Brewed by Žatecký Pivovar (Carlsberg)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Žatec, Czech Republic


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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
Pro ženy i pro muže vaří Žatecký pivovar tmavý ležák - Žatec Xantho - vskutku výjimečné pivo. Výběrem surovin a speciálním varným procesem se podařilo zvýšit obsah vysoce žádané látky zvané xanthohumol na téměř dvojnásobek. Kdo ochutná noblesní chuť tohoto černého klenotu, objeví čarovné účinky, které jsou v něm ukryty. 14.5°

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (9343) - Tel Aviv, - AUG 9, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2011 Re-rate 6/18/11: Bottle. Very dark brown color with a medium beige head. Aroma of toasted malt, caramel, some roasty notes and a bit of coffee. Roasty/toasty flavor with caramel, some dark bread and coffee. Finishes drier and a bit spicy and herbal. Medium-bodied. A good Dunkel. 6/4/7/3/14=3.4

(6/24/08) Draught at Pivovarsky Klub in Prague. As "Xantho Mimaradny Special 15°". Dark reddish-brown with a big beige head. Aroma of some toasted malt and some licorice notes. Sweetish flavor with some caramelly maltiness and maybe some faint hints of licorice. Medium-bodied. Decent. 6/4/7/3/13=3.3
(6/25/08) Draught at Pivni Galerie in Prague. Dark brown with a medium creamy stable beige head. Aroma of toasted malt, some dark bread, coffee notes and licorice hints. Sweetish flavor with some nice toastiness/roastiness, some caramel and some coffee. Medium-bodied. Very nice. 6/4/7/4/14=3.5

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RomanW70 (296) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - JUL 17, 2008
On Tap at Pivovarksy Klub in Prague on 6/30. Pours sark brown with a medium tan head. Aroma of caramel and chocolate. Very sweet with an interesting finish, almost floral. Very interesting beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (14786) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 17, 2008
Draught@Pivovarsky Klub
Dark ruby, almost opaque, nice creamy beige head. Toasted, caramelly hayish nose. Medium-bodied. Caramelly, malty-sweetish flavor. Rounded mouthfeel. Some woody hops in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rickgordon (3846) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2008
Bottle. Dark brown with a tint of red. Slight chocolatey aroma with a touch of menthol. Really caramelly in flavour with lots of residual sugars. Low bitterness and medium bodied with chewy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11651) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2008
Bottle, bought @ Zatec brewery.
Pours deep mahogany with a nice, frothy, off-white head. Aroma is sweet, lightly roasted with some sweet sugary caramel. Okayish mouthfeel, just a little thin for the ABV. Soft flavour, lightly roasted but with good caramel notes. Pretty long and lingering aftertaste with a spicy hoppiness to it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (37028) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 7, 2008 33 cL bottle. Pours clear dark brown with a lacing tan head. Solid dried fruit ans dark breadish aroma. Medium sweet fruity and solid dark bread flavour. Light spice note . Ends dry and breadish. 6-3-7-3-13=3.2

From tap at Pivovarsky Klub as Zatec Xantho Mimoradny Special 15. Pours dark and hazy brown with a light tan head. Aroma is mild roasted malt. Flavour is mild sweetend with a light breadish note and mild roasted malt flavour. Ends mild roasted and mild spiced towards butterish.6-3-6-3-13=3.1

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11983) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2008
Dark brown with a lasting off-white head. Rich aroma of caramel, toffee, toasted and roasted malts. Sweet toffee malt flavour balanced by fine roasted notes. Indeed a very good dark Czech.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (31474) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2008
Bottled, thanks to Dunkpigen, thewolf, and ChristianSheffel for bringing it to Plzen to RBESG. A deep red beer with a thin tan head. The aroma is sweet with notes of malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel and brown sugar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (18566) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 5, 2008
tap at Pivovarsky Dum ... Deeep brwon little red ... Chocolate malts ... rich sweet and fruity roast malts ... little chocolate some cherry.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DonMagi (5595) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2008
Bottle, however iv no idea where in Plzen this was had. Alround rating: Caramel added pale lager.

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