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

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RATINGS: 1960   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
TheGreatKen (76) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 28, 2002
Shame on A-B for taking the name to label as piss water. My favorite pilsner (followed by Urquell and Staropramen).

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10458) - Sřborg, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2002
UPDATED: APR 27, 2003 Bottled: Golden colour. Medium lasting head. Sweetish and malty aroma. Flavour is sweet and malty as well, with some fruity accents. Nice bitterness in the end.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - AUG 25, 2002
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2010 Can 500 ml
Appearance Bright golen with hint of pale sun, large white firm for lager head. Some lace shown but not much. 3+
Aroma Grassy soft malts with leafy hop of Saaz. Good.
Taste Mid light bodied, clean approach, minereal follow up. Good clean lager , not really a Boheman Pils more of Bohemian pale lager. Quiet decent.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kmeves (1098) - Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 18, 2002
It is hard to believe that this beer shares its name with American Budweiser. Lives up tp the rest of the Czech pilsners.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2544) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - AUG 16, 2002
I’ve been told that this is nothing special despite the reputation, and I guess thats true, but it was a bit better than I expected. Rerate: Color was a bright gold with a moderate white fizzy head. Despite a bit of a bite on the tongue, it wasn’t heavily carbonated. First sampling was skunky but the sixer I have now is not. The aroma is tingly with spicy grassy hops, and a little buttery note (consistent with my previous tasting). Nicely balanced beer with a medium bodied slightly buttery malt profile and a definite bitterness. Fairly clean except for the diacetyl. I’d buy it again.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Citellus (28) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2002

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
softale (188) - Michigan, USA - AUG 15, 2002
Clear golden color. Somewhat skunky aroma. It’s an average pilsner that’s about it, not quite as good as Pilsner Urquell and not quite as bad as Heineken.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jazz88 (2564) - San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 10, 2002
Bottle. Pale golden yellow with a white laced head and some rising bubbles. Classic skunk aroma with a yeasty flavor.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hildigöltur (5103) - Křbenhavn, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2002
Tastes like no other pilsener. Every time I have drunken this, it has had this strange (not bad) flavour, which I cannot identify. An interesting pilsener, not as refreshing as many others, but funnier.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 4, 2002
BUDVAR!!!!!!! If you’re going to steal somone’s product atleast make it of equal or greater value..you know who you are.


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