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Trader Joe's Bohemian Lager - Trader Joe's Brewing Company

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Trader Joe's Bohemian LagerTrader Joe's Bohemian Lager

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BA SCORE
73
okay

200 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 200
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.12
pDev: 16.35%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Trader Joe's Brewing Company
California, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Boilermaker88 on 01-17-2005)
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Reviews by Frothboss:
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Frothboss

Kentucky

2.65/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

golden yellow with a quick one finger head that fades pretty quickly to a couple of clumps on the surface. Dont smell much, some bitter from the hops, light malt smell. Tastes dry bitter, corn and some sweet flavors roll around. Nice hop zing that sits around on the back of my toungue and roof of my mouth. Mouthfeel is full with good carbonation that fades in the mouth but picks back up in my stomach. Its ok. Wont be chomping at the bit to get another sixer but its drinkable. At the same price as any other big american beer label it is a value for the taste.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2011 02:38:54 | More by Frothboss
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +20.2%

07-01-2014 01:56:29 | More by beeragent
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3.9/5  rDev +25%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz brown bottle into a Samuel Adams Perfect Pint glass. Besrt by 10/27/14 on back label. Purchased at Trader Joe's (Charlottesville, VA).

A: Clear light golden hue with 1-2 fingers of white, tightly bubbled head with good retention and leopard-like strips of lacing.

S: Light sulfur up-front with a bready light pilsner malt aromas and nice but subdued spicy, herbal noble hop note

T: Favors the malt over the hops but is nicely balanced. The bready, lightly toasted pilsner malt character is spot-on with a delicate dash of herbal, spicy hopping. Esters are not there. I don't get any diacetyl but I have a high threshold.

M: Very crisp with light-body and higher-than-expected carbonation.

O: TJ's Bohemian Lager is a really enjoyable beer and throws serious doubt into my plans to start homebrewing lagers when this can be purchased at 5.99 a sixer.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2014 04:22:17 | More by argock
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

JosephsBrau Bohemian Style Lager has a thick, off-white head, a clear, bubbly, golden appearance, and lots of rather heavy lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of sweetness, biscuit, and grassy hop oil. Taste is of those elements, as well, and the bitterness is substantial enough to impress. Yeast is picked up, too. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and JosephsBrau Bohemian Style Lager finishes dry, easy going, and refreshing.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 00:27:58 | More by RonaldTheriot
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California

1.75/5  rDev -43.9%

06-09-2014 01:49:48 | More by KevMo84
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JohnBender

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

06-01-2014 18:34:22 | More by JohnBender
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Tschnab

New York

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

05-21-2014 15:31:29 | More by Tschnab
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Washington

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-14-2014 05:08:55 | More by warpedrevolution
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +20.2%

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New Mexico

3/5  rDev -3.8%

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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

04-17-2014 01:10:06 | More by BeerForMuscle
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jak

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -3.8%

04-15-2014 16:53:17 | More by jak
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2beerdogs

California

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

04-15-2014 03:55:47 | More by 2beerdogs
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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +20.2%

04-14-2014 04:25:09 | More by badelsman
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3/5  rDev -3.8%

03-25-2014 03:13:29 | More by Pog-Mo-Thoin
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.11/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

From the 12 fl.oz bottle with a best by date of 07/17/14. Sampled on March 13, 2014.

It begins with a mostly yellow to golden yellow pour that erupts into a modest white fizzy head and settles back almost as quickly. I would have liked it to be headier.

The aroma is in step with the style with pale biscuit malts, barley, grass but there is this buttery sensation that kind of crashes the party.

Light body for the most part but smooth.

For the taste I get the same biscuit and malt characters up front along with the butter but there is a more vibrant clean, crisp hop finale that gives it a new lease on life.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2014 21:24:52 | More by puboflyons
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DOCRW

Washington

3/5  rDev -3.8%

02-23-2014 03:38:24 | More by DOCRW
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Moheban

California

3/5  rDev -3.8%

02-17-2014 06:29:07 | More by Moheban
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LMH88

New York

3.75/5  rDev +20.2%

02-07-2014 21:34:16 | More by LMH88
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tdm168

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -3.8%

02-02-2014 00:24:29 | More by tdm168
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McStagger

California

3.11/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: Borderline straw/golden. Some haze. Vigorously carbonated with large bubbles rising to the surface. Finger of bleach white head. Rapidly dissipating. Looks fairly pedestrian.

S: Smells that way, too. Lot of doughy malt in the nose. Borderline diacetyl. Some nondescript herbal hop characteristic, but this one definitely runs sweet.

T: Runs sweet through the mouth, too. Grainy, again a little doughy, with an unexpected pop of hop bitterness on the very end. Nothing over the top, but it is noticeable. It quickly fades and the aftertaste herbal and slightly vegetal.

M: Amply carbonated. Perhaps a bit high strung. The bubbles are vigorous and come off a tad seltzer like.

O: Nothing to write home about. Strictly average. Still, for 6 bucks a sixer you can do worse.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2014 09:58:48 | More by McStagger
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3/5  rDev -3.8%

01-09-2014 00:21:43 | More by ranger7
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Trader Joe's Bohemian Lager from Trader Joe's Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 200 ratings.