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Kocour Sváteční Christmas Ale

Kocour Sváteční Christmas Ale
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Brewed by Pivovar Kocour
Style: Brown Ale
Varnsdorf, Czech Republic


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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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15°P. Made with Saaz, Columbus and Chinook hops, dry-hopped with Chinook.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blade86 (642) - Wrocław, POLAND - JAN 3, 2014
berries and little bit of coffee, some chocolate notes, caramel; dark brown, copperish reflexes, big tanned foam; medium sweetness, light bitterness; medium(+) body, rather thin feel, little creamy, average carbonation, long bittersweet finish; Overall: very good beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jinroh (400) - ESTONIA - DEC 29, 2013
300 ml bottle brought from Prague. Pours light brown with a bubbly head that goes away fast. Aroma has caramel, milk chocolate, a bit of herbs and berries - cherry? Taste proves that we are dealing with an ale here. Softly hoppy, some sweet malty base and some spices on top of that. Fruit sweetness. Aftertaste is creamy with some bitter hops. Good easily drinkable brown ale, perfect for Christmas.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11327) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2013
Draught at Nota Bene, Prague. Clear deep amber/mahogany beer with a nice lasting beige/brownish head. Fruity hop aroma, roasted, caramel, biscuits, pine apples, some citrus and mango. Fruity citrus and pine apple flavor, caramel, chocolate, biscuits, licorice, peach, roasted notes. Fruity finish, lots of tropical fruits. Nice beer but maybe not completely true to the style.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
satanda (434) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 25, 2013
Pitelny ale nicim vyjimecny ejl. Stredne nachmeleny, pekna pena. Plastak z pivonky.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omikr0n (755) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle. Pours cloudy brown with thin tan head. Aroma is lots of malt, candy, bit of spices and yeast. Flavor is malt, candy, smoke, spices. A bit too sweet for my liking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angelkostvo (661) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 21, 2013
Dark ruby colour, small head. Aroma of grapes, caramel, cinnamon, nuts, biscuits, plums. Taste is light sweet, light bitter quite dry. Mulled wine flavour. LIght body, oily texture, soft carbonation. Good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
motelpogo (6787) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 12, 2013
bottle - xmas 2012 tasting chez baerwaldt, picked up at pivni rozmanitost. murky brown with a minimal head; inviting aroma of burnt banana and grapefruit; really well-balanced between some nutty, caramel malt and vibrant citric and tropical hops. even though it seems to have gone downhill a bit lately, it’s good to know kocour is still capable of coming up with something as well-crafted as this

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (1858) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 8, 2013
Keg at Zubaty. Pours a murky Brown with an off-white head. A really hoppy brown ale. Pine and Grapefruit Lightly roasted malt with a sweetish Caramel centre.Lovely stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
inbirraveritas (1250) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 3, 2013
Draught. Unclear amber body, creamy tan head. Dried fruity nose and aroma escorted by toffee, toast and mild roasted malt underpainted gently by alcohol. Syrupy, moderate sticky mouthfeel. Long sweetbitter finish with nuts, herbs and warming alcohol. Fine one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14084) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 24, 2012
Bottle @ Pivni Rozmanitost, Prague. Pours dark unclear brown with a creamy lasting head and lacings. Nose is caramel, dark fruit, mild roast, toffee and fresh grapefruity hops. Flavor is caramel, dark fruit, bread, grapefruit and pine. Smooth and full bodied. Dry hoppy finish. Really good.

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