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

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BA SCORE
3.66/5
Good
224 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:
#32,994
Reviews:
71
Ratings:
224
pDev:
12.84%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
52
Trade:
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Ratings: 224 |  Reviews: 71
Photo of DOCRW
3.67/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dipso123
3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of muller25
4.23/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of djura
4.01/5  rDev +9.6%
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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Photo of spycow
3.54/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lipa
3.13/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Dzu
3.74/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KimenTshom
3.62/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of der_meister
3.56/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chubenzino
2.75/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Disappointed by this one. Flavor is unexciting and carbonation is non-existent.

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Photo of Andrewharemza
3.81/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From bottle, Pours black/dark brown with a good off-white head. Aroma and taste is sweet roasted malts, caramel, coffee. Soft carbonation. Dry roasted finish.

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Photo of DegenErik
3.43/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KentuckyBrews
3.64/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This has long been a favorite pils. I'm not a big fan of the style, but I can drink these all night. It's a go to beer for me when in doubt... like Sam Adams, S. Nevada Pale, Fat Tire, etc. Not the best in the world, not in my 10-20 fav beers, but a solid, drinkable masterpiece for the style. Still want to have on draft one day.

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Photo of vinivini
3.68/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DiUr
4.29/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Black hues and brown notes with decent retention and nice lacing.

Slightly Porterish aroma seems to be flawless and shows bready notes, molasses, cream, burnt sugar.

Nice blend of malts in the taste. A roasty dry character with caramel notes and just enough sweetness in the background to keep you craving for another sip. Tends to be a hint less sweet than other czech dark lagers, but the balance and drinkability are great.

Very smooth and creamy with a light to medium feel.

Lovely beer, this was a very fresh sample and it went from average/good in the past (though balanced) to a really great beer. I wouldn´t drink it TOO cold even if a light lager or else you will miss the subtleties, as it keeps excedingly drinkable when warming a little bit.

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Photo of tux_alin
3.76/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drmeto
3.76/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L:
-pours a clear dark brown with ruby tinges and a big,frothy,beige head
S:
-very spicy.bready,grassy,slight caramel and slight roast
T:
-Follows the nose exactly with a more pronounced roastiness
F:
-light-medium body,low-medium carbonation
O:
A nice dark lager

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

The American label for this beer has this one named Czechvar Dark.

Best before: 6/27/15.

Pours an almost opaque super dark crimson-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Thin streaks of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of roasted malt, toasted nut, molasses, and burnt sugarcane aromas. Taste is much the same with somewhat watery roast, char, nut, molasses, and slight cocoa powder flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer with some solid aromas and flavors, but it is a bit watery tasting and the carbonation level is too low to me.

Serving type: bottle.

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Photo of lazaunsound
3.89/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
3.69/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fettpopps
2.5/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of HabiMendes
3.69/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Catalin90
3.33/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmw4437
3.85/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of renatopi
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Budweiser Budvar Czech Dark Lager from Budějovický Budvar, n.p.
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 224 ratings
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