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


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RATINGS: 126   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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (15230) - 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 (4643) - 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 (8413) - 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 (12301) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (6412) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 6, 2009
Sampled at Dogbrick’s Eurostash tasting on 4.30.09. Clear amber color with a big white head. Malty aroma with some yeast. Mostly malty flavor, but there are some bitter hops in there as well. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (10709) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 5, 2009
Sample at the Eurostash tasting on 04/30/09: Bottle from the brewpub. The beer is a hazy golden-amber color with a medium thick and foamy bone white head that diminishes slowly. Sticky patches of lacing on the glass. Caramel malt aroma with notes of floral hops. Medium body with sweet caramel malt flavor offset by resiny and floral hops. The finish is malty with a sweetness left over. Above average overall.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Francis75 (2) - AFGHANISTAN - MAY 5, 2009 does not count
Nice colour, very bitter, full, strong, keeping the foam for long. Drunk at Chyse bar, Prague 8 - Cimice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (7394) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 1, 2009
On tap @ the brewery. Comes slightly hazy dark golden colour, complete with a generous white head. Fruity aroma with some hops presence as well. Sweet caramel flavour turns hoppy to the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAR 21, 2009
on tap at the brewery, pours light amber, tall off white head. Soft hoppy nose. Sweet carmel, and assertive hoppyness in the finish. Well rounded and refreshing. Paired extremely well with the spicy goulash.

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