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Baltika #7 Export - Baltika Breweries

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BA SCORE
71
okay

328 Ratings
THE BROS
71
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Ratings: 328
Reviews: 167
rAvg: 3.04
pDev: 19.08%
Wants: 4
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Baltika Breweries visit their website
Russian Federation

Style | ABV
Dortmunder / Export Lager |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-26-2003)
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Photo of paterlodie
3.08/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

BB 12-09-05. Poors in with good head and nice&clear pale golden beercolor. Nose is strong malty with light hoparome reminding me of perlehops. Litle oxidation noticable but overal fresh. Taste is quiet dry, most certainly for a Dortmunder and misses fullness. Bitterness also dosed quiet low what makes this one tasting watery as mouthfeel is. Drinks easy but misses flavour.

Photo of foogerd
3.05/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Golden clear yellow with a small rocky white head.

S- Some light weak malt aroma, pretty much nothing else.

T- Light hop bitterness bite, weak hollow bready malts backing it up, dry finish.

M- Crisp and alive with carbonation.

D- Decent enough to session, not worth spending the import price tag.

Photo of skrib09
3.05/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

poured a clear gold with a striking white head. good retention.

smells skunky and malty. lots of raw corn smells.

tastes malty sweet, corn flavors and a bit of skunk. a bit of sweetness in the taste as well.

mouthfeel is light and crispy. light-bodied and drinkable. a refreshing brew for hot weather or in between big beers as a palate cleanser maybe.

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3.04/5  rDev 0%

Photo of BeerAdvocate
3.03/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Review from BeerAdvocate Magazine Issue #54 (July 2011):

Pull-back cap lets out a champagne-like pop. Very pale straw-yellow color shows a stunning clarity. Hints of cooked hops, fresh-cut grass, lemon zest and some alcohol in the nose. Dry maltiness still has some body to it; dried grass with some spicing from the hops. Kiss of green apple skin. Hint of alcohol, perhaps not so clean, but not so much as to be a bother. Bitter hopping is here and lingers into the dry finish. Half decent, relatively easy to quaff back and certainly better than most mass-produced lagers.

Photo of metter98
3.03/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear straw yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high bright white head that died down but consistently left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and a thick ring around the edge of the glass.
S: There are faint aromas of sweet malt in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell but is stronger with flavors of biscuit malts, corn and malty sweetness.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and goes down easily. I would have no problem knocking back a few of these.

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.03/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Production date: 2/25/2014. Best before: 2/25/2015. 500 ml green bottle.

A: Tab-pull the cap to release a clear pale yellow fluid with an aggressive pour yielding 1-inch thick white head which settles to a thin cap and leaves semi-rings and spots of lace.

N: Hay and grass, yeast, malt, damp earth.

T: Grainy, corn (?), lager yeast, mild lemon.

M: Light body and light carbonation. Thin, crisp, clean, sticky yeasty finish with slight bitterness.

O: Simple, basic, straight-up lager. Not a fan and will not have again.

Photo of droomyster
3.03/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a clear light gold that is more colorful and has a nicer head than your average lager. Nose is nothing special but nothing to complain about: a clean, sweet graininess with a hint of hops. Taste is very simple but dependable. I taste a light graininess with just a touch of lemony hops. This beer is not great but definitely not worth complaining about. It aspired to be average and easily hit its mark.

Photo of flyingpig
3.03/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A very light golden colour that borders on straw & is crystal clear. Plenty of bubbles are rising to the surface indicating strong carbonation and their is a beautiful bright white colours foamy head that is two-fingers width in size & settles very slowly indeed & leaves some lacing.

Very light on the nose with some sweet grassy hops and malts being the most noticeable. There is some corn, bread and faint hints of grain too.

Sweet malts & some grassy hops dominating again. There is a like grain taste as well & the finish is low on bitterness.

A light bodied beer & not far off being too watery in my opinion. Carbonation is low to medium but it goes down well enough.

An excellent looking beer that slightly lets itself down by being too weak on both the nose & flavour. It is an easy drinking session beer & not much more.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
3/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The Baltika #7 is really not much different that the other golden Baltika beers in appearance, aroma, or taste. The only thing that seems to vary is the strength. It pours a clear golden body with yellow highlights and a full and foamy bright-white head that dissipates quickly. It keeps a decent collar through most of the glass, and even leaves some lace. The aroma displays some semi-grainy malt with a light sweetness. The body is medium with a soft carbonation that helps to give the impression of a fuller body than actually exists. The flavor is as the nose suggests, with an adjunct laden but still mildly grainy maltiness. The bitterness is restrained, and it finishes with some gently lingering sweetness. Overall, it's not a bad beer, but if I want an overly sweet adjunct lager I think I'll just stay domestic and have a Pabst Blue Ribbon!

Photo of grahuba
3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of Gusler
3/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The beer after its extraction from the 500ml green bottle resides in my glass a luminous gold with a diminutive frothy white head that evaporates quickly leaving a thin cover of lace upon the glass. Nose is archetypal lager sweet malt that is fresh, crisp and clean, with the start slightly sweet and the grain presence adequate but a bit light, top is fair to middling in its feel to the palate. Finish is pleasantly spicy as far as the hops go acidity moderate and the aftertaste desert bone dry, a passable beer, but nothing to get excited about.

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

Baltika #7 Export from Baltika Breweries
71 out of 100 based on 328 ratings.