Brewed by Pivovar Chodovar
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Chodová Planá, Czech Republic


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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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This extraordinary beer brewed solely from Czech aromatic hops possesses a distinct gold colour, pleasant hop bouquet and full malt taste with a touch of gentle bitterness. Zámecký Lager Speciál fermenting 2 – 3 months in stock tubs of our unique rock cellar is an example of supreme art of our brewers. A specialist committee appraised its quality and the lager was awarded the “Prize of Czech Brewers 2000”.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerlady (556) - lucerne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 23, 2009
orange-golden colored beer with offwhite head smells malty,of dark organic cereal-cookies, bittersweet, some hops tasts malty, bittersweet,, some metal, cookies aftertaste is bittersweet, some metal, and has a hint of hidden fruits

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (5973) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 21, 2009
Bottle. Pours deep golden colour, and a 2 " thick creamy off-white head. Malt and noticeable hop aroma.Sweet malty taste, grassy hops doing a good job in balancing the sweetness, nice and bitter end

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
swooper (1247) - Cambridge and Kladno(Czech Rep.), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2009
UPDATED: AUG 8, 2009 On tap in Pivovarský Klub, Golden, creamy-white foam, medium sweet, light bitter, bitter end good balanced beer good aroma, medium body

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martinboer (118) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2009
Sep 11, 2007 Bottle from Pivovarsky Klub. Golden colour. Foamy. Very hoppy and grassy pilsener. Tasty with fruit flavours, including orange and citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2009
Bottled. A golden beer with a huge off-white head. The aroma is sweet malty with a crisp hop note. The flavor is sweet malty with a crisp hop note and a bit of caramel and metal, leading to a dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jfb (4345) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2008
(bottle) clear golden colour with a fluffy white head. aroma of citric and floral hops, honeyed pale malts and yeast. flavour of strong honeyed pale malts with a tinge of floral hops. medium carbonation and body, dry, light bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
thewolf (11313) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2008
Bottle, bought @ Pivni Galerie, Prague.
Pours clear golden with a bubbly, off-white head. Quite grainy aroma, some malty sweetness. Rather nice mouthfeel, good creaminess. Flavour has a lot of metal off-flavour, malty sweetness and only a mild dry hoppiness in the finish. The metal dissipates a bit as it warms up and the finish is rather long.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11421) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2008
Cloudy golden with a small white head. Malt and grain aroma. Malty sweet flavour lacking some hops to balance.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
imdownthepub (10974) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2008
On tap at Hospudka v Chaloupce, Plzen, 330ml. Clear gold with white head. Reasonable, dry, crisp pilsener. light and malty bit with a cardboardy, carbonated note. It’s ok without reaching any heights.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dEM1972 (53) - , Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2008
Has a fabulous aroma to it, I am getting apricots somehow, and a definite roasted scent, the smell is quite fabulous; golden brown in colour; first taste is rather a full on blow, I get the apricots again, that roasted flavour comes at you and then the bitterness kicks in, not over powering but you can certainly tell it has a great flavour, quite a presence; after taste isn’t too bad, you still get the bitterness but not too much.

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