Brewed by Staropramen Breweries (MolsonCoors)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Prague, Czech Republic


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RATINGS: 413   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
A dark lager with an exceptionally fine taste which is talked about with recognition and admiration. Staropramen Dark is exceptional for its calming, full-bodied, sweetish caramel taste with gentle, hopsy bitterness. It is a taste you will never forget.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cab (866) - - AUG 5, 2009
Tap. 50cl. A deep amber brew with an aroma of sweet caramel. dark chocolate and nuts. Not a strong beer - only 4,4 vol - but whith a long taste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Andris1988 (11) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 24, 2016
Nutty toasted chocolate-like and caramel-like malty sweetness in aroma and flavor. It is a good dark beer. Nagyon jó csokis-karamellás barna sör. Ár-érték arányban az egyik legjobb.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zotya (15) - HUNGARY - JUN 20, 2016
It has dark brown schokolate color, the foam top is low and tan. Aroma is sweet caramel. Sweet taste a little bit metallic aftertaste. Drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
hrabren (721) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 11, 2016
0.5 bottle U Rotundy, Prague. Pours dark brown with orange tint and small tan head, quickly diminishing. Aroma is wine, red fruits, toast and malts. Medium carbonation, thin body, watery. Sweet with some metal acidity, caramel finish. Average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AnG_BrgNor (410) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 23, 2016
Bottle. Dark brown. Nice lasting small head. Aroma and taste is caramell, sweet malt and some roasted malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nurmis (255) - Oulu, FINLAND - APR 23, 2016
0,33l bottle at home. Pours dark amber with clear liquid and small slightly tanned head. Light aroma of roasted malts and hoppiness. Bit watery. Light sweetness and bitterness. Easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brnandersen (3180) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 2, 2016
Draught at café. Big, dimpled mug. Slightly hazy amber colour with a fluffy off-white head. Sweet aroma with caramel malts, fruits, toasted notes, butter and bread. Taste is lightly bitter. Medium body with a creamy texture and a soft carbonation. Finishes slightly dry and fruity with toasted notes, caramel malts and butter. Nice, straightforward Tmavý.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kavu (3823) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 31, 2016
Bit of a surprise I hadn’t rated this yet. 0,33l bottle from Systembolaget Övertorneĺ. Pours clear deep amber with a low tan head. Aroma is sweet roasted malts. Flavor is sweet roasted malts with some coffee. Decent.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Towey1989 (1583) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2016
Keg at The Irish Times, Prague. A clear brown colour with a fizzy tan head. Aroma of caramel, roasted grain, some nuts and subtle spicy hops. Taste of caramel, roasted grain, some nuts and slight grain. Light bodied and moderate carbonation. A dry, roasted bitterness in the finish. A bog standard dark lager, roasted grains and caramel. Quite fizzy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Demens (161) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 31, 2016
0,5l bottle. Dark brown colour with creamy tan head, that slowly disapears. Aroma: caramel, some fruity notes. Taste: yeasty, buttery texture, but too watery and mediocre (industrial) taste. Sweet malty start, medium bitterness. Light body. Medium carbonation, mild bitter finish. This is much lighter and forgettable than an average czech dunkel/tmavý.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brewtalita (210) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 8, 2016
Light brown, creamy tan head which quickly disappears. Aroma light roastiness, hops and nuts. Palate watery, carbed too high to my liking. Taste is roasted malt with presence of tannins, sour in beginning. Walnuts and hops in finish. Thin and watery but actually not bad and quite drinkable.

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