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Brewed by Pivovar Ferdinand
Style: Polotmavý
Benešov, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6065) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2008
(Draught at Ferdinanda, Prague, 23 July 2008) Dark ruby colour with frothy, beige head. Malty, toasty nose with spicy hints of wild berries. Malty, spicy taste with notes of wild berries, caramel and spicy hops in the finish. Medium body, rather sweet. Interesting and drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (5855) - Hasselager, DENMARK - APR 26, 2014
Draught @ Prague Beer Museum at Náměstí Míru, Prague. Pours dark amber with a offwhite head. Aroma of malt, little spice, caramel, grass, light fruit. Flavor is malt, wood, little dark fruit, grass, little spice. Medium body, lively carbonation. 200414

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (5796) - 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
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (5672) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 21, 2008
Bottled(500ml). -Amber ruby coloured, medium sized beige head, slight herbal nose. Light roasted malt, caramel and grainy taste with grainy and light alcoholic notes. Also a bit metallic, mild spicy herbal finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsniclas (5591) - Billdal, SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2003
UPDATED: AUG 6, 2007 Draught. Sampled at Stockholm Beer Festival 2003. Dark amber. Aroma from buttertoffe and minced meet(?). Rather sweet with flavour from toffee. Some bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (5225) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 10, 2009
On tap at Ferdinanda, Prague 12.11.2008. Comes dark amber with a medium sized off- white head. Malty, spicy aroma. Sweet taste, caramel. Spiced and smoked as well, nice long spicy end.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2005
Deep amber colour with fairly big off white head. Malty aroma with caramel sweetness. Flavor has a lot of caramel sweetness and a hoppy bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OleR (4801) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sayravai (4674) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 5, 2006
(Bottled) Clear, reddish amber color with almost no head. Somewhat stuffy, herby aroma with dark fruit hints. Sweet, caramely-malty, slightly roasty flavor with cherries and ashiness. Light to medium-bodied, a bit thin, quite low-carbonated palate. A bit strange brew, but not very interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cuso (4417) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 24, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 25, 2011 Botlle from Zly casy, Prague. Copper color with small white head. Roasted malt, caramel, spices in aroma. Taste, red fruit, caramel, toffee, raisins, hints of coffee. Nice long bitter finish. Drinkable beer.


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