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

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RATINGS: 1932   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.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (1236) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - APR 22, 2012
Poured into pint glass. Only a faint covering as head. A nice clear, golden color though. It smells like grain (barley) and a slight metallic note. Smooth taste of malt without the sweetness, mild bitterness middle to end. Medium and crisp body, bubbly but not too much. Great tasting, poor appearance though.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rotin (28) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 25, 2014
Four bottles in four days. One of them was very bad, beer with salty astringency in flavor. The others, brewed different date, was better. Very smooth mouthfeel, light body. Malty, grainy flavor, only slight bitterness. Good drinkable. This beer is on half way between czech pilsner and standard pale lager.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
digopossobon (291) - MACAE, BRAZIL - SEP 22, 2014
Loiríssima!!! Que espuma cremosa!!!! Cheiro de malte... Doce... Na intensidade certa. Um pouquinho de lúpulo. Bom amargor, boa carbonatação. O retrogosto me pareceu doce... sabão... Sei lá, talvez a minha expectativa fosse demasiada.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lukasmh (128) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear yellow golden with very white one finger head and high carbonation. Aroma is pilsner malt, subtle butterscotch and some yeasty spices. Taste is slightly sweet with light fizzy body and crisp medium bitter finish.

2.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
hellonearth (55) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 20, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2014 Rien d’exceptionnel, mais quand même sympa. Légèrement sucrée, céréalière, très sec. Une texture très légèrement onctueuse.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
16erBlech (53) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - SEP 20, 2014
0,5l bottle. I think this beer has a better reputation as it tastes. Ok its easy drinkable but theres nothing special on this beer. Average.

2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Lappy (25) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 15, 2014
Very Average, nothing brilliant. Pale in colour as one expects from a lager. flavour is slightly hoppy but overridden by the carbonation. Okay for hot Aussie summers, but personally the newly arrived Praga Pilsener has more too offer with its classic Euro flavour.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
leduardol (18) - - SEP 5, 2014
Uma das melhores pilsens, com ótima drinkability. Malte e lúpulo divinamente equilibrados. Final amargo na medida e com uma refrescância absoluta. Espuma média, límpida e de um dourado perfeito para essa lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DomD (63) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 4, 2014
Poured from can. Aroma is grassy hay. Very clear golden color with white head. Light bitter taste. Light bodied, with lively carbonation, and a dry finish. Overall a nice crisp lager.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 6/20
sbron (226) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2014
330ml bottle. Drank at the shanghai brewery ( china ). Hazy golden colour. White head. First impression : smells like weed. Taste Probably as weed. Watery also as last taste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holmen2 (939) - NORWAY - AUG 27, 2014
From can. Clear golden. Dense, but slowly diminishing, head and lacing. Superb and refined aroma of continental hops, with some malt sweetness. Flowerfields and newly mowed lawn. Less hops and less complexity in taste. Good drinkability.


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