Baltika #7 Export | Baltika Breweries

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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:
417
Reviews:
194
Avg:
3.06
pDev:
18.95%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
75
For Trade:
0
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2.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +22.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +22.5%

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3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of Arithmeticus
2.7/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Poured chilled in ale glass.

A: clear light yellow; lots of carbonation, aburst in clouds; thin head;
S: oh boy, macrostink; not appealing at all
T: hints of lemon, orange; nicely sweetened; a bit grouchy at the end of the swallow (slightly metallic)
M: robust, astute

If you can taste without smelling, it's not bad for a dinner beer.

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3/5  rDev -2%

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1.75/5  rDev -42.8%

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2.88/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - pale, clear yellow with a thick, soft cap of dense, foamy, white head that has great retention

S - grass, straw, apples, sweet, caramel

T - apples, sweet, bread, warming alcohol in the finish

M - warm, light to medium bodied, well carbonated, crisp

By appearance this is better than your average lager. It smells like a good effort was made. By teste it's too sweet and fruity. The bready malts try to save the day but to no avail. I'll pass on this in the future.

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Photo of Mediczod
2.73/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a very clear golden yellow. Moderate head that lasts a few minutes. Good bit of carbonation, bubbles rose for at least 15 minutes. Malt and grain aroma. Taste is slightly malty and grassy. Pronounced mineral aftertaste. Not a great beer, but better than Bud or Coors. At least now I can say I've had Russian beer. I actually expected it to be worse than it is.

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2.63/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Bottled 6/22/12. Best before 6/22/13.

Pours a clear golden yellow with a foamy white head that settles to a small cap on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, and a slightly skunky aroma. Taste is mainly of malt and grain with a mild corn flake flavor on the finish. There is a mild bitterness on the palate after each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty poor beer that doesn't smell or taste very good.

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3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

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2.01/5  rDev -34.3%
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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3.1/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

I got this beer from a Ukrainian co-worker, thanks Alex!

500ml bottle served in a pilsner glass.

L - clear bright yellow color with a white head that thinned to a ring despite the constant rise of tiny bubbles.

S - grainy and grassy.

T - starts out kind of sweet and grainy with grassy (a bit skunky) bitterness mid way finishing on the sweet side.

F - light, crisp and refreshing.

O - not as bad as I thought it was going to be.

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3/5  rDev -2%

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2.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

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3/5  rDev -2%

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3.33/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

After Baltika No.3,i got to try another one from this brewery. And again it surprised me positively.

A-Golden with medium carbonation,huge white head.lasting few minutes.

S-Citrus notes,a bit lighter smell for lagers.

T/M-I expected to be more bitter,but bitterness is very low. On the other hand,taste is high drinkable,grains,some sweets.

O-It is good,but not many different then No3.

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2.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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4.08/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A-golden with a huge off white head

S-smells like a typical European lager. European grains and honey. Doesn't smell terrible.

T-actually comes in with a very nice and crisp taste of light honey and fresh grains with a subtle hint of that classic european lager taste. The after-taste has more honey, more crisp grains, and more bitterness. This is actually quite okay!

M-crisp medium carbonation with a semi dry finish

O-I actually love this. It has a taste of high quality and it's so drinkable! This has got to be the best euro lager I've ever had. I wish I could find this by the case here. It is quite cheap though!

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Baltika #7 Export from Baltika Breweries
3.06 out of 5 based on 417 ratings.
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