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Brewed by Budějovický Budvar
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
České Budějovice, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 657   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Prémiový tmavý ležák doplňuje tradiční nabídku piva z pivovaru Budějovický Budvar, n. p. od roku 2004. Je vyroben stejným postupem jako originální světlý ležák, za použití nejvybranějšího žateckého chmele, moravského sladu, vody čerpané ze 300 m hlubokých artéských studní a tří druhů speciálních barevných ječných sladů: mnichovského, karamelového a praženého.

Charakterizuje jej výrazně tmavá barva, suchá, jemně hořká karamelová chuť bez dominance sladkosti. Vůně je delikátní po praženém sladu.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (15492) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 10, 2011 Draught @ U Medvidku, Prague. Pours dark brown with a small white head. Sweet nose of fruit, bread and caramel. Tasty flavor of bread and caramel. Medium bodied. Clean.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (15490) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 22, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 25, 2005 Draught, Coinot Pivnoi Bar, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Dark brown with amber highlights. Sweet, syrupy demerara notes with hints of wood and molasses. A little bit on the fizzy side. Sweet, slightly earthy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (15253) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2010
Draught at KŘ10. Mild malty aroma. Very dark brown colour. Very small tan head. The flavour is mild and spicy. A hoppy dunkel.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (15191) - DENMARK - JUN 6, 2009
50 cl bottle poured to glass. Dark brown body colour with quickly fading tan head. Sweet dunkel.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theis (15121) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2007
Bottle at the hotelroom in Prague. Clear dark brown (almost black) - offwhite head. Burned, bread, ryebread, berries, dried fruits, raisins, dry. OK !!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (14080) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 14, 2009
On tap in Prague, pours a dark brown. Smooth mouthful. Mild flavour of nuts, caramel and roasted malt. Much better than ordinary Budvar. Refreshing.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnfryd (14061) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2008
Bottle. Red dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malt, caramel. Flavour is sweet, roasted, coffe, caramel. A little bit boring beer.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (13997) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 24, 2008
Draft at The Spaniards on the Heath. Dark brown color with orange/garnet hilites. Creamy light tan head. Dark toasted malt aroma. Near full bodied with medium carbonation. It is balanced, but whether from hop or burnt malt I cannot say. Suugests the old Guinness in a way, but with a different bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (13653) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 16, 2007
500ml bottle. Dark reddy brown, rich froth for a head. Roasty and hoppy aroma. Wickedly bitter hoppy taste fights with punchy dark burnt malt taste for your attention. Don’t get me wrong, this is a well balanced fight. Anyway neither wins until the end of the aftertaste, as the bitterness survives longer. What’s this? The burnt malt wants a rematch?...

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13347) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 24, 2016
Bottle. Poured clear dark brown color with an average frothy tan head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Medium toasted malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium dark sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of average duration. This beer met my expectations.


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