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Bernard Černý Ležák 12° / Bernard Dark Lager

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Brewed by Bernard Family Brewery / Rodinný pivovar Bernard
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Humpolec, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 476   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dark lager with a fine yeast culture is an unpasteurized beer brewed from four types of malt, with a distinctive full taste and a fine bitterness. Its special flavour makes it unique on the Czech beer market. From Bernard´s family brewery portfolio this beer is the most recognized in Czech and foreign degustation competitions.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
MetalMurphy (312) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 16, 2016
bottle @ supermarket (czech) dark colour, medium body, low carbonated, bitterness, coffe and dark chocolate

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nephirem (121) - CROATIA - MAY 16, 2016
Pours dark ruby, almost black colour with creamy beige head. Smell of roasted malts, yeast and a bit toffee. Medium body with soft carbonation and creamy texture. Bittersweet. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, caramel. Nicely smoked. Overall, smooth and nicely balanced... Maybe a bit watery, but still a good one.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Woc (89) - BELGIUM - MAY 15, 2016
Very dark blackish color. Head dissolves quickly. Taste of burned caramel, ash with hints of dried fruits. Not bad but it is quite particular and needs special occasions.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cristobal37 (661) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 15, 2016
Light aroma of roasted malts. Nice deep brown pour with foamy head. Very sweet malts then some burnt toast followed by elegant bitterness. Really fine tmavy style beer. One of the best in memory. At times slightly watery, but I think it’s because I’ve been drinking too many strong ales lately. Tastes really good, will have to come back to this one again.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (9555) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 12, 2016
Cask at Charlie’s bar, Copenhagen. Near black with a small tan head. Aroma of malt, roasty notes and light overripe dark fruit. Flavour is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter. Light medium bodied with soft carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sharkydodson (979) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - MAY 12, 2016
the aroma is caramel and fruity with shades of vanilla, nuts, brown sugar and toffee... the taste is caramel with notes of toffee, chocolate, dark fruits, bread and bisquit... sweet and dry aftertaste...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrjez (343) - Osaka, JAPAN - MAY 8, 2016
330ml bottle from Yamaya. Pours a dark brown, I can just see through it held up to the light. Finger of beige head that falls to a thin level. Nice aroma of dark malt mixed with Czech noble hops. A hint of toffee, licorice. Flavour is similar, lightly roasted, a touch nutty, a bit watery in the backend. It’s light-medium with a slight chewy feel, good medium carbonation. Overall a decent dunkel/schwarz, on par with some good German imports.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jury (21) - RUSSIA - MAY 5, 2016
Очень вкусное натурал& темное пиво, ароматы хлеба, кофе, карамел& рекомен&

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickd717 (4038) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 23, 2016
500ml bottle. Very dark brown in color with a one finger tan head. Roasty aroma, molasses, syrup. Fairly sweet flavor, minimal bitterness, molasses and roast. Medium bodied and slick on the feel. Pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikske79 (1389) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - APR 19, 2016
Aan de geur is niet veel speciaals. Er komt een beetje donkere schuimkop op als je hem uitschenkt. De smaak doet denken aan een stout enzo. Verbrand, koffie. Maar zeker niet slecht.


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