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

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RATINGS: 119   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


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (5851) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 1, 2008
En fût. Pinte dégustée chez Kralovstvi (Prague, Rép. Tchèque). Arôme: Odeur de caramel avec une pointe chocolatée. Apparence: La couleur est brune légèrement opaque. Présence d’un moyen col beige mousseux et d’une large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel avec une pointe de chocolat et de café. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une etxture légèrement onctueuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de caramel en arrière goût. (Rating #1542)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (5791) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 14, 2005
Draught at Piano Bar, Bratislava, Slovakia. -aroma of caramel and malt with light chocolate notes, a bit too sweet finish, but otherwise good beer

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnar (5464) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 31, 2010
Bottle. Pours dark like Coke with a big frothy tanned head. Heavy malty aroma, taste is dominated by the same malts, a bit too sweet for my likings, raisins and chocolate .

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SilkTork (5230) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2003
Bottle. Mmm, very tasty. Light bodied and refreshing, but with some good caramel notes sharpened by a little buzz of hops. Nice balance.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - SEP 23, 2011
Bottle @ Qingdao beer festival. Black with small but stable tan head. Great asphalt and coal malts. Dry but with a licorice twist. Flavors are dry with some bitterness in the finish that is dull and papery but flavorful at the same time. Slightly chalky. Lingering bitter finish is reminiscent of olive and fruit pits. Not herbal or hoppy in a traditional way at all. Tree bark, cola nut, seeds. Smooth malt character. Easy going beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2012
Pours brown with a dense beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, nuts and light chocolate. Flavour is roasted malt, roasted haselnuts and light chocolate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borresteijn (4791) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2014
50cl Bottle from houseofbeer. Clear amber-brown colour, beige head. Aroma of caramel, butterscotch, toast, chocolate. Flavour is medium sweet, caramel, butterscotch, hint of smoke, toast, chocolate, light-bitter finish. Light-bodied. Ok.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cuso (4704) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 27, 2010
Bottle.Color dark brown, light brown head. Caramel aroma. Taste, again caramel, cocoa notes, sweet finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DutchDrebus (4152) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2014
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.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (4001) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown with a pleasant malt and caramel flavour. The body was a bit thin considering its strength which is my only criticism. Nice to try a different style from the Czech Republic. A nice beer.


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