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Bašta Polotmavý Speciál 12°
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Brewed by Pivovar Bašta
Style: Polotmavý
Prague, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   ABV: -
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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gurthnar (3175) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 20, 2012
Tap at the brewery. Big beige head. Hazy ruby-brown colour. Aroma medium coffee, light roasted. Taste medium coffee, light roasted. Finish roasted. Mouthfeel a bit ashy, finish is long and a bit tart. In my opinion overally overrated.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
motelpogo (7244) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 11, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2012 re-rate: on tap at the brewpub and in good nick. fresh and grassy with some chewy and fresh (perhaps too much so) grain and a modestly bitter finish. just gives me the feeling as some polotmavys do of being neither one thing nor the other - lacking the richness of a decent tmavy or the subtlety of a good svetly on tap at the slunce ve skle festival in pilsen. served by people from the brewery themselves, no excuse for the beer being sevred in such bad shape. deep amber with a frothy head, so far so good; sharp aroma of decomposing tropical fruit; quite tinny with some rancid butterscotch and a nasty sweaty malt character; all sorts of flaws

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mattphilips (802) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 22, 2012
Pivovar Bašta, Prága. Opálos barnásvörös szín, piszkosfehér krémes-tömör, nagy és kitartó hab. Aszalt szilvás, mazsolás, vajkaramellás, malátás és enyhén komlós, nagyon finom illata van. Íze sem különb, melyben halványan még kevés friss gyömbér is érződik, teljesen megbolondítva a lelkes kóstolót. Nagyon-nagyon finom, közepesen testes, üdítően ható keserédes vienna, amit ráadásul egy karnyújtásnyira főznek. A három főzetből álló szortiment legjobbja, kipróbálásra fokozottan érdemes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (8639) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 19, 2011
draft at basta. caramel copper body, light haze, creamy off-white head. butter toffe vienna malt is moderately toast with just hints of roasted / kilned barley. creamy, snappy, sticky, medium body. high sweetness but matched body, texture and carbonation. low bitterness, medium-low acid. quite good.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Koelschtrinker (13106) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 2, 2011
Wässrig malziger Antrunk, wenig hefig, zum Mittelteil etwas herb. Das Bier bleibt aber zu mild. Minimal bitter, im Abgang etwas muffig mit etwas malzigem Nachgeschmack. 12/7/7/7//7

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (36091) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2011
From tap at the brewpub. Pours clear and golden amber with a small, creamy and white head. Aroma is mild roasted malty, slight breadish and toasted. Bitter, caramelish, roasted and rather dry yet not without a minor touch of sweetness. Bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rickgordon (3846) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2011
Draught at the brewpub. Cloudy dark amber with creamy head. Caramelly malty and metallic from hops or phenols. Rich hoppy just like the svetle. Bitter from start to finish. Slight papery. Light light tinny phenolic. Medium bodied.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christian (11805) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 14, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Cloudy amber with a firm and lasting white head. Beautiful biscuity malt aroma with herbal hops. Malty flavour, lots of fresh cereal, bread crust and toffee, a touch of red berries, and fine herbal and spicy hops. Very bitter with a long aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14811) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 9, 2010
UPDATED: FEB 15, 2011 Tap @ Basta, Prague. Pours unclear dark ruby amber with a thick lasting creamy head and lacings. Nose is butter, buiscuit and grass. Smooth and quenching. Flavor is caramel, bread , yeast and floral hops. Extremely tasty and one of the best polotmavy’s I’ve had! Re-rating Feb-2011. 3,6-3,9. Superior!!!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marko (4328) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 13, 2009
Draught at the brewpub. Poured a lovely hazy amber-red body with a creamy white head. Light flowery-dusty hoppy nose, some fine malt too. Light, slightly gluey malty sweet taste. Soft, almost full mouthfeel. Fine lemony hop near the end and in the very light aftertaste. Tasty nuff.


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