Brewed by Pivovar Herold
Style: Polotmavý
Breznice, Czech Republic


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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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First crafted during last century this beautifully robust bronze colored lager is brewed according to its original recipe. Definitely not your ordinary pilsner, nor does it pretend to be. Made from the finest Saaz hops, Czech malts and crystal clear waters from our own natural springs located at our 500 year old castle brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (13598) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2009
Draught. Faintly roasted aroma. Clear very dark chestnut colour. Good stable tan head. The flavour starts off nicely roasted, turning malty, sweet and then spicy. Flavourful and very well balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
footy (345) - scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 20, 2007
7/30/05. 500ml. Orange amber with small white head. Cookie malt aroma. Sharp clean malty taste with a nice balance of hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 19, 2007
Yup, Amber to bronze in color with a full head of aged paper colored bubbles. Aromas of pre bleached wood pulp and molasses. Some hints of floral hops add to the too sweet scent. Light caramel and touch of bread dough flavors. Light herbal hops along with some grass. A touch of iron in the finish which carries into the linger that is quite dry with touches of caramel and hay. Flavors much better than the aromas, but then it did not take to much.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (11943) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 3, 2007
(Bottle) Pours a clear golden body with a creamy white head. Aroma of florals, herbs, and mustiness. Flavor of grassy hops and metallic with a dry, bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Quack-Duck (7919) - Down South, GERMANY - MAY 27, 2007
deep golden yellow. Very malty, slightly dray and hoppy. Fruity flavours, bitter-sweet with dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7421) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2007
Bottle Wetherspoons, Sheperds Bush, London, 14-04-07. Poured a nice golden colour with a slim white head. Not too much carbonation but what there was gave it a nice softness. Lacking a bit in the bitterness stakes but some nice maltiness to it, quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2007
A Sim rate (Bottle at JDW): Sweet and malty aroma with no lager bitterness. Birght golden colour. Very fizzy with steady, thin head and dribs and drabs of lace. Disappointing flavour after a sweet aroma. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
HarryFlashman (469) - Chatham, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2007
A non-descript, hoppyish lager from Czechoslavakia. OK, I s’pose, nowt special about this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stopherbomber (111) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 10, 2007
a tasty czech beer, tastes good and smooth over the tongue. a good beer for a night on it. cheap at the local weatherspoons as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Harsebrau (227) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - JAN 13, 2007
Acquired from John’s in Iowa City. Poured golden with a light weight, white head. Aroma was sweet and crisp. So when I tasted I was surprised at the roundness. Slight earth flavor at the start then effective hops and stong malt. Would be a great beer in the Fall outside.

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