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

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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Pivo tmavé speciální

Note: Also known as "Princess of Svijany".


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19659) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 26, 2002
Very dark brown. Apple aroma. Medium sweet, slightly roasty, but with nice dryish rather bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2004
Bottle. Slightly richer dunkel, but very soft. Slightly roasty/toasty, with caramelly malt, pretty simple, but well balanced, with some bitterness in the finish. Pretty decent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (5179) - Tau, NORWAY - APR 4, 2005
500 ml bottle, bought at Pivni Galerie, Prague. Typical dunkel reddish brown colour, large lasting off-white/beige head. Moderate malty aroma, notes of caramel and leather, maybe some dark fruits too. Low carbonation, a bit thin mouthfeel, malty sweet with notes of molasses, minimal bitterness. Nice enough to drink, but I’d really like some more hops to balance the sweetness. Must be another beer for the target group "convalescents and nursing mothers".

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (7934) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2008 First rating
Draught at "Irish Pub Dublin" close to tram stop Lipanska, in Prague.
Dark brown color, big white/beige lasting creamy head. Fruity and a bit burnt scent. Very refreshing. Low to medium bitterness. Sweet taste, mixed with a bit of burnt flavor. A faint bit of acid in the aftertaste. Very nice taste and easy to drink.
6/4/9/4/18=4.1

Rerate
(Draught at a pub in Holosevice, Prague)
On June 25, 2008
Clear reddish to dark brown color, tan head. Roasted and sweet malty taste. Roasted aftertaste. Sweet malty and alcohol scent. Moussy mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
6/3/6/3/11=2.9

Combined rating: 6/4/7/3/13=3.3

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Furseth (1962) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2007
Bottle: Cler deep red colour, with a nice head. Aroma of caramel,dark chocolate,coffee,citric and a bit metalic in the end. Flavor is almost the same thin to medium body, thin to medium sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (14036) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2008
50cl bottle. Pours brown with a small white head. Caramel, toffee & bread. Slightly roasty. Medium bodied. Quaffable!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13663) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2009
Draught. Dark brown colour. Small unstable light brown head. The flavour is slightly vinous, weak sweetness. Good mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (6565) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Despotis (222) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - SEP 30, 2010
Dark ruby with large creamy head.Taste roasty malts ,coffee,caramell.medium sweet,light bitter.Good drinkability.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6174) - 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.


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