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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElDesmadre (2149) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jerohen (2061) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iznogud (1318) - CROATIA - JAN 18, 2014
On tap, at Medvedgrad, Ilica. Pours dark brown with brownish head. Roasted malts, caramel, maybe some coffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarkoNm (1197) - 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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tomciccateri (1028) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markoijelena (995) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gopherfan99 (806) - CROATIA - APR 4, 2014
Tap, brown with a tan head, has a chocolate taste with a hint of roasted malt and slightly bitter finish. Decent beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
veceo (781) - CROATIA - MAR 18, 2014
UPDATED: APR 11, 2015 Dark brown color with reddish hue, average sized tan head. Light to medium body, soft carbonation. Taste and aroma of roasted malt, caramel. Sweet at first, but there’s a nice hoppy bitterness in aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HammerTroll (742) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 26, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2014 Dark color with red hue, big tan head. Medium body. Expected to be more creamy. Medium long finish with a hint of coffee. (Pivnica Medvedgrad 0,5l on tap)

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