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Brewed by Pivovar Ferdinand
Style: Polotmavý
Benešov, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Special half-dark beer brewed of several types of malts and hops with an addition of herbs which will give this beer a characteristic fragrance and a pleasant dry bitterness. Its ruby-red colour contributes to the overall perception of this drink.


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brix (633) - DENMARK - APR 8, 2010
Tasted ?? (forgotten back-log). Pours clear, dark, red with beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty and a little nutty. Flavours of caramel, dark candis. A bit like an irish coffee. Actually fairly good. I was surprised - thought it would be yet another drink and forget.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OleR (4762) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 13, 2010
0.5 L bottle from Pivovarsky Klub, Praha. Two fingers of dense, yellow shaded, blond head. Body is sparkling, bright ruby brown. Moderate aroma of dryish, lightly toasted malts. Some dusty and metallic hops. Taste is medium sweet, light malty, with a slight astringent accent, apperantly from the herbs added. A faint sourness and some noticable bittering hops underneath. Light to medium body strenght. Lively mouthfeel. Dryish, herbal, mild hop bitter ending.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10686) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2009
clear amber, large smooth offwhite head. nice malty slight bready note, dry, caramel. flavor is bitter caramel, some malty sweetness. makes me think of the malty flavor from barley wine but of course much weaker. palate is a bit too fizzy. a very tasty beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (5532) - Albertslund, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2009
Bottle. Dark amber colour with a nice off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, caramel and spice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Plovmand (6301) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2009
Bottle. Clear amber body with a creamy longlasting off-white head. Very malty aroma with some dried fruit and caramel. Malty flavour with some herbal notes as well as lots of caramel and fruit. Medium bodied.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Embrouille (2819) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 26, 2009
Bottled 50cl. Courtesy of Quack-Duck. It pours a clear amber beer. Malty nose with hints of raisins. Quite a lot of vinegar presence in the taste- very unusual. Strange. Cloying after a few sips. Notes of raisins showing up again. Unpleasant acidic metallic finish. Not my kind of beer. Thanks Quack-Duck!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
armando629 (2404) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 21, 2009
Deep amber-reddish colored body with a nice off white-tan head. Aroma of toasted malt and caramel, some floral notes of hop. Smooth mouthfeel with a nice vienna character like tosted caramel, toffee, some sweet grains. Fine moderated and balanced hop, some fruity tastes in the finish. Correct one, i could sip it for hours with buddies...

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
judasbeer (431) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 17, 2009
Clear amber color with medium sized beige head. Light toffee aroma. Toasted malty flavor with herbal spiciness and some liquorice. Good dry, peppery long hoppy finish with slight alcohol notes. Thick oily texture with medium balanced body and lively carbonation. One more please!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ogreface (1344) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 15, 2009
Vöröses barna színű,kemény,tömör habbal rendelkező ital.Illata karamellás,virágos.Íze pörkölt malátás,gyümölcsös,komlós,kesernyés.Utóíze kellemesen száraz,hosszan tartó.Nagyon jó!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swooper (1243) - Cambridge and Kladno(Czech Rep.), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2009
caramel, floral, hazy, amber, brown foam, medium bitterness, light sweetness, medium body, thick feel, long finish,


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