Brewed by Pivovara i pivnica Medvedgrad
Style: Schwarzbier
Zagreb, Croatia


on tap


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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Almost completely black beer, full flavour with typical taste of caramelised malt. Extract - 13%. ABV at some point from 4 to 4.8%.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gorkogrlo (217) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 13, 2013
Draught, 0.5l. Black colour. Nice head, no lacing. Aroma: yeast, bread, chocolate. Flavour: malt, acidic, chocolate, hops. Overall: balanced, ok beer. Nothing too special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cuso (5721) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 5, 2013
Big bottle from my friend Peter B. Many thanks. dark brown color with thick creamy off-white head. Aroma of dark malt, caramel, dried fruits. Taste, roasted malt, caramel, dark fruits, hints of coffee. licorice, very low hop bitterness, light sourness in finish. Tasty beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
visionthing (3401) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 22, 2013
On tap at Pivnica Mali Medo, Zagreb. Clear dark bown with a reddish hue and an off-white head. Aroma of caramel, fruits, malt, dried fruits, some hoppy notes and hints of yeast and roast. Moderate sweet with a light acidity and a balanced bitterness. Quite decent and well balanced. (2013-05-17)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElDesmadre (2153) - Mikołów, POLAND - SEP 12, 2012
Draught at Pivnica Medvedgrad. In my opinion the best of their beers. Surprisingly hoppy aroma with a top layer of grassy hops, under which there are the malty notes - bread, roast and caramel. The dominating aroma elements were the hops and dried plums, especially in the flavour. Light sweet, light bitter. Less dry and more hoppy than a regular schwarzbier. Very tasty!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 2, 2012
The head is robust, the body is brown. The taste is malty, darkmalty, aromatic and hoppy. Ok! 13/10/11/10/-/11

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
darioklc (551) - Karlovac, CROATIA - MAY 9, 2012
Drank at Pivnica Medvedgrad, Zagreb. Almost black color with brown head. Strong aroma with caramel malt. Overall pretty nice beer not too sour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (2909) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 2, 2012
Draft at the Božidara Adžije location. Darkest brown lager, foamy over-the-top head. Soapy foam nose. Coating, rusty roast. Strong flavor, a touch metallic but otherwise very tasty. Striking roast, but same eggy, sour lactic nose that turned me off their other strong beer. Quite nice overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TimE (3985) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 29, 2010
Moderately dark brown color, milk chocolate and toffee in the nose. Well balanced, moderately dry. Lasting coffee and toffee in finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tderoeck (5850) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 22, 2010
31/08/2010 - 30cl from tap @ Medvedgrad Adzijina

Clear dark red to brown beer (not exactly black). Tick beige rocky head. Aroma is malty, sweet, dried fruits, caramel. MF is a little flat, medium body and somewhat watery texture. Taste is sweet, roasted malts, some red berries. Aftertaste has a little coffee bitterness, caramel and some acidity to keep the beer balanced. Good brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Eructoblaster (3294) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 15, 2010
On tap et the brewpub. Pours a black body with a good off-white foamy head. Decent malty/hoppy aroma with brown sugar hints. Taste is well balanced. It carries brown sugar and some roasty notes. Ends with a good bittersweet finish. Good effort.

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