Russian Lager

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Baltika is a refreshing premium lager from St Petersburg and is the no.1 beer of Russia.

Recognised by its blue label, Baltika Classic has a strength of 5.1% abv.

This award-winning golden brew has a delicate flavour of hops and a superb aroma of malt.

100 Best Russian products. Gold medal, 'People's Beer', Moscow Beer Festival. Grand Prix, Moscow Beer Festival. Product of the Year, for 6th consecutive year - the most prestigious Russian consumer prize.

Baltika beers are now exported to 42 countries and hold the prestigious title of Best Russian exporter.

Baltika is considered an economic phenomenon in Russia. Beer has enjoyed a renaissance, as Russian drinkers increasingly turn away from their national spirit, vodka.

(Sources: Financial Times 26 June07 & 27 Oct07, Business Week 3 July07, The Independent 3 Nov07, Daily Mail 16 Nov07). 'Baltika is expected to overtake Heineken as the biggest beer brand in Europe this year'.

(The Observer 9 Sept07) '... Russian president Vladmir Putin ... has taken a personal interest in the creation and building of Baltika beers as one of Russia's most important global brands' (Glasgow Herald 25Nov07)

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