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Golden Pheasant - Pivovar Zlaty Bazant a.s.

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BA SCORE
77
okay

377 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 377
Reviews: 247
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 16.02%
Wants: 5
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pivovar Zlaty Bazant a.s.
Slovak Republic

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-11-2002)
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sdm9465

Nova Scotia (Canada)

3/5  rDev -11%

06-10-2013 16:25:05 | More by sdm9465
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herrburgess

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -11%

05-27-2013 17:01:35 | More by herrburgess
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kvnstfrd

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

05-23-2013 13:21:32 | More by kvnstfrd
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JoyHelfrich

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11%

05-15-2013 05:17:37 | More by JoyHelfrich
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cadaugherty

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

05-08-2013 02:02:34 | More by cadaugherty
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BeerZack

North Carolina

3.78/5  rDev +12.2%

Smells of Pils malt sweetness and spicy Saaz-like hops with some obvious skunking (green bottles!!). Still not bad though. The flavor is right there also, first the malts make themselves known, but then the minerally hop bitterness comes in and gives the beer a drying impression. Overall, not that much different that some other green bottle Pils', but maybe not so one-dimensional as Urquell and a bit smoother on the palate. Probably would get consistenly higher ratings if they switched from the green bottles.

04-01-2013 00:30:15 | More by BeerZack
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -11%

03-23-2013 02:26:51 | More by tbryan5
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Lare453

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

03-22-2013 15:25:02 | More by Lare453
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TheLevi4000

New York

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

03-11-2013 01:31:43 | More by TheLevi4000
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

03-10-2013 19:51:43 | More by Chugs13
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innominat

Ireland

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-04-2013 13:56:13 | More by innominat
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bsopko

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

03-01-2013 21:21:46 | More by bsopko
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JasonSiedman

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

02-23-2013 23:41:37 | More by JasonSiedman
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SmashPants

Australia

3.45/5  rDev +2.4%

Bottle: standard 500mL green embossed bottle, chincey macro label.

Appearance: golden yellow in colour with plenty of carbonation. A foamy head puffs up and drops almost immediately to a half-finger head with good retention.

Aroma: a very clean, crisp, hop-orientated nose. Citric and grass hops hover over a sweet bread malt backing.

Taste: a typically reasonable and pleasant Czech pilsener. The hop flavours from the nose come through. Very easy to put down, this beer. Not brilliant, but refreshing.

Aftertaste: not much aftertaste at all which is fine as that is standard for the style. Just need to drink more.

Mouth feel: light in feel with a decent amount of carbonation. Could use a bit more.

Overall: not a bad pilsener at all, but with an equivalent of AU$60 for a case of 24 x 330mL, is it worth it? I don't think so. Just get a different, cheaper equivalent Czeck or German pilsener, which are just as good. this simply doesn't have the 'cut above' factor that would make the extra cost worth while.

02-09-2013 06:03:44 | More by SmashPants
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Shatter

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -11%

02-03-2013 23:47:49 | More by Shatter
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matjack85

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

01-28-2013 06:49:55 | More by matjack85
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Braseltonage

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

01-22-2013 08:34:35 | More by Braseltonage
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noblittjared

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

01-21-2013 21:09:58 | More by noblittjared
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BierStein711

Illinois

3.55/5  rDev +5.3%

I like this a lot more than Pilsner Urquell, I'll tell you why.

Bottle

Head was two fingers in the long neck. I did not see a freshness date, but it looked fresh.

Smells of lemon and grapefruit, and not like skunks.

Taste: Cereal, wet grain, a hint of metal.

Mouthfeel: thin

Overall, this is a decent representation of this style which is generally hit or miss for me. I'd have to say this was better than I expected!

01-21-2013 16:57:54 | More by BierStein711
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

01-18-2013 12:55:35 | More by tbeckett
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doctorb

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

01-12-2013 23:23:23 | More by doctorb
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Ecxeeder616

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +18.7%

01-10-2013 18:28:27 | More by Ecxeeder616
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Nizzle913

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-28-2012 20:00:46 | More by Nizzle913
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drewfromboulder

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-27-2012 02:49:19 | More by drewfromboulder
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Vyronian

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

12-21-2012 01:35:31 | More by Vyronian
Golden Pheasant from Pivovar Zlaty Bazant a.s.
77 out of 100 based on 377 ratings.