RateBeer
overall
67
95
style
Brewed by Pivovar Černá Hora (Pivovary Lobkowicz)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Černá Hora, Czech Republic

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Share this beer with friends!
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


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Mads Langtved (2245) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2003
This beer is a great mighty brew. It reminds me a bit of Vierzehnheiligen Klosterbock; a malty sweet and perfectly well-balanced beer. Camamelly and bitter at the same time. Amazingly complex! And very cheap!!! 0.5 $

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tsurkan_sergey (42) - Novosibirsk, RUSSIA - JAN 20, 2014
Color - dark brown, almost black, to light - opaque. Foam = 4 - hearty, medium firmness, color cream. Aroma = 4.5 - rich, black patent malt, coffee, caramel, chocolate, hops are not felt. Taste = 4.5 - full body, good burnt bitterness, dry (taste like dry stouts), and hints of coffee, light sweetness in the aftertaste. Indeed, a great dunkel.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (3305) - Radom, POLAND - FEB 27, 2012
rotten eggs, leaves, citrus, chocolate, coffee, nuts, brown, cloudy, white foam, tan foam, heavy cloying sweetness, medium bitterness, heavily sour, full body, oily feel, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
hyacinthus (11) - CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 8, 2014
Dark brown with tan head, lacing, stable. Caramel, toffee, roasted malts in both aroma and taste, short, delicate bitterness. Slightly to sweet, but still very very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6267) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2008
On tap in a cellar bar in Prague. Very dark beer, beige head. Roasted malt, tast, bread crust when you forgot the bread in the overn for five minutes too long. A sooty sourness that plays around with sweet malt. Truly great.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Graphirus (48) - - NOV 21, 2013
A - Pours dark brown, almost black beer with a generous beige foamy head that slowly dissipates. Moderate lacing S - Strong roasted malts. Chocolate and coffee notes. I can detect some yeast aroma. T - Again roasted malts. Medium bitterness that stays for long. Maltiness is evident with some notes of caramel and toasted coffee. M - In the mouth feels medium-bodied, medium carbonation O - A very good Dark Ale with the right amount of bitterness to make it easy to drink and pretty enoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pivo (2592) - GERMANY - AUG 8, 2004
Toasted malt nose, clear dark brown with a sticky tan head. Warm round chocolate and caramelly flavors balanced by a light hoppying. Good balace and a solid simple dark lager.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12789) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (2939) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2012
50cl bottle. Pours a chestnut brown with a red hue which makes it look like cherry cola. Nice generous head too. The nose has nettley hops with just a hint of chocolate. The taste has toffee, smokey nuts and biscuity finish. The palate is medium bodied with a rich creamy texture and a fresh and tangy finish. Overall, this is great, like a black lager version of an English bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dzhigga (146) - Kirov, RUSSIA - OCT 18, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2014 Bottle. Deep dark brown color with nice caramel head (but not steady). Aroma of rye bread, coffee. Taste is light bitter. Aftertaste is medium long, bitter with notes of coffee. Nice tmavy beer.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50