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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1904   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.


1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Discofish (152) - USA - OCT 12, 2002
Pretty boring beer.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Jokes (1453) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2002
Nothing too exciting here. Sweet with a touch of bitterness toward the end. Crisp and fairly easy to drink. I guess that’s the goal of style. Just not something I like.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SpaceMonkey (182) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 9, 2002
Smells slightly sour and bit citrus, with an ordinary head and a yellow-gold hue. It starts off with a pine filled mouth feel followed by a big lemon hop finish. Not bad, but I can’t find too much interesting or unique here.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 8, 2002
Pours with a medium thick white creamy head, with a fair amount of lace left behind. the color is crisp and golden. the aroma is sour and yeasty with malt accents. the flavor is sour bitter and malty with accents of yeast and hops.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
igneous1 (1492) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - OCT 4, 2002
poors a crisp golden with a white non-lasting foamy head. aroma is slightly malty with some hops definitely there. flavor is quite hoppy, i’m assuming good Saaz right? this was a very easy to drink and quite enjoyable Pils.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheDean (786) - MIlwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 3, 2002
Ok, I had too many of these....I forgot what I was going to write here...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mutant (854) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 29, 2002
Malty in both aroma & flavour, esp. for a pils and lots of it. Guess that’s why I like it. Thickish as well. What a shame that other ’beer’ hijacked its name. BTW thanks DOGBRICK

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29170) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2002
A golden beer with an OK head. It has an aroma of hops - and a flavor of hops, slightly bitter. Definately a good beer, but if I want a czech pilsener I rather want Urquell.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dhurtubise (568) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 27, 2002
From a Candian bought bottle. Very good Czeck pils, smooth, rich malt and pronounced hoppiness. Everything a czek pils should be. (except for the fresheness which you can only get domestically).

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keg18 (4) - Indiana, New York, USA - SEP 25, 2002 does not count
Don’t usually drink pilsners, but this I had to try. Fragrant, malty aroma, light golden color. Lots of carbonation. Can really taste the hops, some bitterness. Very tasty, especially with some spicy Thai food! Much better than that *other* Budweiser.


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