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Svetlý Ležák 12 - Pivovar Krakonos

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BA SCORE
80
good

11 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 14.03%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pivovar Krakonos visit their website
Czech Republic

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stcules on 04-11-2007)
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

07-06-2014 20:51:40 | More by Latarnik
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His_Royal_Hoppiness

United Kingdom (England)

3.25/5  rDev -3%

05-21-2014 20:22:52 | More by His_Royal_Hoppiness
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Tschnab

New York

3.25/5  rDev -3%

08-10-2013 10:48:38 | More by Tschnab
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hansavijaticar

Croatia (Hrvatska)

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

07-13-2013 18:58:27 | More by hansavijaticar
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warpedrevolution

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

08-15-2012 21:24:52 | More by warpedrevolution
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atis

Finland

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

Pours light amber with slightly off-white frothy head that slowly fades to dense layer, fast downsliding lacing. Aroma is very light malt, there is not much of it.

Taste is simple malt with slightly sharpish bitterness, bitter finish that lasts into the slowly drying aftertaste. Mouthfeel is light and the beer seemed to be overcarbonated in the beginning.

Overall, an interesting one, it seemed to me first that more complexity could be desired, but as the time passed and it warmed, it opened up slightly.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2010 19:09:06 | More by atis
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travis224

Texas

3.7/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours golden orange with a white, frothy head that dissipates pretty quickly with no lacing. The nose is fruity, mainly bananas. The mouth feel is nice and the taste is a slight bit of fruit with very mild hops, very unoffensive. Easy to drink and fairly tasty, I could imagine drinking this all night with friends at a bar. Towards the end it really grew on me, opening up with a bit more complexity.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2010 21:25:06 | More by travis224
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stcules

Italy

3.15/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Deep golden color, almosta amber, with two finger of foam, not so compact, but abundant.
Malt, mou, sugar and some cooked cereals in the smell.
Full, but still quite fresh. A good maltiness, and a plesant and quite strong hop.
Full and round in the mouth, without being cloying. Easily drinkable.
Quite full body, with a strong maltiness in the aftertaste, balanced by the finishing hop.
Pleasant.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2009 19:20:18 | More by stcules
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KevyKev

Netherlands

3.35/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Drunk on 13 March 2009, Freshness date 9 April 2009, in a Pivovar Herold glass. Snowmen on the label indicate this may be their winter beer.

Rich amber golden color. Nice active head that has some staying power. Very clear with no effervescence after the pour.

The smell is malty with a slight smell of caramel. If has the faint smell of a fresh stream.

This is a quite pleasant Czech pilsner. Having it immediately after the 10 from the same brewer it seems a bit watered down in comparison but in the end it is truer to the Czech pilsner in that it is hoppier (I do not mean in the American sense of the word). Not unique but very solid for what it is - I would be quite happy if this was my local.

This beer is quite rounded in the mouth though it could be more effervescent.

To me, high alcohol beers can be quite drinkable with due respect through pacing. Being that this beer is flavorful and likeable and with its very low alcohol content this could be drunk and enjoyed in quantity.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2009 21:21:25 | More by KevyKev
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jarmby1711

Australia

2.42/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

The dark amber gold should have been a portent of things to come.
This was overly sweet honey like beer. It was thick to oily in the mouth and the hyper malt profile obliterated any hop character that may have ben there.
Particularly unrefreshing and disappointing

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2008 08:41:23 | More by jarmby1711
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dmbfrat420beers

Germany

3.78/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Good until May 9, 2007
Picked up 4/3/07, drank 4/10/07

Presentation: Great bottle! Wizened mountain mountain man holding a frothy liter of beer with evergreen forest in the background. Below him, bunnies in overalls are carrying around easter eggs while little chicks pop out of eggs. Maybe this is supposed to be an easter beer?

Clear golden orange color with white head of medium to small bubbles that shortly dissipates to a thin film. Quite standard for the style. The nose is fresh and crisp. Taste is malty and sweet up front with notes of pine. As the flavor progresses, there lots of floral, slightly bitter and citrusy hops that balance the sweetness. All around, very flavorful and well-balanced. The beer is medium bodied and surprisingly chewy for a pilsener. It’s heaviness and slightly higher ABV (for a pilsener) make it slightly less drinkable than other beers, but overall it is a fair trade-off. Many American and German brewers give pilseners a bad name, but Czech brews like this one do a lot to redeem their tarnished reputation.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2007 08:57:14 | More by dmbfrat420beers
Svetlý Ležák 12 from Pivovar Krakonos
80 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.