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Pivovara Medvedgrad Grička Vještica

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Brewed by Pivovara Medvedgrad
Style: Dunkler Bock
Zagreb, Croatia

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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Extra strong dark beer, thick light ruby colour. Taste is light, aromatic, with full and fine sweetness and balanced flavour. Extract - 15%. ABV at some point from 7 to 7.5%.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Svarun (91) - - MAY 28, 2016
Amber to brown, nice big head. Aroma is toffee and caramel. Rich complex taste, full body and lots of sweetness. Good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (22759) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2016
Keg at Pivnica Medvedgrad Ilica, Zagreb. Cloudy pale nut brown, small head. Fruity nutty nose. Mid sweet with above medium body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Nutty and mildly roasty, lightly fruity and buttery. Low-medium bitterness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nephirem (122) - CROATIA - MAR 5, 2016
Pours hazy dark amber color with medium and creamy slightly off-white head. Lovely smell of caramel and toffee. Full body with medium carbonation. Smooth and oily texture. Taste is bittersweet, with bitterness present mostly in the aftertaste, probably due to alcohol. Aroma of toffee, caramel, bread, biscuits. Very rich and tasty. Overall, loved it. This was sampled from the new 0.33l bottle and it feels like an improvement over the old 0.5l Grička. Excellent.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sebilinz (1603) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAR 3, 2016
Bottle. Amber body white head. Nice fruity malty aroma. Taste was also malty and fruitywith some caramel. Aftertaste was a little bit sweet and you didn’t taste the alcohol.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (12378) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 18, 2016
Bottle [from trade with RW80] @ weekly tasting shared with Dutchdrebus and Joes. Hazy red-brown color, average sized off-white head. Aroma is malts, toffee, caramel, lightly leaves. Taste malts, sweet, caramalts, leaves, slightly bitter in the finish. Average to decent body, medium carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DutchDrebus (5472) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - FEB 18, 2016
Bottle @ joes. Slightly hazy broen colour with a small off-white head. Smells slightly sweet, not a lot of smell. Tastes sweet, malty. Does nothing wrong. Thin body, soft carbo.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fid600 (81) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 13, 2015
50 cl bottle from Roto dinamic, served in a snifter. Red to dark amber, unfiltered, with small white head that is slow to dissipate. Aroma is malts, toasted, faint grass. Medium body, average carbonation. Taste is mild, with medium sweetness, and low to medium bitterness, balanced. Oily texture.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (790) - - OCT 9, 2015
Pours muddy redish light brown color, with tiny foamy, unstable white head, which inmediately transform to a ring around the glass. Visualy mild low carbonation, with small mild slow up rising bubbles. Aroma is the worst part of this beer: actually hard detectable, with hints of biscuit and peaches, but without note of an alcohol. Flavor is much better: alcohol is hidden, prevails sweet malty notes of wheat, hints of caramel, and peaches. Malt sweetness is medium, hop bitterness is mild, body is sticky, finish is dry.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gorkogrlo (294) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 8, 2015
Bottle. Medium-big cremy head. Hazy. Reddish-brown color. Generally, looks nice. In nose mostly malt with some notes of oranges and caramel. But intensity of aroma is, actualy, pretty low. In flavor again malts and yeast with some grassy, bitterbnotes at the finish. Balanced. Maybe, too balanced for bock (too hoppy for a style). Which is fine with me. Medium-full body. Overall: nice one, but with some complexity it would be great.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
don23 (38) - Sisak, CROATIA - SEP 17, 2015
Probably the best beer in Croatia, thats my opinion, even if you drink it from the bottle


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