Baltika #6 Porter | Baltika Breweries

BA SCORE
82
good
942 Ratings
THE BROS
77
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Baltika #6 PorterBaltika #6 Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Baltika Breweries
Russian Federation
baltika.ru

Style: Baltic Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-28-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
942
Reviews:
615
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
13.77%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
64
For Trade:
0
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Photo of J_Chavez15
4.49/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I get the chocolate, fruit, and malts. Taste kind of like Iced Coffee. Thick head that quickly dissipates. I don't know if its just me but i get some Hefe notes. Really good porter. Cheers!!

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Photo of Beer-Ed
3.34/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wasted_Youth
3.12/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Very plain and boring. It's bready and malty. It's alright

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Photo of jrsaffert
3.7/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
3.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is a nice porter with a strong metallic note. Pours deep brown almost black with a brownish foam head with nice retention. Smell is right for the style, chocolate, coffee, dark malts, some minerals.

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Photo of Mooslerfitness
4.44/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Not sure what I'm missing this was a $1.99 and a phenomenal porter smell and taste of dark fruit dipped in a hot chocolate bath so smooth a little thin but very well done keep giving it a low rating will keep price low for me cheers

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Photo of KYGunner
3.62/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Baltika is not known as the Russian River of Russia but don't let their other poor entries keep you away from trying this. At $2.50 a pint this is a relatively high quality and complex Baltic Porter. Strong chocolate malt and dark fruit, this finishes with dry coffee and licorice.

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Photo of lmaduells
3.39/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A beer that was good to get the set, simply.

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Photo of BShort41570
3.26/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mooseisloose
3.48/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Detente and other subsequent relations we have Russian brewskis. This one come in a shapely half liter bottle, let's give it a whirl. Popping the top I get a waft of molasses and black licorice. This brew pours to a opaque motor oil black with a four finger tan multi sized bubble creamy head that recedes slowly and laces. Taste on this brew is a roasted malt up front quickly sweet and chaulky bitter but balanced with a clingy dry bitter finish. Mouthfeel is light the backbone is not big but the carbonation is good. Purchased at Carulla for $2.33 US, not bad. Nastrovia.

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Photo of paresis
3.48/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cryptichead
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hophugger
3.13/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kiro
3.52/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Uniobrew31
2.53/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Middle of the road porter. Many better options out there for the price. 2.5's are proper.

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Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.98/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Strong Baltic Porter. Pours very dark from the half liter bottle with a small tan head. Sweetish taste, but not overly so. Worth a try! Drinkable.

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Photo of 31Sam13
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of samtrillo
3.87/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gabepesce
4.05/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of morebeergood
3.46/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LAND_MINE
3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of travolta
2.76/5  rDev -24%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Appearance: Jet black with a light brown head that has no retention or lacing.

Nose: Malty, slight carmel, tiny bit of dark fruit.

Taste: Syrupy and sweet with mild carbonation. Smooth and easy to drink. More dark fruits and coffee acidity in the middle. The sweetness stays the whole sip.

Notes: Something new to try, but don't think this will blow you away.

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Photo of DoktorEd
3.31/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DOCRW
3.81/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Nine_Tails
3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Baltika #6 Porter from Baltika Breweries
3.63 out of 5 based on 942 ratings.
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