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Brewed by Pivovar Kout na Šumavě
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Kout na Šumavě, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30908) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2008
From tap at Koutland. Pours hazy yellow to orange wih a alacing white head. Mild butterish and yeasty aroma. Flavour is smooth caramel malty and light cornish. Holds a medium sweet to medium dry flavoured finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29223) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2008
Draft. An unclear golden beer with a huge off-white head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of hops as well as hints of butter. The flavor is sweet malty with light notes of both diacethyl and butter, leading to a dry bitter finish [5/2/5/3/9=2.4]

Bottled - tapped from the tank at the brewery the day prior to sampling. A hazy golden beer with a lazing white head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of hops, straw, and freshly cut hay. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of straw and medium notes of malt, leading to a dry bitter finish. The rating is for this version.

On day zero of RBESG there was a problem with the draft version of this - glad that there was a supply of a bottled version to give the beer some recognition.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2008
Bottle 50 cl. Pours a hazy golden with a gigantic and frothy white head. Fresh malts, flowers and a little yeastiness in the nose. Fairly light body, a little watery actually yet solidly malty with floral accents and a whiff of yeast. The finish is dry with a light bitterness. 260608

On tap. Hazy golden with a creamy, white head leaving broad curtains of lacework. Aroma of malt and a little butter. Medium body, swetish malt and again distinct butter notes. Short, dry finish. Pity about the butter. 6/3/5/3/11=2.8 260608

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 9, 2008
Draught. Hazy golden colour with mediumsized white creamy head, leaves some lace. Aroma is yeast, some malts, sweet berries, earth and rather diacetylic. Flavour is quite much the same, and aftertaste leaves a grassy diacetyl. 7 3 7 3 14

Bottled. Colour is not as hazy as the draught one, no lace. More berries and mild yeasty notes as well as sweet vegetably notes in aroma. Flavour has lots of grass, some mild yeast as well as mild grassy hops. 8 3 8 3 16.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (19322) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2008
Draught at Koutland (3 consecutive nights!) Hazy golden, small head. Buttery nose with lots of grass. Freshly hoppy with hay and orange. Light-medium bodied with a crisp, vital malt profile, Long bitter finish. A superb drinking beer!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 16, 2012
Draught at Pĺ Besök; Per spotted this on our smallest pub crawl in Malmö, huge thanks!
Hazy golden color, with compact head. Wonderful delicate aroma of malt, with a cereal and straws Character, and a soft fruity edge. The mouthfeel is smooth; very good malt flavor, with a light crispy side, some caramel too, and a light grassy presence; the bitterness is quite bold, not very aromatic. It has some light residual sweetness and a pleasant fruity touch.
I have to get back here soon.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14193) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 5, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 8, 2008 Tap at koutland ... Golden yellow slight haze ... light hop nose ... light fruity but over fizzy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (13803) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 1, 2009 Handbottled. Thanks ChristianSheffel. Pours hazy/slight unclear yellow with a small white head. Aroma is very grassy & fresh hayish. Crisp & enjoyable. A bit mouldy with notes of sweet buiscuit/butter before a bitter end. Óne of the best pils ive had! Rerating Nov. 09. Had this at U Slovanske Lipy, Prague. Citrus, buiscuit, grass, floral and yeasty. Soo fresh and lovely. 3,6 - 3,9

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13597) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2008
On tap at Koutland, Plzen. Grassy diacetyl. Real shame. Grassy hop like the filtered version, bit sweet and full in mouth, but the diacetyl kills it. Re-rate Bottle bought from the bar and drunk in my hotel room. A rather good unfiltered 12 degree beer with plenty of character and hop. Having had a number of these this weekend, this isn’t bad, in fact it’s just about the best except Pilsner Urquell.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (13596) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2009
Draught. Hazy dark golden colour. Small stable white head. High bitterness, quite rough and almost unpleasant. Good aromatic hop flavour.


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