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Budweiser Budvar - Budějovický Budvar, n.p.

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,171 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,171
Reviews: 742
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.96%
Wants: 28
Gots: 22 | 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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iBodhisattva

Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +38.5%

05-12-2014 23:29:14 | More by iBodhisattva
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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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Foyle

Wyoming

3.05/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: dark gold (not as light in color as American macros)
Pours a sudsy 1/2" head that dissipates rather quickly and leaves very little lacing. Carbonation bubbles last throughout the consumption.

Aroma: I smell toasted grain but don’t detect much hop aroma.

Mouthfeel: fairly watery, but less so than American macros or Euro lagers like Heineken

Flavor: there is some sweetness throughout but the bitterness of the hops seems to outweigh that from beginning to end. Fairly dry finish.

Overall: good but not outstanding

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2014 22:05:53 | More by Foyle
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rulisekmartin

Czech Republic

3.5/5  rDev -3%

04-22-2014 04:06:15 | More by rulisekmartin
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GarthT

Hong Kong

2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

04-20-2014 23:52:13 | More by GarthT
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Sebas

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +10.8%

04-15-2014 22:38:19 | More by Sebas
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Rumlibeers

Switzerland

3.5/5  rDev -3%

04-12-2014 13:35:07 | More by Rumlibeers
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complexnomenclature

New York

3.25/5  rDev -10%

04-08-2014 09:15:47 | More by complexnomenclature
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poskok

Croatia (Hrvatska)

3.5/5  rDev -3%

04-07-2014 20:07:06 | More by poskok
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osant37

New York

3/5  rDev -16.9%

04-05-2014 23:15:30 | More by osant37
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JF1917

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

04-04-2014 14:37:36 | More by JF1917
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3%

04-03-2014 14:52:04 | More by tdm168
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BJSmit

Netherlands

3/5  rDev -16.9%

04-02-2014 10:38:52 | More by BJSmit
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3%

04-01-2014 18:05:01 | More by ramrod666
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Alextricity

Michigan

3.65/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

.5 liter green bottle, which is about 17 ounces. Drink by 1-27-15... pretty long shelf life. My guess is that this was bottled recently.

Appearance: Pours a perfectly clear yellow color with a head that goes away almost instantaneously. No lacing. Looks alright for what it is.

Smell: Pale malts, hay, and maybe the slightest amount of hops. Not great, but a decent smelling pils. A pretty classic sort of aroma.

Taste/feel: The most pleasant thing about this beer that I can tell is the mouthfeel. Too many mass produced beers like this don't have anything other than a super light body with aggressive carbonation. This one has a light/medium smooth feel with a moderate carbonation. The flavor is also better than the smell. Some of that hay, pale malt, and slight hop bitterness with a biscuit and subtly sweet aftertaste. A very drinkable pils with nothing off about it.

There's nothing especially unique about this beer, but it's just a very well made pilsener that's worlds better than American Budweiser.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2014 16:35:52 | More by Alextricity
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kgrichards

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

03-30-2014 21:06:50 | More by kgrichards
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KoG

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -3%

03-30-2014 16:34:52 | More by KoG
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benfons

Belgium

3.59/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

One of the classic lagers, let's see whether it can live up to it's name

A: nice golden colour, good carbonation , practically no head

S: grains, grass, sugars, slight peppery notes

T: some sweetness up front, crisp, grassy hops, bitter finish

M: descent carbonation, not dry

O: good lager, but like its compatriot Urquell, not really living up to it's name

Serving type: can

03-26-2014 22:19:09 | More by benfons
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TargaFlorio

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -3%

03-23-2014 16:32:50 | More by TargaFlorio
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Hoppsbabo

United Kingdom (England)

4.13/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Straw with lots of slow-rising bubbles. Small, sustaining white head.

S: Not sure if it's because I didn't rinse out my glass properly, but it's very earthy and spicy. Also there's the grainyness you'd expect from a Pilsener.

T: I'm getting a denk, herbal earthiness, which is very nice. Then there's apple. It doesn't half remind me of Duvel. Having done a quick Wikipedia search I'm thrilled that my suspicions have been confirmed and that it is indeed Saaz hops that I'm recognising, the same hops that are used in Duvel. Plenty of citrusy apple in the aftertaste.

M: It's very easy going, smooth and creamy. Plays nicely against the citrusy apple.

O: This is not a style I've really explored and I was all set for a one dimentional Pilsner but instead I'm very pleasantly surprised.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2014 08:59:38 | More by Hoppsbabo
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reitzbrewing

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

03-16-2014 21:34:10 | More by reitzbrewing
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Marty91

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -10%

03-09-2014 22:13:36 | More by Marty91
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vinicole

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

03-07-2014 18:07:01 | More by vinicole
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Oidmoe

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

02-21-2014 00:16:06 | More by Oidmoe
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kevinlater

Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

02-19-2014 01:38:20 | More by kevinlater
Budweiser Budvar from Budějovický Budvar, n.p.
82 out of 100 based on 1,171 ratings.