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Brewed by Pivovar Černá Hora (Pivovary Lobkowicz)
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Černá Hora, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Origin of name: the name is taken from the name of the star Kvasar. The inventor of this beer was Mr. Jiří Jelínek, who began brewing beer at home in his brewery in Sentice not far from Tišnov. Taste: this beer is characterized by its good head, golden yellow to golden brown color, and good vigor and fullness, which incite further drinking and corresponds to the characteristics of semi-fermented Czech beers. It is distinguished by its slightly sweet character due to its well-balanced bitterness and subtle honey flavor.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (9187) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - MAY 16, 2005
(bottle) Clear golden colour with a thin white layer. Shy sweet malty aroma. Medium sweet malty taste with a rather dry hoppy finish, with a clear but low-key honey note on the palate. Medium bodied and crisp. An enjoyable brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quack-Duck (9088) - Down South, GERMANY - MAY 26, 2007
little 0,33l bottle, quite unusual for Czech beers to come in such small bottles. Amber coloured beer with medium-sized head. Traces of honey detectable. Underlinded by a hoppy dryness, very interesting beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MartinT (9063) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 28, 2005
The Lure:
Mineral honey and mild herbal hops make for a rather unappealing aroma. Simple and somewhat childish in its direct and naive sweetness.

The Festivities:
Fizzy effervescence through honeyed malts have never pleased me, and this isn’t an exception. That mineral character is still there, fading into a quiet dryness. Not much to say about this one I’m afraid, really not up to par to the 11 or 12 from this brewery.

Transcendence:
Candy shops don’t appeal to me anymore.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (9020) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 31, 2014
500ml bottle from premium Czech beers online. Pours clear gold, thin short-lived white head. Aromas of honey, light corn, light metal, floral hops. Taste is light honey sweet, some maltiness. Finish is a bit forgettable, but ok.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Skinnyviking (8594) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2009
Bottle. High fluffy lasting white head. Clear golden body. Sweet barley malt hay bread aroma. Distinct barley malt flavor with little hops bitterness, low carbonation and a long aftertaste.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
motelpogo (7705) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 27, 2002
tasted a lot like the homebrew i made with honey which wasnt very good. very bready and dry. head went immediately. perhaps i shouldn´t have had it with salmon

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (7698) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2011
(Draught at Zly Casy, Prague, 29 July 2011) Golden colour with frothy, white head. Malty, fruity nose with bread, dried fruit and hints of toast. Malty, slightly fruity taste with notes of bread, citrus, toast, a touch of honey and a grassy bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a certain malt sweetness. Nice one.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnar (7594) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 8, 2010
Bottle from Pivonka, Hradec Kralove. Pours clear golden with a small creamy white head.Sweet malty aroma, light grass. Taste is weak sweet barley, wiith a minimal amount of hop presence. Soft carbonation. Long medium bitter aftertaste.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cuso (7440) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 4, 2010
Bottle. Golden color with a white head. Light sweet malty aroma. Medium sweet malty taste with little bit of citrus. Honey touch on palate. Interesting.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (7155) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 6, 2006
UPDATED: APR 8, 2009 Big offwhite shiny lasting head. Yellow body. Weak fruity honey aroma. Dry-sweetish mealy fruity apple malts taste with grassy notes. Smoothish mouthfeel. Fullish body. Dry buttery honey aftertaste with mealy notes. Quite nice, but really unremarkable. (0.3l bottle, Pivovarsky Klub, Prague.)


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