RateBeer
overall
19
33
style
Brewed by Heineken Slovensko
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Hurbanovo, Slovak Republic

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 769   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.67   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Zlaty Bazant in Slovak, Golden Pheasant is one of Slovakia's best selling beers.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
stoutchap (416) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 30, 2006
I wanted to like this one mroe thatn I did because it reminded me of a trip I took to Slovakia. I didn’t have a chance to taste it there - but the signs and table cloths were in every restaurant - it is the Bud of Slovakia. Anyways, pours the typical clear urine of this style. Small bubbly head. Grassy and slightly skunky nose. Straw and some citrus to start, a little bit of hops. Starts fairly fizzy which is good for a pilsner I suppose, but goes flat pretty quickly and begins to betray certain other notes which seem to match the color

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hopscotch (9553) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 22, 2006
Bottle... Clear, yellow lager with a whispy, white head. Good retention. The nose is mildly lightstruck, but notes of clover honey, lemon peel and straw make their way up and out of the glass. Crisp, medium-bitter flavor. Medium-bodied and fizzy. Finishes clean and refreshing. Thanks to growler for the bottle.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
nick76 (4258) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 16, 2006
The aroma is grainy and a tiny bit skunky with a grass like hops. The appearance is golden and a little dark for a pilsner. The head is small. The flavor is unimpressive. There is grainy malt and a mild unpleasant bitterness. The palate is typical for a pilsner. Dry finish. Maybe this beer is hurt by the long journey or maybe it’s just not so good.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2006
(Bottle 50 cl) Hungarian version credited to "Amstel Sörgyar".
Beautiful, clear fully golden with a creamy, white head. Fat aroma of malt with notes of banana - as in a Hefe. Good, full body with plenty of sweet malt. Limited bitterness. Red label. 120106

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mustangjoe (183) - redondo beach, California, USA - JAN 9, 2006
Bottle. Typical clear golden color of a pils. This bottle did have a slight skunkiness to it, but the hoppy, grassy aroma was present as well. Northing skunky about the flavor though, a nice, crisp, good tasting pilsner. I have a feeling, if I had this one fresh on tap, I would like it even more.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PIVOMAN (15) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 27, 2005
this is not a super beer, but is a typical beer for the region Czechia and Slovakia. They just make a good pilsner and that is good enough for me.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 25, 2005
Who doesn’t love pheasants? Beautiful birds! Used to roam wild and free in my home town. Glorious plumage, gentle creatures. And who wouldn’t enjoy a beer made from them? Wait...it’s not?...okay, ...that’s cool...anyway... very clear, pale golden/amber appearance, nice, fluffy, snow-white head... Aroma: skunkaroo! Sour lemon. Bad. Foul. Putrid. Ick. Taste: Must I? strong, fullish, fierce, grainy, and very bare thereafter....not much to brag about, Slovakia...blah, bleh, blech...Oooo, ish, ugh...not pleasure-enducing by any stretch. Light bodied, dry finish, grainy all the way, with an unpleasant flavor, that never satisfies... Does anyone like this stuff? Why? And why did I waste $2 on it that could’ve gone to online downloads of Falco’s Greatest Hits? ("One Night In Bangkok makes a Hard man humble"...or is it, hustle? that’s why I need it!) These questions and more will be answered ...never...or, ...will they?

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kumite56 (471) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - NOV 21, 2005
Actually better than I had anticipated. Grassy aroma, sl sweet initially some corn presnet it appears. Decent grassy and dry finish. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
beervana (781) - Libertyville, Illinois, USA - NOV 6, 2005
500 mL green bottle available from Armanetti’s. Clear golden lager having a small white diminishing head with spare lacing. Clean light sweet nutty malt aroma. Soft carbonation. Medium bodied that starts dry with light sweet malt flavor and finishes dry with light hop bitterness. Excellent refreshing tasty crisp beer.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dough77 (821) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - OCT 31, 2005
Pretty rock solid for a cheap pils style brew. Pour is gold with carbonated white head. Nose of mild hops, malts, and grass. Flavor is not repulsive (the first 2 bottles actually were as they were both skunked but this rating is based on the lone good bottle) its like your standard pils. Overall bearable, when not skunked anywho.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 58 59 60  61  62 63 64 » 77


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50