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Baltika #3 Classic - Baltika Breweries

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Baltika #3 ClassicBaltika #3 Classic

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BA SCORE
70
okay

347 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 347
Reviews: 232
rAvg: 2.98
pDev: 17.79%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | 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%

brywhite, Sep 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

Your run-of-the-mill pilsner. It doesn't say "light beer" on the bottle but it kind of tastes like one. Easy drinking. Not bad... but nothing about it is particularly interesting.

mhuber, Sep 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

kofukasho, Sep 18, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -16.1%

Stuckey_Stuckey, Sep 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

Salt-n-Beer, Sep 12, 2014
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2/5  rDev -32.9%

Lion088, Sep 05, 2014
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3.15/5  rDev +5.7%

ordybill, Sep 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

muskiesman, Aug 24, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

emincems, Aug 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

Rafreaky, Aug 05, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

Arch578, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of LagerCognoscenti
2.8/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Ok head and lacing, Quite carbonated.

Aroma is subtle. Apple skin. white bread. Mild but inviting.

Taste is quaffable. Weak but interesting enough. One detects apple skin. Sweet malt. A bit of a corn like flavour. This is decent but not exciting. It does have some harshness.

Overall it's an ok but not great lager. I may be giving it a bit higher mark than it deserves as it used to be my go to beer in my late twenties in a particular bar I frequented. It was the best thing on offer in a poor selection!

Drinkable, decent. Tastes like there's a rice or corn adjunct in there. Not particularly great.

The best Baltika I've tried is the No 6 (7%) porter.

I don't think I could recommend this. It is just slightly better than Heinken or Stella but less good than Polish lagers and much less good than German or Czech pils.

out of 100...I give it 70.

LagerCognoscenti, Jul 28, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -24.5%

bccocx, Jul 08, 2014
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1/5  rDev -66.4%

altmer, Jul 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

jonathaniler, Jul 05, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

NightINgale, Jun 30, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -58.1%

boxer0029, Jun 19, 2014
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1.92/5  rDev -35.6%

Alex-Alkis, Jun 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

BeerDreadz, Jun 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

Haybeerman, Jun 10, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

wrightst, Jun 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

gory4d, Jun 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

oriolesfan4, Jun 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

tdm168, Jun 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

Brewer_Coach, May 29, 2014
Baltika #3 Classic from Baltika Breweries
70 out of 100 based on 347 ratings.