Golden Pheasant | Pivovar Zlaty Bazant a.s.

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Golden PheasantGolden Pheasant

Brewed by:
Pivovar Zlaty Bazant a.s.
Slovak Republic

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-11-2002

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3.52/5  rDev +4.1%

Photo of GreesyFizeek
2.51/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Bottle purchased at Beers of the World in Rochester, NY.

Pours a golden, slightly pissy yellow, with active carbonation, and a small head with no lacing.

Smells pretty skunky. Don't use green bottles! There's some lager yeast, and a hint of sweet grains. Doesn't smell all that hoppy, which is what I would expect from a Czech pilsner.

This is pretty skunky and hard to drink. Underneath that wonderful flavor, I get a bit of sweet grains, an almost corn-like flavor, and the slightest snap of leafy hops. Meh.

This is light bodied, with a skunky sweet mouthfeel, and a higher level of carbonation.

This isn't all that good. I don't know fresh it is, but no beer of this kind, or really any kind, should be put in green bottles.

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Photo of olradetbalder
2.25/5  rDev -33.4%

Photo of Magnus-Robot-Hunter
4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

Great even taste, no complexities.

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2.92/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of AlexAfonin
3/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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2.44/5  rDev -27.8%

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5/5  rDev +47.9%

Photo of Dougology
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Purchased in Bratislava from a store. Typical pilsner/lager. It's not Budweiser.

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of KelvinC
2.5/5  rDev -26%

Photo of avalon07
3.1/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Poured from a bottle to a pilsner glass. Had a golden yellow color and a clear consistency. There was a large, foamy, fairly long-lasting head. OK lacing.

S: A slightly skunky aroma with hints of hops and malt. Nothing overly special.

T: Tasted of a moderate amount of hops, malt, an earthy quality, and the aforementioned skunkiness. A very average flavor. Not offensively bad, but pretty forgettable.

M: A decent amount of carbonation with a somewhat slick finish. Light-bodied.

O: Nothing overly interesting here. Golden Pheasant is a typical, mass produced beer. There are worse examples of a Czech pilsner, but there are certainly better ones.

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.4/5  rDev +30.2%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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2.6/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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2.92/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Golden Pheasant from Pivovar Zlaty Bazant a.s.
3.38 out of 5 based on 478 ratings.
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