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Purkmistr 12° - Dark Lager - Pivovarský dvůr Plzeň / Purkmistr Restaurant

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Purkmistr 12° - Dark Lager
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6 Ratings
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 7.64%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pivovarský dvůr Plzeň / Purkmistr Restaurant visit their website
Czech Republic

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: velkyal on 10-06-2008)
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herrburgess

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

05-28-2013 13:06:19 | More by herrburgess
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velkyal

Virginia

4.43/5  rDev +9.1%

This one is very dark - sometimes dark lagers can be watery looking, but this one looked solid and had hints of burgundy and a tan head.

There is a distinct hint of coffee on the nose, which is backed up in the drinking. The coffee though is not overpowering and in the background is the merest hint of cocoa.

The body is not as full and strong as some over Czech dark lagers, but it is still a filling beer - ideal for a nightcap.

10-06-2008 12:07:20 | More by velkyal
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pinkano

Czech Republic

4.03/5  rDev -0.7%

A - very dark, almost black and seems like hazy and full, not watery
S - smooth chocolate and coffee with malt
T - fantastic coffee taste with with coffee bitterness
M - nice carbonation, full body
D - this is very drinkable, however since there is so much coffee in its taste, you're kind of limited by being "over-coffeed"

01-23-2011 09:58:43 | More by pinkano
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.98/5  rDev -2%

Poured almost black, with reddish mahogany highlights and a darkish tan head.

Aroma: mainly toasted malts, with less dark malt aroma than expected, let alone any burdt odors.
Hints of chocolate and dried dark fruits, but no coffee.

T - medium roasted malt with dried fruit and coffee overtones.

M - medium body with light but adequate carbonation. Smooth.

) - quite enjoyable, if ot particularly memorable, bold or distinctive. Easy to drink.

07-04-2011 15:07:31 | More by chinchill
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JohnW

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

This beer was part of the Wetherspoons Pubs Chain (UK) Beer Festival selection in September 2009.

Poured almost black, with tight bronze head. Aroma of toasted malts, coffee and chocolate, but hints of dried fruit sweetness too.

Unlike some Czech black lagers, this had some texture and body and was fairly full for its alcohol strength of 4.8%. Plenty of flavours right from the start, slightly sweet on the tongue but then dark roasted malts, coffee and dark chocolate hints dominated, but not in an aggresive way, making it easy to drink. A very tasty dark beer, yet not too overpowering, but more body than some other black lagers. I enjoyed this and would be happy to have it again.

JohnW
Bham UK Oct 2009

10-30-2009 19:59:01 | More by JohnW
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skypup

Germany

3.68/5  rDev -9.4%

.4 L on tap in tulip glass at Purkmistr Restaurant in Plzen-Cernice, Czech Republic

A - Deep brown with a dense head

S – Roasted malt and a waif of floral notes

T - Caramelized malt, coffee and toffee notes

M – creamy on the tongue, medium bodied with light carbonation

D – I liked this beer better than the semi-dark or Amber Lagers and was last in the tasting of the 4 draft beers served at the Purkmistr restaurant.

09-25-2011 19:28:06 | More by skypup
Purkmistr 12° - Dark Lager from Pivovarský dvůr Plzeň / Purkmistr Restaurant
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