Baltika #3 Classic | Baltika Breweries

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Baltika #3 ClassicBaltika #3 Classic
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Baltika Breweries
Russian Federation
baltika.ru

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-07-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
391
Reviews:
245
Avg:
2.98
pDev:
17.45%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
35
For Trade:
0
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Photo of spycow
3.04/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of a77cj7
3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JMS1512
3.26/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AlexM
3.03/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Andrewharemza
3.64/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear golden color, topped with a decent white frothy head, slowly settling down. Malty aroma, slight sweet grains. Taste sweet, light (a bit watery) with some minimal bitterness and a slight metallic feel in the aftertaste. Not unpleasant, though.

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Photo of Mike_Aguirre
2.55/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Very dull euro pale lager, a little bit expensive in Mexico so not worth the money. Looks and smells right for the euro pale lager style, but taste is very shy.

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Photo of desint
2.44/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of vinivini
2.73/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of AdmiralOzone
2.62/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of jrsaffert
3.36/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Oidmoe
2.75/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of gabepesce
3.21/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Richie71
2.9/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dacrza1
1.69/5  rDev -43.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

DATE TASTED: February 8, 2015... GLASSWARE: Baltika stange... OCCASION: post-workout protein during the Cavs stomp of the Lakers... APPEARANCE: clear as crystal golden body--classic pilsener build--with vibrant effervescence; promising white head settles swiftly to a reasonable quarter-inch coverage; zero lacing... AROMA: biscuits and bread, with funky bad-breath elements forcing their way through the glass--a turn-off ... PALATE: mildly effervescent, oily, fizzy and long bitter, astringent ending ...TASTE: mildly sweet, with faint caramel; a pungent finish, with awkward, cloying unbalanced corn maltiness--were are the hops? ...OVERALL: the dark offered a malty character; this suggests the palest lager with enough malt to affirm its allegiance...

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Photo of Olegophren
3.06/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of patre_tim
3.13/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: Straw yellow filtered with a few large bubbles, 3 fingers of white head.

S: Water, pee, a little malt, just like the style does.

T: Malt, light sweetness, clean linen, crisp.

M: Light body, medium carbonation, crisp finish with a malty light hopped coating left on the tongue.

O: Not a bad brew. Got it at the Russian Import store in Kunming, drank Jan 26th, 2015.

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Photo of mlacanne
3.13/5  rDev +5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Mister_Faucher
3.5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of jzlyo
3/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of evergreen_machine
3.5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of torwart68
3/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
3.5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of BJSmit
3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

Photo of AlexAfonin
2.5/5  rDev -16.1%

Photo of lmaduells
3/5  rDev +0.7%

Baltika #3 Classic from Baltika Breweries
2.98 out of 5 based on 391 ratings.
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