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Kozel - Pivovar Velké Popovice a.s.

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101 Ratings
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Ratings: 101
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 17.33%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pivovar Velké Popovice a.s. visit their website
Czech Republic

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: the42ndtourist on 08-12-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev +14%

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South Carolina

4/5  rDev +21.6%

05-27-2013 17:14:15 | More by herrburgess
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Ontario (Canada)

3.43/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a clear golden colour, finger of head with some retention and some sporadic lacing.

S - Bread crusts and grassy hop notes, hints of buttery corn and a hint of sour apple.

T - The bread crust flavours come through nicely alongside the grassy hop notes, the sour apple is coming through on the finish with some lemon rind a touch of caramel and a sour lemon bitterness that lingers.

M - Medium bodied, smooth and a touch of dryness.

O - Traditional mass produced euro export pilsener. Nothing mind blowing, easy drinking and reasonably flavourful. I probably wouldn't buy it again but it's worth a try and certainly a reasonable option in a pinch.

Serving type: can

05-19-2013 22:20:51 | More by andrenaline
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3.7/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I bought this beer a few weeks ago in a supermarket when i was in the Tsjech republic. Small town called Cheb. Best before august 2013.

Poured in my Struise glass this beers looks good with it's golden yellow fluid and the nice white head. Very little carbonation but overall a good start.

Smell is typical for this style. Nothing special yet inviting.

Taste is good, not spectacular but the good mouthfeel makes this a good beer on a warm day! Next!

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 18:59:41 | More by Brabander
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.58/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Clear, light golden amber colour with a head that settles to a pinky sized ring around the top of the beer after starting out quite large and there is some nice lacing left on the glass.

Butterscotch and sweetness along with a touch of vanilla and basic lager hops. Not that strong a beer but a pleasant smelling one at least.

Nice, sweet malts to begin along with the butterscotch and the vanilla that featured in the nose, albeit they are a little stronger here in the taste without overpowering. There is some bitterness towards the end but nothing out of place for a lager.

Smooth with a medium body and a light, bittersweet mouthfeel that was very easy to drink.

I'd tried this before and it's now like night and day when compared to this one. A lot sweeter and easier to drink without the skunk flavours, this one was a very nice lager that I would have again.

Serving type: on-tap

04-20-2013 00:40:13 | More by flyingpig
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New York

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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3/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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2/5  rDev -39.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -24%

12-22-2012 15:39:47 | More by Bix
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1.75/5  rDev -46.8%

12-19-2012 09:56:44 | More by Julian4077
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-13-2012 23:39:04 | More by abcdefghijkyle
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Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -8.8%

11-13-2012 02:09:53 | More by cfalovo97
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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1.63/5  rDev -50.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Pours a clean yellow color with a white head. In the aroma, faint lager like notes, but almost nothing. In the taste, dry lager tones, but almost skunky, which is weird cause it's in a can. A small bite and a medium bodied mouthfeel, with a small dryness to a clean aftertaste. Domestic lager like, faint tastes and smells, eh!

Serving type: can

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2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

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3/5  rDev -8.8%

07-23-2012 00:41:44 | More by 500MLperWeek
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3/5  rDev -8.8%

07-16-2012 18:44:27 | More by Blumstein
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Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -8.8%

07-09-2012 02:47:15 | More by phamda
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United Kingdom (England)

2.25/5  rDev -31.6%

06-08-2012 21:59:04 | More by Pelicanrocks
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2.4/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Reviewed from notes

Tall can poured into a plastic cup

A: Clear golden color. Plenty of carbonation bubbles racing to the surface. Not much head retention, mostly a spotty film that lingered.

S: I mostly get an earthy smell from this one. Not much else. Maybe that's the hops?

T: Earthy taste with grass and a bit of hop bitterness. Aftertaste is a bit unpleasant.

M: Light bodied, foamy feel in the mouth. Not great.

O: I hope the style gets better than Kozel. I didn't enjoy this one.

Serving type: can

03-10-2012 21:37:52 | More by CMUbrew
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Quebec (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -24%

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Kozel from Pivovar Velké Popovice a.s.
76 out of 100 based on 101 ratings.