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Brewed by Pivovar Nová Paka
Style: Polotmavý
Nova Paka, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In the US, called BrouCzech Dark.

Pyrope or Bohemian garnet stones were randomly collected in our territory by ancient Celts. It is a stone of all-binding fire, passion as well as purity of heart. However, it is generally known as a stone of love. Thanks to its typical colour, its name has been used metaphorically in connection with the colour of dark and semi-dark beers. Granat from Nova Paka is a dark sweeter lager with quality rich foam that is suitable for mixing pale types; alcohol 5%.


1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
hrabren (772) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 30, 2016
On tap at Novopacka pivaren, Bratislava, Slovak Republic. Shared with lovely Anja and Tom Norman. Dark with red tint, off-white head. Very light malty, roasty and caramel aroma. Some fruity sweetness, some bitterness in the finish. Very light and very cold. Light body and soft carbonation. Boring.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mister_Li (801) - GERMANY - MAY 20, 2016
BrouCzech Dark, 0,5l Dose, 24/7 Supermarkt Shenyang. Klares dunkles rotbraun mit durchschnittlicher Schaumkrone. Malzig, etwas Karamell, leicht muffig, spritzig.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
daigoon (87) - - MAR 22, 2016
Bottle as BrouCzech Dark. Very dark with small off-white head. Taste was subtle.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (7222) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - NOV 15, 2015
Some roast and light citrus. Pours black with great head. Bittersweet finish. Easy drinking. Definitely the best polotmavy ive had at this point. Tap at a polish restaurant in Williamsburg.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
motelpogo (7705) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 7, 2015
sampled both bottled and on tap. ruddy brown, clear with a struggling head; aroma of tinned toffee, red berries; low bitterness, thin, industrial; tolerable but not great

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Werckmeister (1902) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - SEP 16, 2015
0,3l on top in Klodzko, Poland. Black color, small tan head. Smells strong of spicy, grains, yeast. Light to medium body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. Tastes of caramel, some spices, light sweetness, a bit bready, herbs. Finishes with bread, sweetness and spices. Decent enough, didnt like the smell so much, but taste is nice.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
llkc (1413) - ĺrhus, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2015
duft: malt lidt kaffe karamel. rugbrřd. smag: karamel lidt humle kaffe lidt rřg til slut

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mike67 (1076) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 10, 2015
500 ml bottle. Pours brown with tall, fluffy, beige head and nice lacing. Aroma is of plum wine, toasted malt and some Noble hops. Body is full and crisp. Taste is of toasted malt, some hops and sulfur. Finish is long and astringent. There are many off flavors in this brew.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle in Glenwood Springs with friends. Pour is clear amber-brown with a small tan head and decent lacing. Giant buttery, caramelly, bready, sweet doughy, and corny aroma. Taste is grainy, cereal, bready, corn, and malty. Medium body with high carb. Bleh.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
adnielsen (10445) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle in Glenwood Springs hotel. Thanks to BlackIPA. Pours a somewhat clear, dark brown appearance with a brown head. Dusty barn, burnt sugar, caramel, and cereal soup in the aroma. Moderate high sweetness, caramel, a little, dark chocolate flavor. Old. Not that great.


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