Budweiser Budvar | Budějovický Budvar, n.p.

Budweiser BudvarBudweiser Budvar
BA SCORE
43.5%
Liked This Beer
3.59 w/ 1,422 ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Exported to the US as Czechvar.

Added by grdahl on 06-22-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,412
Reviews:
778
Ratings:
1,422
Liked:
618
Avg:
3.59/5
pDev:
15.32%
Alströms:
3.49
 
 
Wants:
50
Gots:
182
Trade:
0
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Photo of Newlife1984
4.17/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

To make this clear - the original Czech "Budweiser" is not really a pilsner beer, it is a lager beer (can also be seen on the description "Czech Imported Lager"). That means there's less hoppy taste than f.e. in "Pilsner Urquell".
It is a great allround and all-year beer for all kinds of use, no matter if you drink it with a good meal or have a few on a long evening.
Maybe not the best beer in its taste, but definitly one of the best to drink frequently.

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Photo of rocketcat
3.43/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Good feel, taste is quite beforehand, mild aftertaste. Good food beer. /// Kuohkea ja hieman kupliva suutuntuma. Maku etupainotteinen, kevyt jälkimaku. Matala humalan maku, keskimäärin mieto olut. Hyvä ruokaolut.

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Photo of Jaydee01
3/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Lucas_Druid
3.59/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

This is an excellent example of what a pilsner should be, as it offers much more complexity than your average mass-produced version of this classic style. Highly recommended if you want a better pilsner.

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Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
2/5  rDev -44.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Sweetdemonsweat
1.49/5  rDev -58.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Photo of soupyman10
3.54/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zylod
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mush
3.09/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of davcat
3.9/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ironmark666
2.29/5  rDev -36.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of GSS
3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Momon
3.04/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TGS
3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ChrisCage
3.67/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- This pours a very clear golden color with an initial one finger thick head, however, this dissipates very quickly. Carbonation seems to be reasonable and unassuming, which is different from the imposter Bud we think of as the original. Lacing is actually not bad, as small patches of foam cling to the side of the glass.

S- The aromas are floral, and full of malt, which is nice by comparison to what I was expecting. There is a distinct hop petal bitterness but its smooth and not in your face.....the malt is syrupy and somewhat honeyed....really nice and a very decent smelling Euro lager!

T- Oh this has flavor! There is a very sweet tone throughout the taste that is almost candied. Im not sure if in fact there is adjunct grains added, but the sweetness reminds me like its' been derived from corn/corn syrup, but it's not so distinctive. Floral/hopped finish, that is mild and grassy/grainy....not bad but could use a little more of a crisp finish....

M/O- For sure this is a summer time lager that is stupid easy to drink and drink some more! It is medium bodied, creamy and dare I say flabby?! Carbonation is fairly robust and the alcohol is hidden well.....would I drink this again...yeah, and do I think it's better than AB Bud....Yes! However, I would most definitely pick another Czech lager over this one....still, its good!

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Photo of Kiro
3.29/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DOCRW
4.12/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pottergator
3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brokenlaunchpad
3.4/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rickfos
3.12/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of uccle81
4.57/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mackeyse
3.37/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Oleg85
3.77/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Raime
3.55/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mihael199
5/5  rDev +39.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Budweiser Budvar from Budějovický Budvar, n.p.
Beer rating: 43.5% out of 100 with 1,422 ratings
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