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: 3.29/5   ABV: -
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (9733) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - AUG 9, 2009
On draught at the brewpub: Unclear, chestnut-amber coloured, creamy, firm off-white head, moderate hoppy and dark-malty nose, solid bitter-sweet flavour, light bodied and really smooth, moderate hoppy finish, rounded by a delicate caramelly sweetness. Well drinkable, moreish stuff..............

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
MiP (14656) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2009
Draught at the brewpub. Slightly sour aroma, also a bit buttery. Cloudy dark amber colour. Nice stable tan head. The flavour is quite sour. Some plastic. Clearly not OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Diar (121) - SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2009
(tap at brewpub) A dark amber, quite clear beer with thick foam that has a tint of red. Aroma has some diacetyle and some licorice. It has a complex, rich taste which makes it hard to identify, nice bitterness though. The palate is good. The aftertaste is dominated by licorice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (9066) - Down South, GERMANY - OCT 29, 2008
on tap at the brewpub. Hazy amber colour, slightly darker than their 12° svetly lezak. Malty nose. Very malty flavour with some hints of caramel and shy hints of roasetd malt. Shy fruityness hovering in the background. Lingering aromatic hoppy-malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (10073) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 8, 2008
(6/23/08) Draught at the brewpub in Prague. Deep amber-brown with a big beige creamy head. Aroma of toasted malt and a bit of yeast. Malty sweetish flavor with some toastiness and caramel and a drier finish with some spicy hints. Medium-bodied. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (7510) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2008
(Draught at Pivovar Bašta, Prague, 21 July 2008) Dark reddish amber colour with frothy, beige head. Malty nose with caramel, orange and lots of toffee. Malty taste with notes of caramel, toffee, nuts, apricots and blood oranges. Complex stuff with some spicy hops. Very nice one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (14909) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 17, 2008
Hazy amber color, small off-white head. Caramelly sweety, light hops in the aroma. Sweetish, a bit alcoholic. Kind of so and so beer. Basta brews are all drinkable, but not impressive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (9286) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2011 First rating
(Draught at the brewpub in Prague on June 23, 2008)
Shady copper color, fluffy tan head. Spicy, sweet, alcohol, soapy hops scent. Hoppy, sweet but dry, taste, bitter and licorice aftertaste. Moussy mouthfeel, low bitterness. Also coffee in the aftertaste.

Draught at the brewpub on May 23, 2009
Shady dark copper color, smallish but creamy tan head. Buttescotch scent. Sweet malty and butterscotch taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness.6/4/6/4/12=3.2

Draught at the brewpub on June 2, 2011
Cloudy brown color, off-white head. Sweet, malty, herbal taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Some roasted aftertaste. Roasted scent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (23920) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 1, 2008
Draught. Amber colour, mediumsized beige creamy head. Aroma is licorice, malts, mild apicing as well as some fruits. Flavour is bigtime licorice with some malts, mildly salted nuts as well as some slight hoppy bitterness. Some diacetyl is also coming in in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (22327) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2008
Draught at Pivovar Bašta Prague. Hazy amber, small brief head. Light oil and toffee up front. Medium sweet with light-medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Fresh and drinkabke, light and grassy. Short empty finish.

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