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ŽŽatec Dark Lager - ŽŽatecký Pivovar

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ŽŽatec Dark LagerŽŽatec Dark Lager

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BA SCORE
85
very good

97 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 8
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
ŽŽatecký Pivovar visit their website
Czech Republic

Style | ABV
Euro Dark Lager |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: danielharper on 04-29-2010)
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

largadeer, Oct 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

joltinmatt, Oct 07, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +0.3%

Basoos1, Sep 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

RochefortChris, Sep 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Pours to a buff head that lasts and laces. Transparent ruby black color. Slight roast and decocted malt aroma with a honey-like floral hop note. Flavor is reminiscent of molasses, coffee and toffee, with a balancing clean bitterness and hop spice. Mouthfeel is light medium. Overall an outstandingly satisfying and complex dark lager.

EagleTalon, Aug 23, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -7.1%

mrdupers, Aug 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

generallee, Jul 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

HoppySeb, Jun 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Latarnik, May 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

afsdan, May 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

SocalKicks, May 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

RoyFokker, Apr 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

jaydoc, Feb 04, 2014
Photo of psoriasaurus
4.36/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This is truly a finely crafted lager. Poured into a 33 cl Žatec glass, pours a dark mahogany with an appetizing head. Wonderful complex caramel, chocolate, slightly sweet/roasted nose. Taste confirms the nose, and boy is there a lot to taste in this wonderfully crafted Czech beer!

psoriasaurus, Jan 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

mattmarka1, Jan 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

BillRoth, Dec 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

dmorgan310, Nov 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

brandonld23, Nov 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

OKCNittany, Oct 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

ygtbsm94, Sep 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Darkhnum, Aug 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

mrfrancis, Jun 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Deep mahogany active light brown head.

Light rolling body that actually build up a bit on the back end. Nice roasted character and toasted malts. Caramel and toffee on the side of the tongue, burnt malt bitterness with a touch of alcohol heat. A little thin up front but has no astringencies.

jtierney89, Apr 23, 2013
Photo of Ego
3.6/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

eyes...
sizzling head on this, off white tiny bubbles slowly fade into the all familiar (and all powerful) O-Ring, deep chestnut brown hue here, consistent color throughout, some carbonation bubblin' and stumblin' up the glass, pretty good looking if not special

nose...
faint prunes, bready malt with a tinge of dry summer house smell, some slightly herbal and honey notes as well, all in balance, all pretty tame but nice

taste etc...
exceptionally clean drinking, what does that mean ? fair enough... it just has a nice overall presentation, from start to finish, the mouthfeel is great, perfectly smooth and medium bodied, the carbonation stops just short of spiky, there is a nice coating on the tongue leaving you both refreshed and wanting more... the subtle hop flavor really peaks the interest of the back of the palette, it reminds me in some weird way of ESBs but with a differing hop signature

verdict?
obviously well crafted but not something that butters my biscuit, there is nothing bad about this beer I would just prefer others before reaching for this

Ego, Mar 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

delalove, Feb 24, 2013
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ŽŽatec Dark Lager from ŽŽatecký Pivovar
85 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.