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Formerly brewed at Starobrno Brewery (Heineken)
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Brno, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Brewed for the English market.
Formerly brewed by Hostan in Znojmo.
Note: Bottles brewed since July 2005 by Starobrno.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
oh6gdx (20313) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 26, 2014
Bottled (thanks Kim N & co). Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is bready malts, mild rubber, some slight herbs and grains as well. Flavour is very similar, but a bit stronger on the herbal and grainy side. Earthy and grassy finish.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (3760) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2012
Feb 2009: Brown 50ml bottle, out of date by one month. The third and final beer in one of my lager reviewing evenings (after Singha and Bangla). This isn’t a style I crave after, but I do appreciate any beer made well. Crisp, sharp and very Czech Pilsner in every way. This is a mister average with that little bit extra. Can’t put my finger on why it gets scores at 3.5, it just does. It looks, tastes and has the feel of a good, well crafted Pilsner.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CQC (224) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 29, 2008
A nice faint Sprucy nose... Nice Blond-ish looker. Nice sweetish taste with faint zest of vinager & paper. Nice quick residue free palete.Nice even rasp. A very good uncomplicated honest Czech Beer

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
onlyrocknroll (379) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAR 6, 2008
Attractive beer, pours clear gold with a fine sized sustained head. The aroma is quite grainy and mildly bitter. Sweet and grasy flavour, again with a little hop bitterness. Not qreat

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Doppelganger (1388) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - DEC 16, 2007
Bottle, Dodgy Deli, Oxford. Light caramel, white head. Light herbal hops (dill), a bit of malty sweetness. Briskly carbonated, dark toasty malt, a bit of herbal/musky hops. A bit cresote in the finish, but I kind of like it. Not as hoppy as I was hoping, but really quite solid. Beat the red wine my wife was drinking as a pairing with a nice chalky farmhouse cheddar.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hayduke (3366) - Eureka, California, USA - JUL 2, 2006
Another bottle carried home. Golden with medium head. Good hops and strong malt. Hint of fruit. Carbonation high. Very refreshing. A nice beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
imdownthepub (10210) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2006
Bottled, pasteurised, 500ml. Light golden beer with fizzed head. Sharp and slightly harsh lager beer heavily carbonated. Grainy deeper malt, crisp with a slight cardboard note and a little tinny from the gas. A hint of grapefruit in the body but very little hop impact. A fairly midling Czech Pilsner.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
iammadeofjelly (192) - Liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2005
To compare, it’s like a sweeter version of Beck’s lager. Similar flavour colour and head. More bubbles than beck’s, average beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - SEP 29, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2006 Nice beer, nice flavor, nice foam, the flavor is a little strong, propper of the east Eruope beers, and I like that, an excellent Pilsnener, you would like it.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
johndoughty (3974) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2005
Very dissapointing for a Czech pils.No real flavour and very bland. What more can I say.


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