Velebitsko Tamno Pivo | Pivovara Ličanka

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pivovara Ličanka
Croatia (Hrvatska)
pivovara-licanka.hr

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mondegreen on 08-09-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
20
Reviews:
6
Avg:
3.57
pDev:
17.37%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
8
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Ratings: 20 |  Reviews: 6
Reviews by Berecki:
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4.22/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Short shelf-life beer manufactured in a small traditional brewery without any preservants, just from clear natural ingredients and clear mountain spring water.

A: Poured from a 0.5 L bottle into a tulip beer glass. The body is dark brown to almost black, deep ruby on counter-light; rich and fairly creamy yellowish head.

S: Cereals with some roasted hints.

T: Not too heavy but nevertheless rich caramel/malt, moderately sweet, very pleasant and drinkable.

M: Smooth, light to medium-heavy, well-ballanced carbonation.

O: Like it's light version from the same brewery it's a clear, very pleasant beer. A high-quality dark lager, not to be missed when having an opportunity to taste.

Serving type: bottle

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More User Reviews:
Photo of mondegreen
3.58/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

500ml Bottle into a Bruery Tulip.

Brought back from Croatia by a friend.

Pours the deepest brown. Pretty much black. A nice looking head receeds to minimal lacing.

Nose is fairly rich. Caramel and a touch of dampness.

Taste is quite malty, lightly spicy. Pretty tame compared to the American Craft I'm used to, but very well done nonetheless.

Mouth is silky, a little on the light side. Pleasant.

Overall, a great look into a popular beer from across the globe. Glad to have been able to try it.

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Photo of mscudder
2.93/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jonbonfondle
3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MarkoNm
3.3/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear and completely dark color witha very decent cream colored head.
The aroma is slightly roasted and heavy on the toffee - pleasant.
The taste is sweet slightly roasted with very little coffee. There is small bitterness in the end.
Easily drinkable.

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Photo of djura
3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Got it from Croatia,bottle 0,5l

A - Ruby dark,darker tick creamy foam,lasting for couple of minutes. Medium carbonation.
S - Mostly caramel malt,but also some burned sugar and coffee.
T/M - Low bitterness with above medium carbonation,caramel in the mouth,drinkable.
O - Very decent dark beer.

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Photo of Galijun
3.91/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigdaddypolite
4/5  rDev +12%

Photo of pipinmalikonj
2/5  rDev -44%

Photo of funker905
5/5  rDev +40.1%

Photo of poskok
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of BillRoth
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of hansavijaticar
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of flyingpig
3.53/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

500ml bottle from Spar, Zagreb (7.99 kuna):
This one was a very nice dark lager, there was a good roasted malt taste & plenty of sweetness throughout as well as some nice bitterness to help balance things out. The beer had plenty of flavour but thankfully didn't overpower & it was easy to drink, part of the reason I picked it up more than once whilst in Croatia.

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Photo of Boki
3.25/5  rDev -9%

Photo of PsenicnoCRO
3.93/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Matak3
4.25/5  rDev +19%

Photo of dcmchew
3.71/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours very dark brown, small tan head, that turns to a nice lace.
Nice smell of roasted grainy malts, hint of salted caramel, faint coffee and a bit of wood.
Nice soft cereal taste, creamy, a bit like oatmeal, so nice and rich malts. Not so roasted at first, but decently enough later on. Nice caramel. Some mild hop presence, with a low citrus zing in the back. Finish is mildly bitter, leaving a bit of roasted grains and some faint coffee in the aftertaste.
Smooth body, low carbonation, pretty stout-like.
Easy to drink, rich and tasty enough.

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Photo of engaxx
3.79/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of coky
3.84/5  rDev +7.6%

Velebitsko Tamno Pivo from Pivovara Ličanka
3.57 out of 5 based on 20 ratings.
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