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Brewed by Pivovar Chodovar
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Chodová Planá, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This extraordinary beer brewed solely from Czech aromatic hops possesses a distinct gold colour, pleasant hop bouquet and full malt taste with a touch of gentle bitterness. Zámecký Lager Speciál fermenting 2 – 3 months in stock tubs of our unique rock cellar is an example of supreme art of our brewers. A specialist committee appraised its quality and the lager was awarded the “Prize of Czech Brewers 2000”.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kristall-König (2820) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - MAY 29, 2011
Danke an Frankenland für dieses Bier. Süß-hopfiger Geruch. Ein wenig süßlicher und vor allem milder Antrunk. Dann etwas herber, aromatischer werdend. Der Abgang steigert noch ein wenig die Herbe, die insgesamt aber noch mild ist. Ganz ok. Test vom 14.11.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lore (2572) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 19, 2015
darker golden colour, moderate size, dense white head; aroma of grass, hay, floral and fruity notes; taste of bread crust, fruity notes, hoppy bitterness and some buttery notes; correct pilsner

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
armando629 (2456) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 30, 2010
UPDATED: FEB 1, 2010 0,5 l bottle.
Classic lager appearance with a golden body and a medium, delicious, fine and froathy white head that diminishes slowly with laces on the glass. Fine bready malt based sourish aroma, flowery hops. Smooth mouthfeel, rich body. Malt based flavor with mild carbonation, fine character of bottom-fermentation, nice flowery hop flavor. Complex palate, fine hoppy-malty aftertaste. One of the best lager what i’ve ever tasted!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
msbernac (2451) - Krakow, POLAND - DEC 18, 2015
Bottle Aroma-bread, grass Appearance-golden, clear, white foam, Taste-medium bitterness, light sweetness, lightly sour, Palate-medium body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-very good

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grima (2394) - Merzkirchen, RLP, GERMANY - MAR 8, 2013
The beer in the glass is strong golden yellow, slightly cloudy, with a high, soapy head. It smells yeasty and sweet, subtly tart, with a lot of aroma hops, grain and bread. Starts mild malty, very bready and grainy, with plenty of aroma hops in the background. The middle part shows some sweet yeast, coupled with a lot of grain, bread and aroma hops. Goes into a hoppy-bitter finish, coupled with some caramel and toffee.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheGrandMaster (2335) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 10, 2009
Draught, amber with a large white foamy head. Malty nose. Smooth palate, easy drinking with neutral flavours.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
NordicV (2256) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - APR 1, 2016
Gyllengul öl med ett vitt skum. En enkel tjeckisk pilsner som inte sticker ut. Viss metallisk känsla i smaken som drar ner betyget nĺgot.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Russo (2012) - Hemhofen, GERMANY - JUL 28, 2015
Clear golden color with a frothy white head. Aroma is malty, hoppy and sweet notes. Flavor is hoppy and malty as the aroma, medium to high carbonation and a bitter finish. Very pleasant.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vinivini (1973) - Gomel, BELARUS - APR 1, 2017
Swing top bottle. Pale amber beer, tall frothy head. Good retention. Aroma: grains, caramel, spicy hop. Light to medium body. Well rounded. Nice flavour composition. Just the right amount of pale malts, caramel and hops. Light to medium smooth bitterness. Well done.

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mmahut (1858) - CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 22, 2014
Bottle. Clear pale body with low white head. Aroma is malty , clean. Taste has medium malty sweetness with well balanced noble bitterness. Actually not bad for a bottled lager, would like to try it on tap. Body is full, high carbonation.


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