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Brewed by Pivovar Černá Hora (Pivovary Lobkowicz)
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Černá Hora, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Origin of name: the name is taken from the name of the star Kvasar. The inventor of this beer was Mr. Jiří Jelínek, who began brewing beer at home in his brewery in Sentice not far from Tišnov. Taste: this beer is characterized by its good head, golden yellow to golden brown color, and good vigor and fullness, which incite further drinking and corresponds to the characteristics of semi-fermented Czech beers. It is distinguished by its slightly sweet character due to its well-balanced bitterness and subtle honey flavor.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
FatPhil (13063) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 3, 2008
330ml bottle.
Pale gold, gushed a bit, brief head. Sweet and slightly lemony aroma. Taste similar, but body filled out with some pleasant maltiness and a bit of honey. Still a bit lagery, but quite full flavoured. Bitter hoppy finish, a tad astringent. I can imagine some lager drinkers liking this, but it’s not my thing.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Benzai (12596) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle shared by Dutchdrebus @ weekly tasting. Clear golden color, small off-white head. Aroma is malts, lightly wort and leaves. Taste malts, dusty, cardboard, a touch of honey, leaves. Average body and carbonation. Meh.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thewolf (11931) - Kolding, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2008
Bottle, bought in Prague.
Pours clear golden with a big, whipped-cream, white head. Good duration. Aroma has some notes of butter, lightly vinious, apples and grassy hops and a little brewing cereal. Fine mouthfeel, medium carbonation. Flavour is powerful, some sugary sweetness at first. A light fruity and grassy hoppy edge. Okay, but too sweet to be great.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KimJohansen (10411) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2008
Clear golden with tiny off white head. Sweet aroma with butter and caramel notes. Sweet malty flavor butter and caramel notes. A bit of hops. Ends slightly bitter.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - FEB 2, 2008
Bottle. Clear golden. Sweet malty and hoppy aroma. The flavour is sweet with malt and bitter hops. Dyr finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (9978) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - MAY 12, 2005
Bottle: Golden colour, thin, short lasting head; sweetish, slightly malty beginning, malt-accented taste, quite medium bodied, short, spicy and bitter aftertaste with a tinge of sweetness; the honey is extremely well hidden, nearly the same brew as the "Lezak" with a tinge of sweetness, but not , as expected, better rounded. Anyway: a good one.......

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rosenbergh (9922) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 11, 2009
500 ml bottle. From Latvia. Pale golden colour with medium white head. Sweet aroma with butter, caramel and apple. Flavour is sweet. Honey. A bit too sweet.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Camons (9630) - Hasselager, DENMARK - APR 23, 2014
Draught @ Restaurant Pinta, Prague. Pours light golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, sweetness, honey, grass. Flavor is rather sweet with malt, little grainy, grass, honey. Medium body, lively carbonation. 180414

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (9471) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 12, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 31, 2009 First rating
(Bottle at Gothenburg Beer Festival 2008)
On June 12, 2008
Clear golden color, white head. Sweet malty scent. Sweet malty and bitter taste, Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
5/3/6/3/11=2.8

Rerate
(Draught at Pivovarsky Klub, Prague)
On June 25, 2008
Clear pale golden color, creamy white head. Yeasty, malty, buttery a bit metallic taste. Sweet malty and yeasty scent. Medium mouthfeel and bitterness.
6/4/7/3/13=3.3

Rerate
Draught in Brno, on May 18, 2009
Clear golden color, fluffy white head. Malty sweet scent. Sweet, malty, herbal hoppy taste. Medium mouthfeel, herbal medium bitterness.
6/4/8/3/14=3.5

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JorisPPattyn (9242) - Ursel, BELGIUM - OCT 4, 2004
Slight (cold?) hazy deep gold; snow-white head, fast gone. Cocos, every so slight sourish tinge in the aroma - nothing uplifting. Taste - yes, here’s some honey, as the immediate initial flavour. Then some moments of more bitter, hoppy flavour, ending again dull-sweet. Palate is again more bitterish, but not anywhere noble hops-like. Bit of flavour as "honingbollen" - Belgian anti-cough sweets. Light MF - but also empty. Uninteresting beer, dull. Tastes like many’s the homebrew.


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