Joseph's Brau Bohemian Lager | Trader Joe's Brewing Company

Joseph's Brau Bohemian LagerJoseph's Brau Bohemian Lager
BA SCORE
3.17/5
274 Ratings
Joseph's Brau Bohemian LagerJoseph's Brau Bohemian Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Trader Joe's Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Trader Joe's Bohemian Lager

Added by Boilermaker88 on 01-17-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,293
Reviews:
134
Ratings:
274
pDev:
16.72%
Bros Score:
3.23
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
22
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 274 |  Reviews: 134
Photo of Bryan12345
4.25/5  rDev +34.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rodbeermunch
3/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Has a yellow and gold appearance with decent clarity and a soft 2/5" white head. Aroma is just grain.

Taste is a light bodied pilsner along the lines of MGD. Lots of carbonation. I don't really know why you would pay for this at a premium compared to the normal mass produced shelf stuff.

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Photo of PatGreer
3.5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Michael_Lopez
3/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
3.26/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Skillz
3.04/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jheezee
3/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cgrunin
3.25/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of eldoctorador
4/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DKHNOVA
3.54/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JoeCorleone
3.25/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MrDarcy
3.17/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sd123
3.31/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cuvtcuv
3.26/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of papat444
3.14/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Flashback #36

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Photo of Lare453
2.25/5  rDev -29%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Franziskaner
2.93/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Gold in color with a fingernail of white head covering a this of the top. The aroma is fairly subtle and is mainly light malt. Where are the hops? The flavor is initially the Herman hops but it quickly fades into buttery diacetyl. Yargh. The mouth is light and smooth.

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Photo of CB2maltygoodness
2.89/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of elNopalero
2.98/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

This pours a light tan gold with poor head retention.
Not much of any aroma, even as it warms.
Flavor has a touch of bitterness and a light "grain" finish. Forgettable but not offensive. Pairs well with popcorn.

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Photo of tubeyes
3.1/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of CIBoy10
2.94/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Like if a pilsner and a czech lager had a baby. I like them both, but I don't like their baby.

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Photo of cb8282
3.5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nickfl
3.62/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BEERdrinker00
4.47/5  rDev +41%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This was a surprisingly good beer for the price I paid. I had a good head was very drinkable. I will now have to try out more of the TJ's beers.

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Photo of Frank_TX
3.06/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Joseph's Brau Bohemian Lager from Trader Joe's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.17 out of 5 with 274 ratings
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