Brewed by Klášterní Pivovar Strahov
Style: Polotmavý
Prague, Czech Republic


on tap


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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Bottom fermentation, medium full and medium bitter whole malt beer. Vienna lager and Bavarian Märzen were the inspiration for its composition. The color is closer to Märzen and the bitterness closer to Vienna lager. Märzen, Czech March beer, used to be cooked in March, which is still rather cold. Nowadays we have mechanical cooling and, therefore, we cook amber all year round.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (6516) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2010
Bottle (50 cl) from the brewery, brought to me by a colleague. Beatitiful dark amber with a rich off-white head. Bisquity malt aroma with gentle floral and grassy hops. Soft bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
petexner (935) - CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 24, 2010
On tap at brewery/restaurant in Prague. Dark amber color, pretty bitter hoppy taste and palate. Not bad but they do better ones.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
culchiem (3513) - Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 19, 2010
Bottle. Cloudy Amber colour with a cream coloured head. on first sip it appears watery but each subsequent sip fills the mouth with flavour. really interesting beer. medium gas.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (9306) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 22, 2010
Draught at the brewpub. Nice deep amber color, reddish, tall fine head. Fruity, light caramel aroma. Rich, fruity, clean, tasty. Low sweetness, with bread, a touch of caramel, grapes or plums, and a nice bitter finish. Almost ale-like. Just slighty chewy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ladnewton (1803) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2010
On tap at Klásterní Pivovar Strahov on 12th July 2010. Amber as described with thin decaying white head. Fascinating taste spectrum. Plenty of grassy herby hop; very delicate spice notes and some rich malt. Earthy pungency rounds off the flavour pleasantly and there is a hint of Christmas berries in the backtaste, although so slight it doesn’t cloy the beer at all. Dry finish, light texture. This is a very well-crafted beer indeed and worthy of a high mark.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (15537) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2009
UPDATED: APR 5, 2015 Tap @ Strahov. Pours a amber reddish color with a creamy head and lacings. Sweet vienna caramel feel. Dry and sweet toffee, buiscuit and caramel. Medium and smooth palate. Ends dry. Very fine Vienna. Rerate 2015: caramel, chewy and bready! Just Lovely! 3,6 - 4,0

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rakkasan (142) - Bresso, ITALY - OCT 23, 2009
on tap - Klasterni Pivovar Strahov. Nice amber color with creamy slow diminishing head. Malty nose with a honey maly flavor with just the right touch of sweetness, nice lightly bitter finish. My favorite beer of those available at the brewpub.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marko (4948) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 4, 2009
Draught at the brewpub shared with a friend - thanks. Poured a lovely murky ruby red body with a small-medium sized off white head that went away relatively slowly. Grainy, almost husky and slightly eggy malty nose. An interesting malty woody sweet taste, notes of bubblegum, light hop aftertaste. A lovely Vienna.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (8694) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2009
Draught. High creamy and lasting white head. Clear golden body. Good strong barley malt aroma with grassy notes. Mild but good barley malt flavor with a fair amount of hops bitterness, low carbonation and a long aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (12885) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 29, 2016 Hazy orange with a lasting off-white head, leaving lace. Clean malty biscuit aroma. Sweet and malty flavour with a little hops. Some bitterness in the finish. Extremely drinkable and tasty

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