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Brewed by Zagrebačka Pivovara (MolsonCoors)
Style: Pilsener
Zagreb, Croatia

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 2.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
During the holiday season, make a toast with your family and friends with the Christmas beer of rich taste, made according to the special recipe of the brewmasters of the Ožujsko Pivo. Božićno Pivo is the crown of the superb quality and tradition of Zagrebačka Pivovara.
13.4°


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hrc_Cro (259) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 7, 2014
UPDATED: APR 26, 2015 Update for 2014/2015 edition. 0.5l bottle. Looks and smells like o?ujsko pivo. Aromas are stronger and taste is more bitter. Overall better than o?ujsko pivo. 2013/2014 edition was previously rated as 6/3/6/3/16, but that is not realistic.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
artyom (713) - Osijek, CROATIA - FEB 26, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2014 0,5l bottle. It has golden color. Aroma is malt and hops. Taste is bitter, maybe a little bit too much. It’s not really a great beer, but it’s drinkable.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
armando629 (2448) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 26, 2012
0,5 l bottle as a gift, after BBD.
Poured gold with a small lacing white head. Aroma of hay and malt, some sourish yeast. Little bit sweetish malt taste with a minimal grassy hop. No more words to waste for it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kita (1469) - Koper, SLOVENIA - DEC 26, 2012
Bottled, 0,50l. Clear golden color with medium frothy white head and fizzy bubbles. Aroma of grassy hops, hay, yeast, malt, vanilla and light citrus note. Taste starts rich malty, followed by sour fruitiness and rounded with crisp and dry hoppiness. Medium body, slick texture and lively carbonation in palate. Thumbs up for Zagrebačka pivovara, great Christmas present :)

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
luttonm (3266) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2012
.5l bottle bought in Zagreb, ’12 version. Looks like a normal yugo-lager, clear and yellow. Slightly stronger aroma and flavor, certainly a touch better than most of the beers around. Still mineral and grass, but slightly more balanced and full flavor. Reminds of the ’premium’ versions of the macros around the region. Pretty nice though, I’d seek this out more often if available.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
darioklc (564) - Karlovac, CROATIA - JUN 23, 2012
Much better than original Ožujsko beer. It’s too bad that this beer you can only get in winter. It’s light bitter with hop taste.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bierkrug (2132) - - APR 24, 2011
Part of the first German beer tasting in Idar-Oberstein (day two). Thanks to shrubber85. 500 ml bottle, pours a normal pils look. Aroma is a sweet gum. Taste is sweet with spices. Palate is lightly bitter.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
shrubber85 (9019) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 24, 2011
Bottle at First German Ratebeer gathering (day 2) at Idar Oberstein - courtesy of Ogivlado. Sour barley malt aroma with light floral notes. Golden yellow color with small head. Honey malt and lightly bitter hay hops flavor. Light alcohol finish. Not bad but nothing to make it stand out.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Travlr (15913) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 24, 2011
Bottle courtesy of shrubber85, thanks! Bright golden color, scant white edge head. Aroma of straw and subtle white pepper. Taste is plain and lager-like. OK.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
tderoeck (6212) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 6, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 28, 2011

03/01/2011 - 50cl bottle @ home (2011-3) Thnx to Josip and Una for the bottle!

Clear dark yellow to light orange beer, creamy white head, stable and non adhesive. Aroma: mainly hops, some herbs and sweet malts, but in all pretty faint. MF: ok carbon, light body, watery texture. Taste: a little bit of hop, some malts, pretty flavourless. Aftertaste: little bit dry, practically none. Why are people rating this so high?


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