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Herold Černý Ležák (Bohemian Black Lager) 13°

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Brewed by Pivovar Herold
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Breznice, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 388   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Herold Bohemian black lager is traditionally brewed using four different malts, the finest saaz hops, and pure spring water.It has been lagered for 70 days in the cellars of our 500 year old castle brewery.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (2911) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2015
Bottle from lidl, walsall. Very dark brown beer with reddish tints and a tight medium tan head. Aroma of light toffee, brown bread and some cocoa. Taste is dark malts, some bread, toffee, dark fruits, chocolate and ash. Creamy on the palate. I enjoyed this one, very good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (13826) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2015
Bottle shared in London - big thanks to Daniel. Pours clear brown with a creamy tan head. The aroma holds burnt toast, some cocoa, earth. Light to medium sweet flavor with toasted cereal, slight toffee, cocoa, dried berries. Light bodied with average carbonation. Finishes with some toasted sugars, bread, faint cocoa, cereal. Simple but tasty.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (5601) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 1, 2015
Bottle @ Croydonia. Deep brown with a small head. Pretty malty. Coffee and cocoa. Earth. Brown bread.taste is similar. Malty sweetness. A bit of leafy bitterness. Simple stuff. Not bad, bro.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (1939) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2015
Bottle from Jill bought in Lidl. Deep brown with a fading off white head. Not much aroma. Roast malt initially with some coffee. Some slight metallic notes too. Light in body and semi refreshing. Not bad.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madzukas (34) - LITHUANIA - JUN 9, 2015
Skaniai atrodo, putele tirstolka ir laikosi. Skonis lengvas, kartokas, kartumas laikosi ilgai. Kiek gerenis nei vidutiniskas alus.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Derek881 (1047) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 28, 2015
Poured from the bottle into a tall glass to drink. The beer had a cloudy brown-dark amber color with a slightly lighter amber hue and a good-sized foamy tan head with average retention, lighter cling and lacing. The aroma featured a blend of malty notes with chocolate, caramel, toffee, and a bit of earthy and grainy hops too. It was somewhat sweet with light notes of chocolate and toffee, but also had a grainy bitter effect. The body had average carbonation and thickness with a slight creamy feel and was a touch dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (3752) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Sep 11, 2007 On tap at Pivovarsky Klub. Delicious. Dark beer with a tall head. Chocolate taste and quite sweet. Very hoppy and creamy. Could drink these all night.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lobs_ols (362) - LATVIA - APR 7, 2015
Black, medium white head. Lovely roasty-chocolatey aroma. Medium to light body, not too sweet, not too bitter, yet very flavourful at 5,2 ABV. Finishes roasty. Very good.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BenOver (167) - SLOVENIA - APR 3, 2015
Pours pure dark with medium brownish head. Smell is gentle and slightly yeasty. The taste can not be described well. Ot is simply put: perfect.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Werckmeister (818) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - APR 1, 2015
bottle at home from trade with Jamedra, thanks Roman. black color, medium big tan head. smells malty, roasted, some bitter chocolate, milky / creamy aroma, like subtle smoke notes, smells quite good. medium body, slick mouthfeel, medium carbonation, roasted taste, malty, light vegetables / a bit medical, some coffee, dry / roasted bitter finish. quite good. quite complex for the low ABV.


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