Brewed by Zagrebačka Pivovara (MolsonCoors)
Style: Baltic Porter
Zagreb, Croatia


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RATINGS: 285   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
Croatian Royal Beer.
Tomislav, made with 17.75% malt extract, is the strongest beer in Croatia, introduced in 1925. The use of double malted barley gives this dark lager its full taste and special aroma, much appreciated by connoisseurs. Tomislav pivo has an alcohol content of 7.3% vol, and should be served at 8į C.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MoritzF (9448) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - OCT 10, 2016
(bottle) Almost black coloured hue with a ruby shine and a beige and firm mid-sized foamy head. Roasty malty aroma with notes of ashes, burnt wood and grounded coffee beans, also hints of dark chocolate and caramel. Mildly sweet and roasty bitter flavour, medium bodied with a moderate carbonation. Moderately roasted malt character with notes of coffee, dark chocolate, as well as hints of caramel, vanilla and ashy accents; mildly sweet and roasty bitter finish with notes of dark chocolate and subtle hints of dried fruits at the very end, while the alcohol is fairly well-embedded. Good. 10.X.16

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (9384) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 10, 2016
50 cl bottle @ Timo A. Thanks lusikka! BBE 05.06.2017.
Pours dark ruby red color with a small off-white head. Dark berries on the nose, malts, molasses, some ripe fruits, grain. Flavor is sweet malty with subtle dark berry notes, grassy, some menthol-y herbal tones on the background, cocoa. Interesting, a positive surprise, quaffable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sumo234 (46) - Postojna, SLOVENIA - SEP 14, 2016
Deep brown amber color with creamy beige head. Aroma and taste like some cream irish whiskey.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
anzoanzo77 (78) - SLOVENIA - SEP 14, 2016
Roasted malt and coffee in aroma and taste. Nice dark colour with a bit of red. In taste there is also some whiskey and alcohol, which leads to medium bitter syrup finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MihaKu (63) - Ljubljana, SLOVENIA - SEP 9, 2016
Although itís a commercial beer, it delivers. Smoke, caramel, toast, cereal. Brown, clear body, minimal, tan head. Heavy sweetness, medium bitternes, light sourness. Full bodied, creamy. Average carbonation with abrupt finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gangstergafje (701) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - SEP 6, 2016
The beer look amazing, just the way I like it. The color of the beer is a nice pitch black on the naked eye. Light unveils a nice ruby red/brownish glow. On top of the beer, a nice layer of soft light brown foam is formed. The beer seems rather clear. The smell is nice. There are lovely aromas of malted barley, giving the beer a dark roasty bitterness and also a mellow sweetness. I smell some caramel and coffee tones. There is unfortunately a strong metallic flavor. This gives the beer an unpleasant bitter touch. The taste is better. This doesnít contain the metal touch. It only has the gentle roasty bitter touches, reminding of coffee and caramel, and sweeter malt aromas of sweet chocolate. The balance between bitterness and sweetness is great in the taste. Itís better than in the smell. The finish has a strong syrup-like sweetness and gentle bitters. The plate is great. It has just the amount of kick to give a pleasant sensation. Great beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zlotta (2270) - Hagen, GERMANY - SEP 4, 2016
Sampled from 0.5 l bottle at RBBSG 2016 in Evergem. Hazy, dark brown to black with a beige head. Sweetish-malty, slightly roasty aroma of coffee, dark chocolate and some hazelnut. Sweetish-malty, slightly roasty taste of dark chocolate, coffee and hazelnut, followed by a short, slightly bitter, a little roasty and slightly metallic finish. Thin to medium body, slightly effervescent mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Okay!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (14296) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2016
Sampled @ Ratebeer Belgian Summer Gathering 2016. Dark brown color with a dark red brown glare coming through, average sized beige head. Smell and taste malts, sweetish, sweet raisins, lightly earthy, lightly molasses. Not bad at all, quite pleasant.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Zagi (6) - - AUG 19, 2016 does not count
Impossible to say anything positive about this beer. Made rather by a group of chemists. Clearly perceptible alcohol in throat.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alebarasi (36) - Dobrova, SLOVENIA - AUG 15, 2016
Dark brown color with medium head. Aromas of chocolate-coffe, rye, caramel and roast. Taste is similar to aroma with medium, but smooth sourness and bitterness at the end. Medium-bodied and a bit spicy palate. Enjoyable beer. For me, the best Croatian porter so far.

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