Bernard Amber Lager
Bernard Family Brewery

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From:
Bernard Family Brewery
 
Czech Republic
Style:
Lager - American Amber / Red
ABV:
5%
Score:
83
Avg:
3.53 | pDev: 13.03%
Ratings:
19
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Aug 02, 2019
Added:
Jan 15, 2015
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  16
SCORE
83
Good
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3.53 by Zylod from West Virginia on Aug 02, 2019
 
3.59 by NastyNorseman from New York on Jul 21, 2019
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3.59/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by JamFuel from Sweden

Pours a deep copper with fine head.

Smell is malty with hints of coffee, leather and some floral hops.

Taste is malty with notes of caramel and ham. Some leather and a nice bitterness finish it off.

Mouthfeel is medium, well carbonated.

Overall, a good, easy to drink dark lager.

Feb 13, 2018
 
3.46 by dandy14 from Brazil on Nov 24, 2017
 
3.9 by rbovareto from Brazil on Oct 01, 2017
 
2.94 by Tschude from Switzerland on Sep 21, 2017
 
4.52 by Frankgabriel2383 from Dominican Republic on Feb 03, 2017
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2.58/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2
by josanguapo from Spain

26 Julio 2016. From XXXII. In Bavaria glass. Playing Grim Fandango Remastered. Highly drinkable. Malty, with some caramel and cardboard notes. Pleasant but nothing special. Avg 3.28

1 Marzo 2020. De Corte Ingles. En copa Teku. En almuerzo, con sopa de fideos + san jacobos. Nariz a caramelo que prometo, pero en boca decepciona. Ni rastro del caramelo y perfil superseco y levaduroso que sin desgradar aburre

Jul 26, 2016
 
4.02 by EOC from Mexico on Mar 24, 2016
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3.37/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by davidperez from Mexico

Served in a hefeweizen glass, it pours a dark copper, clear, with a beautiful three-finger ecru head, bubbly, sudsy and creamy with excellent retention, which settles as a permanent one-finger head.
Streams of bubbles keep going to the surface, very carbonated.
Nice looking beer.

Not a lot to say in the smell department, I get a creamy aroma as in a dull buttery ice cream, faint malty sweetness, and a bit of herbal and spicy hops but only right after an energetic swirl. Shy bouquet.

The flavor follows the nose, both in flavors and shyness. You have to look for the flavors as they are not assertive. A caramel note appears and the hoppy herbal/spicy flavors gain assertiveness as it warms up. Balanced beer right upfront, but short after the bitterness prevails. Short and bitter tilted finish. Medium to low body, right amount of carbonation, mildly smooth.

Definitely subpar to his big brother Bernard Dark.

Mar 02, 2016
 
3.44 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida on Feb 18, 2016
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3.37/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25
by bark from Sweden

The colour is amber-red, the liquid clear. The three finger head is beige and airy. Some lacing occurs.

The smell got notes of biscuits and cream crackers. Floral hops and smooth sweetness. A bit boring.

The taste got passing bitter notes, sweet loaf and toffee. Growing bitterness and descending malt sweetness. Medium body. The aftertaste got notes of butter biscuits, flowers and hay. Toasted bread and clean bitterness in the finish.

The carbonation is strong, the mid-sized bubbles long-lived. The liquid is medium smooth.

An standard Vienna lager. Not bad at all.

Nov 07, 2015
 
4.02 by Nesy from Mexico on Sep 25, 2015
 
3.5 by grga from Bosnia & Herzegovina on Jul 26, 2015
 
3.25 by RMentair from Panama on May 20, 2015
 
2.93 by Alex-Alkis from Sweden on Feb 22, 2015
 
 
3.17 by Etrusco from Brazil on Jan 15, 2015
Bernard Amber Lager from Bernard Family Brewery
Beer rating: 83 out of 100 with 19 ratings