Brewed by Pivovar Nová Paka
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Nova Paka, Czech Republic


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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (37272) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2009
Bottle 50cl. @ home.[ Trade by oh6gdx ].
Clear dark red brown color with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully - mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy malty, hay, dark roasted, caramel, light brown sugar and maple syrup, moderate hoppy, grass. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long to average duration. Flavor starts very sweet and ends very bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20090712]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (33547) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2010
50 cL bottle, courtesy of Papsoe. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted and malty. Sweet malty, light cornish syrupy. Roasted malt and slight dark toffee caramelish. Slight acidic to vague citric into a malt driven finish. Rather fruity into the far finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2010
Bottled. A deep red beer with a lazing light tan head. The aroma has notes of caramel and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, malt, and a bit of metal, leading to a nicely bitter finish. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25075) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of oh6gdx. Pours a clear warm orangey brown with a creamy beige head leaving some laces. Roasted malt in the nose - and a little smoke?? Solid body with a massive malt base. Roasted malts, sweet caramel and a whiff of glue. Again a whiff of smoke. Quite some bitterness in the finish. Not really a Dunkel at 6.3% right? And the smoky accents confuse. 230310

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (21545) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 3, 2008
Bottled. Deep ruby colour (near black), small beigeish brown head. Aroma is mild caramel malts, sugar and some balancing mild notes of hops. Flavour is much the same. Compared to the Velikonoční Podkrkonošsky Speciál Tmavý, this one lacks the candyish sweetness and pretty much the roasted notes.
Earlier Rating: 4/3/2007 Total Score: 3.3
Bottled. Dark rubyish brown colour with mediumsized brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, caramel and some sweet dark sugary notes. Flavour is caramel, toffee, slightly roaste dmalts and some hops. Candyish sweetness lurking in the background. Not too bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (20444) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2007
Bottled, thanks oh6gdx! Very dark brown, minimal head. Interesting madeira aroma. Sweet with clean mouthfeel. Boldly malty with vinous plums and saccharine. Low bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (16807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2014
10th December 2014
Tasting at Leighton’s Flat. Thanks to Fergus. Lightly hazy amber beer, small pale tan head. Palate is airy, dry and crisp. Mild malts, little caramel. Sweet esters. Touch of apple and mild dried fruits. Airy dry finish. Messy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
saxo (14423) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2010
Bottle. Small head with short duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are rich burnt caramel, roast malt and hops. Some nuts present as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dedollewaitor (14259) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 25, 2010
Bottle @ Pivovarsky Klub, Prague. Pours dark brown with a small creamy white head. Grain and caramel with a touch of alcohol. Medium bodied. Decent

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13955) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2009 Bottle, 6.3%. Mild caramelly aroma. Cloudy dark brown colour. Nice stable light brown head. Sweet flavour, OK roasted. 6 3 6 3 13

Draught. Mild earthy aroma. Dark brown colour, seems clear. Small light brown head. The flavour is roasted with enough sweetness to balance. A little earth like in the aroma and a good smoke note. High bitterness, slightly unpleasant, but a good beer. 7 3 7 3 15

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