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

bottled
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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   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


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (10710) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 19, 2011
Sehr röstiger Malzantrunk, leicht süß. Im Mittelteil macht sich der Hopfen bemerkbar, der Einfluss der Röstigkeit ist klar erkennbar. Würzig-malzig werdend, vollmundig. Guter Einsatz des Malzes! Test vom 24.9.2008, Gebinde: Fass Noten: 11,11,11,12,-,11 - 11,15

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomaz (63) - , GERMANY - JUN 10, 2011
Agréable simple et pas trop sucrée ou amčre. Bien proportionnée. Trčs agréable et rafraîchissant avec des notes de café grillé.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grima (2099) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - MAY 31, 2011
Pitch black color. Smells malty, very reserved, with hints of sweet coffee. Starts roasted malty, very recent and slightly bitter aftertaste. It has a really strong intense flavor, especially in the middle part is the aftertaste strong coffee-like.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
shrubber85 (7644) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 21, 2011
Bottle. Light chocolate malt aroma. Dark chestnut color with moderate head. Slightly sweet chocolate and mildly bitter herbal hops flavor. Light body. Okay but very light.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11131) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2011
On tap at Pivovarsky Klub. Very dark brown with a big and lasting off-white head. Caramel and toffee aroma with a hint of herbal hops. Sweet toffee malt flavour with a hint of unfermented wort, a bit of roasted malt and a well hopped itter finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
auvajs (144) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 29, 2011
Bottled. Not very strong aroma, but a good dark lager. drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marko (3947) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 21, 2010
Bottle at the Pivkan festival in Zagreb. Almost black body tinged with amber, tan head. Caramel and dusty hop in the nose. Dry bitter caramelly taste, maybe some notes of coffee. Better than the three Černa Hora beers I’ve had before it, not bad.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bembelembe (216) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 12, 2010
Brown body, biege small head. Light roasted sweetish malts. Notes of chocolate, coffee, liquorice. Hints of herbals. Medium-low bitter. Sweet taste. Bit watery texture.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mattphilips (802) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 27, 2010
Fekete színe van, de fény felé tartva meglátható az a bizonyos bíboros árnyalat, amit úgy szeretek. Együtt a magas, ám nem túl sokáig kitartó, enyhén barnás habbal kiegészülve elég pofás látvány. Az illata nem túl erős, mondjuk ebben a kategóriában még nem ittam olyat, amiből kész illatfelhők szállingóztak volna ki, de hát nem is ezért isszuk. Egyébként pörkölt malátás, karamellás. Az íze már valamivel összetettebb: keserű csokoládé és karamell. Meglehetősen vizes, szerintem testesebbnek kéne lennie, ezért a fogyasztása nem szorul szűk korlátok közé, jó hosszan el lehet iszogatni. Különben meg egyáltalán nem nagy cucc, akárcsak a gyár termékeinek jó része. De egy megbízható szintet mindig hoznak!

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rlgk (10849) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2010
Bottle at Pivovarsky Klub, Prazgue. Amber color, ok head. Malty, grainy aroma with toffee notes. Caramel flavor, some chocolate.


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