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Krušovice Cerne - Královský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.

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Ratings: 296
Reviews: 190
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 14.33%
Wants: 7
Gots: 7 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stoutman on 06-08-2003)
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

endless1408, Jun 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

TwiggyCZ, Jun 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

KevMo84, May 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

ejh06752, May 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Gottesverachter, May 26, 2014
Photo of Durge
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Durge, May 18, 2014
Photo of davidwhatshisnam
2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

davidwhatshisnam, May 10, 2014
Photo of Arriskuwonder
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Arriskuwonder, May 10, 2014
Photo of eduardolinhalis
3.85/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

500ml bottled served in a Lager glass.

A: Nice bottle art. Black bottle with a black tinfoil around the neck. Pours a very dark amber to brown color forming a big bubbled tan head. Low retention and only few thin lacings left in the glass

S: Quite roasty and biscuity. Strong notes of roasted malts. Notes of toffee and flowery hops

T: Follows the nose. Strong notes of roasted malts. Quite dry, crispy and biscuity. Notes of chocolate biscuit. Light bitterness and a bit earthy too

M: Very light and watery body. Medium carbonation. Roasted and earthy aftertaste

O: Smooth and easydrinking. Nice Schwarzbier

eduardolinhalis, May 10, 2014
Photo of Mebuzzard
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Mebuzzard, May 08, 2014
Photo of trevorpost
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

trevorpost, May 04, 2014
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.

dar482, Apr 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

His_Royal_Hoppiness, Apr 23, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

Brabander, Apr 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

cochranez, Apr 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

RoyFokker, Apr 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

O_gg_e, Mar 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

DaveMiller, Mar 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

zenithberwyn, Mar 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +40.4%

vvivan, Mar 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

abcdefghijkyle, Mar 09, 2014
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.

FLima, Mar 06, 2014
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.

StonedTrippin, Jan 31, 2014
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.

bierdeflanders, Jan 31, 2014
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.

tmzl, Jan 21, 2014
Krušovice Cerne from Královský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.
81 out of 100 based on 296 ratings.