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Sarajevkso Pivo - Sarajevska Pivara

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BA SCORE
71
okay

37 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 37
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 2.93
pDev: 21.5%
Wants: 6
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sarajevska Pivara
Bosnia & Herzegovina

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-13-2005)
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Reviews by flyingpig:
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.55/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Light, golden straw colour with a thumb sized, bubbly white head that slowly reducing in size to a fairly thin lacing.

Sweet, syrup like aroma to begin with along with some corn and basic lager hops. There is some lager malts too and hints of grain but this one is fairly standard with nothing too exciting going on.

Lighter than a typical pale lager with a sweet flavour lingering in the background along with some bread and before rounding it off with some lager malts, a touch of grassy hops and a little citrus finished with a mild bitter tang.

Smooth with a touch of stickiness right at the end, there is also strong carbonation from this one and a light yet refreshing finish to it. Quite sweet but nothing sickening.

I enjoyed this beer more than you would expect from a pale lager, even straight from the can this was a good beer but its main selling has got to be how easy it is to drink and how refreshing it is.

Serving type: can

08-09-2012 15:11:46 | More by flyingpig
More User Reviews:
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Boki

Serbia

2.75/5  rDev -6.1%

07-05-2014 05:09:58 | More by Boki
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dcmchew

Romania

3.06/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours golden, a tiny bit hazy, with a tiny white head that lasts for a while.
Smell of grains, cooked corn, some faint hops and a faint hint of sourness.
Weird cereal taste, but not bad, with cooked grains and corn, faint butter and lactic sourness, swept away quick by some skunk and grassy bitter hops with a small metallic note.
Medium body and carbonation, kind of a bad aftertaste.
A bit more interesting than the usual Eurolager, but damaged by some big bad elements.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2014 15:58:27 | More by dcmchew
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poskok

Croatia (Hrvatska)

2.5/5  rDev -14.7%

05-04-2014 11:12:45 | More by poskok
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev +10.9%

03-30-2014 16:25:48 | More by mrfrancis
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BJSmit

Netherlands

3/5  rDev +2.4%

02-11-2014 20:47:01 | More by BJSmit
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PatrickKlopfenstein

Iowa

3/5  rDev +2.4%

01-18-2014 02:23:59 | More by PatrickKlopfenstein
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pipinmalikonj

Croatia (Hrvatska)

2/5  rDev -31.7%

11-21-2013 12:27:33 | More by pipinmalikonj
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crbnfbr

Kentucky

1.75/5  rDev -40.3%

10-13-2013 01:27:10 | More by crbnfbr
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Mick91

Iowa

2.75/5  rDev -6.1%

08-09-2013 02:56:39 | More by Mick91
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hansavijaticar

Croatia (Hrvatska)

2.75/5  rDev -6.1%

08-03-2013 04:02:01 | More by hansavijaticar
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Miha

Slovenia

3.25/5  rDev +10.9%

06-01-2013 20:40:31 | More by Miha
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mwar

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +19.5%

04-17-2013 00:21:17 | More by mwar
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metter98

New York

2.84/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

A: The beer is clear light straw yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high bright white head.
S: Moderately strong aromas of corn and the liquid butter that is pumped onto movie theater popcorn are present in the nose.
T: The taste isn't that flavorful and has light flavors of corn adjunct malts. The faintest hints of bitterness are present in the finish.
M: It feels light-bodied and a somewhat watery on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer had a really unusual odor that wasn't horrible but just had a strange semblance to buttery popcorn.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2013 23:45:13 | More by metter98
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Mesha

Bosnia & Herzegovina

2.05/5  rDev -30%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Foamy head that dissipates slowly leaving thin lacing, a clear yellow color. The aroma is weak and mildly acidic. There is bitterness in this beer, there is also malty sweetness, perhaps too much sweetness. This is the most popular beer in Sarajevo. I used to avoid this beer, but for some unexplainable reason I'm even enjoying driniking it now, from time to time. The majority of beers available here are bland pale lagers that taste alike, and those are what people here consider a beer. More complex beers, like pale ales, IPAs and such are unheard of here. To be honest, this is much better than American macros like Budweiser or Coors, but it’s a far cry from even the modest craft beers.

Serving type: can

03-23-2013 22:31:13 | More by Mesha
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jooj8

Slovenia

3/5  rDev +2.4%

03-05-2013 20:33:11 | More by jooj8
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LJWalker

Alabama

3/5  rDev +2.4%

02-12-2013 04:47:18 | More by LJWalker
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Iztok

Slovenia

3.5/5  rDev +19.5%

01-12-2013 10:16:45 | More by Iztok
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Dapperticus

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +53.6%

01-03-2013 02:49:55 | More by Dapperticus
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barczar

Kentucky

2.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Gotta love a beer that opens like a grenade...

Pours a brilliant straw color with minimal white head that dissipates immediately, leaving no lacing.

Aroma is sweet and grainy, with notes of corn and minerals. There's a hint of herbal hops, and a bit of skunkiness.

Flavor is very sweet and malty, caramel and toffee, and very bready throughout, with a bit of a toasty finish. There's an overlapping tangy flavor, which is somewhat minerally, that does not belong. As it warms, cardboard and bitterness emerge.

Body is moderate, as is carbonation.

Overall, a very malt forward brew. Did not expect this much malt flavor. The finish us fairly cracker-like and dry. The tanginess is offputting, though, as is the oxidation.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2012 08:51:10 | More by barczar
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alesaram

Guam

3.75/5  rDev +28%

10-15-2012 23:51:06 | More by alesaram
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cpolking

Iowa

3.1/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The beer has a ring tab pull top and pours a pale yellow golden in color.

The aroma is malty, grain, straw in a barn.

The taste generally follows the aromas and finishes semi-dry with a light bitterness.

There is an off tart note in the aftertaste. This beer has a nice maltiness, but would be well served with a more pronounced bitter finish. As Euro lagers go, it is unexceptional.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2012 02:21:41 | More by cpolking
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.18/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

the people of sarajevo will tell you this is the fifth best beer in the world. not sure what data that relies on, but it isnt. it is however, one of the most affordable and tasty beers available around here, and one ive come to rely on. it pours a heady glowing yellow grain color with bubbles rising into a frothy cloud. smells like pale malts, dry yeast, and some mineral rich water. the water gives it a unique taste too, totally pleasant. yeast and malt are balanced, this is a pretty solid standard lager beer, with more body than most other ive had here. it does wonderful things for the thirsty man after a long day of hiking. i actually prefer it in the bottle, but the half liter drafts come at a very dangerous 3km price, which equals out to about 2 us dollars. dobro dobro!

Serving type: on-tap

07-10-2012 19:21:51 | More by StonedTrippin
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Brabander

Netherlands

3.65/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I got this beer from one of my collegues who was in Sarajevo a few weeks ago. Thanks for this beer Maarten.

Poured in a big beerglass this beer looks very nice with it's frothy head and lightyellow fluid with lots of carbonation. I like that in a beer.

Smell is grassy and citruslike, just as the taste. Light and drinkable pilsener. Not spectacular but a good beer to drink when you are thirsty. At the end the beer warms up a bit and then some skunkyness comes in the afterflavour. Pity!

Serving type: can

06-09-2012 17:23:37 | More by Brabander
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rekel

Netherlands

2/5  rDev -31.7%

05-30-2012 18:32:31 | More by rekel
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