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Rebel - M욻anský Pivovar Havlíčkův Brod, A.S.

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BA SCORE
77
okay

230 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 230
Reviews: 179
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.82%
Wants: 4
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
M욻anský Pivovar Havlíčkův Brod, A.S. visit their website
Czech Republic

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-14-2000)
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -32.4%

09-05-2013 01:03:49 | More by ygtbsm94
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PhantomX19

California

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

08-30-2013 05:45:09 | More by PhantomX19
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -9.9%

08-07-2013 23:37:29 | More by Segelstrom
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

2.25/5  rDev -32.4%

07-06-2013 21:57:10 | More by mrfrancis
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quincybsilas

Ohio

3.38/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

light, refreshing. good summer beer. sweet smell complements and contrasts well the hop bitterness taste, really brings it out. not too watery, which is too often a problem with this style. i could finish a dozen fairly easily. i don't understand the appearance rating category. it looks like a beer, and short of having a thumb in it or something, makes it appear good to me.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2013 01:56:03 | More by quincybsilas
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dertyd

California

3/5  rDev -9.9%

06-16-2013 00:20:35 | More by dertyd
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TheQuietMan22

Iowa

3.14/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Serving type: 12-ounce bottle. There is no freshness date.

Appearance: Poured into a pilsner flute. The color is clear, deep gold. A finger of white head dissipated fairly quickly and left an even skim and ring around the edge.

Smell: I got a whiff of delicious grassiness when I popped the cap — a good sign, no doubt. Scents of apple, grape, strawberry, and maybe a touch of banana make it sweet and fruity. It is grassy as well, though the grassiness is pretty tame. There is a touch of skunk, too.

Taste: The mouthfeel is dry and the flavor offers a nice pilsner bite that jabs the tonsils. It is very herbal at first with touches of spice, but then the esters take over: apple, grape, strawberry, and a touch of banana. As it warms, the taste is reminiscent of apple juice — albeit with a beer-like bite.

Drinkability: I wish it would have been a little grassier or skunkier, but it is tasty and refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2013 03:02:18 | More by TheQuietMan22
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Beric

Illinois

3.4/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Serving: Bottle poured into footed pilsener
Served: 6 June 2013

Appearance: Light, of course, and uncomplicated. Actually seems a bit redder than most pilseners, almost like a red gold color, but not quite. When poured, pours a great two finger white head that quickly dissipates, leaving but a trace. Little lacing when drank. Seems light and effervescent.

Smell: The smell is pretty clean. Smells 'beer-y', without much more to say. You can't really discern any notable hop notes, though you can smell the malt just a little.

Taste: Clean and unadulterated. A slightly above average pilsener- a nice light malt backbone piggybacks on just a kiss of hops on the back end. Finishes 'dry', in the wine sense, which invites another sip. I've had better pilseners, and would like to see a more assertive hop profile in this one, though remaining subtle, as to the style.

Mouthfeel: Very effervescent and bubbly. Unfortunately, the carbonation seems to dissipate quickly.

Overall: Not the best pilsener I've had, but not the worst. I remember Pilsener Urquell in Germany being better than this, since the fresher beer kept just the most subtle kiss of hops more forward in the flavor profile than this one.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2013 01:12:25 | More by Beric
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herrburgess

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

05-27-2013 17:07:22 | More by herrburgess
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

05-23-2013 18:43:02 | More by Slatetank
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pkalix

California

3.6/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

straw colored, small head, typical (?) pilsner . . . . ?
smell is... interesting. got that malty aroma i remember liking from certain brews in my distant past, but not sure if i still do with a refined set of taste buds....
taste is.... decent. got that weird bready taste, but that was desirable in a yesteryear taste... czech beers used to be relatively tolerable but i've had some real downers.
this is tolerable, i suppose, but after a couple plinys it's not cutting it. but to be fair, it's tolerable...

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 03:04:40 | More by pkalix
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pfamiano

New York

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

05-07-2013 03:05:49 | More by pfamiano
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-10-2013 14:25:09 | More by RedneckBeerz
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Lare453

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

03-22-2013 15:13:50 | More by Lare453
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Andragos

New York

3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

02-11-2013 18:12:49 | More by Andragos
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matjack85

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

01-28-2013 11:23:58 | More by matjack85
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jmccullough108

Missouri

2.25/5  rDev -32.4%

01-08-2013 03:51:48 | More by jmccullough108
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mac10thmtn


2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

01-08-2013 03:50:15 | More by mac10thmtn
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nheinzie57

Illinois

3/5  rDev -9.9%

01-06-2013 23:21:06 | More by nheinzie57
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MaximalC

Illinois

2.13/5  rDev -36%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Pours a transparent straw color with a decent head of white foam. The aroma is very mild, smelling faintly of Saaz hops, vague sweetness, and some light skunk. Taste is almost nonexistent on the front end, consisting of carbonation and an indefinable something that's technically not nothing. Some honey-like sweetness emerges in the finish as you're still racking your brain to determine if you actually tasted anything at all. While the modicum of flavor that exists is not offensive, it's so mild that it's bordering on seltzer water. Even an American light macrobrew has bolder flavor than this. I'm an admitted skeptic of Pilsners to begin with, and this certainly does nothing to champion their cause.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2013 02:21:27 | More by MaximalC
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GhostPants

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

01-02-2013 20:10:48 | More by GhostPants
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -9.9%

12-08-2012 01:54:38 | More by Damian74Shensky
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kjkinsey

Texas

3/5  rDev -9.9%

12-03-2012 23:53:55 | More by kjkinsey
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rallyr32

New York

4/5  rDev +20.1%

12-03-2012 00:21:16 | More by rallyr32
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JALIEN

Illinois

3/5  rDev -9.9%

11-25-2012 23:28:58 | More by JALIEN
Rebel from M욻anský Pivovar Havlíčkův Brod, A.S.
77 out of 100 based on 230 ratings.