rickgordon (3853) - Göteborg, - APR 27, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Muddy brown color with average-sized head. Sweet and chocolatey with clear ashy smoke notes in aroma. Very Czech in the smell, feels like a sweet dunked. Ashy and dusty smoke and chocolate in flavor. Bit stale in mouthfeel. The smoke comes late and becomes intense only then. Longlasting smoke. Light to medium bodied. A confusing smoked beer.
m7hildeb (73) - - SEP 4, 2016
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2016 Bottle. Clear dark brown, almost black colour with a medium tan head, nose is quite shy with smoked and roasty notes, bacon and dark bread, taste is also roasty and smoky but also sweet with a slightly dry finish and a clear chocolaty aftertaste.
omikr0n (867) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 20, 2016
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the Český Krumlov castle. Pours black with light brown head. Aroma is roasty with some coffee. Taste is bitter and roasty, malty with a hint of wood and smoke.
note666 (1254) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - MAY 18, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
2016 - 05 - 18 500ml bottle. dark brown colour. big, tan head. smokey aroma !. bit bitter taste.
rozsoma (817) - Győr, HUNGARY - MAY 16, 2016
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cesky Krumlov 2016 majusa, nem az a gejl , vizezetten füstölt. Sallang- es egyben jellegmentes.
dnicolaescu (1969) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - APR 21, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
BOTTLE 50 CL. Almost black, ruby highlights, dark beige coffee head. Aroma has some chocolate and dark malts, as well as subtle but clear spicy/oaky smoky notes. The taste is close to the aroma, but more dry - like a stout. Subtle chocolaty notes here as well, cereals and prickly carbonation. Spicy hops and smoke blend together in the moderately bitter finish. Solid.
saxo (16771) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ U Kunstatu, Prague. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, chocolate, smoke, ashes, hops and has a nice bitter finish.
Werckmeister (2196) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - FEB 6, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
0,5l bottle bought a day before at Pivoteka Krizova, Brno. As "Cesky Krumlov Nakoureny Svihak Pivo Tmavy Lezak 5.2%". BB 31.03.2016. dark brown color, medium big tan head. smells smoked, light bacon, spices, light roast. nice smell. medium body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes of smoke, rather bitter, spices, sausages, also rather creamy, grass. finishes with light roast and rather grassy bitter with some smoke and spices notes. not bad but the bitterness on the finish is rather disturbing. Overall decent but could be a lot better.
artemb (656) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - JAN 3, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Look: almost opaque, dark black-red with dark head.
Aroma: roasted and smoked.
Taste: dry with some burned sourness.
Flavour: burned bread, roasted, smoked, some grassy hops.
Pleasant beer with prominent smoked notes and light body.
pityu (681) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 18, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle - Dark brown colour, small but stable tan head. Malty aromas, some caramel, butterscotch and a little smoke. Taste is quite blank, malty sweetness, some roasted character with some herbal hop bitterness and i cant really sense the smoke in the flavour. Light to medium body, moderate carbonation, dry finish. Not so bad, more smoke could make it interesting.
Holmen2 (2869) - NORWAY - NOV 1, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared with JMD at HNB 01.11.15. Ebony. Brown head and lacing. Aroma of dark syrup, dark malt and smoke. Similar taste, with even more smoke. Perhaps a bit waterish.