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Brewed by Pivovar Ferdinand
Style: Polotmavý
Benešov, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2003
Bottled.Deep amber colour with red hue, big burnt sugar flavour. I’ve had this style before and liked it. It takes a little bit of time to get into but then you begin to enjoy it after a while. Long palate and flavour, the develops in the mouth. Didn’t taste anything like 13%....b/c that was the degrees plato. Thanx Rauchbier.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
iwantalambic (1478) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 21, 2003
Pours a light orange brown, clowdy islands of head float atop. . . deep sticky hazelnut malt aroma, that has a sweet component like cherry oak. . . acidic palate that has metallic notes and good spice, but overall a bit thin. Malty flavour is present in the finish with some thin airy caramel and syrup. Lingering hoppiness leaves a nice taste and saves this one for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThomasE (5174) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (8287) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2005
Amber colour, and a real fine big head. Not much aroma. Flavor is a bit funny, some czechish-notes, mixed with some acidity.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tranquillity (1742) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 10, 2006
Bottle. Dark brown with a small, thick head. Fresh berry aroma. Taste of herbs, hops and a very warming finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (7150) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 8, 2009
Biggish creamy beige-brown shiny lasting head. Lovely brown body with carbonation. Malty spicy roasty aroma with roasted almond notes. Sweetish spicy roasty licorice taste with grassy hop notes. Good harmony and balance. Mid-bodied. Dry watery roasty dusty earthy aftertaste. Spicy roasty taste lingers for a long time. Nice, and highly drinkable. (0.4l bottle, U Ferdinanda, Prague.)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
armando629 (2455) - 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...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheCametron (2312) - CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 14, 2013
Keg at Ferdinand. Pours Reddy Brown with a white head. Aroma of caramel and grassy hops. Flavour of caramel Apples. Somewhat thin.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shaney (2424) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - DEC 12, 2013
Rotbraunes, klares Dunkles mit verhältnismäßig wenig weißen Schaum. Karamellmalzaroma mit duftigem, floralen Hopfen. Frischer Antrunk, etwas dünn. Wunderbare Balance zwischen malzaromatischem Beginn und zartbitteren Abgang, dazwischen irgendwo auch feine Fruchtnoten. Ein Zechbier.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (9018) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 17, 2014
500ml bottle from Premium Czech Beers online. Pours clear amber, thick off-white head. Aromas of light caramel, hazelnut maybe. Taste is light sweet, herbal bitter. Clean finish. Not bad.


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