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Baltika #8 Wheat - Baltika Breweries

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Baltika #8 WheatBaltika #8 Wheat

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BA SCORE
81
good

316 Ratings
THE BROS
61
poor

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Ratings: 316
Reviews: 218
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 14.37%
Wants: 6
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Baltika Breweries visit their website
Russian Federation

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Naerhu on 12-24-2002)
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Photo of Lukebell15
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Lukebell15, Aug 24, 2013
Photo of djura
3.9/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Clear golden color,excellent white thick as cream foam,lasting till the end.
S - Fruty citrus orange aroma. Yeast and hops also.
T/M - Very drinkable,crisp and fresh. fruits and herbal spices aromas. It goes very easy!

O - Manage to made it very good,true weizen.

djura, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of mpalestino
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

mpalestino, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of safaricook
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

safaricook, Aug 02, 2013
Photo of OgreSanchez
4/5  rDev +12.7%

OgreSanchez, Jul 27, 2013
Photo of kingmaker
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

kingmaker, Jul 23, 2013
Photo of biernack
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

biernack, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of Samp01
2.79/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

550 ml bottle. Pours a golden yellow a large white slowly fading head. Aroma and Taste of wheat, some grassy notes, lightly fruity and slightly barn yard. Palate is a medium body, with moderate carbonation. Finishes with a taste of wheat, grassy notes, light fruity. Basically a fairly boring brew, very non descript. ok for a hot summer day.

Samp01, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of jham915
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

jham915, Jul 06, 2013
Photo of Boone757
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Boone757, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of Mick91
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Mick91, Jun 29, 2013
Photo of ummswimmin
2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

ummswimmin, Jun 29, 2013
Photo of jbaakko
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

jbaakko, Jun 27, 2013
Photo of dertyd
3/5  rDev -15.5%

dertyd, Jun 23, 2013
Photo of RonKoch
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

RonKoch, Jun 11, 2013
Photo of desint
3/5  rDev -15.5%

desint, May 24, 2013
Photo of ohyayitstrey
2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

ohyayitstrey, May 22, 2013
Photo of dmorgan310
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

dmorgan310, Apr 07, 2013
Photo of kjkinsey
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

kjkinsey, Apr 06, 2013
Photo of puboflyons
3.38/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

From the 25 fl. oz. bottle marked 07.0812-07:24/07.0813-5W. Sampled on March 31, 2013.

The color is a slightly cloudy yellow with a decent white head that eventually settles down.

The aroma is quite distinct with wheat along with an apple kind of ester. Even someone who is not a regular craft beer drinker would pick this up.

The body is light to about medium with a creamy texture.

Like the aroma the taste has a good dose of wheat malts and apple along with a thin twist of lemon to give it a summery sensation. The hops do not linger much but they offset the other qualities. Not a high quality wheat beer but far ahead of what Baltika normally has to offer.

puboflyons, Mar 31, 2013
Photo of rale
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

rale, Mar 31, 2013
Photo of Pegasus
3.54/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Slightly hazy medium golden in color, with a large, and dense white head, which retains quite well. The lacing is thick and coats the glass walls.

Aroma: Lots of wheat bread, cloves, and bananas. In my opinion, it could easily be mistaken for a German-brewed Hefeweizen.

Taste:Opens with slightly sweet, white bread flavors, soon followed by classic ripe bananas and cloves. These flavors carry ell throughout the taste, with the bread notes more prominent towards the end of the taste. Finishes with a mild, lingering sweetness, and banana esters.

Mouth feel: A touch thin, with slightly spritzy carbonation, a bit of fullness would be most welcome.

Drinkability/notes: Quite nice, and a bargain at $2.19 for a half-liter bottle.

Presentation: Packaged in a 16.9 ounce brown glas bottle with a pry-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

Pegasus, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of craiglcook
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

craiglcook, Jan 29, 2013
Photo of matjack85
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

matjack85, Jan 28, 2013
Photo of LJWalker
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

LJWalker, Dec 25, 2012
Baltika #8 Wheat from Baltika Breweries
81 out of 100 based on 316 ratings.