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Baltika #5 Gold - Baltika Breweries

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BA SCORE
66
poor

151 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 151
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 2.76
pDev: 19.93%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Baltika Breweries visit their website
Russian Federation

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-10-2002)
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Reviews by flagmantho:
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flagmantho

Washington

2.73/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from 500mL bottle into a mug.

Appearance: light gold hue with a crystal clear body. Head is two fingers of frothy white foam. Not bad, though not exciting.

Smell: a little bit of malt and a little wet grain. Not great, but not substantially worse than other examples of the style.

Taste: grainy flavor; mostly inoffensive but not something of which I'd care to drink a lot. There is a light bitterness which is relatively well-balanced and appropriate but the malt is just not doing it for me.

Mouthfeel: light body but surprisingly creamy. I'd have to say that the mouthfeel is this beer's best feature.

Drinkability: well, this beer is alright, but I don't see myself buying it again in the future. This beer would certainly be better on a hot day than on a Saturday in January, but even so there are better examples of the style.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2011 18:36:47 | More by flagmantho
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jonathaniler

Florida

3/5  rDev +8.7%

07-05-2014 23:08:03 | More by jonathaniler
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Texas

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

07-03-2014 03:28:34 | More by TX-Badger
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Florida

2/5  rDev -27.5%

06-10-2014 21:29:09 | More by user785335
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3/5  rDev +8.7%

06-03-2014 21:11:47 | More by tdm168
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1/5  rDev -63.8%

05-27-2014 17:52:38 | More by rredshift
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2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

05-26-2014 23:25:09 | More by Latarnik
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3/5  rDev +8.7%

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3/5  rDev +8.7%

04-29-2014 02:48:56 | More by wrightst
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Florida

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

04-10-2014 02:33:03 | More by alexkor
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paulish

New York

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

04-08-2014 01:48:45 | More by paulish
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MarkoNm

Slovenia

2.48/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours witha clear and golden color and is topped with an avergae white frothy head that soon settles down to almost nothing.
The aroma is mild. Some malts, some grains and surprisingly slighty soury smell.
The taste is light and sweet, balanced body finishes with a slight hoppiness. Slight, really slight bittery feel in the aftertaste.
Ok, but nothing special.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2014 10:12:35 | More by MarkoNm
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vickersspitfire

Texas

3.21/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This lager is a nice golden color, light and bright with a clear body and topped off with a thick white head. The head forma a billowy mountaintop and you continue to pour, and the stream of lively carbonation slowly settles and disappears completely. There is a nice thins strong layer of lacing to mark every sip. The first aroma to hit you is the malts followed by some light grassy and lemony scents. It sweet overall and very refreshing. This is a light bodied lager, not much to the taste but still very refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

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2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

02-18-2014 21:52:04 | More by RCLOHR267
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Rayek

Colorado

1.19/5  rDev -56.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Words cannot accurately describe how terrible this beer was. Did I get an old bottle? Was it something I said before I opened it?

It looks just fine out of the bottle. There's excellent clarity from the pale gold body, and a decent white cap that actually sticks around a bit. Everything goes way downhill from there.

If dry was a flavor, that would be the most positive comment I could make. Unfortunately, it's not. The beer is a strange mix of corn, chemicals, odd sweetness, plus a bonus face wincing sourness. The bitterness is light, yet harsh on the palate. It combines with the chemical flavors at the end to linger for what seems like an eternity. At least the body is light.

Overall, it's terrible stuff.

Serving type: bottle

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2.25/5  rDev -18.5%
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50 cl. clear (oh, lord) bottle @ home. Procured from Anna Maria in Antwerp. German import like most of the East-European goods available at these kinds of stores in Belgium. Bottled on 19.05.2013. Clear pale golden, foamy white head. Sweet sugary corn & cornflakes nose, light sunk accompanying the whole. Taste is soggy cornflakes, lots of them, corn, skunk, sugary, lightly syrupy & oily, sweet & soggy, touch artificial sweeteners, sweetish. Taste is soggy & oily. Crappy but manageable pale lager. The blond Baltika’s so far have been just crappy pale lagers unfortunately, too bad the 6 was pretty nice.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2013 12:15:16 | More by 77black_ships
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2/5  rDev -27.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

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Baltika #5 Gold from Baltika Breweries
66 out of 100 based on 151 ratings.