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Golden Pheasant | Pivovar Zlaty Bazant a.s.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,160
Reviews:
275
Ratings:
484
pDev:
16.07%
Bros Score:
3.6
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
40
Trade:
0
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Photo of Bunman3
3.15/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This is a very typical Pilsener. Bright in the glass, easy on the palate, with a bit of corn sweetness and Saaz hops at the end of the tongue. An enjoyable alternative to Pilsener Urquell.

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Photo of wrecknut
3/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ciocanelu
2.5/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Stale smell of old grains and below average in taste. Not my style of beer. Maybe the bottle was old or spoiled somehow but I won't try it again for sure.

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Photo of jmdrpi
3.87/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

500 ml bottle

bright golden color, white frothy head from hard pour, it fades. clean, earthy aroma. taste is crisp, just a touch of sweetness and some grassy hops. thin body, but slick mouthfeel. easy to drink. pretty good overall.

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Photo of Viaduck
3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of DaveBar
3.45/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Purchased at the LCBO for around $4.00 for a 500ml bottle. Served at 4deg C in a draught glass

A-Opens well and pour a head that is gone in 10sec. Clear

S- Smells like a Heineken

T- Tastes like a Heineken

M- A Heineken

O- Pretty much a Heineken

Food Pairing

This ok beer goes well with.... Anything a Heineken goes with

Enjoy

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Photo of Garja76
3.52/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of GreesyFizeek
2.51/5  rDev -25.3%
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%

Photo of Magnus-Robot-Hunter
4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

Great even taste, no complexities.

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Photo of mjacquard
2.92/5  rDev -13.1%

Photo of bulldogg915
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of AlexAfonin
3/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of spycow
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of James_NelsonIV
2.44/5  rDev -27.4%

Photo of Freiberger14
5/5  rDev +48.8%

Photo of Dougology
3/5  rDev -10.7%

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

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Photo of Xithyl
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of KelvinC
2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

Photo of avalon07
3.1/5  rDev -7.7%
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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Photo of mrcraft
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of ProChorus
4.4/5  rDev +31%

Photo of t2grogan
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of brywhite
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Golden Pheasant from Pivovar Zlaty Bazant a.s.
Beer rating: 3.36 out of 5 with 484 ratings
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