Baltika #8 Wheat | Baltika Breweries

Baltika #8 WheatBaltika #8 Wheat
BA SCORE
39.3%
Liked This Beer
3.52 w/ 361 ratings
Baltika #8 WheatBaltika #8 Wheat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Baltika Breweries
Russian Federation
baltika.ru

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Naerhu on 12-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,342
Reviews:
229
Ratings:
361
Liked:
142
Avg:
3.52/5
pDev:
14.77%
Alströms:
2.54
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
34
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 361 |  Reviews: 229
Photo of MichialTanner1
3.49/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Scarycarrie1
2.91/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kazmash
2.74/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of lmaduells
3.39/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I take this beer after doing a running session of 30 kms, preparing marathon. Looking for a cold beer without alcohol, regenerating without complexity, remove thirst and hydrate myself quietly with pleasure. I guess. No need to look for anything else.

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Photo of Wontonst
3.64/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Beautiful cloudy color with nice thick creamy head. Strong clove smell with bananas and malts. Taste is a bit underwhelming compared to smell, but still decent. Medium bodied, light carbonation.

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Photo of 123321123321
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of a77cj7
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JMS1512
3.41/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of vinivini
3.37/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dacrza1
3.01/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

DATE TASTED: April 19, 2015... GLASSWARE: Weihenstephaner weizen... OCCASION: the Cavs (again) begin their journey to a title... APPEARANCE: cloudy, sallow yellow body with bubble that lazily, sporadically float; mountainous foams of white head spill over the glass--quite alive! tracings leave spore-like dots in their wake!... AROMA: heavy banana dominates; clove, pepper and mowed hay--the standard weizen array... PALATE: a surprisingly thin, even profile, especially for an "unfiltered" beer; easily drinkable and equally refreshing... TASTE: the banana is not as pronounced as the scent suggests, but beyond the fruit, subtle pepper; not much beyond these two soft offerings... OVERALL: Having tried just about every single-digit Baltika profile, this offering is somewhere in the middle--accurate to its genre but not memorable; a good pairing with warm weather or an after-workout refresher...

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Photo of gabepesce
3/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Olegophren
3.13/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Pens1967
3.47/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chogm54
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WCKDVBZ
4.1/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Phil-T_Phil_30
3.24/5  rDev -8%

Photo of BILF
2/5  rDev -43.2%

Photo of Texasfan549
3.3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of RedTarmac
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of AlexAfonin
2.5/5  rDev -29%

Photo of Aidanhitt
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Hoppy_Hippy
3/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of TomTC
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of myzerov
3.8/5  rDev +8%

Photo of superspak
3.9/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

500 ml bottle into weizen glass, best before 5/4/2014. Pours hazy golden orange color with a 2 finger dense and fluffy white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of lemon, banana, pear, clove, bubblegum, wheat, bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast, earthy hops, and pale/bready malt notes; with good strength. Taste of lemon, banana, pear, clove, bubblegum, wheat, bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Light bready tartness and yeast spice on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, banana, pear, clove, bubblegum, wheat, bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness and balance of fruity/spicy yeast, earthy hops, and pale/bready malt flavors; with a nice malt/yeast balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and fairly creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice hefeweizen style. All around good robustness and balance of fruity/spicy yeast, pale/bready malt, and earthy hop flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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Baltika #8 Wheat from Baltika Breweries
Beer rating: 39.3% out of 100 with 361 ratings
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