Jon123 (36) - Emmaus, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 15, 2003
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A good pilsner beer. I prefer a "lighter" beer in the summer. This is a quality beer that can be consumed in a good quantity also! If you want to know specifically how it tastes or looks read one of the ratings below!
jercraigs (8060) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 14, 2003
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Toronto Festival of Beer 2001 - Nyeh... Never really been impressed with the can version of this. It's a good pilsener, but not one of my favorite beers generally. It's too bad they didn't have it on draft, since I have never tried it on tap. I think Pilsener is just not a style of beer I am a fan of generally.
waveman352 (178) - Saratoga Springs, New York, USA - JUL 14, 2003
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
UPDATED: AUG 10, 2004 Very thin head, with a great aftertaste that is slightly bitter yet a crisp cool and refreshing taste. Not bad for a fairly large produced commercial beer
kumite56 (471) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - JUL 13, 2003
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark gold color with a medium white head, rapidly diminishing. Hoppy nose and an inviting aroma. Medium bodierd, crisp and refreshing. Bitter hoppy finish but with enough malt backbone to provide balance. Good beer.
Rastacouere (6137) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 13, 2003
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2004 It’s unfortunate, before the bottle is even completely opened, an annoying skunk aroma explodes from the bottle, transportation was long. Typical pilsner appearance, blonde, can almost see through it. In Mouth, malt is the first to bite your tongue, quickly followed by hops and a more than generous bitterness to dream of.
From a 500mL can: powerful saaz aroma, spicy, floral, herbal. Crisp medium body, very effervescent. Light toothpaste/honey maltiness. Very good although I’d like a bit more malt focus. Several layers of bitterness joins sip after sip, but it remains very well balanced and highly quaffable.
rlgk (11453) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2003
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2005 Dark golden color with a nice head. This is a really good beer, but im not surprised since it is czech. It has a fresh and clean taste with a nice bitter finish.
changxao (104) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 12, 2003
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
I think that I keep getting bad bottles of the stuff, its always skunky. Despite that fact it is a clean and refreshing beer with a good hop bite. Need to try on tap.
NectarFarm (128) - Calgary, CANADA - JUL 11, 2003
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
It is a quality pils. The bitterness seemed off, I likely had an old can. I did go for the can though knowing how much freshness can effect this beer. Still I wasn't too impressed.
EKGoldings (555) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JUL 9, 2003
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2008 I’ve had fantastic bottles of this stuff, I’ve had awesome glasses of kegged PU, and I’ve had bad bottles as well. Crisp bitterness, mild hop aroma, wonderful malt .. this is my favorite lager by far. A more refreshing beer I’ve not had. The canned version is much better than the bottles, it retains the malt character this beer should have that balances the bitterness much better than the stuff I’ve had in bottles.
beerking99 (199) - Virginia, USA - JUL 9, 2003
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
The original. What more need you say! Wonderful aroma of Saaz hops, good medium body. Flavor is hops and clean pale malt, with wonderful undertones of darker malt (munich? Vienna?). Saaz hop finish leaves you satiated, but ready for more.