Budweiser Budvar | Budějovický Budvar, n.p.

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Budějovický Budvar, n.p.
Czech Republic

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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

Czechvar is the special name of the world famous beer produced by renowned brewery in České Budějovice, Czech Republic. Benefitting from over 700 years of brewing experience of the South Bohemian region, Czechvar is the golden original, acknowledged by many connoisseurs as one the best lagers in the world.

Added by grdahl on 06-22-2001

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear golden colour, white head reduces to a wispy ring.

Floral, soapy hop aroma, with a sweet malt and corn syrup backing. Grassy and fruity accents.

Fairly crisp taste balanced between earthy grains and sweet, syrupy malts. Mild grape or cherry-like accent. Finish is dry and earthy.

Medium body and carbonation. Faint tingle of yeast on the tongue. Aftertaste is syrupy, fruity, slightly metallic.

Nothing to write home about, but certainly a step up from most random Euro-cans you find on shelves here in Ontario.

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I am editing my review. Purchased at a grocery store for 1 euro in Salzburg, so provided this doesn't poison me there is value for the money. Drinking out of a can so no opinion on color or head. Expiry date that says good for another 10 months so that is good. I did spend a euro. The smell is faintly yeasty and grassy but nothing overwhelming. The taste was underwhelming. Faint hoppiness, but overall it seems to taste like a mass produced beer like....dare I say. Nothing offensive about this one. If it was hot out and this was cold it be nice. I was disappointed.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A. A nice clear gold color, very limited head with no lacing. Bubbly, big bubbles.

S. Strong malt and some cider.

T. It has a flavorful malty taste. There's a bit of an apple taste. Some sweet grape taste underneath.

M. Tingly and a bit carbonated.

O. Has a good deal of flavor. A bit too malty but a very solid lager.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The first time this has come to Casper.

A bright golden colour with a good head of foam, good lacing.

Strongly malty in the smell with a side order of some hop crispness and grain.

Malty taste though not sweet, grain and corn, crisp use of the hops, this is a good drinking brew. The sixer I bought says best by 07.01.13, I'm guessing that means the world "standard" of Jan 7th but if it's really July 1, I don't know how I'd feel if I drank one 9 months from now. ;^)

Overall, an enjoyable brew that I'm sure has not suffered the curse of the green bottle. I still prefer the new packaged Pilsner Urquell though.

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Budweiser Budvar from Budějovický Budvar, n.p.
Beer rating: 3.58 out of 5 with 1,568 ratings