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

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RATINGS: 1950   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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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Canuckistani (41) - Dundas, Ontario, - JAN 23, 2008
Difficult to give an accurate description of the beer fresh out of the liquor store; as this was cellared for close to two years before I got to it. Pours golden with a loose white head. Contains flecks like a trappist beer but that may be due to age. Sweet, fruity malts with grains blended in nicely. Lightly hopped. Thick, creamy palate is the way that a lager should taste.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gary (1418) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2014 Canned 4 pack ; Do not drink this from a clear green bottle ,it rapes this beer . Yes indeed , from a can this is a fine, fine PIls ,truly drinkable , with a rounded woody pencil shaving bitterness that is crisp on a sophisticated palate ; I love well made pils ! Always have . There is a buttery ,rich bready malt depth ; notes of honey , hay ,cut grass , phenols ; ends dry . damn nice shit.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Diabobale (225) - ITALY - NOV 11, 2014
La migliore pils ceca molto probabilmente. Di facile bevuta risulta essere molto leggera e piacevole

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sissio (687) - Orsenigo, ITALY - NOV 4, 2014
Pale gold, clear, white head. Light cereals and simple malts with gentle hoppy freshness. Cereals and hint of yeast, light bitter ending and aftertaste. Refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VDuquerroux (338) - Airvault, FRANCE - OCT 31, 2014
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A clear golden yellow beer with a poor white head; medium retention. Herbal aroma, hay, honey. Medium bitter, light sweet. Medium body and texture, good carbonation, herbal finish. Overall, nice herbal aroma, pleasant bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rostosto (23) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 24, 2014
Thinking my review of pilsner urquell is now over rated after drinking this very good LAGER, yes lager and lager this good is good. I love lager and this is a great lager whatever beer snobs think. Great sweetness and delicate hops shine through unlike the bottle of meaty savoury Urquell and the dryness of Staropramen. 500ml bottle, golden, floral, sweet and after taste of slight bitterness. Lovely fizzy carbonated, refreshing lager lovlieness and what’s wrong with that? Its not anywhere near the best beer in the world, it’s no Goose Island IPA but for time and a place comeback and drink me lager this is yer beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dzhigga (139) - Kirov, RUSSIA - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle. Clear golden color with small & fast-disappearing head. Very delicate and pleasant aroma of grass and citrus notes, flowers (true Saaz hops). Taste is bitter-sweet, very well balanced. Aftertaste is thin and delicate. Nice example of lager.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Serapac (122) - CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 22, 2014
Bottle. One of the best quality Czech lagers. Complex bitter-sweet, leaving subtle hoppy palate. Medium body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
beer_est_deus (730) - örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2014
Klar, gul, och vitt skum. Doft: Röda äpplen, jäst, malt, hembakat bröd, frukt, lätt kanderat socker. Smak: Malt, röda äpplen, jäst, billig utspädd frukt juice, lager. Smakar bättre än den luktar. Lätt drucken, skulle nog passa bra till farmors mat om hon fortfarande skulle laga mat.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
eduardovl (917) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
500ml can served in an ordinary glass. A: Pours a clear yellow to orange (golden) color forming a one to two fingers bubbled and aired white head. Medium retention and few lacings formed and left in the glass S: Refreshing in the nose. Strong notes of Saaz hops which is grassy and citrus. Notes of sweet grains T: Refreshing in the mouth too. Grainy upfront. Pale malts and caramel malts. Strong notes of Saaz hops. Again, grassy and citrus. In overall, a dry taste with a nice hops bitterness punch M: Light body and good carbonation. Grassy and lemony aftertaste O: Very good drinkability. Not as good as Urquell, but still a classic Czech Pilsener [ BA Review @ 2/19/2010 ]

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
waiake (149) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 10, 2014
330ml bottle pours pale gold with a brief head, aroma is light malty fruity, taste is crisp fresh grassy dry sweetish not too bitter or hoppy, a fine brew


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