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


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RATINGS: 195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2009
Bottle 33cl.
Clear dark amber color with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, burnt caramel, light sugar. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long to average duration. Both bitternes and sweet is burnt caramel. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20090626]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40837) - 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 13/20
Ungstrup (34660) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 3, 2008
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2008 Draught@Pivovarsky Klub. Deep ruby red colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is caramel malts, some rubbery notes as well as mild sugar. Flavour is quite much the same along with some yeast and mild notes of licorice lurking in the background. 5 4 6 3 11

Bottled, from Alko. Very deep ambery brown colour with mediumsized beigeish brown head. Aroma is mild caramel, some not-too-sweet syrup, mild sugar as well as some bready malts. Flavour is licorice, ryebread, some sweetish cookies as well as quite strong Saazy grassyness. 7 4 7 4 15

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2008
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of thewolf. Pours a clear dark brown with a reddish hue and a small beige head. Aroma of roasted malt and burned caramel. Quite full-bodied with sweet burned caramel, almost like rock candy. Subdued bitterness. Lovely. 270608

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (23716) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2008 Draught at Pivovarsky Klub, Prague. Dark brown, small head. Earthy and roasty. Sweet with medium body. Rounded but a bit spritzy and oily with some earthiness and notes of wood. Salty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (21884) - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21653) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 3, 2012
Draft at one of my locals, Churchkey, in Washington DC! Whoa! Murky dark brown color, tan head, solid lacing. Aroma of chocolate biscuit and a bit of pepper. Taste starts sweep and syrupy, then only a bit of bitterness to balance. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2013
Draught at Prague Beer Museum. Clear deep amber/mahogany beer with a rich lasting beige head. Roasted malt aroma, sourish notes, hazelnuts, caramel, some chocolate. Roasted chocolate flavor, caramel, toffee notes, raisins, some coffee notes. A bit thin bodied. Roasted and fruity finish with caramel and chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (17712) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 4, 2011
Öliger Geruch. Hopfig semiger Antrunk, weich, mittel-aromatisch und etwas ölig. Mit der Zeit süffiger werdend, im Abgang auch hopfig, nur wenig würzig und bitter. Test vom 22.9.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 8,9,10,9,12,9

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