Brewed by Malostránský Pivovar Velké Meziříčí
Style: Strong Pale Lager/Imperial Pils
Velké Meziříčí, Czech Republic


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TaktikMTL (6290) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 12, 2013
En fűt. Pinte dégustée directement ŕ la brasserie. Arôme: Légčre odeur de céréales et d’houblons. Apparence: La couleur est orangée. Présence d’un large col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goűt de céréales avec une pointe d’houblons et de miel. Durée moyenne de l’arričre goűt. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légčrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légčre présence de céréales en arričre goűt. (Rating #4833)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
JulienHuxley (3892) - Trois-Rivičres, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 13, 2013
On tap at the brewpub (03/03/13). Hazy deep gold pour with insane frothy white head. Biscuity, grainy, super grassy aroma, just a touch wild/farmy with a drop of honey. Taste is grainy, grassy, great balance of hops and fresh grain flavors, farmhouse. Palate is rich, silky, just enough carbonation to make this super drinkable. Is this as awesome as drinking a beer from HF? Absolutely. My favorite beer all trip.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MartinT (8351) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 10, 2013
My Bottom Line:
Hay and husks galore seep from this Svetly Specialni’s grain bill, as herbal hops and their bitterness seal a compelling example.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A creamy head of foam decorates the honeyed gold glow.
-The aroma is like stuffing your nose into a freshly-delivered bag of Pils malts.
-Mouthfeel is rich yet drinkable.
-The finish is dryish.
-Yet another world-class brew from this brewer in the middle of nowhere.

On tap at the brewpub.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11493) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2012
On tap at Nota Bene (as Vanocni Special, Christmas Special). Amber with a small off-white head. Malty aroma with bread and biscuit and a hint of hay. Very sweet malty flavour, quite unbalanced, and hard to finsh

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2011
Bottled. A golden beer with a thin white head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet - a bit artificial, with notes of straw and spices, leading to a dry spicy finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
petexner (935) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 21, 2011
bottle from Pivonka. Great beer, pretty strong, amber color, long pleasant palate, crisp taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
faroeviking (10285) - FAROE ISLANDS - APR 7, 2011
Botella de plástico. Clear nice deep golden colour. Grain fruit caramel aroma. ok mouthfeel. Fruit like hops, malt and some bitterness in the flavour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (37673) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 4, 2011

Bottle plastic 150cl. @ yespr - Tjekke-smagning.

Clear light to medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, toasted, apple, light to moderate hoppy, herbal hops - grassy. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110401]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10597) - Sřborg, DENMARK - APR 2, 2011
Bottled. Golden coloured. Quite clear. Dense off white head. Aroma of grass, fruits, some herbs and sweetness. Flavour of spice, grass, herbs, flowers and caramel. Medium bodied. Has a light herbal bitterness in the end. Nice and easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (22451) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 1, 2011
Plastic bottle at yespr. Clear orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity flavour of hops and grass with notes of caramel and grape fruits. Dry hoppy finish.

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