1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Baltika #6 Porter - Baltika Breweries

Not Rated.
Baltika #6 PorterBaltika #6 Porter

Educational use only; do not reuse.

857 Ratings

(view ratings)
Ratings: 857
Reviews: 582
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.13%
Wants: 11
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Baltika Breweries visit their website
Russian Federation

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-28-2003

No notes at this time.
View: Beers (52) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Ratings: 857 | Reviews: 582
Photo of RedTarmac
3.2/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of Iaido
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of stalin
3.46/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Just okay. Nothing fancy. Kinda sweet. Expected it to taste a bit more interesting. But that's just because someone told me it rocks.

Photo of bulldogg915
4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of Bokanovski
3.6/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of AlexAfonin
3/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of DrkLgr
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Falcone
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of trxxpaxxs
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of dvanhandel
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of maximum12
2.9/5  rDev -19.7%

Left in my basement by some wag after a summertime tasting; I don’t remember ever seeing this in a store. Maybe I just wasn’t looking in the right place. 500ML bottle split with my wife.

The pour is cast-iron black, slight carbonation. Smell is notes of big chocolate & little roast. Nothing unique, but I wouldn’t kick it out of bed for eating crackers.

Baltika #6 Porter is as bitter as a women asked to get out & push in the middle of an epic snowstorm (long story, but a good one!). Harsh roast defines the taste, with the nose-brash chocolate relegated to a distant memory. Touch of sweetness in the middle. As it warms, it morphs from pretty good to less than desirable due to an odd tang right at the end. If not for that, this would be nice, drinkable porter.

My advice: drink this beer cold, like a Mich Golden Light. Once the tastes all gather around the fire, it’s barely fit for Jaimie Lannister’s table.

Photo of RAC81
4.19/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of Brams
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of dcscientist
3.6/5  rDev -0.3%

I'm beginning to try more foreign beers, and I can get this one very easily because of the large Russian community nearby. It's not quite as good as many craft breweries' porter, but it's not bad at all, and I'd get it again when I'm in the mood for a porter with my Russian food.

Photo of wilsonbaron
4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

Photo of BeerDreadz
3.25/5  rDev -10%

Photo of JamieDuncan
3.97/5  rDev +10%

Photo of TheBeerbarian
4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

Photo of Hoppy_Hippy
3.25/5  rDev -10%

Photo of myzerov
3/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of Lion088
4.12/5  rDev +14.1%

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of kevintaraross
2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Baltika #6 Porter from Baltika Breweries
82 out of 100 based on 857 ratings.