RateBeer
Home >

Herold Black Chalice

overall
55
62
style
Brewed by Pivovar Herold
Style: Schwarzbier
Breznice, Czech Republic

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Special version of Bohemian Black Lager occasionally brewed for the UK pub chain JD Wetherspoon.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
greenclansman (787) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - MAY 10, 2012
Black color with reddish lights. Thin body, watery texture. Nice roasted aromas. Roasted malts on taste as well. Easy going but pleasant beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14834) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2010
14th April 2010. Clear dark red brown beer. Smooth semi dry palate. Nicely joined up beer. Smooth dark malt. Pretty fruity - cherry, orange, tangy. Some subtle dark chocolate underneath. Dry finish. Tasty and very drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2010

Cask (handpump) @ The Back of Beyond, 104-108 Kings Road, Reading, Berkshire, England RG1 3BY.

Clear dark red brown color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, bread, roasted, brown sugar. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100428]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2010
Cask Handpump at the Penny Black JDW, Northwich 09/04/2010 Fruit and roast aromas. Beige head. Dark red coloured a little rich on the palate and fruity with a creamy dry and slightly bitter roast finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gary (1373) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2010
Herold Black Lager is a real drink , the best Schwarzbier in the world imo. Had this cask at a JDWS and it was cool and more interesting than most in their festival. Roasted chocolate and burnt raisin profile , with a little motor oil in the finish . Swillable ,tasty Schwarz.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wheresthepath (1532) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2010
[Gravity cask at the Back of Beyond, Reading] Black with ruby hints, no head. Sweet chocolate, camp coffee and a bit of treacle causes it to be rather sweet up front. However, it’s saved by roasted malt coming through in the surprisingly dry finish. It’s rather nice actually.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (4008) - Burgos, SPAIN - APR 26, 2010
Cask @ Edward Wylie, JDW. Dark brown - red colour, tan lacings. Aroma is toasted malts, sweet licorice. Flavour of sweet licorice, roasted malts, some fruits. A bit watery. Agree on the aniseed mention. A bit smoky. Lots of things going on in this beer, but its a bit on the sweet side.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bobinlondon (1256) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2010
Hand pulled cask at the Moon and Sixpence (JDW) Hatch End. Almost black with a creamy tan head. Dry roast coffee and chocolate with a little caramel and peppery Saaz hops. Interesting to try this cask conditioned.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berkshirejohn (4502) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2010
Cask at the Monks Retreat (JDW), Reading. Black with a reddish glow and ring of tan head; aniseed aroma; thinly bodied, the flavour blends aniseed and fruit with a light waft of smoke. Very drinkable.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilkTork (5218) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2010
JDW Spring fest - Rochester. Creamy chocolate with a nice burnt toast nip. Body is a bit flat despite the cappuccino head. Some coffee lingering in the finish. OK.


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


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