Brewed by Tradiční pivovar v Rakovníku - Pivovar Rakovník
Style: Polotmavý
Rakovník, Czech Republic


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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
A full-tasting beer of ruby colour with nice caramel flavour and a touch of hop bitterness.

Plnější pivo rubínové barvy, s jemnou příchutí karamelu a nádechem chmelové hořkosti.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DSG (13780) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 25, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at Zvika’s place. Thanks Ariel. Nice clear deep red. Aroma of malt, cardboard, a bit of butter. Sweetish flavor, malty, a bit caramelly, a bit toasty, with a bit of buttery hints. Light to medium-bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
574deadzone (1401) - North Central, Indiana, USA - JUN 5, 2013
A science experiment gone right. Pours a deep, glowing amber-garnet with a healthy beige head that settles slowly and leaves some clinging clumpy lace behind. Nose involves some light caramel and toast along with some faint earthy and spicy hops. As it warms, touches of chocolate and even a savory smoky quality develop. Just the lightest skunkiness presents itself. Pretty sweet flavor with some bitterness involved: light to moderate amounts of either. Medium-light body, active carb, with a toasty herbal bitter finish of moderate length. Really half-way decent, an easy drinker. Malty, but cleansing and crisp. This bottle couldn’t possibly have been fresh, as it had been sitting around collecting dust for who knows how long, but it held up really well, especially for such a low-alcohol brew. Really surprised by that.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
hotstuff (5033) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 2, 2013
Backlog rating 1-08-2009 (Bottle) This beer pours a small tan head that quickly dissipated, transparent body, spotty amounts of lacing, fast rising carbonation, and and orange hue. The Aroma is malt, hops and skunky. Ditto for the taste along with tasting watery. The Palate is smooth and this is a light bodied beer. Overall, this beer is boring and lacks character and is a beer that I will not drink again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (18841) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 26, 2013
Bottle from Pivni Galleri, Prague. Clear bee beer with a small but lasting offwhite head. Malty toffee aroma, caramel, biscuits, roasted, some grassy hops. Malty roasted flavor, caramel, chocolate, some toffee, hoppy notes but not enough to bring good balance. Malty caramel aroma, roasted, hay, some vanilla notes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (11259) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 19, 2012
500 ml bottle. BB 25/04/13. From Cuso. Díky moc!
Dark ambery brown colour with small off-white head. Caramel malt, bread, brown sugar and mild diacetyl in aroma. Flavour is mild bitterness, caramel malt, slightly burned sugar and bread. Drinkable sweetish Vienna.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NŘ, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2012
Pours brown with a beige head. Aroma is roasted caramel, toffee and fruity notes. Flavour is roasted caramel, toffee, nuts and dark dried fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
engelschalk (157) - Trnava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 6, 2012
Dark copper colour, light brown foamy head. Taste of roasted malt and hops with hints of caramel, light hops aroma and minimal bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjg74 (3065) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 29, 2012
Bottle from La Mesa Market. Very light roasted nose. Smells like a ADL. Light flavor with a little roast. Easy to drink and not offensive.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Marko (5339) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 21, 2012
Courtesy of Cuso, thanks! Poured a nice dark bronze body with a small, slightly off white head. The nose is extremely light, malty, with notes of coffee. There’s a light bitternes first in the taste, herbal, and the mouthfeel reveals a light case of overcarbonation. Caramelly notes. Generally hardly unpleasant but distinctly unimpressive.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
heavy (2808) - Split, CROATIA - AUG 21, 2012
0.5 l bottle Cuso sent away, thanks! It poured clear red-brownish body with medium sized, slightly off white head that went down fast. Biscuit and caramel aroma. Bitter hoppy and sweet toasted malt flavor, herbs, toast and caramel with a touch of metal. Lighter to medium body with quite long and sweet finish, but not particularly good. I have expected more of this one.

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