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Brewed by Plzensky Prazdroj (SABMiller)
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Plzen, Czech Republic

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3225   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
It is called the "model of meter" among beers. All other pilsners are a better or worse attempt to copy the original - the first ever Pilsner Urquell. Its unparalleled exceptionality is guaranteed by the same recipe dating from 1842.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RhetoricalAns (258) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 23, 2014
Light golden pour with a thin dense head. Light cereal grain aroma and flavor profile with a notable if mild bitter end. Nice if not overly special beyond being "the pilsner".

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
remALUS (5) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - SEP 19, 2014 does not count
Can. 0,33L. Price 1,79Lt (~0,52€). Auksinė spalva, trumpai išsilaikanti balta puta.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
panzerwolf (36) - - SEP 16, 2014
Pours light gold, modest head. A slightly floral aroma, lots of crisp bitterness and a malty, drinks smooth.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adamnowek (55) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 16, 2014
Everyone seems to harp that this is the prototype of a Czech pilsner, but if this is the case, then why are so many other similar beers and beer styles from other countries not rated anywhere near as highly as this one? A good-enough brew for me.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gregorymconway (32) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 13, 2014
500ml can from LCBO. Straw thin transparent body with large frothy head. Great appearance. Classic pilsner aromas. Slight bitterness on the relatively long finish, for a pilsner. Good carbonation.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
geologyguy (692) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Obviously pilsner smell and taste...little maltier than most pilsners...bitter finish that is deeper than most other hops...hard to describe, slightly sweet then gets bitter

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RenataLF (21) - - SEP 13, 2014
Brilhante, espuma densa, aroma de lúpulo herbal e leve frutado. Amargor médio, leve acidez.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tinylightsrecs (196) - - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle from Sainsburys Team Valley. Pours light gold, thin white head. Nice malty tang and more flavour than average lagers

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrJoller (62) - ITALY - SEP 11, 2014
Golden pour with average dense head. Aroma is sweet malt and european hops. Refreshing character, high drinkability. Truly a pilsner prototype.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
McGarnigle (555) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 8, 2014
From the bottle, so it’s not at it’s freshest, and this is a style that suffers for that. The nose gives off a whiff of skunk that fortunately doesn’t come through on the tongue. A nice crisp pilsener, some grains in the background. The Saaz hops are light so they don’t overwhelm the malt.


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