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

bottled
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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   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


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tsurkan_sergey (42) - Novosibirsk, RUSSIA - JAN 20, 2014
Color - dark brown, almost black, to light - opaque. Foam = 4 - hearty, medium firmness, color cream. Aroma = 4.5 - rich, black patent malt, coffee, caramel, chocolate, hops are not felt. Taste = 4.5 - full body, good burnt bitterness, dry (taste like dry stouts), and hints of coffee, light sweetness in the aftertaste. Indeed, a great dunkel.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ferencmato (47) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown color, big beige long lasting head. Bready aroma, some caramel. Taste is malt and coffee; it’s pretty mild tho.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Peter_L (830) - SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2013
Flaska frĺn SB. Mörk rubinfärgad vätska och gräddigt skum. Doft av kaffe, choklad och lätt bränd karamell. Mjuk munkänsla. Kort eftersmak.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Graphirus (48) - - NOV 21, 2013
A - Pours dark brown, almost black beer with a generous beige foamy head that slowly dissipates. Moderate lacing S - Strong roasted malts. Chocolate and coffee notes. I can detect some yeast aroma. T - Again roasted malts. Medium bitterness that stays for long. Maltiness is evident with some notes of caramel and toasted coffee. M - In the mouth feels medium-bodied, medium carbonation O - A very good Dark Ale with the right amount of bitterness to make it easy to drink and pretty enoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tampierre (824) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 24, 2013
Bottled , Prague , CZ , Malt,roasted,caramel,bread and light chocolate aroma , Clear ruby brown color with smaller lacing head , Medium sweet taste with nice longer finish , Soft carbon , Medium body , Pleasant beer.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gurthnar (2073) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 7, 2013
Tap at Hostinec Richtar Jakub. Aroma caramel, ripe apples, light smoke(?). Creamy off-white head, clear cola colour. Taste like a second running of a cheap coffee. Watery, washing rag. Bitter astringent aftertaste. This one is a step in wrong direction.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cristobal37 (270) - Canyon Lake, California, USA - MAR 25, 2013
On tap. Very satisfying dark beer. Was sampling a few dark Czech beers and I came back to this one in the end. Carmelly, sweet, refreshing. Not too thick in fact as the color would lead you to assume. Very aromatic bubbly head. Will come back to this one again :)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lore (1150) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 25, 2013
dark colour, moderate, not too long lasting beige head; aroma of roasted malt and sugar; taste of roasted malt, roasted sugar, some coffee and minimal sourness. OK swarzbier.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ruprecht_007 (627) - Cesky Tesin, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 11, 2012
Barva: hnědá až černá s rudým nádechem. Pěna: hustá držící. Vůně: sladová s karamelovou stopou. Chuť: Středně až plné tělo, výrazná sladová chuť s nádechem kávy. Středně až mírně hořké, leč hořkost ulpívá. Slučné černé pivo.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NŘ, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2012
Pours brown with a dense beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, nuts and light chocolate. Flavour is roasted malt, roasted haselnuts and light chocolate.


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