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

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82
good

129 Ratings
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.56%
Wants: 8
Gots: 9 | 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:
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(Beer added by: BlackHaddock on 03-20-2007)
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

BradMacMullin, May 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

MrDarcy, May 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

civicm87, May 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Bobhoya, May 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

poskok, Apr 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

rulisekmartin, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of GONZALOYANNA
2.86/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

330ml bottle. Lager glass. Dark brown color & deep ruby to the light. Tan head, fairly good retention & lacing rings. Noble hop & slight toasted aromas to the nose. Toasted, dried & spicy upfront. Light body. Moderate carbonation. Watery texture. Low bitterness & spicy palate. Dry bitter finish & toasted aftertaste. Easy drinkable.

GONZALOYANNA, Apr 14, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle's best by date: 11/13/13

Dark, mahogany red body with a thick, creamy head. Excellent cocoa and mocha aroma with touches of molasses. Deep, roasted grain character with notes of milk chocolate and coffee; vanilla. Medium-heavy body; very smooth and velvety; semi-sweet finish.

A very delicious dark lager with exceptional smoothness and robust flavors. I have to wonder what it might be like if I had a fresh bottle, but this somewhat dated beer has been a very good experience.

beergoot, Apr 03, 2014
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3.49/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Black color with red highlights against light with a thin head with short retention.
Pleasant aroma of dark chocolate, some coffee, wood and dark fruits.
Flavor of spices, earthy and herbal hops, coffee, nuts, cocoa and caramels. Dry aftertaste with a lingering roasted and bitter flavor.
Light bordering watery body with medium carbonation.
Decent beer, but nothing special. Good if you are looking for a mellow dark lager.

FLima, Mar 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Schmoog, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of jlindros
3.56/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Ich, green glass, I hope it's not skunked.

Pours a decent fizzy foamy 1/2 finger tan head that fades pretty slowly with nice lacing, over a very dark molasses like brown colored beer.

Nose brings that typical Euro style dark lager with some earthy root like herbal malt characters, chewy sweet molasses and raw sugar cane, little minerality and lager notes with crispness and little fruit, some mild grassy herbal like hops and a touch of sulfur like.

Taste starts with a light feel, little watery like, but then into the dark malts again, dark malts with a little earthy root character again, little herbal, some molasses again and that raw sugar cane plant with a mild vegetal like note. Into a mild lager note, hint sulfury and little minerality, with soft crispness and little lager fruit. Also some mild earthy slight grassy herbal mildly bitter hops. A mild dusty cocoa like porter and caramel note as well. Finish is little dry but not a ton, little spicy earthy hop note lingering and some herbal hops, vegetal like root based malts lingering and little caramel molasses, bit crisp.

Mouth is lighter bod, decent fluffy carb, little sticky feeling.

Overall not bad, nothing special, more of that eastern Euro style herbal earthy vegetal like root like malt thing almost like there is a root beer like syrup in it, and raw molasses, etc. decent hops, a little light feeling.

jlindros, Jan 15, 2014
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3.06/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

almost opaque charcoal-reddish brew with a light head

nose: dark roasted malts, coffee

taste: toasted bread, espresso, blackcurrant

the best dark lagers are traditionally from Eastern Germany and Czech Republic ... within this geographical region this brew is rather unspectacular, nevertheless a very clean and nifty sample of the style .... there might be more spectacular dark lagers out there, but you don't go wrong with this one ...

Daredevil, Jan 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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bunbury, Nov 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

everlong353, Nov 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

brandonld23, Nov 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

bsm80x, Oct 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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Budweiser Budvar Czech Dark Lager from Budějovický Budvar, n.p.
82 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.