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Brewed by Pivovar Ferdinand
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Benešov, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Characterised by a light, pleasantly caramel taste and fragrance, fine sweetish, finely bitter, pleasant full-body beer.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JK (5028) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - MAR 26, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2006 Black with a red tint. Thick khaki colored head that fades slowly. Some lacing, and a lasting layer of foam. It looks wonderful. Malt and caramel aroma. Flavor is heavy roasted malt and smoke with caramel as well. Full bodied and easy to drink. Outstanding dunkel, served on draught at Ferdinanda in Prague.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miksu (5027) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JUN 5, 2011
Draught at Uusi Apteekki, Turku. Dark reddish brown color. The aromas of dark bread, caramel and toffee. In the flavor dark bread and toffee is on the top with some caramelly background notes. Slightly sweet but not overly so. Quite nice breakfast beer.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (4964) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2014
3rd Oct 2014, on-tap at Ferdinanda, Prague. Pours a deep, dark brown with an tan coloured head. Aroma is semi-sweet roasted malt, caramel and breadlike. The taste is also semi-sweet but there is some liquorice in the flavour also. Not as rich as it looks body wise but OK and not watery. This was the third on-tap beer I had in their place and I was beginning to get bored: luckily ’Sedm Kuli Tmave’ was next!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
charlotte (4808) - rřdovre, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2011
Bottle.Dark brown colour with creamy beige head.Aroma is rosted and malty with taste of caramel and brown bread,sweet mouthfeels with hint of brown sugar and malt.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NŘ, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2009
Darkbrown with a creame head. Aroma is malty, slightly roasted. Taste is sweet malt and light hop.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ClubGonzo (4752) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 6, 2012
Bottle. Pours a near-brown red-hued body with a medium light beige foamy short-lived head. Nose is light roasty caramel tones with hints of cereals and raisins. Taste is straight malty tones with hints of caramel. A bit watery mouthfeel. Too simple to convince.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jfb (4619) - Freising, GERMANY - AUG 28, 2009
(bottle) pours a dark ruby-brown colour with a frothy tan head. faint aroma of toasted malts with a hint of smoke and dark chocolate. flavour is the same, though more powerful, the roasted malts being especially dominant. medium body and carbonation with a nice roasted-bitter finish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hermod (4451) - Vantaa, FINLAND - DEC 1, 2009
Tap@Vltava, Helsinki. Dark brown with a nice beige head. Weak aroma of chocolate and caramel, flavor is nicely sweet, but not too sweet, mostly caramel and some coffee, very easy to drink. Nice dunkel.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marko (4327) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 29, 2009
Bottle probably from the Albert hypermarket in Chodov, Prague, shared with heavy
Poured a dark red body going black with a beige head that went away at a medium pace. Dry malty nose reminiscent of milk caramel, slightly roasty and sweet. Light roasty taste with notes of caramel, dry, not all that sweet for a Czech dunkel... maybe more coffeeish than chocolatey, but both descriptors are a bit stretched. Even some extremely weak notes of herbal hop floated in for a second once. It’s an ok dark beer that’s more a schwarzbier than a dunkel in my book but still not enough to care about it. All in all, a solid enough choice in a Czech supermarket.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grovlam (4167) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2008
Bottle. Large fin bubbled off-white head that mostly lasted. Dark mahogany color. Good display of lacework. Aroma of mild sweet chocolate, roasted malt, hint of coffee and underlying grassy bitter notes. Medium bodied with an average carbonation and light dry texture. Moderated sweet flavor with some counter bitterness. Roasted bitter hoppy finish.


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