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


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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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%.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (3037) - New York, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Bottle on Friday night poker, was excited to rate my final style hopefully now illl have them alll fornlonger than 1 day like last time. Pours dark brown with beige head. Nose of malt and chocolate. Tastes very malty, and of earth, resin, chocolate, brown sugar, and leather. Dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
coldbrewky (1567) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - JUN 13, 2013
Bottle at Half time. Low nose of caramelized malts. Standard brown with a low off white head. Body is sweet caramel augmented with a light nuttiness. Very drinkable. Body is moderate and unflinchingly steady. Finish is same as body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (7603) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Bottle at the 4k/5k/10k tasting. Pours amber with a beige head. Grainy and lightly sweet, with some low floral and earthy bitterness in the finish. Well balanced and very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tgncc (3048) - Bellmore, New York, USA - MAY 27, 2013
Don’t know why they made this a new style. It’s so fuckin’ boring. The aroma is malty, brown sugar, coked vegetables. The appearance is dark brown, slight translucence, off white head. The flavor is like the aroma, malty, brown sugar, cooked vegetables. The finish is noble hops, lingering sweetness. Medium in body. OK, nothing great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jredmond (6938) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 21, 2013
Bottle at James’s 4k/5k/10k tasting. Pours a clear brown body with off white lacing. Aroma is light malt, and nothing much more. Mouthfeel is medium to light with faint roasty notes, sweet fruity malts and a dirty graininess in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (12133) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Bottle. Czech lager whale shared at 5K/10K/4K tasting. Pours reddish black/brown with off white head. Nose and taste of light chocolate, roasted barley/grain, lager yeast and hint of dark roast. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (8700) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Bottle at James’s 4k/5k/10k tasting. Pours a clear brown with a thin white head. Big grainy roast. Grain, toast and roast, hints of chocolate. Easy drinking, cocoa and a bit of grain.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dogfish120love (1074) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 17, 2013
Pours a clear dark brown. Rather sweet and toasty. Dark fruit notes fig/raising

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (15197) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 11, 2013
Bottle from Vinspecialisten, Kolding Storcenter. Clear dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty and caramel. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 110413

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ads135 (3789) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Not a big fan of this one. Overly sweet, not enough hop balance. Caramel, toffee, and even some brown sugar. The aroma is malty sweet as well.

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