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Kozel Svétlý - Pivovar Velké Popovice a.s.

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Ratings: 51
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.22
pDev: 17.08%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 07-05-2004)
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2.94/5  rDev -8.7%

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

08-25-2014 18:25:17 | More by Alex-Alkis
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

08-21-2014 12:36:32 | More by KristijanG
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United Kingdom (England)

3.86/5  rDev +19.9%

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.


07-29-2014 21:27:28 | More by LagerCognoscenti
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

07-21-2014 12:42:16 | More by GregaR
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Russian Federation

2.5/5  rDev -22.4%

07-07-2014 14:13:44 | More by altmer
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

07-06-2014 21:01:33 | More by Latarnik
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4.75/5  rDev +47.5%

07-06-2014 15:26:29 | More by Luka
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

06-24-2014 15:15:53 | More by skywizzard
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United Kingdom (England)

3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

05-31-2014 18:21:08 | More by endless1408
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Russian Federation

3/5  rDev -6.8%

05-26-2014 14:11:54 | More by Gottesverachter
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3/5  rDev -6.8%

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

05-23-2014 10:30:46 | More by BradMacMullin
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United Kingdom (England)

3/5  rDev -6.8%

05-03-2014 05:59:00 | More by His_Royal_Hoppiness
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Czech Republic

3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

02-26-2014 01:00:48 | More by TwiggyCZ
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Czech Republic

2.2/5  rDev -31.7%

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...

02-25-2014 17:07:54 | More by Fuzion
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3.13/5  rDev -2.8%

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.

01-09-2014 15:33:55 | More by NeroFiddled
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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

12-26-2013 22:48:12 | More by JTuomi
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North Carolina

2.38/5  rDev -26.1%

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.

12-07-2013 23:11:48 | More by TWM
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3.24/5  rDev +0.6%

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.

11-17-2013 21:50:37 | More by FLima
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

11-05-2013 16:57:02 | More by dcmchew
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

10-13-2013 17:45:45 | More by safaricook
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Rhode Island

3.29/5  rDev +2.2%

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.

10-09-2013 17:26:01 | More by Seanniek91
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3.41/5  rDev +5.9%

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.

08-02-2013 22:49:41 | More by jlindros
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2.75/5  rDev -14.6%

07-22-2013 19:32:59 | More by drewone
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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

06-28-2013 07:36:45 | More by biernack
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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Appearance: Golden; large frothy head; very effervescent

Aroma: Malty; grassy; citrus

Taste: Malty; juicy; nutty; dry in mid; finishes a tad thin, but smooth; very refreshing

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

06-15-2013 15:19:48 | More by IchLiebeBier
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Kozel Svétlý from Pivovar Velké Popovice a.s.
76 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.