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Brewed by Budějovický Budvar
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
České Budějovice, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 2026   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   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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2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 13, 2013
Czechvar version. A - Pours a brilliantly clear golden brass color with 1 1.5 finger white head that melts into nothing. S - Sweet grain, apple, mild grassy hops, clean yeast. T - Sweet malt, corn, mild dry grass hops, a touch of lemon on the sides of the tongue. M - Low carbonation, slick, flat finish. Not sure how old this is. Overall less than expected. The low carbonation and finish was a let down. I would love to try this on tap in Prague. Serving type: bottle 09-09-2011


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
WillMase (5) - Colchester, Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2015 does not count
Bottled from Supermarket. Not much smell to it, smells bready with a bit of grass. Beauitful clear pale honey colour with a nice white head. Crisp light sweet medium bitter taste. Light body, thin texture, lively carbonation, and abrupt finish. A very crisp, very drinkable lager that has that something more to it than your standard crap.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11374) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 1, 2015
12oz bottle. Disappearing white-gold. A-sweet lt malt. T-sweet honey/sugar-lt malt, some spice hops.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
caribou43 (59) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 31, 2015
This beer is becoming too industrial. Of course it is better than a poor heineken and it is still a pils but a bit to sweet for me. The colour is nice like gold and the carbonation is regular. My biggest critic is that they cut the quality of hop, if I compare with this product 15 years ago.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
ibud2020 (1) - Texas, USA - MAY 31, 2015 does not count
I am rather shocked, that website specializing in rating beer and collecting opinion worldwide can’t even do its own home work. This beer is celebrating 120 years of brewing this year! NOT 720 YEARS AS YOR ARTICLE STATES RIGHT UPFRONT!!! The % alcohol by volume is 5. Therefore the PROOF is 10 not 12 as stated. Your description sucks my friends!

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
StevieT (927) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 29, 2015
From a bottle. Not my favourite style, malty and well balanced, smooth and drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
UjoKlobasa (9) - - MAY 27, 2015 does not count
Bottle. Distinct aroma (saaz hops, grain) from other pilseners. Light yellowish color, clear, watery look. Medium bitterness. Good pilsener.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fisler (160) - GERMANY - MAY 24, 2015
Im Glas schöne, lang anhaltende Perligkeit, in der Nase malzig, etwas maischig. Im Trunk ausgewogen malzig-bitter. Wenig Abgang - gutes Pils.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rayaron (613) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle 0.5l. Clear light golden with small white head. Sweetish aroma with notes of honey and some herbs. Clean and sweetish flavor, floral, somewhat sugary, notes of herbs and honey, light sourness and light bitterness. Soft carbonation, light-bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ston3s42 (33) - - MAY 19, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2015 Light golden appearance with little head. Tastes of honey, citrus strong malts and is relatively complex to be a larger

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Roger60 (91) - - MAY 14, 2015
SB Lund, flaska. En bra pilsner. Trots flaskans resa genom Sauronbolagets varma ljusa sataniska trista lokaler.


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