Zagorka Special | Zagorka Brewery / Pivovaren Zavod Zagorka

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Brewed by:
Zagorka Brewery / Pivovaren Zavod Zagorka
Bulgaria

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-22-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
86
Reviews:
52
Avg:
2.81
pDev:
20.28%
 
 
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1
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Ratings: 86 |  Reviews: 52
Photo of cryptichead
3.5/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
3.42/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of yaron73
3.25/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ONUMello
2.91/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

500mL bottle poured into a pils glass
A: Pale yellow with a one-finger head
S: Generic grain/corn
T: Rather bland corn/grain
M: Light-bodied, pleasant carbonation
O: Meh, this adds a new style for me but otherwise I'm unimpressed

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Photo of torwart94
2.28/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of mihael199
2.25/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of warpedrevolution
3/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of RochefortChris
3.41/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brew_Darrymore
2.62/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of celikelf
2.24/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.53/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tone77
2.87/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured from a green 16.9 oz. bottle. Has a very pale yellow color with a 1 inch head. Smell is mild, grains, a touch of skunk. Taste is also kind of light, grains, malts, refreshing but not exactly a lot of flavor. feels medium/light in the mouth and overall is a mediocre beer.

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Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.37/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours golden with a big head. Smells ok. Very drinkable and mild. Pretty much a standard Eastern European lager. Extra good on a hot day in Sofia!

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Photo of stevoj
2.8/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

500 ml bottle from Trees Bonne’s Cuisine. Expecting the worst, so I was pleasantly surprised at the flavor. Pours out with a nice fluffy head, white bread and asparagus for the aroma. Taste is pure cereal grain, wet paper and a hint of school paste. Flat finish. Enjoy ice cold for better taste.

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Photo of CB2maltygoodness
2.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of rulisekmartin
2.79/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of CWVegas
2.69/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Vivo
2.03/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Drinkable in a very hot day with no other options. Almost every Bulgarian beer will be a better choice. Avoid.

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Photo of iJul1609
2.22/5  rDev -21%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Small time beer for friendly reunions or soccer game...

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Photo of mrcraft
2.78/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Machoo
3.5/5  rDev +24.6%

Photo of archy1907
3.25/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of olradetbalder
2/5  rDev -28.8%

Photo of LagerCognoscenti
3.5/5  rDev +24.6%

500ml can bought for GBP 1.00 in the local corner shop. According to the can - if my Bulgarian is correct= it's all ,malt with no corn or other adjuncts.

Standard pale lager appearance. Pale straw. Medium carbonation and a small head leaving slight lacing.

Aroma is mild. Grainy with hints of lemon.

The taste is fairly mild. There is a lemony sweetness up front with slightly astringent bitterness on the finish. Hints of apple. No diacetyl that you find in Czech pils or herbal flavours associated with German pils. It tatses like a very middle of the road lager.

Overall this beer is not particularly interesting but it is perfectly drinkable and enjoyable, It is a typical 5% euro lager with the benefit of being brewed without adjuncts.

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Photo of bulldogg915
3.5/5  rDev +24.6%

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Zagorka Special from Zagorka Brewery / Pivovaren Zavod Zagorka
2.81 out of 5 based on 86 ratings.
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