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Golden Pheasant - Pivovar Zlaty Bazant a.s.

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BA SCORE
77
okay

413 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 413
Reviews: 258
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 16.12%
Wants: 5
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pivovar Zlaty Bazant a.s.
Slovak Republic

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-11-2002

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Ratings: 413 | Reviews: 258
Photo of Cramshawbar
3.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

An acquaintance brought this over. He didn't know any better.

Photo of AwesomeFresh
3.45/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bryanweppner-123
3/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AnalogReigns
4.69/5  rDev +40%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A- Deep golden crystal, with a big frothy head.
S- Sweet malty aromas, with Saaz hops clearly present. Earthy smell.
T- The quintessential Czech (though Slovak) pilsner! Soft inviting taste, sweeter and more comfortable than a typical German pils. Very sophisticated delicate taste, of which IPAs seem like barbarians compared to.... Super-balanced hops to malt--very characteristic of the style.
M- Not watery, not heavy, just right.
D- An excellent, very drinkable, but sophisticated beer! Highly recommended!

Photo of Bunman3
3.15/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This is a very typical Pilsener. Bright in the glass, easy on the palate, with a bit of corn sweetness and Saaz hops at the end of the tongue. An enjoyable alternative to Pilsener Urquell.

Photo of wrecknut
3/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ciocanelu
2.5/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Stale smell and below average in taste. Not my style of beer.

Photo of jmdrpi
3.87/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

500 ml bottle

bright golden color, white frothy head from hard pour, it fades. clean, earthy aroma. taste is crisp, just a touch of sweetness and some grassy hops. thin body, but slick mouthfeel. easy to drink. pretty good overall.

Photo of Viaduck
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of DaveBar
3.45/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Purchased at the LCBO for around $4.00 for a 500ml bottle. Served at 4deg C in a draught glass

A-Opens well and pour a head that is gone in 10sec. Clear

S- Smells like a Heineken

T- Tastes like a Heineken

M- A Heineken

O- Pretty much a Heineken

Food Pairing

This ok beer goes well with.... Anything a Heineken goes with

Enjoy

Photo of Garja76
3.52/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of GreesyFizeek
2.51/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Bottle purchased at Beers of the World in Rochester, NY.

Pours a golden, slightly pissy yellow, with active carbonation, and a small head with no lacing.

Smells pretty skunky. Don't use green bottles! There's some lager yeast, and a hint of sweet grains. Doesn't smell all that hoppy, which is what I would expect from a Czech pilsner.

This is pretty skunky and hard to drink. Underneath that wonderful flavor, I get a bit of sweet grains, an almost corn-like flavor, and the slightest snap of leafy hops. Meh.

This is light bodied, with a skunky sweet mouthfeel, and a higher level of carbonation.

This isn't all that good. I don't know fresh it is, but no beer of this kind, or really any kind, should be put in green bottles.

Photo of olradetbalder
2.25/5  rDev -32.8%

Photo of Magnus-Robot-Hunter
4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

Great even taste, no complexities.

Photo of mjacquard
2.92/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of bulldogg915
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of AlexAfonin
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of spycow
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of James_NelsonIV
2.44/5  rDev -27.2%

Photo of Freiberger14
5/5  rDev +49.3%

Photo of Dougology
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Purchased in Bratislava from a store. Typical pilsner/lager. It's not Budweiser.

Photo of Xithyl
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of KelvinC
2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

Photo of avalon07
3.1/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Poured from a bottle to a pilsner glass. Had a golden yellow color and a clear consistency. There was a large, foamy, fairly long-lasting head. OK lacing.

S: A slightly skunky aroma with hints of hops and malt. Nothing overly special.

T: Tasted of a moderate amount of hops, malt, an earthy quality, and the aforementioned skunkiness. A very average flavor. Not offensively bad, but pretty forgettable.

M: A decent amount of carbonation with a somewhat slick finish. Light-bodied.

O: Nothing overly interesting here. Golden Pheasant is a typical, mass produced beer. There are worse examples of a Czech pilsner, but there are certainly better ones.

Photo of mrcraft
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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Golden Pheasant from Pivovar Zlaty Bazant a.s.
77 out of 100 based on 413 ratings.