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Brewed by Pivovar Černá Hora (Pivovary Lobkowicz)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Černá Hora, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Origin of name: This beer is named after its unique garnet red-brown color (darker than most dark beers). The color of Černá Hora Granát could lead its consumer to call it a "black beer". Taste: it is characterized by its fullness, sweetness and very dark color. A high proportion of Bavarian, caramel and coloring malt based on a longstanding recipe gives the beer its unmistakable caramel taste and markedly influences its bitterness. It is distinguishable by its good head and vigor. Has won 1st place in category of dark lagers upon competition - "The Golden Cup PIVEX - BEER 1999". Winning competition "Dočesná Žatec" in 1995 -1999 years


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (618) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle 50cl. Clear amber brown color, one finger thick creamy tan head, good retention and lacing; aroma roasted malts, brown sugar, yeast, caramel, coffee, hint of chocolate; taste medium sweet, roasty, caramel, slightly bitter; medium body, oily texture; malty light bitter finish, bit thin alas.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
nickel (243) - - JUL 20, 2014
Black as coal with dark brown head. Nice roasted malt+caramel aroma. Sweet taste of caramel with slightly bitter aftertaste

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borresteijn (4574) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2014
50cl Bottle from houseofbeer. Clear amber-brown colour, beige head. Aroma of caramel, butterscotch, toast, chocolate. Flavour is medium sweet, caramel, butterscotch, hint of smoke, toast, chocolate, light-bitter finish. Light-bodied. Ok.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Moravius (414) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 28, 2014
Flasche von Tuzex, Berlin. - Schönes Kastanienbraun mit rötlichem Ton. - In der Nase warmes Röstmalz, Karamel, würziger Aromahopfen. - Der Antrunk ist überraschend schlank und frisch, wenig karamelsüß, dafür mit einer angenehmen fruchtig-pikanten, zart säuerlichen Note über gutem Röstmalz. Mild rezent, samtiges Mundgefühl. Die fruchtige Frische bleibt bis in den Abgang. Klingt trocken und mit etwas Mokka aus. Im Nachtrunk anhaltende Röstmalzbittere und wenig aber ausreichend krautiger Hopfen. - Überraschend schlankes, fruchtiges Dunkles, sehr erfrischend und süffig.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
yy0pp (484) - - JUN 26, 2014
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
msbernac (519) - POLAND - MAY 31, 2014
Draught Aroma-caramel, chocolate, Appearance-brown, clear, white foam, Taste-medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-light body, thin feel, lively, bitter finish Overall-very drinkable

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (1096) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
500ml bottle from premiumczechbeers.co.uk. Dark brown colour with a reddish tinge, foamy tan head and aroma of caramel, malt, chocolate powder. Taste is sweet malty with roasted notes and caramel, brown sugar, chocolate. Medium bodied, soft to medium carbonation, dry roasted bitter finish with some redisual sweetness. Quite drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ansjelaah (1282) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle @benzai. Brown red color with no head. Smells malty, sweet. Tastes malty, smeet, roasty, caramel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DutchDrebus (3890) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle @ benzai. Brown colour with a small off-white head. Smells burned meat, some liquorice. Tastes liquorice, iron, some chocolate, sweetish. Thin body, soft carbo.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (7342) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle shared by Dutchdrebus @ weekly tasting. Brown color with a red glare coming through, beige head. Smell and taste malts, a touch of sweetness, slightly a touch of malty bitter and some caramel. Average body and carbonation.


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