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Brewed by Pivovar Velké Březno - Breznak (Heineken)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Velké Březno, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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Sold in Germany as Breznak Schwarzbier.
A secret weapon of Drinks Union, a beer of delicious taste, clear smell and typical colour. The drinker will be surprised by its pleasant taste, less sweet than with other dark beers. The dark Breznak won the most prestigious beer contest - Golden Cup PIVEX ´98.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Erzengel (3546) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 3, 2013
Rating from 3.3.2008: Der Geruch ist schön malzig-karamellig. Das gesamte Bier ist schön voll von malzig-süßlichem Aroma mit röstmalz-kaffee-Anklängen. Insgesamt allerdings etwas wässrig, was aber nicht zu arg stört. Im sehr weichen Nachgeschmack bleiben schöne süße Röstmalzaromen auf der Zunge --> ein sehr schönes "standart"-Schwarzbier --> 12.55

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rikstar (915) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 10, 2013
0,5l fles met Duitse etiketten verkocht als schwarzbier. Diepzwart bier met een crčme schuimkraag. Lekkere donkere koffietonen beetje crčme structuur lijkt qua stijl op een lichte stout. Goed biertje.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike_77 (3378) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - SEP 18, 2013
Black with dense head. aroma is quite roasted and nutty. Flavour is pleasantly bitter with only a background sweetness of brown sugar. Full flavoured for just 3.8% alcohol.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
WillemsUrenkel (641) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - AUG 31, 2013
0,5 l bottle, Schwarzbier german labeled. Pours nearly black, tanned tough head. Starts with a lot of roasted malt an coffee. Followed by caramell hints and a low sweetness and hop herb. A little bit dry and metallic, light alcoholic although only 3,8% at the end.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
alkolas510 (699) - SWEDEN - AUG 6, 2013
Kolsvart med mellan skum som ligger kvar en stund! Väldigt smaklös och lättdrucken!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10458) - Sřborg, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2013
Bottled (As Breznak Schwarzbier). Dark brown coloured, Dense beige head. ARoma: Caramel, grass, sweetness, light roast. Flavour: Roast, caramel, chocolate, light herbs. Medium bodied. Ends light roasted and caramelly.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markextrae (1287) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 21, 2013
Shared bottle. Pours light brown with a lasting head. Malty aroma of roasted malt and dark bread. medium body. Taste is a bit to sweet. Not my style of beer

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gerardgathier (352) - - JUN 8, 2013
Barely any aroma noticeable. Nice foamy head on a blackish beer. Taste is rather okey it has some roasty nutty notes.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Douberd (2590) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUN 2, 2013
500 ml bottle, bought in Germany as Breznak Schwarzbier. Poured into a lager glass at home. ABV is only 3.8% very dark brown colour on the body, could pass as almost black too. Two full fingers of beige head, low retention until it drops to maybe half a finger, at which point stays there for quite some time. Webs of light lacing left around the glass. Aroma of roasted malts, with nice chocolate notes. Taste follows the aroma, but both the roasted malts and the chocolate are more weak than the aroma leads you to believe, mainly because they are covered by a light metallic flavour. Good bitterness on the aftertaste though. Medium to full body, very carbonated. Very dry on the palate. Overall, not that bad, could be better with less carbonation and more intense flavours.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bamsen78 (3403) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2013
Bottle. Pours cloudy dark brown with airy light tan head. Clear aroma of hops with malty touches. Malty, slightly roasty flavour, ending on a slightly bitter note. Dry aftertaste. Tastes nearly like Schwarzbier rather than a Dunkel. Ok.


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