Kozel Premium | Pivovar Velké Popovice a.s.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pivovar Velké Popovice a.s.
Czech Republic
beer-kozel.cz

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by CampusCrew on 10-15-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,646
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
113
pDev:
15.48%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
21
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Photo of Thisdrinkinglife
2.66/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Review: 500ml Bottle of Kozel Premium: ABV: 4.8% vol

The award winning beer, coming in a lovely brown bottle with that oh so cool logo of the drinking goat, excellent.

On pour got a clear golden yellow colour with a white fluffy head.

Some small carbonation going on, buzzing along nicely. Head dies.

Had a very light beery smell, yeasty with lots of malts, but overall it was quite a faint smell.

Got a nice warm and sweet feeling on the initial taste, a nice big mouthful. Malty, very malty.

Tastes not really hitting me but man it is so drinkable, could nearly down it in one go. This beer is very smooth, so easy to drink. I like it!

Pure malt, with little sign of the hops, low bitterness.

Not the best tasting beer, very mild with the tastes, but oh my god it is so smooth and crisp. Good solid beer, you can’t go wrong.

Had a good few of these beers in the session and the next day I felt fine which was a bonus. Just goes to show that its a good clean beer. Nice.

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Photo of artemfl
1.36/5  rDev -59.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of cknoch
3.75/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wc94wc
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mscudder
3.39/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mattias
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dipso123
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

500ml can about. Appears to have a best-before-date on the bottom of the can that is only 30 days hence.
Nice head, very short lived, a darker golden color, a bit thick on the tongue and with a lingering "beery" taste. Lacks the crispness and the bright hop character found in Urquell or Budvar and consequently not as pleasant or session-able.

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Photo of SandmanGator
3.18/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

It's ok, but nothing to write home about. The dark (cerny) variety is much better.

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Photo of SmithyAlan
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ZachT
3.35/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Dean1139
3.78/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Very good beer. Nice color not filling very smooth and easy drinking, taste great and goes down easy. What more do you want from a beer?

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Photo of yaron73
3.93/5  rDev +17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of talbotjf99
3.48/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Svingjo
3.98/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a rich golden colour with a slight copper tinge to the liquid and finger thick head that dissipates fairly quickly. Didn't get a lot on the nose. There is some biscuity aromas along with a caramelized sugar note on the edges. The taste reveals a lot of the same notes with a definite lean towards the malty side. There is a mildly citrus hop bitterness in the finish. The mouthfeel is definitely in the medium range with an active but not overpowering carbonation. I really enjoyed this beer.

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Photo of Squire123
3.76/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Boo-urns
4.1/5  rDev +22%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OldBrewer
3.51/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

L - clear, pale golden. Two fingers of off-white foam which lasts for many minutes. Lots of lacing lasting for duration of drink. Lots bubbles, like champagne.
S - grassy, hay, malty.
T - starts with a touch of sweetness, ending with a dry bitterness. A touch if citrus.
F - crisp, lots of carbonation, a touch of sweetness at first changing to bitterness later. Some grassy maltiness.
O - seems to be more of a lager than a pilsner. I prefer some of the other Czech pilsners.

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Photo of Arquadium
3.54/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Robertas
3.53/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of HerrJohnSmith
4.63/5  rDev +37.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Dark, Filtered, Sweet smell, Nice bubbles.:)
Bitter taste - indicated of hops and some lovely after taste that I can't recognize.
This beer can accompany a nice veal or steak lunch.
I enjoyed it and i usually drink only hefe beers.

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Photo of DOCRW
3.47/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zippo999
2.19/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Mark13
3.1/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Bottle 18.01.16. Aroma of cooked vegetables mixed with herbal hops, iron and bit of flowers. Golden coloured, clear beer. White head on two fingers, dissapears fast. Strongly bitter - herbs and little sweet in taste - barley, bread and yeast with alcohol and iron. Medium, short, dry bitterness on finish. High carbonation and medium body. Drinkable, but with defects.

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Photo of sonorb7
2.9/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Kozel Premium from Pivovar Velké Popovice a.s.
Beer rating: 3.36 out of 5 with 113 ratings
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