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Brewed by Pivovary Topvar - Pivovar Šariš (SABMiller)
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Velký Šariš, Slovak Republic

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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Formerly Topvar Svetly Ležak at 5.2%


2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
STEPHENDR (478) - California, USA - APR 10, 2007
12 oz. bottle- color of pale yellow , with a head that is frothy and fluffy- nose of stale cereal , oats , sweet corn , melon , candied cherries (twislers) , and cane sugar – taste of grass , hat , sweet fruity candy , and skunk - body is light , and with mild carbonation – sweet aftertaste of cane sugar , mild mild hops , and malts

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
RobBestwick (657) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 6, 2007
From a can. Fresh floral aroma. Golden in colour with a white head. Quite hoppy and tangy with some grape like notes. A little thin on the palate with some bitterness in the finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
blinesam (235) - USA - JAN 14, 2007
Bought a bottle at a liquor store in Manchester, CT at the Burr Corners Plaza. Crisp aroma. Fruity pilsner. Not very smooth. Golden color. No head at all. Fruity after taste. Refreshing, probably a good summer beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (9195) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - DEC 26, 2006
Bottle: Sweet grainy (barley)-malty nose with a touch of honey; mild sweetish-bitter flavour, light to medium bodied; sweet-honey in the delicate malty-bitter aftertaste. Unspectacular, but pleasant. Quite good - by slovakian standards.............

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (11035) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - DEC 18, 2006
Golden color, dense head. Hay and a bit of soap in the aroma. Light hopbitterm malty flavor with hay and a hint of citrus. Soft but tasty. As the temperature rises, a buttery mouthfeel becomes stronger. Well made.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
coldbrewky (1493) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - DEC 8, 2006
Best when served at room temperature. A wonderful full bodied mouthfeel that only the Slovaks can pull off. Aroma lasts the whole four minutes you are drinking it. I look forward to junifest this coming june in Bratislava so I can have at the source.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - NOV 29, 2006
Pours golden w/ a full semi creamy froth that recedes slowly. Aroma is that of malted sweet grains. Medium nectar w/ ample residual effers. Flavors of malted fruity grains are up front w/ moderate carameling.The finish has a refined bitterness w/ a touch of asprin. Overall: the asprin finish really puts this brew in a better place. Very thirst quenching. A good brew.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Andrew196 (1095) - Katy, Texas, USA - NOV 7, 2006
Poured yellow with a white eggshell head....crisp and fizzy.....ripened apple aroma. Sharp, metallic sensation on the teeth....oh wait, that was a shard of foil from the bottleneck that slipped into the pour.....anyways, the flavor was pretty standard, slightly sweet, slightly bitter, slightly adjunct.....pretty good finish, but far from a one of a kind brew.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
glider (57) - Shrub Oak, New York, USA - NOV 3, 2006
1.5 liter bottle for $2, why not? Had an interesting [unidentifiable] sweet/metallic taste overtones, but very enjoyable. Great feel to it and quite interesting. Would not drink them all night however. Interesting while not totally satisfying. Try it once

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
papajohn (1249) - San Diego (Mira Mesa), California, USA - OCT 16, 2006
11.5 oz bottle from Trader Joe’s: Pale golden color with a small white head. Aroma is light and sweet with a hint of hops. Flavor starts lightly sweet followed by a light hop bitterness finishing kinda dry and spicy. Light bodied and thin with lively carbonation.


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