Žatec - Žatecký Pivovar
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3.75/5 rDev +4.5%
Pours to a patchy but lasting head that laces generously. Dark golden color. Aroma is fresh sweet malts and honeylike floral and spicy hops: 100% Zatec (Saaz) according to label. Flavor comes in with a blend of sweet, clean malt and a spicy, tangy and crisp bitterness. Mouthfeel is light yet substantial. Overall, a very good Bohemian Pilsner.
08-22-2014 23:52:11 | More by EagleTalon
3.59/5 rDev 0%
500 ml bottle poured into pilsener glass. Suprised to find this at the "3rd best" beer store in my area, after never seeing it at the other too. Am a fan of Czech Pilseners, so I tried it.
A - Pours a dim peach-orange color with some haze. Not much of a head. Large amounts of carbonation rising from the bottom. Not a bad looking beer.
S - Malt, and very unique for a pilsener, some peach, apricot, and even a bit of lime. Very unique.
T - Smooth maltiness, and the fruitness mentioned in the aroma's is there, too. Very unique. Lot's of peach (and not in an artificial, nasty way) and apricot. Finishes smooth with a nice flavor.
F - Very crisp and clean, leaves just a bit of dryness. Could certainly session this beer.
O - Nothing outstanding, but it's a good pilsener. One of the more unique pilsener's I've tried, considering the light fruity flavors. Light and crisp but plenty of flavor. Again, not outstanding, but a good pilsener.
06-23-2013 21:34:28 | More by stella77artois
Žatec from Žatecký Pivovar
82 out of 100 based on 175 ratings.