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Zlatorog - Pivovarna Laško

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74
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71 Ratings
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Ratings: 71
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 22.86%
Wants: 4
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pivovarna Laško visit their website
Slovenia

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 04-01-2005)
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Photo of Chief_Mug
3.69/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Lasko Zlatorog is a good commercial beer. I would call the taste and feel like a lager. In most places in Slovenia, you will have a choice of Union (more like a Pilsner) or Lasko. As of 2014 a few Micro brewers are available. But you will have to find those at a liquor store. : Extra note the Lasko Dark is better (imo) if available.

Chief_Mug, 36 minutes ago
Photo of Blablaman86
5/5  rDev +58.7%

Blablaman86, Sep 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

nmoeschler, Sep 07, 2014
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2.7/5  rDev -14.3%

KristijanG, Aug 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +27%

Powmia, Aug 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +19%

wiwi, Jul 28, 2014
Photo of GregaR
2.5/5  rDev -20.6%

GregaR, Jul 17, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -52.4%

SadPanda, Jul 01, 2014
Photo of Luka
4.25/5  rDev +34.9%

Luka, Jun 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

endless1408, May 31, 2014
Photo of poskok
2.75/5  rDev -12.7%

poskok, Mar 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +19%

Srecko, Nov 28, 2013
Photo of pipinmalikonj
1.5/5  rDev -52.4%

pipinmalikonj, Nov 21, 2013
Photo of MarkoNm
3.81/5  rDev +21%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

So, this review may not be completely objective, because I have been drinking this beer for ages now, it has been my first beer I have ever tasted, and so far my last one (since I just finished one). The glass was full of golden delight topped with a decent and foamy head. It had the typical aroma of the bready malt and some grassy note as well in there. The taste was sweet, finishing with a slight bitterness. All in all, a nice and refreshing beer, perfect for a night drink with the guys.

MarkoNm, Nov 13, 2013
Photo of Anze
3/5  rDev -4.8%

Anze, Oct 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

tmzl, Aug 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

hansavijaticar, Jul 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

DannyBaldoni, Jun 08, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -52.4%

apasternak, May 26, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -20.6%

mariobbr, May 07, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -20.6%

Iztok, Oct 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev +27%

irrgalaxy, Aug 30, 2012
Photo of flyingpig
2.45/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Light looking and clear pale amber to straw colour with plenty of bubbles. It is quite a light looking beer, even for a pale lager although the head retention isn't the worst at least.

Very light grassy hops to begin with, along with some skunk and grain. There is some vegetable adjuncts and a touch of cheap lager malts but overall the aroma is on the poor side.

Light on taste to begin with, however there is some corn, grain and cheap adjuncts along with some sweetness. It's not a great taste at all and is rounded off with some bread and lager hops.

Light, thin and cheap on the palate with some grain but other than that a mainly smooth feel. There is a touch of skunk and it comes across as being quite bland and watered down meaning it wasn't all that refreshing either.

A very poor offering and not how I wanted my introduction to Slovenian beer to go. It was at least somewhat drinkable but not great or refreshing really, which is all you want from a cheap pale lager in a foreign country. Cheap, unexciting and not worth trying, give this one a miss.

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flyingpig, Jul 19, 2012
Photo of StonedTrippin
3/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

when i first had this it was ice cold on a 100 degree day, and i thought it was sensational. every subsequent drinking ive thought less and less of it. now im to the point where i cant really stomach more than one. call it beer fatigue, but this doesnt really work for me anymore. smells like a standard euro adjunct, with a crispy hop presence in the nose that doesnt quite make it to the flavor. it also has a decent malt profile in both aroma and flavor, not at all heavy, but not watered down either. flavor is pretty standard, a little mineral rich, but quite drinkable at a cold temperature. feel is way too carbonated, but the body is fine for a hot day. its the after taste that i think is the nasty part, i try to ignore it by drinking another sip before it sets in. im sure ill have this again, but i likely wont be too enthused.

StonedTrippin, Jul 16, 2012
Photo of andrenaline
3/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Continuing my goal of reviewing all the random import cans at the local LCBO comes this brew...

A - Pours a pale golden colour, thumb of head with little retention and a little sporadic lacing.

S - Mild on the nose, grassy hop notes, musty cardboard, paper mache and a metallic finish.

T - Mild again, musty grassy notes, hints of sweet corn, buttered bread and wet cardboard.

M - Medium bodied, smooth and wet.

O - A mild and unadventurous pilz. I have a feeling I will continue to be underwhelmed by these import cans, but here's to hoping I will discover a hidden gem. This unfortunately, is not it.

andrenaline, May 07, 2012
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Zlatorog from Pivovarna Laško
74 out of 100 based on 71 ratings.