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

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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Pivo tmavé speciální

Note: Also known as "Princess of Svijany".


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (7874) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 23, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2010 Draught at Svijansky Rytir in Prague. Sweet, creamy, chocolate and caramel aroma. Looks like a root beer float. Creamy flavor, chocolate and caramel, slightly burnt and earthy, with some minerals. Slightly watery at the end. Ok, rather average dunkel--missing something. Soft, silky body, very delicate. A nice drinker.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
motelpogo (7244) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 16, 2002
kent old brown appearance. molasses aroma. rockmelon. swillable. some roast bitterness but a little sticky

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6967) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2011
(Draught at Svijansky Rytir, Prague, 27 July 2011) Very dark brown colour with frothy, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with notes of dark bread, caramel and dried fruit. Malty, roasted taste with caramel, dark bread, rasins and a certain sweetness in a finish with a gentle bitterness. Medium body. Quite nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6760) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours deep reddish brown, nose is malty toffee, taste is dry toffee, light malt, alright.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (6722) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2010
50cl bottle. A nice dark colour. A good head. A very nice dunkel beer :-)

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (6691) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUN 16, 2011
On tap at Cesky Raj , Wroclaw
Aroma sweet darker show with lighter caramel and brown sugar notes. Gentle hop finishing. 6-
Appearance excellent appearance. Fine thick haze on light garnet with touches of brown. Large, long lasting stiff beige top. Is this natural or nitro in play? 4+
Flavor and Palate : Caramel on earthy tones . wood , mineral cellar like depth. Soft fine texture. Very smooth , not too sweet. It does have right amount of dryness at finish, Balanced well measured dunkel. Solid choice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (6608) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours red amber with a thick off-white head. Aromas of sweet nuts, caramel. Taste is sweet, malty. Finishes sweet, herbal.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (6596) - 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".

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (6428) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 4, 2008
En fût. Pinte dégustée chez Klub Scorpion (Plzen, Rép. Tchèque). Arôme: Odeur de caramel brûlé avec une pointe fruitée. Apparence: La couleur est brune foncée. Présence d’un moyen col beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût de caramel fruité. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement caramélisé. (Rating #1557)

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ogivlado (6416) - 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.


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