Brewed by Heineken Romania
Style: Dunkler Bock
Miercurea Ciuc, Romania


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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Silva beer was born in the heart of Transylvania and inherited a part of the patriarchal atmosphere from this origin. Silva stands for true values: tradition, refinement, harmony.
Brewed in Miercurea Ciuc and Hateg.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - DEC 21, 2011
500ml can -

First, a big thank you goes out to my buddy Brian for bringing me this back on his last trip to Romania. Those poor souls in Romania...ugh..some of the beers he’s brought back were good and others were just plain awful. This one was all that bad though. It suprised me with the level of hops that was found, with a bit of spicy hop note. The beer seemed overly attenuated, with a dry, chemical-like aftertaste. Almost no malt character, esp for a dunkel. Maybe the 7% comes from the extra sweetness that should be there? The beer looked like rusty rain water in my glass with a light tan frothy head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
triskaideka (312) - Killarney, IRELAND - APR 7, 2016
Dark amber with off white head. Dried fruits, dark fruit cake, caramel, heat from alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
midovark (222) - Balassagyarmat, HUNGARY - MAR 24, 2016
0. 5 l can. Had this one before joining RateBeer. Entry from noted points only.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lore (1889) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 25, 2016
clear dark amber beer with half inch creamy beige-ish head; aroma of mild roasted coffee, some toffee, plum and some ash; taste of a light coffe with a bit too much sugar, toasted rye bread and some minimal dried fruity notes; surprisingly good beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kita (1748) - Koper, SLOVENIA - AUG 14, 2015
Can, 0.50l, shared with colleagues. Pours clear dark brown color with thin creamy tan-like head and sparkling appearance. Aroma of caramel, roasted malt and grass. Taste starts with sweet caramel, follows by roasty undertones, mouthfeel is dry and alcoholic, while finish is moderate bitter. Light to medium body, sticky texture and lively carbonation in palate. Surprise, surprise, not bad at all...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikkos (306) - FINLAND - JUL 15, 2015
Can from Romania don't know where. Clear reddish dark brown beer with a small bubbly beige I thin it was head. Aroma is sweet, malty, a bit syrupy, plums, dark bread, brown sugar, some liqueur tones maybe. Taste is sweet, some alcohol, dark bread, sweet bready malts. Mouthfeel a bit thin. Finish smooth and some bitterness. Rather ok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fugitive (1821) - Athens, GREECE - JUL 9, 2015
Bottle. Color amber with small head. Aroma caramel, syrup, malt, sour. Taste wood, sour, syrup, alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Piw (687) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - JUN 5, 2015
500ml Dose. Klar und schwarz. Kleine Schaumkrone. Sehr malzig. Trockener Nachgeschmack.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
goozen (3671) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2015
Can 0,5 ltrL Clear brown colored brew with red glow with an dry bitter taste with some sweetness. Hints of caramel and some roasted malts. Bought this beer at Transilvania Food, Weimarstraat, the Hague.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (4339) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAR 27, 2015
UPDATED: SEP 27, 2015 0,5 boks (takk til Petru!), på Action mars-15: klar rødlig rav med tett skum som varer. Mild aroma av maltsødme, fiken og overmodne solbær. Saftig smak med en lett tørrhet i avslutningen gjør den meget lettdrikkelig, og vitamininnholdet holder seg diskret i bakgrunnen. Ny boks (også takk til Petru!), delt med Willy på brygga. Vår felles konklusjon var at dette er en meget kompetent og nytbar bokkøl. Passet fint i høstsolen etter et sjøbad (14C).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmgreenuk (6733) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAR 7, 2015
Can courtesy of Deanso, Poured a clear medium brown with a frothy white head and a little broken lace. The aroma is toffee caramel. The flavour is moderate sweet, light bitter with a woody resin hop bitter palate. Light bodied with average carbonation.

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