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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.


Grima's rating

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grima (2230) - Merzkirchen, RLP, - NOV 20, 2012
bottle from Herkku Stockmann, Helsinki!
Pours deep brown and ruby red with a small head. Smells malty roasty with lots of caramel and chocolate. Starts bitter malty roasty, with lots of coffee and burnt malts. Middle part is also malty bitter and roasty, paired with some dark chocolate. Goes into a chocolatey finish with some burnt malts and roasted coffee.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
wojownik17 (233) - Kraków, POLAND - AUG 26, 2016
Zdecydowanie gorsze od jasnego Budweisera. Ciemno-brunatna barwa, w smaku lekka goryczka, chlebowość, typowy dunkel.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
paulvanpelt (524) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - AUG 26, 2016
Donkerbruin, ondoorzichtig bier met beige kraag. Vlak en waterig. Niet complex. Koffie, mout, appel, karamel. Zoet, bitter, licht zuur.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Nurmis (349) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2016
0,5l bottle. Pours black with medium sized beige head. Some roasted malts, caramel and sugar. Light bitterness and sweetness.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pijepiwo (355) - - AUG 24, 2016
barwa ciemna bronzowa, piana obfita sredniooczkowa. Aromat przypieczony karmel, skorka od chleba, deliaktny skunks. Smak czoc wyrazna slodowosc, goryczka niska, wysycenie ok

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Taboada (885) - Compostela (Galiza), - AUG 18, 2016
330 mml bottle tasted on the 15/08/2016. Dark red brown colour with a frothy white head. Aroma of roasted malts and burnt malts. Taste is burnt malts, some caramel and lots of roasted malts. Aftertaste is medium dry and watery. Next one please!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
midovark (515) - Balassagyarmat, HUNGARY - AUG 17, 2016
0.5 l can. Had this one before joining RateBeer, therefore this entry is only based on numerical notes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Evilman (104) - Taverny, FRANCE - AUG 16, 2016
Drank in astronomical quantities during Brutal Assault Festival 2016. Definitely my favorite one in the Budvar: B family. I found myself in love with czech dark beers so that’s probably why, but this is clearly a interesting beer. Smooth but always present taste of coffee, chocolate and a delicate head that pleases every sense. Very refreshing overall, i really recommend this one to any dark beer amateur. APPROVED BY TAVERNY’S BLACK METAL CREW!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
phfyysik (650) - Tartu, ESTONIA - AUG 12, 2016
Pours dark brown with medium beige head. Aroma is malts, metal, something sour, basil, eggs, some cream. Taste is metal, smoked and grilled bread, a bit over burnt pork, some oil, copper, steel. Metallic after taste. Drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mice (782) - FINLAND - AUG 10, 2016
Hyvin tummanruskea olut tiiviillä, beigellä vaahdolla, joka häipyy vähitellen. Tuoksussa karamellisuutta. Sopivasti hiilihappoinen. Maussa makeista maltautta, hieman kahvia. Lyhyehkö, hieman katkera jälkimaku. Ei vetinen suutuntuma. Varsin mainio tumma lager Tsekeistä.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EvNa (96) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 29, 2016
Bottle. Color: Very dark brown, almosr black. Light brown head. Taste: Bittersweet, roasted malts. Hints of chocolate, coffee. Not as watery as most of the other Czech dark beers and that’s definitely a plus for this beer.


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