Krušovice Cerne - Královský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.

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81
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311 Ratings
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Ratings: 311
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 14.61%
Wants: 6
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Královský Pivovar Krušovice a.s. visit their website
Czech Republic

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  3.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: stoutman on 06-08-2003)
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of dar482
4.03/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

The beer comes in a dark color with a bit of reddish in the light with a brown head.

The aroma has a wonderful deep toasty malt with some roast qualities along with those Czech spicy and grassy hops. A lager yeast, a light coffee.

The flavor has a clean nutty toasted malt with some light chocolate and coffee. A toasty bread of whole wheat, even a light fruit quality of apple skin and light raisin. A clean lager quality with some spicy Czech grassy hops in the finish. A very clean beer with a medium minus mouthfeel, but still with substantive malt quality.

The beer is wonderfully flavorful with pilsner qualities on the finish, but still contains full malt qualities.

Photo of His_Royal_Hoppiness
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of Brabander
2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

Photo of cochranez
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of RoyFokker
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of O_gg_e
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of DaveMiller
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of zenithberwyn
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of vvivan
5/5  rDev +40.4%

Photo of abcdefghijkyle
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of FLima
3.55/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Black color with ruby highlights producing a one finger thick head with good retention and leaving laces.
Faint, but nice predominant aroma of creamy chocolate and grains.
Flavor of spices, creamy chocolate, roasted malt, cola, licorice, minerals and finishing with earthy and herbal hop bitterness. Dry and bitter aftertaste.
Light to medium body with good carbonation.
Smooth Black Lager and very easy to drink, not cloying at all. Decent not awesome. I bet this 4.4% abv version is better than the lower abv one.

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.93/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

everything about this beer is lovely. on tap, always from what i gather, at sobo 151 on broadway, a really great place to watch hockey games. dark brown in color but letting light through in a dark cherry red glow. over an inch of thick course tan foam stays on top and doesnt go anywhere. nose is subdued, sweeter dark malt and european lager yeast, clean and light, im surprised it comes in under 4% abv, but i guess it makes sense, ive been drinking liters all night and feel pretty straight. a great accompaniment to traditional czech dishes, but also awesome as a standalone, or a stand in for a meal for that matter. full bodied but still clean drinking and not real filling. some dried fruit notes in among the dark malt trees, a nice autumnal cornucopia, malt driven but not unhopped. a delightful beer i look forward to revisiting again soon. one of the better imports going right now, semi macro at that.

Photo of bierdeflanders
3.06/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

S: roasted malt, coffee

A: black w/ tan head

T: light, nice roasted/coffee flavor, creamy mouthfeel, light body, metallic (copper) note on finish

O: great example of a black lager, nice malt flavor with a light body. very easy to drink, would be a good session bier even though its dark in color.

Photo of tmzl
3.23/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Look: Pours with a fizzy, thick off-white (brown hue) average size head, relatively fast retention, mostly diminishing. Leaves good amount of lacing. Medium carbonation. Clear, light body, looks like coca-cola.

Smell: Light roast, light sweetness, some chocolate, cappuccino, some subtle earthy notes, a bit stuffy.

Taste: Very easy and light sweet caramel, roasty, nutty middle goes into light roastiness with mild hop bitterness in the after taste. A bit missing, but not that bad.

Mouthfeel: Light, silky, dry, but crisp and pleasant medium carbonation - lifts up the whole beer. Bit watery still.

Overall: Light. But offers enough to stay interesting and very drinkable. Good easy roasted beer.

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of CoryR
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of jzlyo
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of Pens1967
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Oakenator
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of dcmchew
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of EmperorBevis
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of brandonld23
4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Krušovice Cerne from Královský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.
81 out of 100 based on 311 ratings.