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

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common

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RATINGS: 416   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2009
Bottle. City Pub. Gothenburg Beer Festival. Dark brown with a beige head. Aroma: Roastiness, malt, a hint of burned popcorn. Taste: Rosted malt, black malt, coffee, caramel sweetness, a hint of burned popcorn in the taste to.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Diar (121) - SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2009
(Praha) Its very dark red with thick, roasted, foam. The aroma is typical roasted. the taste is very sweet and a bit salt and alot of roasted flavours, it even has some hops. The palate is fitting/good but the aftertaste is a bit weak. Its nice though.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nordcore (1115) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - MAY 23, 2009
Bottle 50 Cl. Apperance; Black with some redish, with a very nice head. Aroma; the beer is to cold, damn! Sweet, but roasted malt, also some sence of dark caramel. I can smell this beer for several minutes beefore I take the first sipp, very nice. It must be all the crap beer I have had this last days. Flavor; Caramel, roasted malt and some choccolate. The aftertaste is light bitter, but then again sweet. Go figure

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (10215) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - APR 8, 2009
courtesy of fiulijn - very dark brown colourwith a firm and long lasting beige foam; toasted and biscuity aroma with fair notes of toffee and cola; robust carbonation and with a solid malt body; sweet and quite thick, slightly bitter and long aftertaste of licorice and malts

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (6193) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 31, 2009
Bottle from Tesco, Prague. Pours deep brown with a big frothy tan head. Malty aroma with caramel and chocolate. Full caramelly flavour,nice bitterness. Good dunkel

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAR 21, 2009
on tap, pours dark brown, light tan head. Light roasted malt aroma. Creamy low carbonation mouthfeel. Honey, smokey, dark malt flavors. Boring.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Capa (2238) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - MAR 20, 2009
Deep brown with a large beige head. Light roasty malts, sweet caramel, and light smoke. Earthy, toasty roasted malts, light molasses, and just a little chocolate. Medium mouth. Enjoyable and refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 8, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 29, 2009
Name: Bernard Dark Czech Lager
Date: February 13, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting
Appearance: clear dark brown, wispy beige head
Aroma: sweet dark caramel candy aroma, touch of chocolate
Flavor: rich caramel flavor, dark caramel sweetness, well balanced earthyness, light smokeyness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+/4

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
garza (570) - Oslo (NO), Caracas (VE), VENEZUELA - MAR 4, 2009
Refreshing lager and maybe a bit watery but still with flavor. Not too much bitternes for being a czech beer. Not much palate. An ok lager.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (16775) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 23, 2009
Bottle at home ... deep brown ... bubbly tan head ... sweet sacriny malty nose ... coffee nutty quite sweet malts ... some lager hops ...not for me


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