Baltika #7 Export | Baltika Breweries

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72
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Baltika #7 ExportBaltika #7 Export
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Baltika Breweries
Russian Federation
baltika.ru

Style: Dortmunder / Export Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-26-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
411
Reviews:
191
Avg:
3.07
pDev:
18.89%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
70
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 411 |  Reviews: 191
Photo of spoonhawk
1/5  rDev -67.4%

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1/5  rDev -67.4%

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1.25/5  rDev -59.3%

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1.25/5  rDev -59.3%

Photo of DogFood11
1.26/5  rDev -59%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

This has to go down as one of the worst beers of all time. Skunky and weak. boring head and no lacing.

smell of adjuncts and grain with some sweetness.

Tastes like a skunk that is hungover. hop presence is non existent. this is a slammer at best.

not reccomended

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Photo of GONZALOYANNA
1.51/5  rDev -50.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

500ml bottle.Dimpled mug.Enjoyed on mar´12.Pale straw yellow.Slightly foggy.White froth.Close quickly dissipated crown.Metallic & grassy odors to the nose.Enters fizzy,hard water.Medium body, high carbonation. Grainy,astringent.Tastes as a carbonated mineral water -sparkling,flat & fat-.

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Photo of stevoj
1.62/5  rDev -47.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Trying to replicate a crappy NA macrobrew, and they’ve succeeded. Sweetish aroma reminds one of a radler, taste and mouthfeel are extremely watery. Looks like urine in a glass. A shame, as Baltika has proved they can do much better.

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Photo of twiggamortis420
1.68/5  rDev -45.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Freshness date of 29.06.09/29.06.10 so it seems this one is pretty fresh. Pours a light gold color with a fizzy, large bubbled white head. Pretty typical Euro lager appearance.

Smells like stale malts, cardboard and a bit of butter. Not a very appealing aroma on this beer.

Ugh, taste unfortunately follows suit closely. Actually worse than it smells due to a molten plastic flavor joining the aforementioned foulness from the aroma. Tastes like groundwater pumped from one of the chemical plants on the ship channel. Drain pour for sure and easily the worst Baltika offering I have had.

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Photo of traumaqueen
1.75/5  rDev -43%

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1.75/5  rDev -43%

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1.75/5  rDev -43%

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1.75/5  rDev -43%

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1.75/5  rDev -43%

Photo of Sammy
1.84/5  rDev -40.1%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

I did not like this beer. It was fresh, part of the LCBO gift pack. No direct sunlight, though you cannot stop the less disasterous flourescent lighting in the store. The beer had a light yellow colour to it, carbonation bubbleswere apparent, and there was a big cheesy head. The horse and cheese aromas made it unapproachable. Boozy and sugary.Watery.

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Photo of kwjd
1.85/5  rDev -39.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Pours a clear yellow colour with small, bubbly white head that dissipates to nothing fairly quickly. No lacing on the glass at all. This smells fairly bad atually, though the bottle is fresh I believe. I don't get any hops, hardly any malt. No real bitterness. Big carbonation level. I don't want to have this again.

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Photo of Alex-Alkis
1.92/5  rDev -37.5%

Photo of BeccaH
2/5  rDev -34.9%

Photo of Kyrojack
2/5  rDev -34.9%

Photo of Treebs
2.01/5  rDev -34.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Tall boy can served in a half pint.

A: Pours a clear yellow color with a quick dissolving white head forming on the pour. No lace. Nothing crazy.

S: Some mineral water with a light skunky hop profile. Pale malts with a touch of glue.

T: More mineral water with some light plastic to boot. Grassy and skunky hop profile with a touch of grainy malts.

M: Light and clean. The body is very watery and light. Goes down quick and harmless.

O: There were some artificial notes in there that really hurt the flavor, otherwise it would have been a normal export lager.

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Photo of TerryW
2.06/5  rDev -32.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours clears with a very short-lived head that settles to a film. Some spotty lace early on.

No real nose to the thing. Some hoppiness typical of Eastern European stuff - hay, grass. Taste is just too sweet. Some hop bitterness, a bit of breadiness, but overwhelmed by corny sweetness. Lingers slightly bitter.

Nothing to recommend this one. Pretty anonymous like a zillion other Eastern Euro macros. Drinkable, but not interesting or exciting.

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Photo of Pencible
2.06/5  rDev -32.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I'm guessing this is Russia's version of Miller Light or Budweiser. I drank it straight from the bottle, which seemed much more fitting for this than it did for the other Baltika's that I've tried. Anyway, it had a pretty mild flavor and watery texture. It had a generic but mostly clean taste. There's not much more to really say about this. Overall it was better than a Budweiser, but it was still pretty boring.

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Photo of TheBierdimpfe
2.06/5  rDev -32.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Bright straw color with strong activity. Foamy white sparkly 3 finger head lasting around 5 minutes with average legs.

Aromas and flavors of grains, citrus, corn, herbal spices. Faint grainy, skunky, and metallic smell. Sweet grainy, lemony, and apple taste with slightly bitter hoppy grassy feel.

Almost medium body with prickly carbonation. Faint finish of medium length ending with herbal spicy smoky bitter saaz feel lingering on the tongue creating dryness.

Overall a poor craft with good freshness that is destroyed by a dry finish, and faint flavors that doesn't taste very good.

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Photo of Danilov
2.07/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of Overlord
2.08/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

While, in general, I've found Baltika to offer some really well priced options, this one was a turd.

Pours a clear gold with a big white, macrolager-ish head. Smells somewhat skunked, but with a corn-y sweetness to it that's almost malt liquorish. People describe bananas. I get none in smell.

There is a bit to the taste, and it's the only thing redeeming about it. Overly sweet grain alcohol and an unpleasant syrupy mouthfeel really make this a one-note, off putting brew.

There are much better Baltika options.

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Photo of MarkoNm
2.12/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours a pale yellow with a hefty but quickly diminishing white head.
The aroma is fairly easy to pick up - some malts and grains thats basically it.
The taste starts quite sweet and in the same manner it also continues. The finish is slightly bittery but nothing special.
Drinkable although too much sweetness.

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Baltika #7 Export from Baltika Breweries
3.07 out of 5 based on 411 ratings.
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