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Budweiser Budvar - Budějovický Budvar, n.p.

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,207 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,207
Reviews: 744
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 15.24%
Wants: 29
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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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

10-17-2013 03:53:28 | More by BARFLYB
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beerpadawan

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

08-27-2012 15:57:47 | More by beerpadawan
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Jack_Frost79

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

07-31-2014 14:15:32 | More by Jack_Frost79
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Bamarooster

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

04-23-2013 23:26:07 | More by Bamarooster
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JEdmund

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Appearance
Clear, golden yellow; rocky white head

Smell
Pretty typical pils aroma

Taste & Mouthfeel
Overall flavor is very similar to most Euro pilsners, though this one is just a bit cleaner, crisper, and hoppier than others (probably because it was on tap); body is thin and carbonation just fine

Overall
A good example of a pilsner.

08-13-2008 17:40:42 | More by JEdmund
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-12-2014 01:23:35 | More by Georgiabeer
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ElGrecoVerde

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

If they settled the name dispute by quality, this beer would be known as Budweiser. Unfortunately, crap beer won, and this rather good lager had to change it's name in the US.

The great thing about lagers is their easy to drink, easy to forget characteristics that make them preferable for casual drinking. It's also their biggest knock. But as far as lagers go, this is one of the best I've had.

It has all the qualities that I like about lagers, and even has some smooth flavors and a clean finish. It's noticeably sweeter than most macros, and very smooth and enjoyable. I'll certainly buy this again.

03-10-2008 14:11:10 | More by ElGrecoVerde
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Graham5161986

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

A: pours a deep, clear gold with a 2 finger bubbly head that reduces to a thin film and a few rising carbonation streams - very little lace

S: beautiful floral hops and a nice caramely, malty nose

T: nice, very smooth grassy flavour with a touch of spice on the finish

M: light body, slightly creamy texture, good carbonation and nice spicy finish.

D: I really enjoyed this beer. It's crisp, grassy flavour makes it highly refreshing and the spicy finish makes it truly fit in with the classic czech pilsener style. I could easily put a few of these down in a day. As a matter of fact, I think I'll have another...

11-21-2007 03:53:12 | More by Graham5161986
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NickThePyro

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

12-24-2012 03:03:26 | More by NickThePyro
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mwar

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

11-27-2012 16:04:56 | More by mwar
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-23-2013 23:53:52 | More by Slatetank
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artemh

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

10-18-2012 23:34:28 | More by artemh
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alexskovan

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Poured a solid gold with a thick slighlty off-white head that endured for serveral minutes. Smell is sweet and creamy with floral notes. Taste is a smooth malty sweet start, then a nice bitter hop finish. A fine drinkable pilsner.

This Bud's for you! (But what is it with the Czechs and the Germans putting good beer in green glass???)

01-02-2007 20:32:50 | More by alexskovan
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Theshooster

Korea (South)

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

12-10-2012 05:31:07 | More by Theshooster
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Zond

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

06-18-2014 10:58:02 | More by Zond
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guyatstore

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

07-26-2012 17:23:05 | More by guyatstore
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

03-20-2013 01:11:47 | More by PEIhop
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NathanE2047

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

07-20-2014 11:16:57 | More by NathanE2047
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Boki

Serbia

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

07-05-2014 04:37:58 | More by Boki
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TinusTime

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Im sure we all know the story behind the beer so i will not go into it.. The beer pours a nice deep straw with a nice crisp white head. The smell is malty with hints of citrus and jasmine? The taste is nice and full. Crisp and malty with just enough dryness to keep it solidly planted. You can really tell that it doesnt use rice and or corn. The mouthfeel is nice but borders on being a bit too fizzy and turning it into a belch machine. Not my favourite style of beer, but i could drink a few of these at a sitting. I good solid beer and I actually prefer it over Pilsner Urquell and other Czech beers i have had.

08-29-2003 20:10:02 | More by TinusTime
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jadedlilmonkey

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

01-08-2013 10:21:46 | More by jadedlilmonkey
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DuncanMcBommer

Germany

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-22-2014 20:24:45 | More by DuncanMcBommer
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AugustusRex

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

06-30-2014 05:57:05 | More by AugustusRex
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AlexLMS

Portugal

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

This is my first true bohemian pilsner and finally I am able to say without lying that I am enjoying a Budweiser!

Nice presentation, with a shiny bottle label. It pours with a bright golden color. Its head is white, substantial and kind of frothy. Fair retention, no lace.
Very interesting aroma with hop notes. The flavor is complex, balancing the bitterness of the hops and the sweetness of the malt.
It is a smooth beer with a moderate level of carbonation and low alcoholic strenght. Light, but satiating body.
Lingering bitter finish.
Overall it is a balanced, refreshing and tasteful lager. I simply liked it and probably will have another one.

04-18-2007 15:53:30 | More by AlexLMS
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soonerlight

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

01-06-2013 00:33:28 | More by soonerlight
Budweiser Budvar from Budějovický Budvar, n.p.
82 out of 100 based on 1,207 ratings.