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Budweiser Budvar - Budějovický Budvar, n.p.

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,227 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,227
Reviews: 748
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 15.24%
Wants: 32
Gots: 45 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -10%

rph97, May 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

Durge, May 18, 2014
Photo of WhiteOak
3.25/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

(As "Czechvar")

A- Bright, brilliant, clear honey yellow color. Moderate foam with some lacing.

S- Smells of light malt, hay, crackers. minerals. A faint touch of skunkiness blew off immediately with no persistence, and became clean in aroma.

T- Faintly sweet malt up front. The mid palate is a touch of grassy bitterness. The finish shows some hazelnut.

M, D- Light, drinkable, refreshing, but without distinct character.

WhiteOak, Jun 27, 2010
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

Johnq1964, Jul 14, 2013
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Jfowler05, Aug 03, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

bcm75, Mar 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

John_Beeryman, Jul 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

SoPeL, Aug 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

powdersoldier, Feb 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

Marty91, Mar 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

Mr_Pink_152, Jan 01, 2014
Photo of Ralphus
3.25/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Canned version. I find it surprising how generally well respected this beer is but in taste it's rather plain.

It does look good however. With a clear golden body, well defined head with sheets of lacing. Nice.

The smell is pilsner malt and grassy grain mostly.

Taste is simple, some pilsner malt & grain with a touch of floral hops. The problem is that it's just no interesting in the least.

Mouthfeel is good. Soft but with a refreshing amount of carbonation. Drinkability is just ok. It's goes down easy enough but I'm not interested enough to have another.

Ralphus, Sep 25, 2010
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

elguapo57, Jun 17, 2012
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ScubaSteve00, Jul 28, 2012
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Monochrome, Jul 29, 2014
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GRUUMSH, Nov 05, 2012
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benloho, Feb 08, 2014
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OgreSanchez, Feb 07, 2014
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Odri, Sep 13, 2012
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HenriqueBrumano, May 16, 2014
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Lencho_Gomez, Aug 10, 2013
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Sellen, Aug 02, 2014
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BRami127, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of MeisterBurger
3.25/5  rDev -10%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a nice fizzy straw color, very clear, with only a little head

The aroma is that typically lightly skunked imported European green bottled lager smell. The freshness date says I have until 01.06.2010, so no hurry. Other than that it's herbal hops and malt and not much more.

The taste is a nice sweet juicy bready pale malt against a zesty saaz hop flavor with a touch of lemongrass. Nice, clean finish. Not overly bitter, mildly spicy in the aftertaste.

Medium to light body with decent carbonation.

Yeah, it's a good enough beer and I'll bet it really shines when fresh but it's not something I see myself rushing back to drink again.

MeisterBurger, Jul 31, 2009
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

Alek, Feb 17, 2013
Budweiser Budvar from Budějovický Budvar, n.p.
82 out of 100 based on 1,227 ratings.