Brewed by Pivovar Rakovník
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Rakovník, Czech Republic


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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Classic Czech style pilsner, brewed using the finest Zatec (Saaz) hops, specially selected malt and pristine water from the brewery’s own well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blipp (5680) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Bottle. Pours gold with a white head. Grainy pale base, a hint of sweetness, with a light floral bitterness. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
envane (567) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Pale orange with a white head. Grassy hops and some butter aroma. Medium sweet caramel and toast hops with light spicy hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (2967) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2012
Pilsner with a good aroma but a milder taste and texture, although the ingredients are clearly healthy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
diabel (1590) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - JUN 9, 2012
Draught at Celeste, Prague Clear blond body with a white creamy head. Well balanced aroma of hops. Well balanced moderately bitter flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
benpickens (385) - Camarillo, California, USA - MAY 31, 2012
Gold with a huge frothy head. Lightly carbonated. Typical saaz pepper aroma. Mildly hoppy,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (15568) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 19, 2012
Draft @ Bullen, Tvĺ Krögare, Malmö. Pours a clear golden color with a longlasting white head. Has a sweetish mĺtt grainy aroma with weak buttery hints. Sweetish malty grainy weak hoppy bitter flavor. Fruity malty grainy hoppy bitter finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BlackHaddock (3183) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2012
Green 500ml bottle, best before 13th June 2008, drank on a wet and cold Jan night 2008 in Shropshire. Poured into a small (0.2 litre) Veltins Pilsner stemmed glass three times. Looks OK, light golden hue to the body and a white foam head which tries to stay with you, but can’t manage the whole experience. Pilsners have no huge aroma, this one had a sweet smell, real candy sweet, too sweet for me. The beer tasted sweet too, dry and sweet are the two main features this beer has. Not a lot of anything to sing about in the mouthfeel stakes, watery for a 5.0% beer and no great redeeming factors for me to pontificate about. Just another lager to add onto the huge list trying to sink us British under a sea of imported tosh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dogbomb (863) - ENGLAND - APR 28, 2012
Bottle. Pours a clear gold straw, with a thin white head. Aroma on the nose is grassy and a hint of zest. In the mouth, there’s a maltiness, quite wheaty and heavy with some notes of lemon, orange. There’s something a bit "off" about it too, which catches the nose every so often. Like a herbiness. Drinkable, with a slight interest - but nothing groundbreaking.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
brnandersen (1668) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 14, 2012
500 ml. bottle in to a snifter. Clear golden colour with a big, fast fading white head, some laces left behind. Grasses and skunky notes in the aroma, also bread from the malts. Lightly bitter taste. Medium body with a thin feel and average carbonation. Finishes lightly bitter with a light bread note. Some malt sweetness in the far finish. Easy drinkable and refreshing - that´s it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
estpiwo (1222) - ESTONIA - MAR 11, 2012
Bottle. Golden color, minimal head. Grassy aroma. Taste was little bit malty at the beginning, After more and more hoppy. Nice bitter finish. Good.

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