1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Kozel - Pivovar Velké Popovice a.s.

Not Rated.
KozelKozel

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
76
okay

119 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 119
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 16.36%
Wants: 2
Gots: 10 | 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:
Beer added by: the42ndtourist on 08-12-2002

No notes at this time.
View: Beers (7) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Ratings: 119 | Reviews: 55
Photo of basili1250
4/5  rDev +21.2%

Photo of bamberger603
4/5  rDev +21.2%

Photo of PhillyStyle
3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of Schmoog
3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of the_danish_swede
2.5/5  rDev -24.2%

Photo of Coastal_Brew
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of DamageCase76
3/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of DbbC
3/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of tbeckett
3/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of MJ63
3/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of ZachT
3.45/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tpusk
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Adamostella
3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of PomTango
3/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of Jamestregenza
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of SoPeL
3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of myxy
4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

Photo of adityashekhar
3/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of safaricook
3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of herrburgess
4/5  rDev +21.2%

Photo of andrenaline
3.4/5  rDev +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.

Photo of Brabander
3.71/5  rDev +12.4%
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!

Photo of flyingpig
3.57/5  rDev +8.2%
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.

Photo of dar482
3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of magpieken
3/5  rDev -9.1%

to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Kozel from Pivovar Velké Popovice a.s.
76 out of 100 based on 119 ratings.