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

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (2112) - CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 15, 2012
Keg at the monastery brewpub. Pours a dark Brown with a Red hue and a thick Cream coloured head. Aroma of roasted malt. Flavour also tastes roasty but with coffee and caramel. A touch of liquorice leading to a light bitter finish. Full bodied and delicious.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gurthnar (3022) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 4, 2012
UPDATED: APR 19, 2013 On tap at brewpub. Heavy beige head, dark brown color. Aroma coffee, roasted malt. Taste initially medium sweet caramel, then medium roasted coffee bitter. Finish is quite long balanced caramel-roasted-coffee. Quite drinkable, A bit low temperature. Otherwise ood beer 6 4 8 4 15.

Aroma coffee, light roasted, light caramel. Big stable brown head, very dark brown colour. Taste light to medium coffee and roasted, also caramel maltiness, some hops. This beer has excellent balance. Hops, chocolate,roasted, coffee, everything is there. Really nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omikr0n (803) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 3, 2012
On tap at the brewpub. Pours dark brown to black color with decent tan head. Aroma is roast and hops. Taste is roast, malt, hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
satanda (434) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 29, 2012
Průměrné tmavé pivo. Nazaujalo. Točené ve strahovském klášterním pivovaru.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brugmanneke (283) - 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 (3428) - 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 (5986) - 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 (2528) - 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 (8750) - 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.


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