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


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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
jonnybgoodie (35) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - FEB 21, 2015
Aroma comprises mostly grainy, malty scents, and bit of german hops and smoke. Taste is sharp, bitter and lighlty sweet. Finishes crisp and dry. Very nice to drin - Rated with Beer Rater for Windows Phone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cerbier (514) - - FEB 21, 2015
0,5l Flasche. Rötlich, braunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch nach Röstmalzen. Schmeckt auch so, sehr angenehm und ausgewogen!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rotin (288) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 19, 2015
Bottle 0,5l. Clear, dark amber colored beer. Malty aroma with some bready tones, flavor is bitter, malty, some toasted notes, quite well balanced. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
holdleder (248) - Kongerslev, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2015
50 cl. patent-flaske. 4,7 % en klasseřl i den mřrke ende men stadig blid og mild i smagen. Glimrende tjekke.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjik83 (1037) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 5, 2014
- Alcoholpercentage van 4,7% - Redelijk biertje destijds gedronken - Niet verkeerd, maar heb naar mijn smaak veel lekkerder biertjes gedronken - Vandaar mijn niet al te hoge waardering uiteindelijk ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (10727) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - NOV 26, 2014
from Au Grain d’Orge, Neuchâtel - light hazy reddish-brown beer under a long lasting creamy beige foam; nice lacework; a hint of toasted malt, caramel and flowers play together; medium-bodied and light tart; the finish is decently bitter, dry and shows corny and caramelish notes

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zarkam (536) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 21, 2014
500ml bottle from supermarket in Brno, clear copper colour, small fully vanishing rocky off-white head, not much lacing. Moderately malty aroma of hay, caramel and toast with moderate earthy, peppery and floral hops. Taste is initially bittersweet and slightly acidic, turning into a moderately bitter finish with some roastiness. Medium body, oily mouthfeel, average carbonation. A fairly nice and way more characeterful than most amber lager and a cool bottle for homebrews as a bonus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maley1 (899) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 17, 2014
Clear dark amber pour with large foamy off white head. Aroma of malts, caramel, bready and slight fruit. Taste of malts, toffee, caramel, bread dough and slight hops. Full bodied, softer carbonation, heavy thick mouthfeel, slight hops on the finish and heavy cloying toffee to end. A little too sweet and chewy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jfb (4759) - Freising, GERMANY - NOV 17, 2014
(bottle) clear deep amber-ruby colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of herbal hops, straw and some light alcohol, with notes of roasted malts and dried apricots. flavour is mostly roasted malts and earth, slightly metallic, with hints of herbal hops and marmite. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ctiry (116) - CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 16, 2014
If you want to go for lager category you are bored with pale and dark is too roasty for you try semi-dark from Bernard. It is not so bitter as pale and thanks for the caramel malts it is slightly sweet. Very drinkable unpasteurized lager with addition of yeast.

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