Zubr Bison
Pivovar Prerov

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Pivovar Prerov
Czech Republic
Lager - European Pale
Ranked #202
Ranked #30,417
2.95 | pDev: 17.63%
Feb 26, 2022
May 03, 2005
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3.75 by NorbertB1974 from Germany on Feb 26, 2022
3.28 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota on Nov 04, 2021
2.5 by Baviera from Belarus on Aug 24, 2019
2.09 by eppie82 from Illinois on Jan 04, 2019
3.03 by Haybeerman from Colorado on Sep 16, 2018
3 by lhwjanssen from Netherlands on Aug 18, 2018
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3.19/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
by tigg924 from Massachusetts

Pours clear gold in color with one inch head. Taste is pilsner malt and cereal. Medium bodied and carbonation sweet. Makes for an average Euro lager. I prefer others in the style.

Jul 31, 2018
2.68 by 54V4G3 from Belgium on Jan 14, 2017
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3.24/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
by Hat_Fulla_Beer from Canada (AB)

500ml bottle poured into Sam Adams pint glass.

Pours a clear honey yellow with two puffy fingers of eggshell head that leaves globs of foamy lace as it recedes.

Smells of sweet grainy pale malt, mild cooked corn and vegetables, and mild grassy hops.

Taste follows nose with more grainy malt, steamed veg and cut grass hops.

Feels light and crisp. Light bodied with mildly prickly carbonation. Finishes off-sweet.

Verdict: Not bad, but not really worth buying.

Apr 29, 2016
3.42 by Beervana from Canada (BC) on Feb 16, 2016
2.07 by ironmark666 from Scotland on Oct 26, 2015
2.43 by BcCraft710 from Canada (BC) on Sep 18, 2015
2.5 by CTJman from Connecticut on Jun 12, 2015
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2.46/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
by Beer_Rabbit66 from England

Very manly bottle, simple with a bison on it, of course this attracted me !
Pours like any euro lager, / pils, has a amber colour. Head is three fingers but vanishes soon. The smell is bland just a little boozy and a little malty, boring though.
The taste is bland simple lager, very usual and nothing special. taste is crisp and goes down well with a malty after taste, simple but nice. Overall this to me is a simple nothing special lager/pils, would happily drink it but not chose it.

May 16, 2015
3.15 by CwrwAmByth from England on Dec 18, 2014
3.25 by JasonThaler from Canada (ON) on Aug 27, 2014
3 by innominat from Ireland on Aug 04, 2014
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1.46/5  rDev -50.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5
by CraftDanny

I saw the can among the other polish lagers, the logo is nice with the bison and the name so I bought it. Has nothing special I won't repeat much, looks ok orange browned few gas, smells boozy like rotten beer, no taste at all, a bit of alcohol a bit malt... Aftertaste is like wooden flavour. Not bad option for a can at home, is cheap.

Jul 12, 2014
3.75 by beerinabottle from Ireland on Jul 04, 2014
3.25 by hunterjames from Canada (ON) on Jun 24, 2014
1.25 by Sebas from North Carolina on May 18, 2014
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2.56/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by LummyGiles from England

Can bought from local newsagents. 500ml, 6% Vol.

Pours a dark golden colour. Little head which leaves a lot of lacing on the glass.

Smells quite poor. Smells slightly of sick. Not very pleasant.

Tastes okay. Not much bite, which I like in a lager, but it has enough taste.

Probably won't buy again.

May 03, 2014
2.75 by Hoppy_McGee from Canada (ON) on Mar 15, 2014
4 by Moonsorrow from England on Feb 20, 2014
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3.43/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by LagerCognoscenti from England

Great Can. Dark green with a picture of a bison. Everything about this beer's packaging says it is a man's beer made for those who don't mess around.

Golden amber appearance. A bit of lacing a a foam that stays on top.

Smells a bit boozy and malty. Pleasant but somewhat industrial and lacking in any kind of delicacy. Nevertheless quite inviting in a hearty east European lager way.

Tastes very drinkable with above average flavour for it's type.

Mouthfeel is slightly sticky in a good Munich Helles way.

