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

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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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%.


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Enjoyit (3448) - Vadum, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2011
Dark amber of color with an off white head. An aroma of butter, sweets, caramel and sweets. A flavor of sweets, wet paper, caramel, butter and dark fruits.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crossovert (6970) - Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2011
500ml bottle. It ours a dark brown with a foamy off-white/tannish head that dissipates quickly with little lacing. It smells really good. It has some caramel and cocoa underneath a fine blast of earthy, herbal noble hops. It stings the nostrils almost, very therapeutic in the smell. The taste is not quite as amazing but it is a solid Dunkel. IT is sweet, rich, and chocolatey with some caramel and a nice subtle noble hop bite. It is easy to drink, would be good on a hot summers day and a sweet but refreshing beverage. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 02-20-2011 23:13:33

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (5136) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 8, 2011
Bottle from Beer Shop, Prague. Pours clear dark amber with a big frothy tanned head.Aroma of roasted malts, caramel and dried fruits. Taste is moderate sweet roasted malts, some coffee and toffee notes as well. Medium/full bodied. A bitter touch at the end, good.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11027) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2011
On tap, Christian Firtal. Near black with a creamy and lasting tan head. Aroma of bready and biscuit malt with a licorice note and some herbal hops. Sweet dark malt flavour with medium bitterness. Has a pretty strong metallic note in the flavour.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Despotis (222) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - JAN 13, 2011
Brown orange beer with ok head.Sweet malt,caramel,some dark fruits,light bitter.Thin body.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
saxo (13799) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2010
Bottle. Medium head with medium duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are roast malt, caramel and hops.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
noid1985 (83) - Broadview, Illinois, USA - SEP 12, 2010
Not a fan of this...smells like cooked vegetables, and taste like cooked veggies. Heavy on the onions

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maria (10129) - Thisted, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2010
It’s mahogany-red with a creamy head and the aroma has notes of dark syrup, candy sugar and caramel/toffee. The flavour is sweet with notes of syrup, caramel, dry citrus and hints of nuts.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swooper (1246) - Cambridge and Kladno(Czech Rep.), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2010
bottle, nice caramel aroma, black, clear, white foam, brown foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, good balanced,medium body, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish, good dunkel

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stouby (3698) - Holbćk, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2010
Draught at restaurant close to the brewery (Novopacké Granát). Dark orange with an off-white head. Aroma moderate malty (caramel, roasted) and hoppy. Flavor moderate sweet and bitter, in good balance. Medium body.


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