Bernard Cerne

It’s a little difficult work out if this is the correct beer, but I am pretty sure that it is. The label and bottle look identical except for the word “Dark” rather than “Cerne”, but ABV etc. matches. $2.99 from Arbor Place Beverage,...

Efes Dark

12oz clear bottle with raised lettering – attractive. $1.50 as a single from Green’s on Buford, Atlanta, GA, USA. Pour is cola like – in fact almost EXACTLY like a Coke, including the lack of head, color and body! Nose revela strong malts and a litte...

Afanasy Tyemnoye

Well, interesting one this. 11.2 fl oz bottle that is a very attractive sight with its pyramid shape and some interesting raised lettering a the base of the bottle – I’m gonna keep this one, its decorative. ABC-3513 on the cap. $1.19 from Michael’s...

Podkovan Dark

$2.19, 500 mL bottle, Arbor Place Beverage, Douglasville, GA, USA. Like its lighter brother, this bottle has a higher expectation than the actual beer ultimately delivers. To be fair the body and look is decent enough with good clarity and a decent head (a little...

Saranac Chocolate Amber Lager

Not bad, pretty decent chocolate color with some lacing and a a thin, small head. Good malt base, some roasted and dark fruit with a hint of smoke and a hint of chocolate. Easy drinking with a very light bitterness. Nothing to write home about, but nonetheless a...