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Brewed by Budějovický Budvar
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
České Budějovice, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 2204   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Czechvar is the special name (editor’s note: for North America) of the world famous beer produced by the renowned brewery in Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic. Benefitting from over 700 years of brewing experience of the South Bohemian region, Czechvar is the golden original, acknowledged by many connoisseurs as one of the best lagers in the world.

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2.7
buczykij (129) - Limanowa, POLAND - MAY 31, 2017
Piwo barwy złotej, idealnie klarowne. Piana średnio obfita, drobne i średnie pęcherzyki, niezbyt trwała. Aromat niezbyt wyraźny, lekka nuta słodu pilzneńskiego, bardzo delikatny diacetyl. W smaku nieco puste, dosyć wytrawne, z subtelną nutą słodową. Mocno wysycone, brak goryczki.

3.3
pbright (10) - Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2017
I spend several weeks each year in the Czech Republic and enjoy the beers a lot (I find that you are less likely to go wrong with a Czech lager than those from anywhere else - even though British ale is my usual choice). Budvar is, of course, one of the iconic and most widely known, brewed with whole Saaz hops. Newcomers will probably find it a bit watery and disappointing, particularly in comparison with the more characterful Pilsner Urquell - Budvar lacks the bitterness and length of that classic. Nevertheless, there are few beers more quenching on a hot and sunny day. It is a great session beer - clean and pure. Appearance: straw coloured; large but rapidly disappearing white head. Aroma: very subtle; cereal in there somewhere. Palate: mainly smooth and honeyed but with detectable edge (particularly at the front of the mouth); Fast disappearing aftertaste. Flavour: Honey, grass and cereals; flowery; good balance of bitterness and sweetness.

3.2
TomHendriksen (558) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2017
Fles gedeeld met Roelzie1986. Het is een pils achtig bier met redelijk wat schuim.

2.5
DonGregorio (440) - POLAND - MAY 24, 2017
Bottle. Clear golden colour, average, quickly disappearing white head. Aroma of pale malt, bread and skunk. Taste is light sweet, light to medium bitter, pale malt, bread, grain. Light+ body, thin, watery texture, average carbonation. Macro lager, but fairly drinkable.

2.7
saintbase (680) - Bydgoszcz, POLAND - MAY 20, 2017
Greetings from Bydgoszcz, Poland to all Beer Geeks and Hopheads around the world!

2.8
GreenCat (123) - SLOVENIA - MAY 20, 2017
0,5 l can. Pours clear golden yellow with big white head. Aroma of malt and bread, very subtle floral hop notes. Flavor is similar bread with floral notes, somewhat grainy and grassy. Very light bitterness. Body is medium, texture oily.

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LiretAnonim (260) - POLAND - MAY 20, 2017
Piwo wypite jakiś czas temu. Ocena wystawiona na podstawie wspomnień z degustacji, w ramach uzupełnienia profilu.

3.4
kraddel (8323) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAY 14, 2017
Blind tasting out of a black glass/ Sampled together with Dr. Beer . Smell is corny malts, not much hops, mild fruityness ( orange) that is rather hidden . very subtile touch of bitterness. Very distant ambermalts. taste is sweet, corny malts, very mild bitterness. Very mild buttery notes, not sure of dyacethyl? Some ambermalts. Mildly astrigent. Very mild caramel notes. Aftertaste is weak. Not very refreshing, rather easy drinking.

2.4
jakeskia (29) - Kanata, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 9, 2017
Simple straightforward light beer minerality turns metallic on the pallet. Balanced and underwhelming

3.5
hman43 (1605) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - MAY 7, 2017
It pours golden with a white head. Head retention is moderately low. It has a strong herbal aroma that is grainy sweet. The is a hint of honey in the background. It is grainy sweet with a moderate fruit flavor. The fruit flavor is pear like in quality. It has a moderately light body with a grainy sweet aftertaste. Overall, this is a grainy sweet fruity beer.


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