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Merlin Strong 14°
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Brewed by Pivovar Protivín (Pivovary Lobkowicz)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Protivín, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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brewed for St. Patrick’s Day 2012, a stronger version of Merlin. Merlin Strong je 14% speciální tmavé pivo s obsahem alkoholu 5,3 %. Tento extra černý speciál je charakteristický sametovou, krémově hnědou pěnou a výraznou hořkostí připomínající tradiční irská piva. Ochutnat jej můžete od 16. 3. 2012 ve vybraných hospodách a restauracích po celé České republice, například v těch zapojených do programu Cesta pivních znalců. Jedná se o jednorázovou várku dostupnou do vyčerpání zásob. (website)


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarcoDL (1984) - NETHERLANDS - APR 4, 2014
Had it as Merlin tmavý ležák. Decent Czech dark beer, malty and sweet. Regular.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
omikr0n (692) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 19, 2014
On tap at Burger yard. Pours dark brown with thin light brown head. Aroma is cocoa, roasty, malty, slightly stale. Flavor is the same with some hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mithe (827) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 17, 2013
(draught 0,5l @ Picollo (Opava)) Coffee, light roasted malt, light sweet, chocolate aroma. Opaque black color. Huge brown head. Medium sweet, chocolate taste, light roasted malt bitterness. Sticky texture. Dry finish. Good, but too sweet.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (1730) - CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 23, 2012
Bottle. Dark Brown with a reddish hue. Off white head. A very flavoursome beer. Coffee, milk chocolate and toffee sweetness. Boozy. Tastes stonger than it is. Delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cuso (4206) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 1, 2012
Tap. Almost black color with huge, creamy, long lasting beige head. Aroma of malt, caramel, coffee, chocolate, syrup. taste, coffee, chocolate, caramel, syrup, alcohol. Coffee bitter finish. Delicious beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivnizub (8729) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUN 15, 2012
Točené ve Zlech Časech: Black coloured, big stable off-white with a good lace, solid fruity-roasty nose; moderate to solid sweet-bitter flavour, very soft, medium bodied; lingering roasty-fruity finish. Not an irish Porter, but a great brew to celebrate St. Patrick…

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
seritomi (286) - HUNGARY - APR 15, 2012
Hasonlóan a gyengébb tesóhoz egy kellemes cseh schwarczal állunk szemben de a testességéhez képest egy száraz karakter és még szebb textúra párosul. Csapolva tuti anyag.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quack-Duck (7733) - Down South, GERMANY - APR 8, 2012
draught at Prague Beer Museum. Deep black colour, large beige head. Full-bodied, smooth malty base with lits of caramel, bitter chocolate and coffee. Spicy hops in the finish, with an underlying fruity touch. Superb stuff!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
inbirraveritas (1216) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 30, 2012
Brewed in honour of St. Patrick’s Day. On tap @ Pivo, Bp. Dark brown colour with ruby tones and a finger thick pillowy pale brown head on its top. Roasty/woody nose and aroma escorted by caramel, vanilla, chocolate and notes of dried fruits. Mouthffeel’s syrupy. It finishes long and sweetbitter with dark chocolate and some spices. Nice brew, which have on the suggestive influences of a stout.


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