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


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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (14563) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2004
Draught. Dark, sweet and malty. Could do with more flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (14337) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2015
Bottle split on the Cotts Express, cheers Foigus, 24/01/15. Clear chestnut brown with a decent off White covering. Nose is toffee, dark malts, sweet notes, biscuit, raises, light charr. Taste comprises caramel, dates, raises, toffee. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Solid Dunkel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (14128) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (13966) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11983) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11652) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2008
Tap @ a corner pub in Brno.
Pours deep mahogany with a small, creamy, beige head. Fine lacing and okay duration - nice looking beer. Aroma is sweet, very lightly roasted, light chocolate. Fine mouthfeel, surprisingly dry. Flavour is nowhere near as sweet as the aroma (which is a very good thing). Quite ashy, hard roasted with a fine, sweet chocolate finish. Very nice and very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (11368) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10404) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2008
Brown with large beige head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, caramel and choclate notes. Sweet flavour with roasted malt, chocolate and liquerice notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (10041) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2015
Bottle thanks to Fergus on the train to the Cotteridge Convention. It pours clear deep red-brown with a small white head. The nose is soft, sweet malty goodness, toasty brown sugar, caramel and mild spice. The taste is clean, bitter-sweet, cola, caramel, toasty, cardboard, mild toast and coffee with a dryish finish. Medium body and foamy carbonation. Smooth, balance and rather drinkable. Good Tmavy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivnizub (9531) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 6, 2006
Bottle (Pivni Galerie Praha) Deep ruby amber coloured, sweet-malt, caramel and a touch of molasses in the nose, even a tinge of floral hops is detectable; robust bitter-seet flavour; drier, deceptive malty-bitter, almost chocolatey finish, even some hoppines in the aftertaste. A well rounded, very well balanced pleasant pivo.............

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