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Budweiser Budvar - Budějovický Budvar, n.p.

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1,223 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,223
Reviews: 748
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 15.24%
Wants: 31
Gots: 42 | 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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Clear, golden yellow; rocky white head

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

A good example of a pilsner.

JEdmund, Aug 13, 2008
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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.

ElGrecoVerde, Mar 10, 2008
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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...

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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???)

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Budweiser Budvar from Budějovický Budvar, n.p.
82 out of 100 based on 1,223 ratings.