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

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RATINGS: 1904   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoshuaStranger (136) - - JUN 8, 2014
Pours golden,thin white head. Aroma is malts,grains,sweet herbs. Taste is sweet malts,grains,bitter,smooth. Very refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
17Beer (27) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 7, 2014
From a bottle. This is the czech taste of pilsner origin that I had hoped Pilsner Urquell would provide but failed. Crisp, clear and full of character. Very height of lager expression.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
WillemsUrenkel (444) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - JUN 6, 2014
0,5 l bottle. Dark golden in the glass, a more smaller head. Grainy on the nose. Starts grainy, light bitterness, smooth brewingwater. Fruity hints in the background.

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stoogemobile (16) - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA - JUN 2, 2014
Quite colourful for a dry pale lager. A bit of caramel and a slight peachy fuitiness. Dry and slightly hoppy. Thin body but that’s the style.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Heickf (43) - BRAZIL - JUN 1, 2014
Coloração dourada bem intensa, aroma herbáceo e com leve malte, sabor maltado e com amargor suave, que não agride e puxa um próximo gole.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
alex_alkis (191) - SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2014
I really thought that this beer could deliver much better, and taste like other Czechs like Staropramen and Starobrno. Instead it’s highly mediocre. Very musty. It tastes decent anyway but a bit of a dissapointment for me.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
msbernac (515) - POLAND - MAY 31, 2014
Draugh Aroma-- malt, yeast Appearance-pale, clear, white foam, Taste-light bitterness, light sweetness, lightly sour, Palate-light body, thin feel, lively, bitter finish Overall-good

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
venom666 (310) - Alicante, SPAIN - MAY 29, 2014
The aroma is not it’s best point. Classic pale Lager with a bit of caramel and a bitter taste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hidden_Pooch (276) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 28, 2014
Can. Surprisingly I rather enjoyed this brew. Taste of caramel, hay, and spices. Has a heavier body than most and a nice carbonation. The aftertaste finishes with a kind of spiciness on the tongue, but a refreshing kind. I would buy this again.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
corkyrory66 (526) - BELGIUM - MAY 24, 2014
Pils tchèque de 5 % abv, brassée selon de Reinheitsgebod allemand... Couleur doré moyen brillant. Clarté nette. Bulles fines mais très peu nombreuses. Mousse blanche qui tombe vite. Arômes de citronelle, pneu de voiture, pelure de pomme de terre, corde de chanvre. 1ère bouche liquide sur la pils typique : du malt blanc et du houblon amer piquant. 2ème sur un peu de blé, girofle, citronelle. 3ème assez orientée sur l’ammoniaque. La longueur est plus sur un ensemble malt/houblon, qui n’est pas désagréable mais sans aucune noblesse. De la grande banalité. L’alcool n’aide rien. La finale est assez fade. CONCLUSION : de la pils au sens propre, c’est-à-dire pas grand chose... On disait dans les campagnes : de la pils de chat … On peut dire ici : de la pils de czech ...


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