Brewed by Žatecký Pivovar (Carlsberg)
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Žatec, Czech Republic


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RATINGS: 281   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Zatec beer is new to the outside world but has been brewed in the heart of the world’s most famous hop region since 1004. The Zatec brewery occupies the site of the old Zatec Castle of which one tower and the huge cellars remain, today’s brewery buildings were completed in 1801. Ingredients: Water, Malt and Hops

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Nikokaoja (321) - Ljubljana, SLOVENIA - SEP 4, 2017
3. 9. 2017, Ljubljana. Bottled. Good lager but nothing special to be standing out of the crowd. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

nephirem (583) - CROATIA - AUG 31, 2017
Bottle, 0.5l. Clear golden pour, two finger soapy white head. Medium retention, small amount of lacing. Pleasantly fresh nose, grainy, lots of hay notes, very nice grassy character. Thin to medium body, medium carbonation. Light texture, fizzy mouthfeel. Very easy drinking, crisp and clean. Nicely balanced bittersweet taste. Aroma is quite grainy, hay, grassy hops. Peppery. Somewhat dusty. Some vague tart notes. Mildly bitter finish, medium lasting. Overall, quite good. Refreshing and nicely balanced pilsner. Drinkable and refreshing.

artyom (1132) - Osijek, CROATIA - JUN 15, 2017
0.33l bottle. Golden color with white head. Aroma is malty, herbal and floral. Taste is light to medium bitter and malty. Overall it’s nice Pilsner.

Maits (556) - ESTONIA - MAR 28, 2017
Clear golden beer with small white head. Aroma is grassy and malty. Taste is light sweet and bitter end. Otherwise blend, watery. Light body. Still quite drinkable pilsner.

FireGlider (659) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 24, 2017
Clear golden color without head. Heavy grain and dough aroma.Taste is light bitter and somewhat dry and sweet with dough aftertaste.

Rune (13196) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 4, 2016
330ml bottle kindly shared by Per Pippin. Golden with a slight haze, pearl white head, spotty lacing. Mid-sweet pale malty nose. Taste of grainy malts, dough and a touch of dried fruits. Dry and sweet ending. Possible to drink (Shared with friends at Prestvika, Sommarøya 02.09.2016):

BeardedAvenger (969) - Addlestone, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2016
Bottle at home, 20/08/16. Bought from Beers of Europe. Sharp but sweet aroma. Not overly strong but tickles the nose. As to be expected, the head is initially extremely frothy and creamy. However as some legs to it and does not just fade away. Light gold, slightly bubbly. Very soft bodied and smooth. Sweet with a a trace of bitterness in the finish. Goes well with my Chicken Kiev. Pleasent. May have given it lower marks if I was in a different mood and wanting more depth.

agent_persik (761) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 13, 2016
Pale golden colour, small white head. Aroma of malt, grassy hops, cardboard, some floral notes, corn. Sour sweet taste with light hoppy bitterness in finish. Thin body and average carbonation.

Grzesiek79 (4366) - Radom, POLAND - AUG 6, 2016
Dobry czeski pilsner ze srednia slodowoscia i spora dawka chmielu. Zatecki to gra pierwsze skrzypce. Jest aromatycznie w smaku zywicznie i w koncowce bardzo gozko. Kolor zloty jaskrawo zolty, ze spora zdobiaca szklany pokal piana sniezno biala, do tego bardzo trwaly. Tak powinna wygladac pijalne i smaczne piwo. Bardzo gozko i wytrawnie

Marduk (8093) - Reval, ESTONIA - JUN 29, 2016
500ml bottle. Clear dark golden color. Small size, white head, stays. Sweet, hard candy, malty, dirty, cardboard in aroma. Cardboard, malty, sweetish, cereals and some hops in taste. Bitter hops and cardboard in aftertaste. Medium carbonation.

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