Brewed by Klášterní Pivovar Strahov
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Prague, Czech Republic


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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
First beer we have cooked here after many years of break. Its origins reach back to Munich from the first half of the 19th century. Our St. Norbert tastes dryer and bitterer than the Munich lager. Whole malt well hopped beer, showing the Munich, caramelized and roasted malt in its taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (15335) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2007
(Draught at the brewery in Prague) Very dark amber, great offwhite head. Malty aroma, a bit roasted. Quite hoppy flavor at first but with alot of butter and toffee notes. Vanilla and a bit roasted after a while. Bitter finish, but also with vanilla and milky notes. Some grass . Great balance in this beer!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (16931) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 25, 2006
Draught at the monastery/brewery; Sv. Norbert Tmavý 14°
Dark brown to black color; nice creamy head. Very nice aroma, delicate, roasted malt. Soft mouthfeel, caramel first, some malt, roasted malt, very harmonious. Ends with some hops, roasted malt, caramel. Probably the best Dunkel I ever tried, for its harmony and elegance.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rmalloy (199) - los angeles, California, USA - OCT 16, 2006
Thought this was just OK, but enjoyed the brewpub. Lots of malt flavor but no complexity.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mungo (2471) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2006
Draught @Brewery. Raost with light earthiness to the malts Drinkable but seems thin compared to the flavours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
EithCubes (5307) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 14, 2006
Tap at the pub. Pitch with a little chestnut seeping through at the bootom edge. Light brown, rich, and lacy head. Aroma dark and chocolatey, plenty of roast, a little toffee, light hops, maybe a little brown sugar. Whoa! hugely potent taste, massive coffee and chocolate. Herby. Damn that’s potent. Crisp start; middle is creamy and thick enough to cut with a spoon; end is herby, very dry roasty bitterness. Soft but full-bodied. Superb.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - MAY 29, 2006
(Tap) Pours dark with think beige head. Aroma of coffee and caramel. Taste is very similar with come chocolate in the aftertaste. Smooth and drinkable, easily one of the best beers I had in Prague.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nekronos (3849) - Xalapa, MEXICO - APR 11, 2006
Very sweet, but not like sugar, it was nice to try those grains of barley. The foam was not as impressive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (5331) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - MAR 26, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 29, 2007 One of the best dunkels I found in Prague. Black with a huge, thick head. Malt aroma, but there is also smoke and meat. The flavor has more malt and some smoked meat. Lightly bitter finish and highly carbonated. Excellent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsga (6930) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 6, 2006
Big offwhite head over dark red body that looks opaque black. Dry, roasty, faint aroma. Dry, roasty, burnt taste with lingering sweet burntness as well as some acidity. Not as complex or as drinkable as the amber.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gnoff (9191) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2006
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2011 Draught at the brewpub in May 2006.
According to the girl in the bar this beer had 6.0% ABV.
Shady brown color, big beautiful beige creamy lasting head. Served in the small round glasses it’s a feast for your eyes! Acid and burnt scent. Exceptional taste! Big mouthfeel, good bitterness, a bit burnt and acid, mixed with malts, flavor. Very high co2 level makes it a bit spritzy.

From May 2005:
Nice darker brew from the monestary brew pub. Actually nothing to do with the monestary part from housing in it’s old buildings, but still a nice area and a really nice beer.
Ar: 7 Ap: 4 Fl: 8 Pa: 3 Ov: 15

Draught at the brewpub on June 5, 2011
Black color, tan lasting head. Sweet, herbal, spicy taste. Spicy and sweet malty scent. Moussy mouthfeel, medium bitterness.

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