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

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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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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 8° C.


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1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mmmmbeer123123 (9) - Alabama, USA - OCT 1, 2009
Lovely stuff


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Kainan14 (1) - - NOV 28, 2014 does not count
Dark lager with great aroma, taste and appearance. Best serve at room temperature.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohhnyB (15) - CROATIA - NOV 5, 2014
0,5l bottle. Dark brown color, with creamy tan head. Roasted malt and caramel aroma, medium bitter, alcohol notes and dry finnish. Overall a good beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrankaNik (12) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 3, 2014
Alcohol character too prevalent. A bit too sweet as well. Not so well balanced and definitely not a session beer. Otherwise, though, it’s pretty good. I don’t think this was any kind of attempt at a Baltic Porter. It’s just a strong and dark lager. Perhaps the best of the mega corporate beers in Croatia but still falls short of being a great beer. Still, when at a bar with a limited selection of beers in Croatia, this is often available and is worth trying.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
azzie (297) - - NOV 3, 2014
Bottle 0,5l. Dark liquid, average beige not very steady head. Medium body and carbonation. Roasty taste, a bit too sweet, almost too much. Not bad but cannot drink to much.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vladivostok (273) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2014
Dark with tan head and roasty aroma. Not the most intense Baltic Porter I’ve tried but that does tend to enhance its drinkability. Reasonably bitter finish. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blade86 (664) - Wrocław, POLAND - OCT 14, 2014
black, hazy, medium tanned foam; sweet, caramelly, chocolateish, roasty aroma with some alcohol; medium sweetness, medium(-) bitterness; rather full bodied, thick, slightly oily feel, average carbonation, little bit alcoholic bitter finish; Overall: very nice beer, alcohol a bit too noticeable

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (1877) - CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 14, 2014
Bowled in to an old man boozer within the city walls of Dubrovnik. Felt like the only place in the vicinity that wasn’t designed to fleece tourists. There was a team of old boys singing traditional Croatian songs and it was a bit of a stopped piano moment when we arrived. They got over and we stayed for a game of chess and a pint of Tomislav. Basically the only serviceable beer from the old guard of Croatian brewers. It’s thick and robust. Sweet and Boozy. Delicious.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6895) - Enghien, BELGIUM - OCT 7, 2014
Bouteille 50cl, cheers to my uncle for bringing this one from his vacations. Couleur acajou, col crémeux blanc-cassé. Arôme au bouquet malté caramel, rétro sur une pointe de chocolat avec un petit ajout fruité noir. Palais est malté, cara crystal dark, fruité noir rappelant la prune. Léger chocolaté, caramel, et un fini pils. Amertume arrive en toute fin de bouche ajoutant ce côté noble aux houblons. Le fruité noir est aussi agréable avec ce petit rappel de fruits confits.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rockana (296) - Zadar/Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 22, 2014
Dark brown with medium tan head. Aroma of caramel,malt, with roast, dark fruit, raisins, and alcohol. Medium to fullbody with soft carbonation. Sweet with bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (869) - Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2014
Enjoyed many a bottle of this while in Croatia and it was a very nice change of pace from all the pale lagers. Pours dark with hints of caramel and roasted malt.


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