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Primator Dark Lager - Pivovar Náchod a.s.

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Primator Dark LagerPrimator Dark Lager

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BA SCORE
82
good

45 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 45
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pivovar Náchod a.s. visit their website
Czech Republic

Style | ABV
Euro Dark Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Globetrotter on 12-14-2003)
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California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

05-06-2014 05:32:45 | More by brongladest
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

04-27-2014 23:22:56 | More by Sspeer1
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California

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

11-21-2013 03:30:32 | More by pathman
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emerge077

Illinois

3.69/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Back label is printed "375" but no indication of a date.
Thanks to Julie & Ryan for this one!

Dark mahogany copper color when held to the light. Compact layer of velvety foam that seems to subside after a few minutes. Spindly, drippy lacing in the glass.

Smell is a little bland, vague lager yeast and some light traces of maple or tobacco.

Light roasted malt, a little prickly from the carbonation, smooth mild coffee and tobacco flavors linger in the aftertaste. Schwartzbier-ish. Light bodied but somewhat substantial, a little watery in the finish, traces of oxidation. Overall it's a good dark lager, maybe a little bit long in the tooth, but still has some life left.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2013 01:48:45 | More by emerge077
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Oregon

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Poland

3/5  rDev -16.2%

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.2%

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Romania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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Ohio

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California

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Fatehunter

Oregon

4.1/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Almost a finger of tan head on a dark brown body.
The aroma is roasted and chocolate malt. Nice.
The roasted malt comes through in the taste as well, along with a little milk and mild lemon bitterness.
The texture is a little fizzy and crisp.
An enjoyable experience with the flavorful taste but still lighter lager.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2013 05:12:31 | More by Fatehunter
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Tennessee

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California

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Brazil

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2/5  rDev -44.1%

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Sweden

3/5  rDev -16.2%

04-05-2012 22:06:15 | More by aztraz
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Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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steveh

Illinois

4.33/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Another in the Primator line that I happened on by chance. Since this is a Czech dark beer, I'm not sure how to rate this -- I don't believe I've ever had a Czech Dark before.

A -- Clear, deep chestnut color with a dense, light tan head that holds up well.

S -- Rich, toasty, bready malts with a touch of caramel -- even light molasses and finishing with light Saaz hops.

T -- Pretty much the same character as the nose, starting with bready malts that meld into dark bread and molasses flavors (imagine liquid pumpernickel) then into a light Saaz character that balances well with the rich malts in the finish. There's even a mild, underlying roast character and a lightly sweet malt character -- even a light dark fruit character in the aftertaste.

M -- Mouthfeel is soft to dry with a light-medium body.

O -- Sometimes too much Saaz hop can fatigue my palate, but the balance with the toasted and roasty malts -- on top of a very drinkable 4.8 ABV -- makes this a very enjoyable beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2012 22:07:28 | More by steveh
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Harkrank

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

12-24-2011 07:24:40 | More by Harkrank
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Primator Dark Lager from Pivovar Náchod a.s.
82 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.