6%

alexkor, Apr 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +25%

ImFlyerThanYou, Apr 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

paulish, Apr 08, 2014
Photo of patre_tim
2.84/5  rDev +1.4%
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.

patre_tim, Mar 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev +7.1%

gillagorilla, Mar 20, 2014
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2/5  rDev -28.6%

sblanton83, Mar 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev +7.1%

brewlover517, Mar 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +25%

geoperez, Mar 07, 2014
Baltika #9 Extra (Strong) from Baltika Breweries
66 out of 100 based on 562 ratings.