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Budweiser Budvar - Budějovický Budvar, n.p.

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,185 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,185
Reviews: 742
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 15.24%
Wants: 28
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Budějovický Budvar, n.p. visit their website
Czech Republic

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Exported to the US as Czechvar.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-19-2002)
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endovelico

Portugal

3.43/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured at Bora lá bar in Almada, 330 ml bottle. Best served by 21-01-2009. Reviewed under low artificial light. Poured into Pilsener glass. Date of review: 20-10-2008.

Presentation: Traditional 330ml green bottle with simplistic yet classy artwork. Gold / red / white color scheme which in my opinion doesn't match well with the green of the bottle.

Appearance: Poured a clear Yellow / Gold brew with 1 finger white head. The head quickly fades into thin patchy cap, which holds for the rest of the experience. Perceived effervescence is medium. Lacing is non-existent.

Aroma: Aroma is of medium strength. I pick up a strong skunky smell, Floral hops and malt undertones.

Taste: Grassy malt with dominating floral hops flavor. Alcohol is noticeable and complements the beer well. The floral hops lend a medium bitterness to the brew which lingers through the aftertaste, but is not coying. Well balanced.

Palate: Body is light to medium. Carbonation is medium. Very clean and crisp. Finishes smoothly.

Drinkability: Very good drinkability, even by Czech Pilsener standards. Very clean, with enjoyable (but no excessive) hop character.

Final comment: A good prototypical Czech Pilsener and highly recommended for those wanting to try out lagers other than the ubiquitous American macro-lagers. Will be trying again, hopefully with less skunkiness.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2008 19:42:28 | More by endovelico
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Budweiser Budvar from Budějovický Budvar, n.p.
82 out of 100 based on 1,185 ratings.