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Brewed by Pivovar Svijany (LIF)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Svijany, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Pivo tmavé speciální

Note: Also known as "Princess of Svijany".

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3.3
gnoff (10793) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2008 First rating
Draught at "Irish Pub Dublin" close to tram stop Lipanska, in Prague.
Dark brown color, big white/beige lasting creamy head. Fruity and a bit burnt scent. Very refreshing. Low to medium bitterness. Sweet taste, mixed with a bit of burnt flavor. A faint bit of acid in the aftertaste. Very nice taste and easy to drink.
6/4/9/4/18=4.1

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(Draught at a pub in Holosevice, Prague)
On June 25, 2008
Clear reddish to dark brown color, tan head. Roasted and sweet malty taste. Roasted aftertaste. Sweet malty and alcohol scent. Moussy mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
6/3/6/3/11=2.9

Combined rating: 6/4/7/3/13=3.3

2.7
pivnizub (10763) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - SEP 24, 2005
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2005 Bottle (bought at the brewery): Dark amber coloured, huge rocky brownish head, very long lasting; only shy malty nose with some fruity traces, too, and - yes - a touch of "cellulose-thinner" ! Weak sweetish maltiness in the beginning, slight bitter-malty taste, distinctive bitterness (cacao, chocolate) in the longer lasting finish; not bad, but rather thin for a 13° (5,2% ABV) brew, only small aroma....and brewed by the use of an ARTIFICIAL SWEETENER ("s umelym sladitlem") ! Presumable the reason for this cellulose-thinner aroma ?

3.3
KyotoLefty (10599) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 23, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2010 Draught at Svijansky Rytir in Prague. Sweet, creamy, chocolate and caramel aroma. Looks like a root beer float. Creamy flavor, chocolate and caramel, slightly burnt and earthy, with some minerals. Slightly watery at the end. Ok, rather average dunkel--missing something. Soft, silky body, very delicate. A nice drinker.

3.2
deanso (10219) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - DEC 6, 2010
50cl bottle. A nice dark colour. A good head. A very nice dunkel beer :-)

2.5
MartinT (10037) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 1, 2005
The Lure:
A dark burgundy sheet sends mineral and vegetables warnings. Something might be off. A little sweetness pierces through, but this is not appealing.

The Festivities:
A frothy feel offers light roastiness, shy caramel, licorice and fruity shadows. Nothing’s off here thankfully. Barely any aftertaste, this bottle is mainly watery and bland, and moreover light years away from their ingeniously different and tasty Rytir Bitter.

Transcendence:
Buying bread that looked good and discovering that it was just swollen with air.

3.4
Skinnyviking (9670) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2009
Draught. High creamy and lasting off-white head. Very dark red brown body. Creamy nut caramel aroma. Relatively strong cocoa nut caramel flavor with a fair amount of hops bitterness. Low carboation. Short aftertaste.

3.2
gyllenbock (9664) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2016
At Internationales Berliner Bierfestival 2016. Dark brown with a tan head. A bit roasted with malt, caramel, dark bread and some hints of fruit. The finish was on the dry side and medium bitter.

3.7
Quack-Duck (9486) - Down South, GERMANY - JUN 16, 2007
on tap at Baracnycka Rychta in Prague. Dark brown colour, impressive head. Flavours of roasted malt, caramel and hints of coffee and biter chocolate. Rounded with a hoppy backgrounds, which makes the beer neither bitter nor sweet, but very well balanced.

3.8
gunnar (9390) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 16, 2009
On tap in Melnik, Czech Rep. Pours brown with a moderate creamy tan head.Strong roasted malt aroma. Nice velvet mouthfeel, taste of dark malts, liquorice and pepper. Taste starts sweet turns spicy, and ends with a long nice peppery aftertaste. For me this is like a Primator Stout "light".

3.2
Erzengel (9334) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - OCT 26, 2014
Schöne dunkelbraune Farbe mit beigem Schaum. Das Bier verstöhmt einen angenehm malzig-röstmalzig-süßlichen Geruch. Im Antrunk ist da Bier herb-malzig mit angenehm milder Note. Zum Hauptteil entwickelt es einen vollmundig-malzigen Geschmack mit süßlich-röstmalzigen Einschlägen und einer ganz schwachen Bitterkeit. Die malzige Süße üebrwiegt aber über dem röstmalzig-herben. Auf der Zunge bleibt eine röstmalzig-trockene, zugelich aber malzig-süßliche Note.
→ Leckeres röstmalziges Dunkles. Für meinen Geschmack aber ein Bisschen zu süß! 10/12/10/11


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