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Brewed by Pivovar Herold
Style: Schwarzbier
Breznice, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Special version of Bohemian Black Lager occasionally brewed for the UK pub chain JD Wetherspoon.

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3.1
john44 (3429) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2017
Cask Pint at Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in Apr 2010 - Pitch Black in colour. Malty; sweet malts, dark chocolate, caramel. Fruity. Hoppy; some hop bitterness to balance the sweet malts. Good malty/fruit/hop balance. Sweet malts dominate ending in a moderately bitter hoppy finish. (2010-04)

3.5
greenclansman (834) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - MAY 10, 2012
Black color with reddish lights.
Thin body, watery texture.
Nice roasted aromas. Roasted malts on taste as well.
Easy going but pleasant beer.

3.5
madmitch76 (25801) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2010
14th April 2010. Clear dark red brown beer. Smooth semi dry palate. Nicely joined up beer. Smooth dark malt. Pretty fruity - cherry, orange, tangy. Some subtle dark chocolate underneath. Dry finish. Tasty and very drinkable.

3
fonefan (51574) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2010

Cask (handpump) @ The Back of Beyond, 104-108 Kings Road, Reading, Berkshire, England RG1 3BY.

Clear dark red brown color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, bread, roasted, brown sugar. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100428]

3.6
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2010
Cask Handpump at the Penny Black JDW, Northwich 09/04/2010
Fruit and roast aromas. Beige head. Dark red coloured a little rich on the palate and fruity with a creamy dry and slightly bitter roast finish.

3.6
Gary (2088) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2010
Herold Black Lager is a real drink , the best Schwarzbier in the world imo. Had this cask at a JDWS and it was cool and more interesting than most in their festival. Roasted chocolate and burnt raisin profile , with a little motor oil in the finish . Swillable ,tasty Schwarz.

3.6
wheresthepath (2405) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2010
[Gravity cask at the Back of Beyond, Reading] Black with ruby hints, no head. Sweet chocolate, camp coffee and a bit of treacle causes it to be rather sweet up front. However, it’s saved by roasted malt coming through in the surprisingly dry finish. It’s rather nice actually.

3.2
Bullit (4719) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 26, 2010
Cask @ Edward Wylie, JDW. Dark brown - red colour, tan lacings. Aroma is toasted malts, sweet licorice. Flavour of sweet licorice, roasted malts, some fruits. A bit watery. Agree on the aniseed mention. A bit smoky. Lots of things going on in this beer, but its a bit on the sweet side.

3.5
bobinlondon (1297) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2010
Hand pulled cask at the Moon and Sixpence (JDW) Hatch End. Almost black with a creamy tan head. Dry roast coffee and chocolate with a little caramel and peppery Saaz hops. Interesting to try this cask conditioned.

3.3
berkshirejohn (6687) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2010
Cask at the Monks Retreat (JDW), Reading. Black with a reddish glow and ring of tan head; aniseed aroma; thinly bodied, the flavour blends aniseed and fruit with a light waft of smoke. Very drinkable.


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