tomer (3735) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - JUL 14, 2010
At a tasting, thanks Dror, snall beige head, clear brown colour with dark red hues, aroma of malt, black cherry hay and some smokey hints, flavour of roasted malt, candy, dark chocolate and dried fruits. Quite sweet but with a complementing bitterness. Good hallinghansen (3415) - Odense SV, DENMARK - APR 8, 2016
Bottle. Dark brown body with a small head. Dark fruits, malt, light chocolate notes. Decent. Werckmeister (3328) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - AUG 20, 2016
0,2l from tap at Salon Piva, Nitra. As Cernovar Tmavy. dark brown / reddish color, small off-white head. smells of spices, licorice, peppery. decent smell. medium body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes of licorice, russian bread, spices, peppery. finishes lightly dry with bready notes and spices. decent one overall, but also not overly special. bursprak (3285) - Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 2, 2017
Bottle from a friend. Weak brownish pour with a small head. Notes of raisins, caramel, light hoppy with some roast. TEJA (3255) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2016
Bottle sampled at SBWF 2015.
Short light grey head. Clear dark amber color. Very nice light roasted malt aroma and taste. The bitterness is also well balanced against a medium body.
Erasmus_ro (3174) - Alabama, USA - OCT 27, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 31, 2013 Taster from a bottle, thanks Pyry. Aroma is dark bready malts, some light dark fruitiness. Taste is dry with bready malts, some dunkel-like fruitiness, light herbal hoppiness. Surprisingly dry for a Czech dark. vinivini (2978) - Gomel, BELARUS - FEB 27, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 8, 2015 Deep brown colour, fluffy beige head. OK lacing. Aroma of bread, roasted malt & coffee, chicory. Light to medium body. Sweetish start & bitter hoppy finish, so is the aftertaste. An empty moment in the middle. Still quite decent. msbernac (2861) - Krakow, POLAND - MAY 31, 2014
Appearance-black, hazy, tan foam,
Taste-light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour,
Palate-medium body, creamy, fizzy, bitter finish
Overall-very good dnicolaescu (2701) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - AUG 14, 2013
Head: beige, medium, frothy, avg. retention. Colour: black.
Aroma; roasted malt, smoke, chocolate.
Taste: bitter-roasted, chocolate.