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Brewed by Bernard
Style: Polotmavý
Humpolec, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Labeled as "Amber Lager" in USA

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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
evilempire (132) - sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2008
draught in Praha. My first Czech beer, and a good introduction. brown in colour, taking the best elements from the dark and the light. All the better for being unpasteurised, it is reminiscent of a mild, not too sweet, with hints of roast and coffee, and a dry finish

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7777) - Down South, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2007
large and fluffy head, attractive colour. Quite bitter for a polotmavé but very nice. Flavours of roasted malt appear. Quite malty finish and aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
pivnizub (8750) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - NOV 19, 2006
Swing-top bottle: Clear amber coloured, bigger fluffy tanned head, sticking to the glass; distrinctive herbal-hoppy nose, covering sweet malt; mild bitter-sweet flavour, light to medium bodied, gentle MF; moderate sweet-malty finish. A rather hop-accented "Rezak", pleasant, but not very impressive..........

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quinten (1039) - zaandam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 8, 2006
Dark one, with fresh full head,.. date says until june 2006,... butt wonderfull one, full tasty one with no bad ingredients. Would it be the date? soon a next try...

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
strings (377) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 27, 2006
On tap in Cesky Krumlov. A pleasant dunkel, but just a little heavy with not enough flavour to compensate. In fact, preferred the half and half (dark/light) I had just before this one.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 5, 2006
Dark brown colored, little beige head. Butter, sweetness, mild coffee in aroma. Medium bodied. Flavor is mildly roasted with hops, aftertaste is mildly buttery with hoppy roastiness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13280) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2006
500ml bottle. Deep chestnut with lasting beige head. I like this, good roast toast malts, some toffee, but not too dominant. Hops on end provide a drying finish. Bit of coffee. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (5584) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 10, 2005
Bottled(500ml). –quite usual Polotmave, cola coloured, medium pale brown head, malty aroma with mild caramel and toffee notes, light bitter finish

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JensenTaster (1719) - DENMARK - NOV 7, 2005
(on tap)Pitch black, poured with a gigantic head, witch hung on throughout the drink. Aroma was molasses-weet, but vague. The taste is dominated by a very strong liqourice and a tad of smoke. Creamy mouth ad low carbonation, makes it highly drinkable i the fall and other semi-cold occasions.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rickgordon (3843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 8, 2005
On draught at The Rover, Göteborg. Dark copper colour. Dusty, caramelly nose. Slight toast malt tone in flavour, also residual sugars, that gives a Belgo touch. Pretty light bodied still. Rich in taste.
Earlier Rating: 9/23/2003 Total Score: 3.3
Draught at Soldaten Svejk, Stockholm. Chestnut brown with a huge off-white head. Fine malty bread aroma. Medium sweet toffeeeish flavour.


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