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Kozel Svétlý - Pivovar Velké Popovice a.s.

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75
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54 Ratings
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.22
pDev: 17.08%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pivovar Velké Popovice a.s. visit their website
Czech Republic

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 07-05-2004)
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3.4/5  rDev +5.6%

fr0wn3r, Monday at 07:27 PM
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3.7/5  rDev +14.9%

myzerov, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of Alex-Alkis
2.72/5  rDev -15.5%

A Czech pils who does its job as a thirst quencher and intoxicant. No bad flavors in this beer.

Alex-Alkis, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of KristijanG
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

KristijanG, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of LagerCognoscenti
3.86/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Good head and lacing that stays throughout the drink. The head faded to a thin foam. Typical pale lager colour.

Aroma: Marshmallows and whitebready. Grainy. A nice bit of floral hop aroma.

Taste: I taste barley malt and floral hops in this really rather delicious Czech lager. It is delicately sweet and mildly bitter and floral.

Mouthfeel is light yet frothy and suggests a good water source is used.

Overall: A very good Czech lager in the 10 degree plato - 4% abv category.

84/100

LagerCognoscenti, Jul 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

GregaR, Jul 21, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -22.4%

altmer, Jul 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

Latarnik, Jul 06, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +47.5%

Luka, Jul 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

skywizzard, Jun 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

endless1408, May 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.8%

Gottesverachter, May 26, 2014
Photo of BradMacMullin
3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Picked up a can at a train station near Cesky Krumlov. Many signs at bars for this and it is cheap. Bought a can and popped it open. Date on can was for 2 months back. Did I say it was a buck! Anyway, little smell right away and a smooth artificial taste. Nothing terrible, but nothing noteworthy. Every country needs it's yellow beer. After research I see this very old brewery with a nice story is part of SAB Miller. My quest for independent breweries in Czech will continue

BradMacMullin, May 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

TwiggyCZ, Feb 26, 2014
Photo of Fuzion
2.2/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

I really don't like this beer. However it is very popular Czech beer and I don't know why? Maybe because the price is low. But the biggest problem what I have with this beer is that after 2 or 3 bottles my head going to crash. Very strong headache every time, that is why I don't drink this anymore...

Fuzion, Feb 25, 2014
Photo of NeroFiddled
3.13/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Kozel Svetly
500ml can, dated "28.12.13 L1 179 07:00" - 4 days old

Appearance: Clear, golden body. Frothy bright white head holds fairly well, eventually dropping to a thin but full surface covering. Average to slightly better than average lacing.

Smell: Fairly generic "beer" although some nice malt is present.

Taste: Malt again is the dominant, but the hops are almost equal, and well integrated: dull, spicy, and floral. The mid-level bitterness is "very firm" but not "strong". Unexciting dry finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied. Median carbonation.

Overall: With the exception of a malt that's slightly more interesting than the standard "Euro Pils" maltiness it's just an otherwise bland, average beer.

NeroFiddled, Jan 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

JTuomi, Dec 26, 2013
Photo of TWM
2.38/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Nothing distinctive positive about this beer. No single fatal flaw, but enough little things that I'm not trying this one again. Flavor was watery; scent was "cheap beer," over-carbonated, and an aftertaste that curled the palate just a little.

TWM, Dec 07, 2013
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3.24/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bright golden color with an apparent carbonation that feeds a constant head.
Aroma of sweet pale malt and floral and herbal hops.
Flavor of a pilsner, sweet pale malt with herbal hops. Dry aftertaste with a mild bitterness.
Light body with good carbonation.
A milder and refreshing czech pilsner. Decent with no flaws, but no big excitement.

FLima, Nov 17, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

dcmchew, Nov 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

safaricook, Oct 13, 2013
Photo of Seanniek91
3.29/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Notes in Prague. .5l bottle into a tiny water glass.

A- Pale straw golden color with light haze.

S- Wheat. Light bannana and clove. light pepper. Not much happening.

T- Wheat, grass, adjuncts, typical pale lager. Very light hop presence.

M-Very carbonated and refreshing, Crisp.

O- It quenches my thirst for dirt cheap.

Seanniek91, Oct 09, 2013
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3.41/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Yay can, picked up in Prague.

Pours a tall fizzy 3 finger head that fades at a med pace, nice lacing, crystal clear toasty tan color.

Nose light pislner malts, little corn syrup aroma, light macro adjunct, hint of grassy hops, light pilsner lager like aroma, touch fruity.

Taste crisp lager, light pilsner malts, toasty with hint of straw, just a touch of a corn adjunct like, some grasy hops with decent bitterness, light fruity lager flavors. Finish is crisp, fairly dry, bit more grassy bitterness, fairly bitter overall, light grassy malts too.

Mouth is lighter bod, decent carb.

Overall not bad, decent but not great either.

jlindros, Aug 02, 2013
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Kozel Svétlý from Pivovar Velké Popovice a.s.
75 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.