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Brewed by Pivovara Medvedgrad
Style: Schwarzbier
Zagreb, Croatia

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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%.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Eructoblaster (3747) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
vipinvelp (3669) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2014
Clear dark ruby red with light brown foam head. Aroma is bit weak. Taste caramel with some toffee aroma. Short aftertaste. (Zagreb 201403) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElDesmadre (3078) - 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
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MisoW (3059) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 24, 2014
On tap at brewery. Pours brown color, beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee. Taste is medium bitter, lightly sweet, coffee, cocoa, roasted malt. Bittersweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen2 (2733) - NORWAY - OCT 7, 2015
From tap at Pivnica Mali Medo with TO 07.10.15. Very dark brown. Pale brown head and lacing. Aroma of American hops, roasted malt and burnt caramel. Similar taste. Moderate bitterness. Short aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (2703) - Varberg, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2016
Bottle @ Beer Garden Supetar. Pours dark brown with a rich off white head. Aromas of chocolate, ash and caramel. Flavours of chocolate, caramel and nut. Nutty finish. Soft texture.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
heavy (2661) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarkoNm (2255) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jerohen (2163) - 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.


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