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Brewed by Pivovar Svijany (LIF)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Svijany, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Pivo tmavé speciální

Note: Also known as "Princess of Svijany".


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (6978) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 1, 2010
Bottle. Sweet toffee malt and dry cherry aroma. Dark chestnut color with giant, long lasting tan head. Sweet cherry and toffee malt flavor with a lightly bitter/astringent finish. Brown sugar aftertaste. Very nice.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
petexner (854) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 5, 2010
bottle. dark body with nice head. not so sweet but rather spicy with long palate.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ogivlado (5402) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 25, 2009
Bottled 500ml. -Courtesy of and shared with Doggythedog (thanks!)
Reddish/brown coloured, medium to big pale beige head, mild roasty nose. Roasted malt, brown sugar and some faint fruityness. Touch of caramel in the finish. Watery palate. According to label this one is "Beer of Czech Republic 2009". My vote is against.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marko (3771) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 19, 2009
Bottle from the Albert Hypermarket in Chodov, Prague
Poured a dark red/black body with a tan head that went away slow leaving nice lacing. Weak nose, some maltiness I guess. Sweetish roasty malty taste. Very very light bitterness. Gets drier near the end. Definitely will rerate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mixos (151) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - SEP 7, 2009
A really nice dunkel. Dark red-brown color with medium head. Aroma of malts, caramel,chocolate and some spicies. Taste is medium sweet that turns to spicy. Chocolate, malts, caramel and some hops in the background. Nice aftertaste, long lasting and spicy too. Nice body... nice palate.. nice beer at all...

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
judasbeer (431) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 5, 2009
Bottled. Dark brown color with ruby hue and creamy brownish head that lasts quite long. The aroma is pretty neutral to me. It has a distinct roasted malt character with light chocolate feel. The flavor is a pleasant surprise, much more intense than the aroma. It starts roasted malty, then follows some sweet toffee, caramelish flavors with a slightly spicy hops in the finish. It also has some weird meaty, yeasty feel as it gets warmer, but not disturb too much. The body is pleasantly smooth with moderate carbonation, almost oily - so u can feel it’s really unpasteurized. I’d gladly taste the all beers from this brewery if i’d have a chance. And surely drink it regularly if i could.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (6383) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2009
Draught. High creamy and lasting off-white head. Very dark red brown body. Creamy nut caramel aroma. Relatively strong cocoa nut caramel flavor with a fair amount of hops bitterness. Low carboation. Short aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (10778) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2009
Brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is malty with a hint of toffee. Malty dry flavour with a little roasted note and lasting toffee finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (4867) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 16, 2009
On tap in Melnik, Czech Rep. Pours brown with a moderate creamy tan head.Strong roasted malt aroma. Nice velvet mouthfeel, taste of dark malts, liquorice and pepper. Taste starts sweet turns spicy, and ends with a long nice peppery aftertaste. For me this is like a Primator Stout "light".

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tarjei (1954) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUL 13, 2009
50 cl bottle at my garage-tasting 8th. May. Bought in Prague by Atle. Clear brown reddish color, fine beige head. Aroma is sweet fruity, butterscotch. Flavor is sweet, caramel, fruit and has some hops. Maybe too sweet.


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