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Brewed by Bernard
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Humpolec, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mattphilips (802) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 21, 2011
Közepesen sötét vörösesbarnás, házi szamócaszörphöz hasonlatos színe van, enyhén sárgás, piszkosfehér habbal. Illatában is van valami szamócás, bogyós gyümölcsös aroma, némi karamellel kiegészülve. Meglehetősen vizes, de a gyümölcsös édesség végig érződik, és elég száraz, jól csúszik, nekem tulajdonképpen bejött, de semmi különös...

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BlackEyePA (559) - USA - FEB 20, 2011
Not too bad, just a generic beer. Overall not too much to set it apart but not bad, just average bready nutty caramel light bodied.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
markas101 (1784) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 24, 2010
50 cl flip-top bottle, Prague, Czech Republic. Ruby tinged amber, caramel aroma. Very balanced taste, drinkable with a butterscotch finish that is not too sweet.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
inbirraveritas (1196) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 11, 2010
Flip-top bottle. Poured a nice appearance with an amber colour and a fine pored, pale brown head, which remained creamy on its top, carbonation was average. After it taked enough air, the smell was grassy with some caramell and yeast. Tasteing started crisp, the flavour was of light toffee (and unfortunately a bit cardboard-liked, too) mouthfeel was rather watery than medium. The middle was ruled of the grassy hops, the caramell malt was low-keyed. The finish was of some spicyness and dry, which remained in an average-kinded aftertaste. I’ve tasted it for one time in the past and kept it like a better kinded vienna/dunkel in my memory, but at this time it wasn’t really impressive...

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nisse666 (3764) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 14, 2010
Bottle 2010-02-09, Göteborg - from czech giver! AR: pilzner, high carbonation AP: redish/dark amber + 2 cm high white creamy head F: iron, great bitterness, a bit nutty, brown suger and yet a bit drynesss

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
petexner (854) - CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 9, 2010
bottle. slight dissapointment. nice dark color, average taste. drinkable if really cold.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (7349) - Tromsř, NORWAY - JAN 11, 2010
500ml flip-top bottle from bestillingsutvalget, Systembolaget. Beige, one-finger lacing-head. Shining brown coloured body. Smell of mid-sweet grainy malts. Chocolate-caramel malts in flavour supported by dry, herbal hops towards the ending. Soft in the mouth. Medium bodied, and really a well composed dunkel. Enjoyed while watching Sábliková on TV, running very fast on 3000m. Good Czech beer and even better Czech speed skater (Tromsř, 09.01.2010).

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rozsoma (361) - HUNGARY - DEC 6, 2009
i’ve expected more from this beer (because of the Bernard Cerné), so now i’m a little bit disappointed. Nice ruby colour with a small frothy head. Weak body, a bit stinky aroma, paper-like flavour, anyway featureless.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
shrubber85 (6978) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 21, 2009
Swing-top bottle. Tangy chocolate-caramel malt aroma. Reddish brown color with large tan head. Light sweet caramel malt - watery, metallic finish. Light body. Decent flavor for what’s there but too light.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2009
Bottled. A dark amber beer with a thin tan head. The aroma has notes of malt, metallic hops, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, straw, and metallic hops, leading to a dry, bitter, and metallic finish.


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