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Pivovar Podkováň

Podkovan Dark

$2.19, 500 mL bottle, Arbor Place Beverage, Douglasville, GA, USA. Like its lighter brother, this bottle has a higher expectation than the actual beer ultimately delivers. To be fair the body and look is decent enough with good clarity and a decent head (a little lace) - nose delivers some half-decent malts too and it drinks easily, but it's light on taste and depth. OK for a summer beer, but lacks any kind character.

Podkovan Lager

500 mL bottle, $2.19 Arbor Place Beverage, Douglasville, GA, USA. Looks like a new addition to the store along with the Dark. Like a few other BA's, at first glance I thought this was probably a Czech *Pils*, but after closer inspection that particular word is distinct by its absence from the label -this turns out to be a rather average Euro lager with all its average points. Golden pour, the body looks good. Decent carbonation and associated head and lace. Mild skunk in the nose, but it...