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Budweiser Budvar Czech Dark Lager - Budějovický Budvar, n.p.

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BA SCORE
82
good

126 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 126
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.56%
Wants: 8
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Budějovický Budvar, n.p. visit their website
Czech Republic

Style | ABV
Euro Dark Lager |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BlackHaddock on 03-20-2007)
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hansavijaticar

Croatia (Hrvatska)

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

08-27-2014 10:18:55 | More by hansavijaticar
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crosbyms

Germany

3.4/5  rDev -6.6%

08-26-2014 09:22:43 | More by crosbyms
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KristijanG

Slovenia

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

08-21-2014 12:29:39 | More by KristijanG
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Nbdreher


3/5  rDev -17.6%

08-19-2014 17:47:40 | More by Nbdreher
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Trombone69

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9.9%

08-19-2014 02:47:19 | More by Trombone69
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PrendUnVerreDeBiere

Kentucky

3.12/5  rDev -14.3%

08-18-2014 20:29:49 | More by PrendUnVerreDeBiere
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Josephjp


3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-09-2014 00:42:39 | More by Josephjp
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Johnwf110

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-08-2014 13:02:03 | More by Johnwf110
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dcmchew

Romania

4.06/5  rDev +11.5%

Almost totally black, a few ruby/dark brown notes. One finger foamy head, lasts a while and so does the thick sticky lace afterwards.
Rich smell of dark roasted malts, nuttiness, some salted chocolate, faint toffee, light espresso, nice Czech hops.
Roasted malts dominate the taste, burnt crust, burnt sugar and dusty cocoa powder. Nut peel later on, gets a bit chocolatey, then roasted again, with some nice coffee notes. Nice clean Saaz hops in the finish, along with a bit of ash and some faint burnt wood, not too much tho. Lagery "lemon zest" is present, lifting it all up to the palate.
Light to medium body, medium carbonation.
A benchmark for dark Czech lagers, no doubt about that.

08-06-2014 14:14:24 | More by dcmchew
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-04-2014 18:11:58 | More by Evil_Pidde
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AlpacaAlpaca

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

08-01-2014 14:51:59 | More by AlpacaAlpaca
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.3/5  rDev -9.3%

11.2 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a dark brown color. The head is around three fingers high, with a khaki shade and a creamy texture. Retention isn't bad for the style, either. Some streaks of lacing are left on the glass, leading to a good-looking beer.

S: Oh look, a green bottle. Oh look, no skunk. Awesome! What I do get is a decent amount of grassy hops balanced by some nutty, chocolaty malts. It's even a bit roasty at times. Comes off slightly sweet, also.

T: Not as sweet as the nose indicated - but that's a good thing! A gentle kiss of grassy hops combined with brown sugar starts it off, while the finish has some caramel and even a bit of fruit. Simple, but it works.

M: Light and very dry, as expected from the style. A touch of lingering sweetness give it a semblance of richness, without being too cloying. Doesn't seem to have a huge amount of carbonation.

O: Czech dark lagers are a nice break from the IPA norm. Even if this one isn't very special, it's easy to drink and moderately enjoyable - I certainly wouldn't complain about drinking a pitcher of this stuff. Pretty nice beer in general.

07-25-2014 20:36:53 | More by ThisWangsChung
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Std73

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

07-25-2014 13:26:49 | More by Std73
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China

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-19-2014 02:52:30 | More by patre_tim
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BRami127

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-15-2014 07:22:24 | More by BRami127
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-23-2014 03:33:48 | More by wrightst
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DRBiser

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

06-17-2014 10:46:08 | More by DRBiser
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DuncanMcBommer

Germany

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

06-15-2014 12:52:07 | More by DuncanMcBommer
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edificio5

New York

3/5  rDev -17.6%

06-12-2014 21:04:19 | More by edificio5
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endless1408

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +9.9%

06-05-2014 15:56:36 | More by endless1408
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schaffer9252

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-04-2014 23:39:56 | More by schaffer9252
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msondel

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

05-26-2014 06:29:56 | More by msondel
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BradMacMullin

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-22-2014 17:42:16 | More by BradMacMullin
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MrDarcy

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-13-2014 14:52:40 | More by MrDarcy
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civicm87

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-05-2014 17:57:04 | More by civicm87
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Budweiser Budvar Czech Dark Lager from Budějovický Budvar, n.p.
82 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.