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Brewed by Bernard
Style: Polotmavý
Humpolec, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (6707) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 1, 2003
strong burnt flavour. had this bottled and it was a little thin but i´ll try track it down on tap.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10309) - Sřborg, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2004
Bottled: Amber coloured. Clear. Browish thin head. Is malty and ligth spicy in the aroma. Sweet. Has liqourice, sweetness and malt in the flavour. Is primarily sweet ind the end but has a light bitter note.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrBeer (829) - Solna Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2004
Dark brown. Aroma of chocolate, butterscotch and leaves. Smoky flavor with tones of chocolate and butterscotch. A bit dry finish. Low bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2005
Amber reddish colour with a big tan head. Malty aroma with some yeast and a caramel sweetness. Flavor has some dark fruit sweetness and hints of caramel. Dry and light bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nisse666 (4262) - 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

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6574) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 21, 2010
Tap at Duende in Prague. Medium Brown, like a dark amber beer, with a white head. Not much aroma at first, too cold, I guess, then it came out in a slightly roasted malt. Flavors of coffee, caramel, iron, and toffee. Not very sweet; strongly roasted. Dry and highly hopped. Medium to lighter body with strong carbonation. Good example of a dry dark lager.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (5791) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
evilempire (135) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1342) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2011
Pours a light brown with a small head. Decent malt taste but nothing amazing, was perhaps expecting something a touch more complex. Still a good beer though.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31480) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours almost clear and golden hazzlenut brown with an off-white head. Aroma is mild hoppy and mild roasted toffee/breadish malt. Sweet at first but soon showing a bit of hops bitterness. Mild and medium to light bodied. Subdued bitterness and light toffee caramel malt into a smooth finish.


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