About Russian Beer

Beer is Russia is dominated by lager style beers classified according to color, light to dark, and alcoholic strength instead of styles. There are over 500 breweries of varying sizes, but the export market is largely dominated by Baltika Brewery that produces a broader range of more traditional styles, including Russian Imperial Stout.
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Baltika Brewery
Baltika Brew Collection Russian Imperial Stout
Cloudy brown color. Delicate, interesting aromas and flavors of spiced toffee, sarsaparilla float, mincemeat pie, and licorice with a soft, vibrant, finely carbonated, fruity sweet medium-full body and a peppery, complex, long salty roasted nuts, pepper mole, grilled citrus, and arugula finish. A vibrant, refreshing, well balanced imperial stout.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab