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Bernard Jantarový Ležák 12° / Amber Lager

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

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RATINGS: 255   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Amber Lager
Bernard’s Amber Lager is a unique half-dark lager produced by an original brewing recipe of the Barnard’s Family Brewery. The light caramel-type malt endows this beer with a balanced bitter taste, fine toffee aroma, and full body. It is an unpasteurized beer enriched with yeast during bottling.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mariuszek (1092) - Gdynia, POLAND - AUG 22, 2016
Dark amber, rich head. Malt and light caramel in aroma. Medium body, some caramel in taste. Slightly bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alebarasi (10) - Dobrova, SLOVENIA - AUG 19, 2016
Dark mahogany color with beige head. Average bitterness with the background notes of malt, bread, grains and caramel. Kinda dry beer with nice hoppy finish. Avergae carbonation. Refreshing lager.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vinivini (1227) - BELARUS - AUG 19, 2016
Custom bottle opening with light gushing (not the first Bernard bottle to do that). Copper colour, clear. Tall off-white frothy head. Good retention. Smells of caramel malts, toast, hay, minimal metal. Light to medium body. Oily. The flavour is firstly pretty metallic. Later the real points of the brew show. Semidry, caramelly, light to medium grassy bitterness. I’m ready to forget the start of the trying. Now it’s a perfectly balanced semidark lager. It’s good. The story of the keeping of that custom bottles is quite discussional.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wendigo (130) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 19, 2016
0.5l bottle. Roasted malts aroma and caramel. Deep amber color, thick white head. Taste of malts and caramel notes. Medium body, watery texture, average carbonation and bitter finish with caramel notes.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OminouSC2 (424) - SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2016
Amber color. Sweet aromas, caramel, bread. Sweet taste, bread, caramel, slight bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beeracoon (489) - - AUG 13, 2016
500ml. Drunk straight from the bottle. Sweet caramel aroma. Roasty taste and lasting palate. Good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EvNa (93) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2016
Bottle. Color: Rubyred, light brown to off white head. Medium bitter, lightly sweet. Malts, caramel, hints of toffee. Not bad, but nothing special.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
josanguapo (1043) - SPAIN - JUL 25, 2016
From XXXII. In Bavaria glass. Playing Grim Fandango Remastered. Highly drinkable. Malty, with some caramel and cardboard notes. Pleasant but nothing special

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nephirem (217) - CROATIA - JUL 25, 2016
Pours dark copper color with medium, off-white head. Smell of malts, yeast, some hops and slight caramel. Thin body with prickly carbonation. Texture is watery. Bittersweet. Aroma is pretty much the same as the smell but slightly herbal with metallic mouthfeel. Finish is bitter and a bit dry. Overall, ok. Not bad but nothing special either.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrHangover (3896) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 16, 2016
Bottle. Pours a clear dark ruby reddish beer with a big off white head on top. Aroma is fruity, a hint of caramel, sweeter malts and a touch of some cardboard. Flavor is very light sweet, fruity, malty and has an overall quite light body. Good drinkability, mellow carbonation. Long, light sweet aftertaste. Quite nice.


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