Is this a Euro Strong Lager or a Euro Pale Lager? Perla Chmeilowa and many other Polish beers are the same percentage but classed as Euro Pale. What's the difference? Just ABV or other flavour characteristics. Just wondered. Anyway... I've drunk this mant times and never regretted buying it. It is not fancy or refined but it is way better than Heineken, Stella, Kroenbourg etc. And I prefer it to other overly boozy, syrupy "Euro Strong" lagers. It's widely and very very cheaply available in London and a good choice to intermingle with"fancy pants" craft ales and lagers now and then. Well worth a try. Excellent to wash down hearty meat dishes.

My mark out of one hundred would be 75.

Jan 29, 2014
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3.01/5  rDev +2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
by taxandbeerguy from Canada (ON)

500 ml bottle purchased from LCBO for $2.40 CDN and served cold into a pint glass.

Appearance - Drk yellow, with slight golden aspects with only 1/2 fingers of head which dissipates quickly. Strikingly few bubbles too.

Smell - "Beer" aroma, slight graininess, with light grassy notes. There's also a faint sweet smelling floral note which is a bit distinctive.

Taste - Slightly floral taste within the lager itself. Some sweetness up front transitioning to a grainy finish,.

Mouthfeel - Good fizzy feel, medium finish and medium high carbonation.

Overall - Not a whole lot to say here, it's nothing fantastic that is definitely quaffable, but if you're looking for something different or unique look elsewhere. Would choose others in the style before Zubr Bison, but would drink it if offered.

Jan 23, 2014
2.75 by desint from Belgium on Dec 24, 2013
3.5 by XmAjOX from Germany on Nov 16, 2013
3.5 by WillAndSarah from Canada (ON) on Sep 10, 2013
3 by GoHabsGo from Canada (ON) on Aug 27, 2013
2.25 by ThinkAgain from Canada (ON) on Jul 27, 2013
2 by vauxhaulastra from Scotland on Jun 20, 2013
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3.34/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by ManforallSaisons from Belgium

I'm afraid that most of these reviews (including what I'm about to post) are attributed to the wrong brewery. The picture shown and the several references in here to Polish beers match the one I had. Meanwhile the Czech Zubr on the brewery's website looks quite different. So, I hope this gets figured out.

NOW. For what it's worth, my 650 ml bottle poured quite clear, a shade darker than the familiar pilsner straw, effervescent but not foamy. A bit of flower and field in the nose, grassy, plus yeast smells, a little toast, a bit of orange pith. Sweet up front in the mouth, surprisingly, caramel malt flavor, buttered toast, orange marmalade (but not THAT sweet). A flick of hops that seems less bitter, maybe a bit of citrus zest, just rounding things off. A bit sticky feeling in the mouth, substantial, but more-ish. Pleasantly beating mundane expectations.

Jun 16, 2013
3 by Miha from Slovenia on Jun 02, 2013
3 by Beerman1977 from Austria on Dec 31, 2012
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2.93/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
by andrenaline from Canada (ON)

Took down a bottle with my Christmas Eve dinner.

A - Pours a clear golden colour, thumb of head with some retention and sporadic lacing.

S - Grainy malts, sweet corn, hints of grassy hops and some skunk.

T - Much like the nose with the grassy hop notes coming through alongside the sweet corn and a lingering bready malt finish. A hint of apple juice sweetness also comes through.

M - Medium bodied, smooth and wet.

O - Nothing fancy here, standard flavour profile and fitting for the style. I wouldn't turn one down if offered, but I wouldn't buy it.

Dec 26, 2012
2.5 by GRUUMSH from Belgium on Nov 25, 2012
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2.88/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by Serge from Canada (AB)

Bottle. It pours a clear, golden body under a finger-thick white head. Fruityness, grains and malty sweetness on the nose. Yellow apples and some pears. A hint of cooked vegetables. The flavor is on the fruity side, with some bitterness showing up towards the very end. A decent one, but not very interesting in any way

Nov 22, 2012
4 by rmf55 from Florida on Oct 07, 2012
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