Brewed by Pivovar Jihlava (Pivovary Lobkowicz)
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Jihlava, Czech Republic


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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Delicious beer of a Pilsner type with a nice taste and betterness. It belongs among most often reputable beer in tasting competitions.
Previously known as the Ježek Stříbrný (Silver) 11°.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
motelpogo (6132) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 15, 2002
was pleased when the giantess served this. very soft, as you´d expect of moravian pilsner it doesn´t hit you over the head with hops but you notice them more the further you go

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eczematic (1307) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 10, 2002
i’m assuming this is the 11 degree. excellent starobrno style pilsener which proves that good things can come out of jihlava. clear gold with a nice head that gradually forms icefloes. malty and buttery with peppery, quite bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
vinivini (301) - BELARUS - OCT 3, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 12, 2014 ABV 4,8 on bottle. Pours amber with tall thin head. It’s not like most Czech Pilsners. Fruity and malty aroma with honey notes reminded me of British ales. Medium body. Sweet & bitter notes combined into taste composition. Nice and special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (18972) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 19, 2002
Golden coloured. Grassy hop aroma. Medium bodied, dry with nice oily saaz hop aroma, and balanced bitter finish. A very good pilsener.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marko (3797) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 16, 2007
Tap at my university’s students’ club. This afaik replaced Pilsner Urquell on tap. I’ve heard from someone that it was really Urquell in Jihlava kegs, but I seriously doubt it now because the kegs had the importers’ stickers that clearly said that this was the 4.7% Ježek.

This poured a nice yellow-golden colour with a medium sized thick creamy white head, very lively carbonation. A nice malty nose, with nice herbal-lemony hopiness. The taste was remarkably pleasant. A superb honey-fruity maltiness, with some pleasant background herbal hopiness that mixed with the maltiness nicely. A bit salty, and a weak weak touch of metal, but all in all, a very, very good pils. If this was really Pilsner Urquell, this was the oddest (and the best) one I’ve ever had (if it was, I’m rerating it with this review here). Anyway, deserves the high score.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (7471) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2009
Draught at the Prague Beer fest, on May 22, 2009
Clear golden color, big fluffy white head. Malty, sweet, some butterscotch scent. Malty, herbal, hoppy, crispy taste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium herbal bitterenss.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (7803) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 20, 2011
draft. medium gold / brass shimmering body with a fine white head. toasty medium sweet chewy / sticky / toffee munich or vienna malt character bit of flavor. corn-like lingering oily finish. but overall it’s frothy and chewy and seems thicker and bigger than 11 degrees, but it’s put together quite well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grzesiek79 (2974) - Radom, POLAND - MAY 27, 2012
cereal, barnyard, caramel, amber, hazy, frothy, minimal head, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium sourness, light body, creamy, lively, bitter,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aronvarga (217) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 18, 2013
Draught @ Cech In. Clear, golden colour, short-life white head, grassy hoppy aroma, medium body, good fizziness, floral hoppy bitter sweet malty taste, citric hoppy long-life palate. Nice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Derek881 (952) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 2, 2011
Another beer I had on tap at Zlý Časy in Prague. The beer had a dark gold-amber color, was mostly clear, and had a big creamy white head with great cling and retention. The subtle aroma featured a mix of spices including nutmeg, brown sugar, and a bit of wheat hops. The taste was sweet with some spicy tones, and a bit of wheaty and grainy bitterness. It had low carbonation, a lighter body, with a wet, creamy mouthfeel.

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