Brewed by Pivovar Svijany (LIF)
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Svijany, Czech Republic


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Also known as the "Knight from Svijany".

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (8499) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 24, 2012
draft at Soldaten Svejk, Stockholm. clear sparkling gold with a fine-bubbled well-built rocky white head. clean and soft nose presents well-integrated semi-sweet biscuit / cracker / honey malt, medium-light noble hop notes and a clean, inviting, doughy yeast presence. snappy and crisp texture with soft but tight carbonation late minerals and dried grass hop notes. . one of the better svetlys available.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thomasalias (320) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 20, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2013 0,5l bottle from Czech Republic. Clear, golden colored beer with medium, pillowy, durable, white head. Refreshing, spicy, herbal aroma with a little fruit and honey flavour. Medium bitter taste with some sweetness. Creamy texture, light to medium body, lively carbonation. Spicy, fruity finish. Unique and delicious hop aroma among the Pilsners. It’s almost like an IPA. Very delicious, well hopped Pilsner. Previous rate: 4/20/2012 - points: 6-3-6-3-16 On tap at Csakajósör, Budapest. Clear, pale golden color with medium, white head. Sour-sweet malty aroma - it’s a bit like other Bohemian Pilners (for example: Cerna Hora), but sweeter. Some spicy saaz hops flavour also appears. Light sweet taste with some sourness of the malt. Medium body, creamy texture, lively carbonation. The spicy hops dominates the aftertaste. It’s a good, delicious Bohemian Pilsner, but sweeter than the usual.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
suprchunk (2532) - Crestview, Florida, USA - APR 2, 2012
Clear golden/straw colored pour. Small white head that fades fast and leaves plenty of splotchy lacing. A corn, pepper, coriander aroma. Crisp and punchy. A sweet spicy flavor with hints of coriander. A slight peppery spiciness in the back. A little of the corn aroma comes in with the start of each sip, but is not in the middle or back. A little bitterness, but not much. Nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (2697) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - APR 2, 2012
Son in law gave bottle as present. Clear yellow blond, nice white foam head. Aroma is grassy hops, bit of caramel malt. Taste is good bitter, bit of malt. Very crisp and somewhat high carbonated. Lasting bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (3419) - Radom, POLAND - FEB 27, 2012
earthy, cooked vegetables, cereal, ginger, golden, hazy, white foam, light sweetness, very bitter, lightly sour, salty, medium body, sticky, soft carbonation, long finish, bitter,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shoulderbroken (2643) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 20, 2012
From the bottle at home. Very clear blond colour with big white head that diminishes quite quickly. Aroma is grassy hops, bit of caramel malt. Taste is subtle bitterness, bit of toffee, grainy malt. Very crisp and with a slight prickle in the mouth. Finish is low level but long lasting bitterness. Very drinkable and quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mithe (1045) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 22, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 8, 2012 (draught 0,5l) Hoppy aroma. Clear golden color. Huge rocky white head. Medium sweet, light bitter, hoppy taste. Really creamy texture. Medium body. Dry, bitter finish. (6 . 3 . 7 . 4 . 13 = 3.3)

(Bottle 0,5l) Nice hoppy aroma. Clear dark golden color. Huge white head. Very bitter. Bitter finish. (7 . 5 . 6 . 3 . 14 = 3.5)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pilsnerrogge (2608) - Finspĺng, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2011
(on tap at Soldaten Svejk, Stockholm) Deep golden with a creamy head. Smooth, buttery aroma with hoppy undertones. Flavour is a crispy, herbal, grassy bitternes. An ok pilsener.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hergee (35) - Hasselt, BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2011
Pours a clear gold color with a sod lasting white head. Slight hoppy aroma. Hop flavor and mellow bitterness. Medium to low body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vickey9 (661) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 13, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2014 Golden colour and long lasting white head. Fruit bonbons in nose, like ale aroma, clear, medium body, medium carbonation, full hops taste on palate, fizzy and incredible bitter, with a long long bitter finish. B@H

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