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

bottled
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RATINGS: 117   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


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden deep brown with a light orange glare and a small off-white head. Mild roasted and light spiced aroma. Sweet and roasted malt flavour with a light chocolate smoothness and with a distinct bitterness coming through into a mild roasted malt finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29332) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2008
A deep red beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of caramel and fruit. The flavor is sweet malty with strong notes of fruit as well as lighter notes of caramel and bread.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2008
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of KimJohansen. Pours a beautiful clear and warm dark brown with a tint of red and a rough, beige head. Lightly sweetish aroma of roasted malt. Medium body, roasted malt and some pumpernickel notes. Has a light nuttiness with a fairly bitter finish - a bitterness from both malts and hops. 131108

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20807) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2008
Bottle. Clear brown coloured with a small beige head. Fruity aroma of caramel with notes of malts and rye bread. Sweet flavour of caramel, rye bread and hops with notes of dried fruits. Dry hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20333) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 3, 2008
Bottled. Deep rubyish amber colour, mediumsized beige creamy head. Aroma is roasted malts, some slight rye, bready and also caramel. Flavour is about the same with a rather sweet touch to all the roasted and quite burnt notes. Wellbalanced and good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19378) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2012
Bottled at Loch Ness, Karlshamn. Clear dark brown, rich head. Aroma of grass and hay. Mid dry with clean, rounded mouthfeel and medium body. Mild earth, coffee and molasses. Long salty grassy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2011
Draft @ Hostinec Richtar Jakub, Bratislava. Pours a dark ruby amber color with a small off-white head. Has a slightly roasted malty grainy caramel aroma. Fruity roasted malty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13922) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2009
Bottle @ Pivovarsky Klub. Pours dark brown with a creamy beige head and lacings. Smooth and full bodied. Chewy and filling. Caramel, grain and roasted malts. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (13598) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2004
Draught. Dark, sweet and malty. Could do with more flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12610) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 27, 2011
Dark brown colour. Hazy with a thin head. Sweet, sugary, caramelly aroma. Clean dark sugars and malts on the palate. Smooth, balanced, clean. This is well-made lager.


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