Brewed by Pivovar Nová Paka
Style: Polotmavý
Nova Paka, Czech Republic


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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
In the US, called BrouCzech Dark.

Pyrope or Bohemian garnet stones were randomly collected in our territory by ancient Celts. It is a stone of all-binding fire, passion as well as purity of heart. However, it is generally known as a stone of love. Thanks to its typical colour, its name has been used metaphorically in connection with the colour of dark and semi-dark beers. Granat from Nova Paka is a dark sweeter lager with quality rich foam that is suitable for mixing pale types; alcohol 5%.

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andrewboss (137) - New York, USA - JUL 26, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2007 Bottle... wonderful dark color with a light brown head. Superb aroma! Tons of character in the mouthfeel with a bitter finish. One of my favorite beers. Hugely underrated, in my opinion.

Grzesiek79 (4443) - Radom, POLAND - FEB 27, 2012
rotten eggs, cheese, citrus, basement aromas, brown, cloudy, rocky head, medium sweetness, very bitter, medium sourness, full body, creamy, astringent, bitter,

crossovert (14006) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2011
500ml bottle.

It ours a dark brown with a foamy off-white/tannish head that dissipates quickly with little lacing.

It smells really good. It has some caramel and cocoa underneath a fine blast of earthy, herbal noble hops. It stings the nostrils almost, very therapeutic in the smell.

The taste is not quite as amazing but it is a solid Dunkel. IT is sweet, rich, and chocolatey with some caramel and a nice subtle noble hop bite.

It is easy to drink, would be good on a hot summers day and a sweet but refreshing beverage.

Serving type: bottle

Reviewed on: 02-20-2011 23:13:33

Quack-Duck (9534) - Down South, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2007
bottle. Dark reddish-brown colour, large and very persistent head, quite creamy. Full-bodied and malty, slighlty sweet with lovely bitter hops as a contrast. Hints of chocolate and coffee. Bitter-sweet character - brilliant!

BREWMUSKCLES (2744) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 21, 2011
a nice farm fresh malted barley aroma welcomes you to a flavor of peppery hops and the flavor of the aroma that tempted you. Dark tasting with dried raisin and prune just wafting in and out. a vine like bitterness substantial and stinging rye finishes after some sweetness. a hint of iodine. a classic.

larsniclas (7234) - Billdal, SWEDEN - SEP 24, 2004
Dark amber with a fruity aroma.
A roasted flavour with notes of chocolate.

Darkover (1545) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 4, 2008
Brown with a dark beige head. Aroma of sweet, toasted, grainy malts. Flavor of toasted and caramel malts. Full bodied.

ogreface (1390) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 7, 2009
Vöröses barna sör bézs színű terjedelmes habbal.Illata erősen karamellás de nem igazán édeskés.Íze kellemesen komlós,kesernyés az égetett cukor zamatával vegyítve.Utóíze keserédes,hosszan tartó.Vigyázat,erősen itatja magát!

vmilaxer29 (427) - Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2012
Quickly dissipating head over light brown body with a reddish tint. Pleasant roasted malt smell. Roasted malts also has a grassy, bitter hops taste. Like roasted malts over a pilsner with a few sweet notes in the mix. I liked it very much.

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