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

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RATINGS: 482   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (9985) - 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 (1080) - 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 (407) - 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 (95) - 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 (4089) - 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 (1451) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikeyo1 (632) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 9, 2016
Bottle @ home. Pours dark brown with a lasting beige head. Aroma is mid sweet and dry with dark malts, caramel, chocolate, some red fruits, spices toffee, and coffee. Medium, sharp, carbonation with a medium body. Flavors of caramel, grains, milk chocolate and toffee. Nutty with hints of licorice in the finish. Good balance and refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maersk (128) - MOLDOVA - APR 3, 2016
Dark brown with creamy head (not very thick but stays quite long). Smells malt, wine and ripe fruit. Tastes coffee, roasted bread crumbs. Medium to thick body with the ficus on sweeter side. Aftertaste has some kind of unpleasant sour spike. But overall quite good and drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Demens (195) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 23, 2016
0,5l bottle. Dark brown colour with quickly shrinking big foamy tan head. Aroma: roasty malts, caramel. Taste: Buttery roasty sweet start than fine bitter taste. Notes of caramel and coffee with medium bitterness. Good to drink. Medium carbonation and body. Long bitter finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fules (648) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - MAR 14, 2016
Gyönyörű, hatalmas, bézs színű hab, fekete szín. Illata enyhe, pörkölt, kávés jegyeket mutat. Gyümölcsös, de alapvetően lágeres ízvilág, enyhe pörkölt jegyekkel. Szerencsére nincs kénes aroma. Keserűssége gyakorlatilag nics. Utóíze malátás jegyeket mutat, és nem hosszú.


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