Brewed by Starobrno Brewery (Heineken)
Style: Polotmavý
Brno, Czech Republic


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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Pivo pro milovníky výjimečných zážitků. Spojuje jemnou hořkost chmele s ušlechtilým tónem karamelového sladu. Zvláštní svojí barvou i karamelovou chutí.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwyerpg (5547) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 12, 2007
Good looking red beer. I visited the brewery while in Brno, and they said this is a combination of the svelte and cerne. Nothing is really outstanding about this beer, but luckily the cerne flavoring dominates the svelte, making it passable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (9119) - Down South, GERMANY - JUN 16, 2007
It is rather unusual to find rezak beers in bottles, usually they are mixed in the pivnice/restaurant from dark and pale lager. Quite malty, flavours of roasted malt. Only lightly hopped, but very drinkable. I rather liked it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KnutAlbert (6675) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 5, 2007
Draft in Bulgaria. A decent beer, but rather on the sweet side. I wish someone could brew more well hopped dark lagers!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pivnizub (10096) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - OCT 4, 2006
Bottle: Amber coloured, small, but stable off-white head; sweet (dark-) malty nose with a touch of toasted malt and a metallic tinge; mild sweetish-bitter flavour, light bodied; delicate malty-bitter finish. Rather unspectacular.........

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
newkai (7) - Syracuse, New York, USA - AUG 13, 2006 does not count
A smooth slightly hoppy semi-dark Vienna-style lager. Nothing intense about this beer, but it has a full flavor with very little or no aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (7174) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 3, 2005
Bottled(500ml). -cola coloured, almost no head, light caramel and toffee aroma, malty and sweet , watery bitter finish, I expected much better beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dortmunder (961) - Herdecke, GERMANY - APR 2, 2005
Bottled. Mine was called Starobrno Rezak on the label. Cookie malt aroma. Malty, sweet, slightly caramelly taste. Mildly bitter finish. Nice polotmave.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gazza (726) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2004
Almost black beer. Slightly sweet and toffeeish with a full body and coffee pronounced. Soft coffee and bitter finish. Very drinkable dark beer. (Draught at Cerveny Drak, Sumperk)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
redletter (8) - ENGLAND - APR 1, 2004 does not count
UPDATED: OCT 27, 2004 An excellent, if far to little known Czech brew. A bit like the town it is from - Brno is a great alternative to Prague just as StaroBrno is a great alternative to Staropramen! Both are a bit more laid back and sleepy, with a rustic tinge. just another good, simple czech lager. Highly recommended

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (12276) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 8, 2003
Brought to me by a colleague (thanks Wim) from Brno. Starobrno Cerne on the label, 3,8% alcohol. Thick creamy head that you can almost cut with a knife. Malty aroma and flavor: caramel, cherry and a hint of smokiness. Rather thin. Toasty bitter aftertaste. Just a hint of sourness coming through. Lovely beer with a lot of flavor for its modest strenght.

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