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

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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   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


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MisoW (2122) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 9, 2014
On tap. Pours dark brown color, lightly beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, caramel. Taste is medium sweet, roasted malt, caramel, coffee.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (1963) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 17, 2012
Bottle. I remember tasting this first in Sternberk,CZ. Pours deep brown with an appealing red when held to the light. Nice beige head also. Light malty aroma. Flavour is light grassy hay hops and a touch of chocolate/caramel. Refreshing and easy drinking. Delicious.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kingstoni (1674) - FINLAND - JUN 12, 2012
Bottle, Very dark amber color with a frothy beige head. Slightly sugary aroma of caramel. Not much taste. Some smoky malt in it. Lively carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ansjelaah (1629) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle @benzai. Brown red color with no head. Smells malty, sweet. Tastes malty, smeet, roasty, caramel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (1503) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
500ml bottle from premiumczechbeers.co.uk. Dark brown colour with a reddish tinge, foamy tan head and aroma of caramel, malt, chocolate powder. Taste is sweet malty with roasted notes and caramel, brown sugar, chocolate. Medium bodied, soft to medium carbonation, dry roasted bitter finish with some redisual sweetness. Quite drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nihtila (1394) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 25, 2015
7.8.2014. Keg in Prague. Pours dark brown. Very malty, sweet, caramel. Some roastiness and slight chocolate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ogreface (1388) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 24, 2010
Egészen sötét vörösesbarna színű sör,aminek a tetején lévő hab világosbarna,vékony és hamar eloszlik csak egy kis fátyolt hagyva a tetején.Illata visszafogott,enyhén pörkölt magvas és karamellás.Íze keserédes,csokoládés,pörkölt malátás és enyhén élesztősen fanyar.Teste vizes és elég szénsavas.Utóíze kesernyés, neszkávés és kiszárítja a szájat.Könnyen csúszik de nincs benne semmi különleges.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lore (1373) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 25, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2015 dark colour, moderate, not too long lasting beige head; aroma of roasted malt and sugar; taste of roasted malt, roasted sugar, some coffee and minimal sourness. OK tmavy

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kita (1347) - Koper, SLOVENIA - MAY 13, 2014
Bottle, 0.50l, courtesy of CanCrusher. Clear ruby brown color with large creamy light brown head, fair lacing and average sparkling appearance. Aroma of caramel, mild roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and grassy hops. Taste starts with light sweet caramel malt, follows by mildly roasted malt and grassy sourness, while finish is moderate bitter. Medium body, slick texture and soft carbonation in palate. Very drinkable everyday beer...

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
inbirraveritas (1306) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 7, 2010
0.5 l bottle. Dark brown/ruby colour, small pale brown head, lively carbonation. Sweetsourish and roasty nose, taste’s sweetsour. Flavour of vanilla/caramell, aroma’s of roasted/caramell malt and yeast. The finish is coffeebitter and dry. A better kinded average czeh dunkel/schwarzbier with a medium body and a sticky texture.


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