Saturday, December 28, 2019

The Fourth Beer of Christmas 2019 - Russian Imperial Stout

From Russia with love, Baltika Breweries' Russian Imperial Stout sets a high bar for other Russian imperial stouts to follow. This is simply amazing.


  • Appearance: Opaque black/brown with a nice head of tan bubbles that leave a lot of lacing
  • Aroma: Unsweetened chocolate, dark fruit, charred coffee
  • Taste: Dark roasted toffee, bittersweet chocolate, dark coffee, star anise, dates, cabernet sauvignon
  • Feel: A touch short of really heavy, nice carbonation, dry finish, robust & complex


  • Brewer: Baltika Breweries
  • Location: St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
  • Website:
  • Style: Russian Imperial Stout
  • Alcohol Content: 10.0%

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