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


on tap


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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
djoeye (2226) - Tromsř, NORWAY - JAN 12, 2014
Green 0.5L bottle 3.5% b@Obs & enjoyed@Hotel Luleĺ Sweden 11th Jan 2014. Pearly white modest 1finger diminishing head on clear golden straw body. Fruity hops, grass, malts, berries, hey in aroma. Caramel malts, mild hops, toffee in taste. Mild slippery, soft carb’ed, nice body. Ends with grains , hoppy malts, milk, butter. Overall a nice, modest sister of the real one, probably the best 3.5% on the swedish market.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
cyrilhenriquet (48) - - NOV 5, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 5, 2013 ..................................................

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
SamTheBarrel (583) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 2, 2014 500 ml can labelled 3.5 ABV, poured into a footed Pilsner Urquell glass, pours a clear pale golden with a medium white foam head that dissipated fast. Aroma of wheat bread, hay, honey and apricots. Taste of wheat bread, cereal, honey and herbs. Taste is light sweet and medium-light bitter. Palate is light bodied, thin texture and average carbonation. Compared to the standard 4.4% ABV version the aroma is the same but fainter. Light body, thin texture and medium carbonation. Good for a 3.5% ABV beer, but still far from the regular brew.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
daje (2633) - NORWAY - JUL 7, 2013
Bottle, june 30th 2013Clear golden body, small vanishing white head. Aroma of grassy hops, grain and mustard (that can’t be the intention can it?). Light crisp malt taste, with dusty hops, light caramel and weak bitterness. Weak and thin body. Surely it should be possible to make a low alcohol Urquell better than this?

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Pyrmir (3970) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2013
500 ml bottle. Pale golden with a white head. Aroma and taste is sweet and malty, lots of grain and hay, bread, grass. Thin and a bit watery, dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bergstaden (1598) - Rřros, NORWAY - MAR 31, 2013
golden with a white head - good malt aroma - good malt body with some hop bitterness in there as well - good malt finsih with some hop bitterness - this was nice 3.5 beer

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Cool_Bond (1930) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2013
Pretty good scent and nothing wrong with the taste. I have been drinking this beer with higher alcohol percentage, but it was disgusting. Should I mention that it was on tap as well. Perfectly okay to taste too.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
stefannilssons (1519) - SWEDEN - JAN 31, 2013
Smaken är helt i sin ordning, precis som en pilsner ska vara men kroppen är alldeles för liten och hela upplevelsen blir tam. Slutsats: den hĺller inte hela vägen, tyvärr.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ClubGonzo (4549) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 14, 2012
Can. Let’s see what the 3,5 curse has done to Mr. Urquell: pale yellow body, small white head. Isn’t this paler than the normal version? I think so. Aroma is pale malts, smooth and slightly sweet, but faint. Far, far in the back some faint hints of grassy hops appear. Or is it just my imagination reverberating with memories of the real deal? Taste is smooth, sweet pale malts as usual with Urquell, only fainter. Hints of dry, grassy hops. The worst thing about this bleak version is not, however, the fading of the general ingredients, but rather the lack of crispness; this beer seems dull on the edges and a bit thin - pretty much the opposite of the assertive crispness of the original Pilsner Urquell. Oh (Big) Brother, Where Art Thou?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (2708) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2012
From a 50 cl can. Pale golden clear beer with a small offwhite head. Hoppy and malty aroma. Fruity and hoppy flavour. A nice beer with not so much alcohol.

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