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

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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brugmanneke (278) - GERMANY - JUN 23, 2012
(on tap) Dark brown, almost black, hazy. Big brown head, dissipating quickly. Roasted malty aroma. Light to medium bitter, not sweet - I like that. Light to medium body. Hops take some time to spread their aroma. Good, well-crafted.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kiwianer (3317) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 1, 2012
The head is robust, the colour black. The taste is malty roasty a bit coffee, hoppy, a bit bitter. In the aftertaste it becomes bitter. Nice different kinds of malt interresting! 13/11/10/11/-/11

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (4199) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 8, 2012
Bottle from brewery. Very dark reddish brown color with huge beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, dark fruit, caramel. Taste, roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, some berries in background. Nice long bitter finish. So far the best Dunkel I ever had.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JAN 18, 2012
Draft at the brewpub, Summer 2011. The pour gives a hazy, dark, chestnut-mahogany body with glints of red around he edges. A thick, spongy head of beige froth lasts a good long while, leaving sticky splotches of lacing behind. The nose is of simple, bready, bronzed sugars with notes of caramel, toasted bread, and cocoa. There’s a touch of a nickely sort of mineral character amidst the dark, malty bread sugars. Flavors follow suit, bready and toasty, clearly featuring the dark malt with all of its toasted caramel edges, roast, and mildly bittersweet cocoa. A bit of floral hop character shows on the back end. The palate sports a moderate, easy going body that finishes with some crisp acidity and lively, cleaning carbonation. Again, like the other Strahov beers I tried, it’s not bad at all, but there’s just not a ton going on, and it falls well short of other regional brews.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (1975) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 21, 2013 Dark brown with a medium, tan head. malty with fruity notes. Malt, coffee, chocolate and bitterness. Medium body with a balanced, bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8574) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2011
Keg Euston Tap London. A nealr black coloured beer with a whitish head. Sweet caramel and fruits on the nose. Fruity and bready in the mouth. A decent length and a tasty dunkel.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
laiti (5405) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 31, 2011
Draught @ Klasterni Pivovar Strahov. Rated on 14.7.2009
Sweetish aroma has roasted coffee and chocolate. Flavour has some roasted malts with some caramel and hints of coffee and chocolate. Good dunkel!

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
madmitch76 (14282) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2011
9th July 2011
Scopeys East Croydon tasting - Cheers Paul! A gusher! Hazy amber brown beer, small pale tan head. Light dry palate. Chocolate flavoured sour cardboard! Dry finish. Pretty grim - cardboard was overwhelming!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (6136) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2011
Bottle at my East Croydon beer tasting. It pours dark brown, with ruby highlights and an off-white head. The nose is nut, caramel, sweaty sock and smoke. The taste is chocolate, tangy, cardboard, nut, light caramel and toast, with a light vinegar finish. A decent dunkel, but it is perhaps a bit on the thin side.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10405) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2011
Bottle at the East Croydon Beer Tasting. Pours a slightly foggy, light brown with an off-white head. Twas a gusher. Bit of dark malts on the nose, some lager and yeast. Light sweet flavor, slightly tangy, bit of toast and roast. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Sweetish finish, some more of this mild tang and subtle roast. Nice.


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