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Brewed by Budweiser Budvar Ceske Budejovice
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
České Budějovice, Czech Republic

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common

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RATINGS: 1959   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Czechvar is the special name (editor’s note: for North America) of the world famous beer produced by the renowned brewery in Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic. Benefitting from over 700 years of brewing experience of the South Bohemian region, Czechvar is the golden original, acknowledged by many connoisseurs as one of the best lagers in the world.


4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
EKGoldings (554) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JUL 17, 2003
UPDATED: DEC 10, 2007 This is a world class Bohemian lager. Excellent malt, great bitterness, Saaz on the nose. Very much like Pilsner Urquell but nowhere as easily available.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JFGrind (1859) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 13, 2003
A buddy was nice enough to bring a 16 ounce can back from Austria for me. Interesting aroma, thin head, golden color, and smooth taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ARMed (613) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 13, 2003
Very crisp and refreshing. Extremely enjoyable. Very aromatic. Bright, clear crisp and sparkling.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaBeer1972 (1368) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 11, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2003 Overall, this is a very impressive Pilser. I used to think Urquell was the benchmark among this class, but I was pleasantly surprised to find this one.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alimcb (23) - ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2003
I am not a fan of pilsner beers, but a pint of Budvar is a welcome break from the English town centre lagers. Not amazing, but well worth seeking out either in the UK or in teh Czech republic - a touch dry but a bit of character and taste that is so lacking in UK lagers.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jfm (1724) - Holbćk, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2003
Golden pilsner color with a thick white foam on top. A nice flavor with a light bitterness. Excellent on tap.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Frank (3015) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 7, 2003 Would be typcial for the style if not so well done. Full, flavorful, and more gently hopped than most Czech Pilsners. Damn good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hysteria (38) - USA - JUN 28, 2003
Beautiful pale color. Lively carbonated. Great balance between hops and malt. Hops not overstated which seems to be the trend of late. Like a very premium Heineken. The only thing I don't like about it is the price.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrGonzo (625) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 23, 2003
Bottle. Light golden color with small head. Hops and mild skunk aroma, yet still pleasant. Medium body, decent hops, sweeter than I expected, decent malts. Good for summer. Glad I picked up a six-pack. This is right up there with that other Budweiser (hah). Seriously a very good pilsener.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steib (613) - Queen Creek, Arizona, USA - JUN 17, 2003
Nice overall lager. Medium body, slightly sweet, strong malty aftertaste. Very quaffable. This buds for you.


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