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Budweiser Budvar - Budějovický Budvar, n.p.

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,212 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,212
Reviews: 744
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 15.24%
Wants: 31
Gots: 35 | 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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hunteraw

China

3.53/5  rDev -2.2%

Purchased at Taste in Kowloon Tong.

Appearance: Yellow in color, clear. Sizeable head, but little lace.
Smell: Smells like what it is, lagery, with grassy slightly skunky hop aromas. Flavor is of the same model, with some graininess thrown in. Mouthfeel is light, carbonation good. For all the controversy surrounding this beer, I was expecting something a little better. Not even a great czech pilsner.

06-26-2007 14:09:43 | More by hunteraw
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case4816

Ontario (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev -2.2%

A- Very pale golden in colour. Thick creamy head that went down to a thin layer. Lots of visible carbonation.

S- Quite bitter smelling. Hop smell is quite strong, with hints of malts coming through, along with some caramel. A hint of skunk is somewhat detectable at the back, but very little and not enough to ruin the smell or taste of the beer.

T- Heavy sweet hop flavour at the front which develops into a light caramel malt flavour. Finishes with a lingering bitterness. Very light in the mouth.

D- Very enjoyable beer. More bitter than I was expecting so it was a surprise, but all in all a very good Czech pills.

11-15-2010 17:12:37 | More by case4816
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.53/5  rDev -2.2%

Sampled in Bratislava on-tap: Clear & medium amber in appearance. Formed a nice creamy head with good retention.

Not unlike a lot of pale lagers/pilseners with nice a grassy grain aroma & corn mixed in the the faintest spicy and citrus like smells.

A rather sweet like corn taste and again some grassy grains mixed to for a easily drinkable pint with some malts and a mild lemon flavour.

A nice light & refreshing beer that is pretty crisp & smooth to boot. A nice tang that tickles the tongue & very drinkable as a session beer.

A very nice pint indeed and especially good when compared with the draught lagers I am used to back home. Easy to drink & very refreshing.

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03-04-2011 13:37:15 | More by flyingpig
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nickss

Texas

3.53/5  rDev -2.2%

Pours a clear, golden colour with a tremendous 2" head with ridiculously chunky lacing.

Small malt aroma. Lighter smelling than I remembered. Actually moderately hoppy. My only wish is that the aroma was a bit stronger.

Fabulously smooth taste with a touch of sweet malt. Reminds me alot of zwickls.

A bit thin, but very smooth. Most brews in this style are overcarbonated, but this one gets it right.

Insanely drinkable. I am thoroughly enjoying drinking this one in a huge biergarten in Austria. This beauty blows its American counterpart out of the water.

05-20-2006 11:31:09 | More by nickss
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decimator

Ontario (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev -2.2%

Packaged as Czechvar.
500ml bottle poured into a pint glass.

A - Poured a golden colour with a decent 1" head that only lasted a couple minutes. Lacing is pretty much non existent.

S - Smells like beer. Good malt & hop balance in the aroma with a hint of citrus (or maybe it's a hint of skunk).

T - Sweet malts, a light sourness and bitter hops. Just the right balance as neither are dominating the flavour.

M - Pretty average Lager feel. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Feels heavy at times. Lacks that Pilsner crispness.

D - It's quite drinkable. I've easily enjoyed a few of these in one evening.

If only American Budweiser was as good as this...

08-23-2009 19:15:13 | More by decimator
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xav33

Michigan

3.53/5  rDev -2.2%

Budweiser Czechvar
12 oz bottle
Best before 10/07, absorbed 03/07.
Medium pour in a pilsner flute.

Poured clear golden with a small white fizzy quickly diminishing head .

Smelt of moderate bread and perfume hops.

Taste was upfront moderate sweet bread and perfume hops followed by a moderate bitter rustic yeastiness with more light sweet bread and perfume hops on a long finish.

Palate was light bodied, fizzy, and slightly oily.

Overall, a seemingly disappointing beer that actually has a mighty fine taste.

03-21-2007 04:41:45 | More by xav33
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jonb5

United Kingdom (England)

3.51/5  rDev -2.8%

330ml bottle, poured into Leffe chalice. Golden colour, head was small and faded fast, no lacing, clear. Aroma was Parmesan chesse and red cabbage, which to me suggested the use of Saaz hops. Tasted grass and earth, finish was slightly earthy and bitter. Less carbonated than I expected, texture slightly thick, smooth. Passable as a Czech Pils but could have been more interesting.

11-21-2011 14:16:48 | More by jonb5
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3%

11-25-2011 07:50:18 | More by TimoP
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jonnyrice

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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Janeinma

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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HoppySeb

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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bearbreak

Korea (South)

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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ShawneeIrish

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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tdm168

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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cliff1066

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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Reem

France

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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gilbert


3.5/5  rDev -3%

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D_Edward

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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nivlac18

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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garrisonp

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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WastedYouth

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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LJWalker

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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Pelicanrocks

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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Budweiser Budvar from Budějovický Budvar, n.p.
82 out of 100 based on 1,212 ratings.