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
Ratings:
109
Reviews:
41
Avg:
3.46
pDev:
14.16%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
19
For Trade:
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Ratings: 109 |  Reviews: 41
Photo of mscudder
3.39/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mattias
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dipso123
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
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 -8.1%
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 -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ZachT
3.35/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Dean1139
3.78/5  rDev +9.2%
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 +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of talbotjf99
3.48/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Svingjo
3.98/5  rDev +15%
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 +8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Boo-urns
4.1/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OldBrewer
3.51/5  rDev +1.4%
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 +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Robertas
3.53/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Derek
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HerrJohnSmith
4.63/5  rDev +33.8%
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 +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zippo999
2.19/5  rDev -36.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Mark13
3.1/5  rDev -10.4%
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 -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BcCraft710
3.7/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheBierdimpfe
2.65/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Bright golden color with a moderate amount of activity. Slightly frothy white 2 finger head, lasting around 5 to 10 minutes, with average legs.

Aromas of sweet grains and corn with a faint floral feel. Flavors of sweet malt with corn, slight lemon, a hint of caramel, and some herbal spices. Bready and grassy. Lots of sugar.

Slick medium body with prickly carbonation. Light and short sugary finish, ending with a pleasant lingering feel of noble spices.

Overall below average in quality being too faint and slightly stale, overly sugary and missing some sharpness.

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Photo of DegenErik
3.35/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Electros
3.69/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Kozel Premium from Pivovar Velké Popovice a.s.
3.46 out of 5 based on 109 ratings.
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