Baltijos | UAB Švyturys - Utenos alus

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
UAB Švyturys - Utenos alus
Lithuania
svyturys.lt

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
* Beer type
Munich
* Alcohol by volume (ABV)
6.0%
* Produced by
Svyturys-Utenos Alus, Lithuania
* Available since
1964

Svyturys Baltijos

Svyturys Baltijos is dark beer with a proud history. It is famous for it's extra thick foam and it's rich, sweet, long lasting caramel taste.

Baltijos is the oldest beer in the Švyturys beer family made since 1964. It is based on old, traditional brewing methods, and the taste is as close as you can get to the beer Svyturys founding father brewed 200 years ago.

Svyturys Baltijos was awarded the bronze medal in the World Beer Championship 2002.

Added by mdagnew on 07-17-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
89
Reviews:
50
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
15.21%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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3.47/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of der_meister
3.18/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of RonaldTheriot
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Baltijos has a thick, off-white head, an initially clear, rust-red appearance, with lots of bubbles and minimal lacing. The beer clouds up, when the bottom sediment is swished loose and poured in. Aroma is of sweet, brown bread crust, and the flavor is of sweet, syrupy, bready malts, with low-level hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is high medium, and Balitjos finishes crisp and drinkable. RJT

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Photo of Ozzylizard
3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

500 mL bottle for $ 2.76 (including tax) ($ 0.164/oz) at State Line Liquors, Elkton, MD
Undated bottle at 42 degrees into a hand washed and dried JK snifter
Aroma - malt
Head average (Maximum three cm, aggressive pour), light amber, fizzy, rapidly diminishing to an irregular zero to one mm ring and a single bubble thickness layer. Forget the propaganda about the “Extra thick foam”.
Lacing - none
Body – Medium amber, hazy
Flavor – sweet caramel malt; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate – light to medium, watery, soft carbonation

No worse than any other marzen/octoberfest style except for the total lack of hops flavor. But for the price, not a bad deal if you love the taste of malt. One and done.

Appearance 3, Aroma 3, Flavor 3, Palate 3, Overall 3.

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Photo of TheBrosy
3.69/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a pint glass from a 500ml bottle.

Appearance: Pours amber with minimal haze and a nice tan head that does not dissipate too quickly.

Smell: Smells of caramel and bread.

Taste: Sweet malty taste with strong alcohol flavor.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with high carbonation.

Overall this is a solid Oktoberfest style, a bit overly carbonated and a bit too much chill haze for the style. For a macro brew it's very respectable.

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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.53/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dentist666
3.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into lager glass.
Pour clear copper, with thin beige head.
Smell - intense malty, bready, a bit smoked, caramel.
Taste - plain malty without any prominent traits.
Medium body and carbonation.
Made average for average macro consumer.

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Photo of Robertas
3.65/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BucBasil
4.1/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vinivini
3.37/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Exeter
3.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of esiason14
3.36/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Skaimante
5/5  rDev +40.8%

Great beer considering the fact it is for mass production.
Lovely bitter taste with caramel notes. Amazing with wild animals meat. Good for cooking as well.
Couls drink warm or cold, perfect for any season.

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2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

Photo of newbeeraday
2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of kplooki
3.35/5  rDev -5.6%

Photo of Tivlavrie
3.8/5  rDev +7%

Photo of tommy5
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of mikefuski17
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of Jeff8ham
3.96/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of mdlb44
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of Keananmichael5
2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of kmanjohnson
2.92/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of NewGlarusFan
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of JSuperman
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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