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


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RATINGS: 441   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NŘ, - JAN 14, 2013
Pours brown with a beige head. Aroma is malt, toffee and nuts. Flavour is roasted caramel, toffee, butter, light nuts and light liquorish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThirstyBird (2261) - London area, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2015
Old rating from GBBF 2015, pours a super dark brown with a tan head. The smell is fruit, licorice and dark roasted malt. The taste is loads of dark roasted malt, licorice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (5957) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 8, 2015
Bottle from somewhere in Prague. Poured a clear medium brown with a long lasting frothy light tan head. The aroma is earthy mineral yeast, light smoke malt. The flavour is moderate dry liqourice malt with a watery liqourice, light creamy caramel, light medicinal palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (7029) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 24, 2015
Keg at the York tap. Pours clear dark brown with a thin white head. Aromas of malt, light sweet. Taste is dry, sweet malt. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leini (1440) - SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2015
500ml bottle. Clear black body with a medium white head. Aroma of roasted malt, a hint of smoke, coal, sea salt and liquorice. Flavors of liquorice, soy, coffee and cabbage.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ramboraffe (1341) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2015
500 ml bottle from systembolaget. Dark brown with tanned head. Chocolate, caramel, butter, toffee and earth. Coffee finish. Dry with medium to low bitterness with low to medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fredd_an (221) - Borlänge, SWEDEN - SEP 3, 2015
Svart/brun men inte helt kolsvart som en stout, stoooort huve, lite blekt men inte helt vitt, enkel doft, inte mycket men det jag förnimmer är mörkt bröd & knäckebröd, Knäckig smak, brödig, mörkt bröd, lite knäckebröd, lätt i kroppen som en lager ska vara, god mörk tmavy, lätt bitter mörk brödig, knäckig eftersmak ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SamTheBarrel (681) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - SEP 3, 2015
500ml brown swing top bottle, poured into a lager glass. Appearance is clear dark brown with a large frothy light-brown head with good retention, that left some lacing on the glass when reduced. Aroma of bread, grass and mineral notes. Flavours of bread, caramel, nutty notes and brown sugar. Taste is light-medium sweet and medium bitter. Palate is medium-light bodied, smooth texture and average carbonation. Bernard Dark Lager has a weak aroma, but otherwise quite good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Serapac (258) - CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 6, 2015
Bottle. Black, largish beige head. Low carbonation. Aroma roasted chicory, malt. Sweet, coffee taste, malty finish. Not bad at all. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
agent_persik (573) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 4, 2015
Dark brown color, medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, dark fruits, hint of chocolate and coffee. Dry sweet taste with mildly bitter hoppy finish and roasty aftertaste. Medium body and average carbonation. Nice dark lager, very drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (3780) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 2, 2015
50cl bottle from Bohemia Deli T2, Prague Airport. Pours dark mahogany coloured with a beige head. Moderate aroma of dark malts with mild notes of chocolate, dark fruits, dark bread and hints of caramel, herbs and metal. Medium sweet with mild roasty flavours and a mild, but fairly balanced bitterness. Quite tasty and easy to drink, but not very memorable.

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