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

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RATINGS: 1952   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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cb (810) - Roeland Park, Kansas, USA - NOV 23, 2002
The czech equivalent of Budweiser is definitely much better than the U.S. version, for me it would be a summer brew.

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
danyotW2A99 (3) - USA - NOV 19, 2002 does not count
had to help up this ones ratings, the only reason i can think that is scores low is so that everyone doesnt rush out and buy this one out. it was only around here for october. stellar pisner that resonates between 5 or more flavors. what i mean by this is that, first the taste is sharp in your face - quickly disappears into undertones of another flavor - a bit later it goes back over the top with a new flavor --- back & forth for quite a while. truly a complex brew!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
goz (359) - Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 18, 2002
Clear golden color, nice thick, white head. Aroma is floral, grassy. Flavor is sweet, with a little hop and spice.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeyaMC (47) - Tirschenreuth, GERMANY - NOV 16, 2002
An unmistakeable Czech Pilsener. Strong bitterness but not unpleasant. For Pils-Lovers a must.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Braudog (5876) - Glenville, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 15, 2002
UPDATED: DEC 6, 2006 Big orange-yellow pour with gigantic white airy head. Very malty with a good body. Ultra biscuity, but with a nice solid saazy bite.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Bronstein (175) - Göttingen, GERMANY - NOV 14, 2002
Appearenc nice but it’s not really blonde. A mouthful of malty flavor, finish dry. Spicy malty aftertaste. Not as sweet as e.g. Gambrinus Premium.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BillKismet (3357) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 11, 2002
Fine bronze gold with a medium rocky cream head. The aroma is honey and sweetish with some hopping as well/ The flavor is initially sweet and grainy and falls away fast. After some warming, malt plays a role too. Good for the style, but as my rating indicates--this isn’t my style.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
howie (549) - DeForest, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 10, 2002
Bitter, yeasty, clean, simple. Lots of sea monkeys. I’d rate this higher if I liked pilseners. I know that’s not very objective of me, but I’ll never buy this again.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wnp22 (685) - Toronto (Roncesvalles Village), Ontario, CANADA - NOV 8, 2002
Very nice lager. Simple and clean. Slightly sweet with a hint of hoppiness. Very easy to drink, and a nice change.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joeycapps (1468) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 8, 2002
Clean light gold colour. Load of carbonation w/ big fluffy white head. Fresh, floral, sweat hoppy nose w/ light spicyness. Medium, slightly oily body. Smooth maltiness giving way to a rounded bitterness. Slight diacetyl apparent.


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