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

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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Almost completely black beer, full flavour with typical taste of caramelised malt. Extract - 13%. ABV at some point from 4 to 4.8%.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
heavy (2270) - Split, CROATIA - OCT 30, 2007
27/10 0.3 l draught. Had dark brown body with medium creamy, slowly diminishing brown head. Roasted malts in aroma, quite strong sourness. Maybe also from some kind of hops... Flavor is sour, a bit bitter, coffee. Finish long and pretty sour. Lacked sweetness expected for the style, but still quite good. I will try it again next time in Zagreb if this was in bad condition.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElDesmadre (2218) - 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!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jerohen (2062) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - SEP 21, 2007
On draft at Zagreb. Black, small brown head. Malty nose, some liquorice. Predominantly bitter flavour, not a lot of complexity. Lasting bitter finish. Thin mouthfeel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fugitive (1645) - Athens, GREECE - JUN 15, 2015
Tap @ brewpub. Color black with small head. Aroma roasted, malt, caramel, sweet. Taste malt, sweet, sugar, roasted.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown!, AUSTRALIA - JAN 3, 2009
Draught at Pivnica Medvedgrad, Zagreb. Notes from July 08. Pours dark brown with brown head. Aroma of roasted malt and chocolate. Flavour is of malt, chocolate and caramel. Good mouthfeel with a dry and bitter finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iznogud (1441) - CROATIA - JAN 18, 2014
On tap, at Medvedgrad, Ilica. Pours dark brown with brownish head. Roasted malts, caramel, maybe some coffee.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarkoNm (1292) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - MAY 7, 2015
Pours a clear dark brown color, red undertone, topped with a decent and solidly lasting tan colored head. Malty aroma, a bit roasty with some mild chocolate notes. Taste starts with some sweetness, quite watery with some grassy notes later on. Mild bitterness and slight herbal presence in the finish. Drinkable, although a bit more taste would be needed - a bit too watery.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mortlach (1240) - Rome, ITALY - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle @Buskers Pub (Rome), shared by ippopotamo36 (thanks Alberto!). Deep brown honey color with a good beige foam. Aroma is roasted malts, caramel, some coffee. Flavour is well balanced, roasted notes, little sweet, with a decent bitter end, some caramel. Light body, medium to light carbonation. Nice!

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tomciccateri (1032) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - OCT 25, 2006
On draught at the "small bear" bar in Zagreb. It pours an opaque dark brown with a slightly tan head. light-medium body with a mellow dark malt flavor with very slight caramel notes and a dry finish. Minimal hops present. A clean dark beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markoijelena (1018) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JUL 27, 2014
Draught at Brewery Medvedgrad in Zagreb Croatia.Pour it dark black colour with small white head.Taste and aroma of roasted malt but weak.Litlle coffee on the back.Very reminds me on some beer from Black Turtle pub in Serbia.


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