DutchDrebus (5612) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
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.
Benzai (14282) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.
Douberd (4917) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 500 ml at home, into a big Guinness glass, ABV 4.5%
Dark chestnut brown on the body, two full fingers of tan head, thick and creamy, with good retention. Light lacing on the glass.
Aroma of caramel, toasted malts, the faintest of chocolate.
Tastes good, more chocolate and even some coffee now, iron, light caramel.
Medium thin body, average carbonation, more notable on the first sips.
Overall a nice beer, tasty enough.
CanCrusher (935) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - MAY 20, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 0,50L. Clear, dark, amber brown colour with large, frothy, light brown head. Aroma of caramel, milk chocolate, mild coffee and some metallic scent. Light acidic start flavor, followed by white coffee and caramel, turns to medium bitter finish. Medium body, oily texture and lively carbonation. Classical Czech tmavy beer...
Kita (1914) - Koper, SLOVENIA - MAY 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 0.50l, courtesy of CanCrusher. Clear ruby brown color with large creamy light brown head, fair lacing and average sparkling appearance. Aroma of caramel, mild roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and grassy hops. Taste starts with light sweet caramel malt, follows by mildly roasted malt and grassy sourness, while finish is moderate bitter. Medium body, slick texture and soft carbonation in palate. Very drinkable everyday beer...
BenOver (278) - SLOVENIA - MAY 5, 2014
3.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A very enjoyable black beer. It pours with a medium head, is dark brown. Aroma is gentle, taste refreshing and full. A very good dunkel beer. One of my favourites Czech beers.
goozen (3847) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2014
3.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle 0,5ltr: Very dark brown colored brew with red glow. Taste is nicely dry bitter with hints of roasted malts and caramel.
zvikar (4449) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 16, 2014
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks kerenmk. Pours clear brown with a small head, aroma is roasted with chocolate and chemical notes, flavor is roasted with chocolate and hop bitterness, medium bodied.
bailey_philip (6) - GERMANY - APR 12, 2014 does not count
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark almost black in appearance. Taste was expected for a Tmavy Lezak. A fairly good flavor without a funky after taste that I experienced with quite a few of the local beers.
kerenmk (4225) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 22, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at a tasting at the Beer and Beyond shop. Brown with beige head. Date honey, date, diacityl and some cheesecake aroma, dry, a little smoky, delicate bitter-roastiness in the mouth. Medium-bodied, dry finish. Surprisingly good.