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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Pivo tmavé speciální

Note: Also known as "Princess of Svijany".


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (2014) - CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 20, 2012
Bottle. Brown with an off white head. Flavour is toffee and burnt sugar. A bit of booze. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 17, 2011
Bottle sample courtesy of The Losh. Very dark oily pour lets in some light creating an ambery hue. Has a moderate beige cap. The nose is very roasty, and hints at coffee and vanilla, with some grassy hops. Sweet, but fairly balanced by floral bittering hops. Medium light body,Long bitter finish with musty like black coffee in the end. A good effort from this brewer.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mzaar (1954) - Varberg, SWEDEN - MAR 16, 2012
Mörkt öl, nästan svart, med ett fylligt capuccinoskum som så sakteliga lägger sig. Tunn arom, honung och mörk sirap. Bättre smak, där honung och röda bär går igenom i en trevlig sötma.

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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Russo (1789) - Hemhofen, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JUL 27, 2014
Dark reddish color with small to average sized tan head. Aroma is sweet and roasty, hints of caramel and malt. Flavor is sweet and roasted malt, hints of toffee. Medium body and carbonation with sweet bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfm (1724) - Holbæk, DENMARK - JAN 15, 2004
Deep amber color with a decent white head. The taste is slightly sweet and malty with a bitter/sour finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kingstoni (1684) - FINLAND - JUN 30, 2012
Bottle. Very dark amber color, near black. Thin head. Sweet aroma of liquorice, caramel and some hops. Flavors are coffee and roasted malt with minor notes of banana. Dry texture. Slightly bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holmen2 (1653) - NORWAY - JAN 16, 2014
Dark, reddish brown. Persisten off-white head. Sweet aroma of malt and prunes. Some cherry-like sourness in taste. Perhaps a bit thin mouthfeel.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
McNeillR (1632) - SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Dark ruby amber and decent sandy cap fading head. Cutting sweet and dank maltiness. Initial taste is herby, ashen and lean soapiness. Quite fizzy, quite lean. Brassy bitter finish. Bottle fae BenH fae Czech.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
fugitive (1550) - Athens, GREECE - SEP 5, 2010
Bottle 500ml. Color dark red with medium head. Aroma caramel, chocolate roasted. Taste dark caramel, roasted, brown sugar.


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