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Baltika #6 Porter - Baltika Breweries

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BA SCORE
82
good

791 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 791
Reviews: 568
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.13%
Wants: 9
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Baltika Breweries visit their website
Russian Federation

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-28-2003)
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

4.36/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sampled tonight on 5/22/14 and had this one once before about 15 months ago. Comes in a single 500ml (16.9 oz.) bottle for $2.99. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a 12 ounce glass 'boot'.

Pours a dark hazy very deep brown, almost black in color, with a tan 1+-finger head that dissipates fast that leaves close to 1/2 finger tan head with nice lacing when sipped. Aroma is of chocolate and coffee. Taste about the same as the aroma and is very smooth actually with a nice sweet finish. Goes down easy with no bitterness at all! Really liked this one.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2014 03:30:28 | More by BeerWithMike
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Pens1967

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -10%

05-20-2014 02:08:21 | More by Pens1967
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Dylanjf

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3%

05-17-2014 00:10:53 | More by Dylanjf
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sebaastionb

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3%

05-11-2014 21:50:45 | More by sebaastionb
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eduardolinhalis

Switzerland

3.73/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle served in a thumbler glass.

Bottled in December, 8th 2013. Best before the same date, 2014.

A: Pours a dark brown color forming a creamy but quite aired beige head. Medium to low retention and some molasses lacings left in the glass

S: Strong notes of chocolate malts and roasted malts. Notes of dark chocolate, dark fruits and wood. Very bready and biscuity. Blindfolded, I would say that's a Schwarzbier

T: Slightly sweet upfront. Strong roastiness. Notes of dark chocolate, chocolate malts, wood, caramel and vanilla. Light bitterness. A mix of roasted and hippy bitterness. Alcohol is perfectly hidden

M: Medium body. Medium carbonation. Roasty and woody aftertaste

O: Good drinkability. Smooth and pleasant Porter

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2014 20:13:09 | More by eduardolinhalis
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superspak

Michigan

3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

500 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 4/7/2013. Pours pitch black color with a 2 finger dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of chocolate, cocoa, caramel, toffee, toast, biscuit, roasted malt, raisin, plum, herbal, light nuttiness, and yeast/toasty earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of dark/roasted malt and yeast ester notes; with solid strength. Taste of chocolate, cocoa, caramel, toffee, toast, biscuit, roasted malt, light nuttiness, raisin, plum, herbal, and toast/yeast earthiness. Minimal earthy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of chocolate, cocoa, caramel, toffee, toast, biscuit, light nuttiness, raisin, plum, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish. Nice balance and solid complexity of dark/roasted malt and yeast ester flavors; with good robustness and no cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth and moderately creamy mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is a good Baltic porter. Good balance and solid complexity of dark/roasted malt and yeast ester flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. A pleasantly enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2014 03:52:42 | More by superspak
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3%

04-29-2014 20:11:38 | More by ramrod666
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hipboy221

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

04-28-2014 02:02:29 | More by hipboy221
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adityashekhar

India

4/5  rDev +10.8%

04-17-2014 19:21:32 | More by adityashekhar
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tjsmith910

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -10%

04-13-2014 15:56:48 | More by tjsmith910
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Lgarciaosuna

Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -3%

04-11-2014 18:31:28 | More by Lgarciaosuna
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alexkor

Florida

3/5  rDev -16.9%

04-10-2014 02:31:26 | More by alexkor
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Filabee

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

04-05-2014 16:43:26 | More by Filabee
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Thanx4AllDaFish

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

04-02-2014 17:07:08 | More by Thanx4AllDaFish
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Kyrojack

Indiana

4/5  rDev +10.8%

03-31-2014 17:38:46 | More by Kyrojack
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KingSlayer

California

4/5  rDev +10.8%

03-30-2014 04:49:42 | More by KingSlayer
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3%

03-16-2014 01:32:48 | More by Fettpopps
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Daredevil

Switzerland

4.01/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

glass used: original Duvel glass

Eye: opaque, almost black, foamy very firm head

Nose: dark roasted malts, coffee

Palate: dark (belgian) chocolate, espresso, some hints of elderberry, all well integrated

a very dry, full bodied brew of high quality

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2014 21:57:02 | More by Daredevil
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sblanton83

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

03-14-2014 22:56:39 | More by sblanton83
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BuzzG

Iowa

2/5  rDev -44.6%

03-14-2014 17:41:16 | More by BuzzG
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Beermasterjarrett

California

3.25/5  rDev -10%

03-03-2014 07:02:18 | More by Beermasterjarrett
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Steve_Trick

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -10%

03-03-2014 01:28:20 | More by Steve_Trick
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jaimenavarrog

Mexico

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

03-01-2014 02:36:36 | More by jaimenavarrog
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fx20736

New York

4.21/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bought a single bottle from Beers of the World for $ 1.99 on 2/23/14. Poured into a Samuel Smith's pint glass, served cool.

Appearance:Deep, dark blackish brown with a few reddish highlights at the bottom with a 1 finger khaki head, lacing doesn't last very long.

Smell: very deep roasted Barley and then more roast and then more, maybe a touch of fusel.

Taste: Barley syrup, followed by licorice, lots of licorice.

Mouthfeel: solid, good

Overall: good looking, intoxicating aroma, rich yummy taste, decent mouthfeel. Drink. Enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2014 23:57:34 | More by fx20736
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Satsuma

Florida

4/5  rDev +10.8%

02-15-2014 13:57:08 | More by Satsuma
Baltika #6 Porter from Baltika Breweries
82 out of 100 based on 791 ratings.