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

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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11930) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (11740) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (11246) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 28, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks kerenmk. Clear brown with a beige head. Aroma has mild roastiness with a light smoky note, malt, caramel, a bit of dark bread, a nutty hint and a faint diacetyl note. Slightly roasty flavor, slightly smoky, with caramel, some bread and a dry, more roasty, slightly bitter and herbal finish. Medium-bodied. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10411) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
shrubber85 (10224) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivnizub (9970) - 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.............

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (9613) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2015
Draught @ U Slovanske Lipy, Prague. Pours vvery dark brown with a creamy light brown head, lacings. Aroma of malt, light roasted, light coffee, taost, hints of licorice. Flavor is malt, light sweet, toast, light coffee, licorice, little chocolate. 230815

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (9430) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 6, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2015 First rating
Draught at Dum Vina u Zavojy, Praha - though bloody expensive!
Served as "Cerny Hora Granat 12 tmavy lezak".
Very dark brown color, fluffy lasting brown head. Acidic malty scent. Acidic metalliic malty taste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness. Paid 70 kcz for a 30 cl draught beer, the second most expensive beer for me ever in Prague. It wasn’t worth it...
At least it gets a new rating.
5/4/5/3/9=2.6

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Draught at Cernohorska pivnice in Brno on May 18, 2009.
Slight bit hazy dark copper to brown color, fluffy light brown head. Malty and huge butterscotch scent. Butterscotch, malty, sweet taste. A bit thin mouthfeel, rather low CO2. Low bitterness. Herbal hoppy aftertaste.
6/4/6/2/11=2.9

Draught at a bar close to the tram stop Břevnovský klášter in Prague. On May 21, 2015.
Clear dark brown to black color, tan head. Sweet, roasted scent. Butterscotch taste, also roasted. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
7/4/6/3/12=3.2

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (9242) - Ursel, BELGIUM - FEB 24, 2014
Dirty-beige head, slowly collapsing over clear but dark-chestnut beer. Nose is sweet-chocolate & liquorice; further undergrowth, dark leaves, brown bread and rainwater. Rather dry, woody and again leafy flavours, with an undercurrent of sweet bread-and-chocolate. Rather good balance, as there is also a touch of acidity. Warming up, just a tad too much caramelly sweetness welling up. Very present carbonation, spritzy. Medium bodied at best, creamy head thanks to its stability. More dry than bitterish. Surprisingly good tmavý, certainly seen the deplorably poor polotmavý. Thanks, Peter!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (9187) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - JUL 9, 2007
(bottle, bought in Germany as Granát Pivo Tmavý Lezák, 4.5% abv) Murky brown, almost black colour with a big and dense foamy beige head. Sweet and slightly dusty aroma with roasted malt and caramel, a touch of cacao and herbal hops. Mild bitter flavour, light bodied with a soft to medium carbonation. Roast-malty taste with caramel/toffee and cacao; moderately dry finish with a burnt malty and light herbal hoppy bitterness. A bit light bodied but well-rounded Tmave.


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