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Brewed by Bernard Family Brewery / Rodinný pivovar Bernard
Style: Polotmavý
Humpolec, Czech Republic

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available

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RATINGS: 271   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Amber Lager
Bernard’s Amber Lager is a unique half-dark lager produced by an original brewing recipe of the Barnard’s Family Brewery. The light caramel-type malt endows this beer with a balanced bitter taste, fine toffee aroma, and full body. It is an unpasteurized beer enriched with yeast during bottling.

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2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Meilby (11233) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 24, 2012
Bottle 500ml @ yngwie
Pours clear brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel and floral. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
shrubber85 (11215) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 21, 2009
Swing-top bottle. Tangy chocolate-caramel malt aroma. Reddish brown color with large tan head. Light sweet caramel malt - watery, metallic finish. Light body. Decent flavor for what’s there but too light.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Amber (Jantarovy Lezak 11)
Date: June 01, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Appearance: clear dark brown with ruby edges, frothy tan head, drippy lace
Aroma: sweet chocolate and candy caramel aroma
Flavor: rich caramel flavor, candy sweetness, touch of chocolate, light earthyness
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10664) - FAROE ISLANDS - AUG 22, 2007
Draught in Kullenberg, Sweden. Pours a clear brown colour with a nice beige ehad. Aroma of toasted malt and caramel. the flavour is fresh with toasted malt, caramel and hops. The finish has a soft bitterness with some sweetness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (10452) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - DEC 9, 2013
Lahev s typickým patentním uzaveřem:Almost clear, chestnut-amber coloured, moderately bitter-hoppy nose with a distinctive caramelly background; moderate to solid bitter-sweet flavour, light bodied and quite soft; lingering dryish bitter-caramelly finish. Pěkné pivo…
Earlier Rating: 11/19/2006 Total Score: 3.1
Swing-top bottle: Clear amber coloured, bigger fluffy tanned head, sticking to the glass; distrinctive herbal-hoppy nose, covering sweet malt; mild bitter-sweet flavour, light to medium bodied, gentle MF; moderate sweet-malty finish. A rather hop-accented "Rezak", pleasant, but not very impressive..........

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maria (10213) - Thisted, DENMARK - FEB 10, 2009
It is a beautiful, dark amber beer with a creamy head. The aroma has notes of caramel and malt. The flavour has a light sweetness and smooth, mellow notes of malt and caramel and the finish has a dry, slightly citrussy bitterness. It is a very charming and uncomplicated beer – very easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (10045) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 13, 2008
(Bottled at GBF, 2008)
On June 12, 2008
Clear copper color, beige head. Sweet, citrus, floral, malty scent. Sweet, light roasted tones, metallic, fruity taste. Smooth body, medium co2.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (9982) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 21, 2010
Tap at Duende in Prague. Medium Brown, like a dark amber beer, with a white head. Not much aroma at first, too cold, I guess, then it came out in a slightly roasted malt. Flavors of coffee, caramel, iron, and toffee. Not very sweet; strongly roasted. Dry and highly hopped. Medium to lighter body with strong carbonation. Good example of a dry dark lager.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (9878) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JUN 10, 2008
Medium but very nicely stable cream-coloured head over hazy chestnut beer. Discreet, but nice nose with earthy, dark leaves and pastry notes - some Maillard? Dry, very earthy & leafy taste. Virtually no restsugars, pretty impressive. Bit of ironoxide in the flavour as well - the water? or more Maiilard? Creamy mouthfeel - not overly well-bodied, but certainly not empty. Very good Dunkel - cheerfully abstaining from the dreaded sweetness that plagues many’s the German sample. Thanks to the people providing - they were right about this one!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (9369) - Down South, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2007
large and fluffy head, attractive colour. Quite bitter for a polotmavé but very nice. Flavours of roasted malt appear. Quite malty finish and aftertaste.
Earlier Rating: 5/22/2007 Total Score: 2.8
Looks lovelly, hazy and amber with huge foamy head. Slightly watery, yeasty and malty. Slightly bitter in the aftertaste.


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