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Budweiser Budvar - Budějovický Budvar, n.p.

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,248 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,248
Reviews: 749
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 15.24%
Wants: 33
Gots: 51 | 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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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

StephenGash, Aug 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

bsuedekum, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

ebrupessoa, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of Wobbly
4.35/5  rDev +20.5%

The fact that this beer (and style) are so neglected in the U.S. is really a shame. While I must admit that I drink ales almost exclusively, this is one of my favorite lagers. I have had it on tap in Prague and throughout Europe; in the can and the bottle. While drinking it at its source was better, this is still a crisply refreshing but spicy and complex classic out of the bottle or can. I strongly disagree with most of the reviews here.

Wobbly, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of Jovian00
3/5  rDev -16.9%

Jovian00, Aug 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

reaganrvltn, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of humuloner22
3.96/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is THE Czech pilsner! I first had this beer in Europe where they called it Budweiser. Here in the good old US a beer that has been made for hundreds of years has to change the name to Czechvar because of corporate lawsuits. Anyway, this is a great beer. It has all the characteristics of a pilsner. A little malty, a slight bit of hoppiness, but its very grassy and a wonderful summer quaff. It is one of those beers you could session easily and very enjoyable on a warm summer evening, although its not really that way at the moment in these parts. Do yourself a favor and try this beer, its a true classic.

humuloner22, Aug 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

Sellen, Aug 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

Hayley_86, Aug 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Jack_Frost79, Jul 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

Monochrome, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of EvanHarper
3.71/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pale gold with a vanishingly brief head.

Aroma of vegetal, grassy hops and doughy pale malt.

Crisp, off-dry and slightly tart, with brisk grassy noble hops over a soft crackery pils malt base. Clean, simple, and refreshing, with no flaws. Very slight hint of sulfur in the background.

Feather-light and almost watery, emphasis here is on drinkability.

Overall, a fine quaffable pilsner. Apparently over-hyped, perhaps owing to its name conflict with the fizzy American swill, but leaving all that aside it's still a quite nice pale lager in its own right.

EvanHarper, Jul 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

Octoberist, Jul 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

mmutantl, Jul 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

yesno1011, Jul 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

mrjez, Jul 21, 2014
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1/5  rDev -72.3%

XmnwildX12, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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

John_Beeryman, Jul 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

NathanE2047, Jul 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +31.6%

atuzzeo, Jul 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

AnthonyD12, Jul 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

GregaR, Jul 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

BRami127, Jul 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Griffith, Jul 14, 2014
Budweiser Budvar from Budějovický Budvar, n.p.
82 out of 100 based on 1,248 ratings.