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Baltika #3 Classic - Baltika Breweries

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Baltika #3 ClassicBaltika #3 Classic

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340 Ratings

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Ratings: 340
Reviews: 232
rAvg: 2.98
pDev: 17.79%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Baltika Breweries visit their website
Russian Federation

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-07-2002)
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

buckyp, Nov 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +25.8%

drt72, Nov 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

dcmchew, Oct 31, 2013
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

shortkut, Oct 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

ssanchezm, Sep 28, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

woscar, Sep 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

MichaelPatch, Sep 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

alexbeerr, Sep 05, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

mpalestino, Aug 09, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

kingmaker, Jul 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

DenisKolkin, Jul 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

jham915, Jul 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

ummswimmin, Jun 29, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -16.1%

TheBeeraholic, Jun 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Pale, golden; medium frothy head, long lasting, little lacing

Aroma: Malt; cornflour; vanilla; light citrus notes

Taste: Malty, but quickly hits you with corn adjuncts; a little butter flavor; finishes slightly dry; crisp throughout; good session beer and refreshing, but too many adjunct flavors

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

IchLiebeBier, Jun 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

EOC, Jun 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

Boone757, Jun 08, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -58.1%

kvnstfrd, May 23, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -16.1%

David1975, May 20, 2013
Photo of tone77
3.45/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 16.9 oz. bottle. Has a pale yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of grains, malts, some sweetness. Taste is crisp, clean, malts, some sweetness, just a touch of hops. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a refreshing and pretty good beer.

tone77, Apr 16, 2013
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2.98/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a crystal clear light yellow in color with light amounts of visible carbonation and some lemon + light golden yellow highlights. The beer has a two finger tall fizzy white head that reduces to a very large patch of very thin film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of adjunct malts, mostly corn and moderate amounts of sweetness.

T: Upfront this beer is slightly sweet with moderate flavors of adjunct malts that are mostly corn with a light touch of grain. There is no perceptible bitterness or hop flavors present.

M: Light bodied with just shy of moderate amounts of carbonation. Clean.

O: The best thing about this beer is the fact that it came in a 16 oz tallboy can with a big orange 99¢ sticker on it. There are a lot of adjunct malts in this one and it is a little too sweet for me. Easy to drink but not one that I will get again.

dbrauneis, Apr 16, 2013
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

Aosemidey, Apr 13, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

dmorgan310, Apr 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: The beer is clear light yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high bright white head that died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of sweet adjunct malts are present in the nose—corn seems to stand out in particular.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste is slightly sweet and has some flavors of corn. No bitterness is perceptible.
M: It feels light-bodied (but not watery) and clean on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: Although this beer seemed a little bland, I didn't mind drinking it because it was pleasant tasting, wasn't that sweet and went down easily.

metter98, Apr 03, 2013
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3.06/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From the 25 fl. oz bottle marked: 2507.12-05:07/2507.13-0-W. Sampled on March 31, 2013.

The pour is pale yellow with a slightly longer lasting white fizzy head than #2, #5, and #7.

The aroma is grainy with subtle malts and a clean, crisp hop note and maybe the slightest bit of toasted bread.

The body is light and maybe a tad astringent.

The taste is about what I would expect from a pale lager with grain and barley leading the charge, a slight sweetness, ending with a clean finale. It is a pale lager that is typical and average for the style.

puboflyons, Mar 31, 2013
Baltika #3 Classic from Baltika Breweries
70 out of 100 based on 340 ratings.