Karlovačko Pivo | Karlovaċka Pivovara

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Karlovaċka Pivovara
Croatia (Hrvatska)
karlovacka.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-09-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,787
Reviews:
211
Ratings:
420
pDev:
17.11%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
62
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 420 |  Reviews: 211
Photo of Suds
2.44/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

I have never had a beer from Croatia, so I picked this one up just to try it. It is a golden-yellow color with a tall white head. A little haze in the liquid. The aroma has a bit of sulfur, light hops, and grass. The taste is lightly sweet and has a middle-range bitterness. It is a typical, maybe sub-par, Euro-lager. Light, a bit of sharpness in the finish. Forgettable.

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Photo of SkylerShores
3.08/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of OompaMentor
2.77/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of WoodBrew
3.6/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

My sis brought this beer back from the last family rebellion. It poured a clear golden with white head that is not leaving any lace. The scent is grainy. The taste is nicely balanced and easy to drink. It's a solid standard euro pils. The Mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it's a good beer and worth a try.

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Photo of Acforster2
3.08/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of JPNesker
3.52/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Decent malty lager.

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Photo of jagada
3/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Galijun
3.06/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Bags69
3.39/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of atone315
3.3/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.15/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kw_pip
4/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fr0wn3r
2.24/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Toza
3.94/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of movieclockstar
2.93/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of iftcoach
3/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of newbeeraday
3.75/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lipa
2.93/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Shanex
3.06/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Not a great pilsner

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Photo of taxandbeerguy
2.92/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

500 ml can served cold into a pint glass. Purchased for about $2.15 from the local LCBO. I do believe this is my first beer from Croatia. It also happens to be my 1,000th unique beer, however, not my 1,000th review. Saving something more special for that,

Appearance - Crystal clear, pale golden straw color. Small weak half finger of head is poured with modest retention. Some lively bubbles of varying sizes.

Smell - Clean and fairly grain with a subtle sweetness that is too much for a Czech pilsner. Light grassy notes are relatively hidden. Some starnge malty sweetness in here too.

Taste - Fairly clean, lacking the hop bite of the best pilsners. Drinks more like a Euro pale Lager. Some graininess.

Mouthfeel - Expressive but moderate carbonation. light body. Easy to drink.

Overall - A decent beer that won't blow anyone away. Better than some pale lagers but doesn't hold a candle to the best pilsners.

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Photo of mwar
3.32/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NilocRellim
3.54/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, gold colour. Smells like lager/pilsner yeast, light pale malts, crisp, and clean. Tags a bit heavier than it smells, but light overall, pale malts, basic lager/pilsner flavours and bitterness; not much to it, but it's crisp and refreshing, perfect for the Croatian heat!

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Photo of Boo-urns
3.72/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OneTuffPony
3.19/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
2/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Karlovačko Pivo from Karlovaċka Pivovara
Beer rating: 3.04 out of 5 with 420 ratings
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