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Herold Golden Revolution

Brewed by Pivovar Herold
Style: Imperial Pils/Strong Pale Lager
Breznice, Czech Republic


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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
Golden Revolution heralds the arrival of a new Czech pilsner standard. This handcrafted, dry hopped imperial pilsner sends a powerful message to the pilsners that have come before. Echoing the words of one of the Velvet Revolution's heroes as he dismissed the communists, Golden Revolution proclaims: "Thank you, now go away".

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (4587) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 13, 2012
Tasted in 2009. Gold in color with a small off-white head. Aroma is of brown sugar, malt and honey. Taste is of fruit, honey and sugar.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
burg326 (5370) - Florida, USA - SEP 3, 2011
750 ml bottle corked and caged, poured an amber orange color aromas of malt, biscuits, floral, and honey. Taste is a funky honey flavor with bitterness. Interesting beer, but could just because oof the age.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
crossovert (11348) - Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2011
The bottle is decently aged by now, a sweet, nutty pilsener. I would be willing to try others form this brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 6, 2010
Herold Breznice Pivovar--Czech Republic--Golden Revolution Handcrafted Imperial Pilsner--Make Way For The Better Beer--2009 25.4 oz. Bottle. 9.00% ABV. 25 IBU’s? (3.5 / 5.0) Pilsner--Imperial ? No lace. Fizzy thin white head. Clear bright rich orange gold color. Mild floral Pils dry hopped front. Rich sweet cloying slightly oxidized stanky musty caramel mild fruit body. Cloying malt mild hop mild hot EtOH end. Dogfish Head Collaboration Brew. Sampled 7/12/2009. 2 @ $5.99.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 14, 2010
750ml Bottle: Aroma of yeast, dough, noble hops, Pils malt, and light alcohol. Poured yellow/amber in color with a tiny white head around the edges only. Lightly hazy. Sparkling. Flavor is light to medium sweet. Tastes of yeast, Pils malt, old noble hops, slight caramel, honey, and slight alcohol. Medium body. Slick, oily texture. Average carbonation. Yeast, dough, honey, and slight hop finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - JAN 30, 2010
handbottle thanks to bhensonb. poured a nice looking gold with no head at all. aroma was honey and some soft floral notes. flavor was honey and some fruits with some alcohol on the finish. body was medium with no carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 30, 2010
(750ml bottle, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a lightly hazy yellow body with a medium white head. Aroma of honey, cereal, grain, florals, and candy corn. Flavor of honey, cola, florals, biscuit, and caramel malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (14092) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 18, 2010
Bottle from JV Wine & Spirits in Napa, CA. Pours golden orange with a smear of white head. Aroma of mild roast caramel with some light hop. Full bodied with frothy carbonation. Flavor is caramel with some mild spice. It’s more sweet than not. There’s a touch of heat. Strong and flavorful. Not your standard malt liquor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6599) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 2, 2010
Bottle:   Dirty straw, slight haze, minor white head, frothy, sparce lacing, mild carbonation.   Sweet straw nose, slight hint of some sort of cheese.   Very sweet grassiness on the tongue.   Almost cloying.   Malt forward beer, no real hop presense.   I guess its not expected if its a Pilsner.   Yeah, very sweet, a little corny and/or mealy.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Has a little bit of a syrupy character to it.   Pretty much comes across as an Imperial Pilsner.   Sweeter, with a bit of warming to it.   Tiz okay, but can be a bit hard to choke down a 750ml.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
travita (4847) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 4, 2009
Bottle thanks to blutt59. The look is clear, golden color, and no head. The smell is hops, fruits, citrus, and caramel. The taste is hops, sweet, caramel, fruits.

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