Platan Protivínský Granát Polotmavý Ležák 11° - Městský Pivovar Platan S.r.o.

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BA SCORE
80
good

13 Ratings
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Městský Pivovar Platan S.r.o. visit their website
Czech Republic

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: crnipeter on 05-07-2011

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Ratings: 13 | Reviews: 5
Reviews by Dentist666:
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3.44/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear copper beer with typical for the brewery 2-finger beige head. Malts, molasses, plum jam in aroma. Rather smooth taste of malts, caramel, prunes with moderate toastiness. Medium body, medium to intense carbonation. Excellent half-dark beer.

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Photo of ygtbsm94
3/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Aroma bready, caramel, biscuit, malty. Taste sweet buttery biscuits, malt, caramel, light fruit.

Photo of crnipeter
3.09/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Light amber to coppery body with good clarity, overlain by thick, extremely stable off white head that hangs on the walls with each swirl. Perfect appearance. Aroma is moderately rich malt & caramel sweetness and toast-like indicating usage of Vienna/Munich malt, with herbal and lightly spicy hops in the background and evident diacetyl. Lightly toasted and buttery on the palate, with light malt & caramel sweetness counterbalanced by hop bitterness. The finish is dry with lingering hop bitterness and faint noble hop spiciness.
Medium-light bodied with moderate yet delicate carbonation, creamy mouthfeel with palate-coating buttery smoothness.
The beer lacks fruity esters and roasted notes as it should be, but there is a clear presence of diacetyl which is inappropriate for a lager and reduces the score. (500 ml bottle, BB date 27. September 2011, into mug.)

Photo of Malt_Man
4.04/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served cool from 500ml brown bottle into pilsner mug.

L) Attractive mid-copper colour, clear, thin white head, medium carbonation evident.

S) Distinctly sweet malt; hint of fudge. Different. More like an English ale than a Czech lager.

T) Again with the English ale. Mild mellow malt, not sweet at all as the nose suggested. Little to no bitterness. Pleasant but very subtle nutty undertaste. Overall, well balanced and well judged. Nothing stands out, it just all works together.

F) A bit denser than the average Czech lager. Carbonation is spot on as ever.

O) I have had a lot of bottled Czech lagers recently and this is one of the best. Most of the positive attributes of Czech beers, and none of the negative attributes.

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.53/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Huge thanks to Melissa for bringing this back from the Czech Republic.

Copper / Amber body with a small head. Sweet fruity aroma, with perhaps a note of jam. Caramel malt and brown bread with a nice earthy character. Mild sweetness. Good drinkability. What a cool experience.

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Platan Protivínský Granát Polotmavý Ležák 11° from Městský Pivovar Platan S.r.o.
80 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.