RateBeer
overall
50
84
style
Brewed by Pivovar Ferdinand
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Benešov, Czech Republic

bottled
available

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Characterised by a light, pleasantly caramel taste and fragrance, fine sweetish, finely bitter, pleasant full-body beer.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnfryd (10845) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 16, 2007
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, roasted, prunes. flavour is sweet, prunes, malt, roasted. OK beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (10618) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2005
Wonderfull smoky aroma, there must be smokemalt in this, creamy fully lasting head, and dark redbrown colour. Wonderfull to look at. It tastes quite average though, short finish that doesn´t add up to the aroma

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
imdownthepub (10488) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2006
On tap at The Pivni Galerie, Prague, 500ml, filtered. Chestnutty colour with white head, a pretty looking beer. Thin beer, but with a certain smokiness and fruitiness, rather plummy. However there is a surose sweetness that dominates the beer and overall it is too thin to be overly interesting.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (10386) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 18, 2008
Bottle, tasted in Copenhagen. Malty, slight roastbitter flavor. Hint of apple syrup. Caramel. Malty caramelly aroma. Some grassy hopbitterness in the aftertaste. Well made but not outstanding Czech dunkel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2008
Clear dark reddish brown with medium beige head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt and caramel notes. Sweet flavour with roasted malt,c aramel and chocolate notes. Ends sweet.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
faroeviking (10289) - FAROE ISLANDS - JUN 16, 2007
Bottle. "Ferdinand Dark Lager" (4,5%). Pours a clear bit dark brown colour with a medium short lasting light brown head leaving a bit of lacing. Quite sweet roasteb caramel and brown sugar aroma with some roasted malt. The flavour is also quite sweet with toasted malt, caramel, some brown sugar, bit grains and nuts. Sweet dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maria (10173) - Thisted, DENMARK - JAN 1, 2008
Dark brown with a red hue and a nice head. Both aroma and flavour has notes of roasted malt and the flavour also has notes of sweet caramel and a touch of licorice, and it has a light, but nice bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10152) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 28, 2005
Dark reddish brown with a collapsing light moka head. Sweet caramel and prunes in aroma, lightly vinous. In mouth, sweet caramel, watery bodied, slight smokeyness noted, and signs of oxidation. Light bodied. Some metallic notes develop as beer warms.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerandBlues2 (9839) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUN 30, 2006
500 mL bottle. Pours dark maple and walnut brown with an edgy off-white head. Aroma is dark sweet malt (meal, cereal), yeast (grassy), caramel and brown sugar. Mild sweetness with no acidity or bitterness, malt and yeast flavor, caramel and maple notes. Medium bodied, thin and oily palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (9414) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 12, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 19, 2010 500ml bottle (K CM, Kamppi)
Deep red, brief spongy beige head. Rich grainy aroma, sweet. Really grainy in fact, some huskiness. But also really sweet. Smooth, sweet body, rich roasty and sugary retronasals, carbonation soft. Residual sugars not only high, but I notice there’s saccharin in the ingredients, which I have to penalise them for. Tasty roast, but just too sweet. Drinkable, but leaves me thirstier due to the stickiness! (6:4:6:4:10=3.0)
Rerate: 500ml bottle (K CM, Kamppi)
5+ simple sweet dark lager aroma, tough of roast.
4 dark red, ring head
6 bacony retronasals. Pleasant roasty taste, quite dry in the burntness
3 refreshing palate, carbonation crisp.
12 more burnt and less sweet than the average czech dunkel.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2  3  4 5 6 » 14


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50