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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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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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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 3, 2011
Tasted 9/3/11. 330ml bottle. Best Before 01.18.12. Pours filtered with a bright golden hue. Layer of white head. Aromas of sweet cereal grains and a mild grassy hops. Medium bodied with a bright effervescence and a dry finish. Mildly cloying flavor, but the subtle hop nuance and the carbonation both dry it out. Solid example!


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdiBeer (929) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2014
Aroma: cereal and bread malts. Appearance: clear gold, small white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: light bitter continue, malty. Overall: decent Pilsner, light but not bland. Pint at U Medvidků, Prague.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
heyheyguesswho (18) - - JUL 27, 2014
Great Czech beer and great session beer no matter where you are in the world. The taste is mild, but obvious, the colour and head are pretty spot on even for such a commercial brew. Definitely my go-to beer in Czech Republic.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lukardo (117) - CROATIA - JUL 24, 2014
0.5 l bottle. Pours a light golden color with white head. Taste is sweet with a little bit of bitterness. Aroma is floral hops, grain. Average carbonation. Great beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jorn69 (867) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JUL 23, 2014
@ Havregatan. Bottle (330 ml) from Systembolaget (11:-). Sweet malty and quite bitter, hay/straw. The finish is dry, bitter and malty.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sawbuck (301) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Nice golden yellow in color. Sweet malt nicely balanced with pepper hops and spiciness. Nice example.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AlainG (1141) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2014
Je ne peux m’empęcher de prendre une bouteille de bičre lorsque j’achčte du vin ŕ la SAQ. Cette fois-ci c’est une charmante tchčque, blonde comme le soleil et son chapeau de mousse, qui se résorbe toutefois rapidement en un mince voile. Au nez c’est le fameux malt, propre au style, avec quelques parfums herbacés, du miel et un bémol métallique. Une politesse veloutée sur la langue, avec des herbes enrobées de miel, se terminant en une douce amertume. Elle est efficace et plaisante. (M.A. 05 décembre 14) (1131-290614)

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hockeybeerguy (1642) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pilsener. The appearance had a clear golden yellow color with a one finger white foamy head. There was some light somewhat clingy lacing after the head dissipated. The smell had some cooked corn-like/slightly graininess to it. The taste was mostly sweet with a slight toastiness to it. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body. Overall, I’m trying to figure out the difference between this and Budweiser as I’d probably have to do a blind tasting to try to figure them out.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DwarfeD (851) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2014
33cl bottle at home. Clear golden with a medium white head. Light to medium body with moderate carbonation. Medium bitterness with some sweet tones. Malts, hops, grass and straw. A refreshing pilsner.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
vodka4blood (84) - Milton, Vermont, Vermont, USA - JUL 17, 2014
My bottle (11.2oz, from Cheese Traders, So. Burlington) does not say the word "Budweiser" anywhere on the label. I dont think I could distinguish between a Grolsch & this beer in a blind taste test.... I like Grolsch a lot and think both of them surpass the lame standards of the general pale-lager-limited masses here in USA. Pilseners, certain pale ales, and wheat/wit beers are my summertime faves for sure.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Krigla (15) - SLOVENIA - JUL 16, 2014
Clear golden colour,fair white head. Medium sweetnes,some bitterness in the aftertaste. Overall, very good czech pilsner.


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