Budweiser Budvar Czech Dark Lager | Budějovický Budvar, n.p.

Budweiser Budvar Czech Dark LagerBudweiser Budvar Czech Dark Lager
BA SCORE
48.6%
Liked This Beer
3.64 w/ 220 ratings
Budweiser Budvar Czech Dark LagerBudweiser Budvar Czech Dark Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Budějovický Budvar, n.p.
Czech Republic
budvar.cz

Style: Euro Dark Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by stcules on 09-11-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#33,421
Reviews:
70
Ratings:
220
Liked:
107
Avg:
3.64/5
pDev:
12.64%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
50
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 220 |  Reviews: 70
Photo of sokol_1993
3.62/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mitchellrhen
3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beginner2
3.7/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 22Blue
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SCproUA
4.07/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

What can I say, one of the most legendary breweries, one of the most legendary beers when you take it in your hands feel any special feelings, cool beer, a great story !!!

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Photo of red94tt
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KStark
3.9/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NickThePyro
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Derek
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ZachT
3.61/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dface
3.44/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of randomNBGD
3.9/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of josanguapo
3.78/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From Hipercor. In Ikea's pilsner glass. After dinner. Pleasant in all aspects. I only miss a bit more "punch" to consider it excellent.

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Photo of Lucas_Druid
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A fantastic dark lager. I feel like Czech dark lagers should be their own beer style and not be categorised under "Euro Dark Lager". Pours an opaque, dark brown body with a decent light brown head and a strong, pleasant aroma of roasted malts. One of the best non-craft beers I've ever had, and it's relatively cheap for its good quality. This is now my standard dark lager.

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Photo of Oleg85
3.59/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DoubleJ
3.46/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Another famous lager of Europe has a dark side as well. I have found it, and there is 11.2 ounces to drink. On to the beer:

Semi-creamy head sits above this ruby brown beer. The retention above leave some a fine tanned lace above. I smell a dark lager alright, but it smells musty. A little roasted malt, a touch of sweetness, husky as well. It could smell better.

This isn't nearly as malty as I envisioned. Light echoes of dark malt create a sweet bread flavor that doesn't weigh one down. A touch of raisin and cocoa powder add a little more distinction to the beer. The hops are slightly spicy beneath the surface of the malt. It comes in light bodied and aoft, almost as soft as water. It is also easy to drink.

Dark Czechvar is a pleasure to drink. A possible repeat in the future, especially if a future trip to the Czech Republic is established.

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Photo of paumontini
4.65/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mr_Rocca
3.28/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kiro
3.61/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of greskaa
2.41/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of tbeer40
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DOCRW
3.67/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dipso123
3.58/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of muller25
4.23/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of djura
4.01/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Found it here in Serbia, can 0,5l

A - Nice big brown foam, but lasting only minute or two. Dark ruby color. No bubbles at all.
S - Lots of dark fruits, coffee. Typical aroma for Czech dark lagers, which is plus. Some burned malt.
T/M - Again, typical Czech aromas for dark lagers. Really good. Creamy, full of tastes, dark fruits. Low carbonation. Bitter from dark malts. Easy to drink.

O - Good lager.

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Budweiser Budvar Czech Dark Lager from Budějovický Budvar, n.p.
Beer rating: 48.6% out of 100 with 220 ratings
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