Brewed by Pivovara Medvedgrad
Style: Dunkler Bock
Zagreb, Croatia


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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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%.

hrabren's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hrabren (706) - Zagreb, - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle, 0.5 l, 7.5% abv, gift from Medvedgrad Brewpub. Thanks! Pours nice orange-yellow color with average, frothy, off-white head. Hints of acid in the smell, like sauerkraut, maybe some corn. Well balanced hoppy bitterness and malty sweetness with some pine in the aroma. Medium body, average carbonation, malty finish. Sincerely recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brewtalita (209) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 16, 2016
Copper, nice head. Aroma toasted malt, hazelnuts, herbal notes. Palate medium, low carbonation. Taste sweetish caramel, blends with nice herbal notes. Actually a nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
klukas (29) - Rijeka, CROATIA - JUN 6, 2016
Enjoyed: poured from a bottle into a mug. Rich but short-living foam. Blury red, brownish colour (unfiltered). Pleasant taste, easy, drinkable, low carbonation. Though it has a lot of alcohol, it’s hard to taste it or smell it. In the beginning it’s very aromatic/fragrant, but later intensity is lost. Nice labels, both old and new.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rusos (517) - Stupava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 4, 2016
Bottle. Darker amber colour, white head. Aroma is mostly malty, caramel, toasty, some fruits, herbal hops. Taste is sweet malty, caramel malts, hops, nuts. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Svarun (99) - - MAY 28, 2016
Amber to brown, nice big head. Aroma is toffee and caramel. Rich complex taste, full body and lots of sweetness. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (22885) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nephirem (138) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sebilinz (1646) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (12571) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DutchDrebus (5503) - 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.

   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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