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

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unknown

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RATINGS: 354   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pilsner Urquell Nefiltrovaný (unfiltered) is available on the Plzensky Prazdroj tour and at Na Parkanu in Plzen. A limited number of kegs were exported to Sweden and Finland for special events. Though the beer is not kvasnicovy (yeast beer), as there is no wort or young yeast added, it is unpasteurized and unfiltered.
Unfiltered Pilsner is available in selected pubs every october. Note that this is not the same as the more widespread tankovná (tank beer) or the unpasteurized (filtered) version, both of which are found throughout Prague and Czech Republic. all of these other versions should be reviewed under the regular Pilsner Urquell entry. Additionally, the 170 year Anniversary flip-top bottles should be reviewed under the regular Pilsner Urquell entry.


Hunsell's rating

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hunsell (403) - Amsterdam, - APR 24, 2008
Had it in the magic cellar... Hazy gold with small white head. Flowery hops and clean malts, fresh cut grass in the aroma, silky smooth texture that tastes like well....anything you want to taste in a good pilsner. Truly the godfather of all pilsners.


4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
UFleku (13) - SOUTH KOREA - MAY 28, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2016 Aroma : good Appearance : a little dark gold Taste : Honey Appropriate hop Palate : no more than this light bodied nice finish Best in the world Cezch in Czech U Flekú

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Roger60 (167) - - MAY 18, 2016
Bar central vasastan med lill och stor Bettan och SJanne. Mild mild fyllig balanserad . Utsökt pilsner !

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hrabren (651) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 11, 2016
On tap Na parkánu, Pilsen, Czech Republic. Hazy golden with creamy big white head, leaving lacing. Malty aroma, very light taste. Malty sweetness, but less aroma then the filtered version. They are alike, but this one’s not better. I don’t get it. Going to the brewery tomorrow to ask them what’s the big deal.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Terminus (3541) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 10, 2016
Tap in gothenburg the rover Pours bright slightly hazy orange hue with a small fizzy white head and sparse lacing. Nose is grassy grainy and slightly metallic. Flavors are saaz hops bright lager yeast and nice grainy flavors. Fantastic! Long dry finish lots of grassy notes and grains. Fantastic pilsner! Grateful to have this beer next to our beer buddy Gnoff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sir__v (1761) - Lille, FRANCE - APR 6, 2016
On tap @ Biercab, Barcelona - ES. Color: clear golden blond beer with medium carbonation and medium white foam. Smell: nice malt and cereal nose. Honey presence. Nice sweet notes. Taste: light body with superb sweet malt taste. Caramel and honey notes. Fruity, really easy drinkable, fresh and with superb attenuation. Perfect drinkable beer for summer. Aftertaste: malt and cereal with sweet finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Towey1989 (1513) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2016
Gravity at The Pilsner Urquell Brewery, Plzen. A hazy golden colour with a thick white head. Aroma of bready malts, grain and fresh, spicy, herbal Saaz hops. Taste of bready malts, grain, slight pepper, a little grass, subtle honey and spicy, herbal hops. Light bodied and moderate carbonation. A long, dry, herbal hop bitterness in the finish. Can taste all the high quality ingredients used. Suburb crisp bitterness in the finish. Worth the trip.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Acid303 (654) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - MAR 20, 2016
1/2 Pint on tap @Barcelona Beer Festival. Pours transparent golden with big dense white head. Both aroma and taste are fruits, caramel, and the characteristic Pilsner malt touch. Finish is dry with moderate bitterness. Light/medium body, perfect carbonation. Definitely the best Pilsner I’ve had so far.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cervmagpt (593) - PORTUGAL - MAR 7, 2016
On tap at Biercab Barcelona. AROMA: predominant spicy hop aroma, followed by a grainy and slight sweet malt background. APPEARANCE: strong gold color to light ambar and slightly hazy. moderate creamy white head with good retention. TASTE: mild spicy hop flavour with a grainy-malty note with a honey-like impression. medium bitterness with a semi-dry finish. PALATE: medium-low body with slight creaminess. average carbonation. OVERALL: a more robust and flavorful version of the bottled version.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
josanguapo (887) - SPAIN - MAR 3, 2016
On tap at Bar Maquila. Waiting for lunch with Pedro & Miguel. More pleasant than the bottled version, without any artificial taste. However, it neither is something specially memorable

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SinH4 (2184) - Garching, GERMANY - FEB 26, 2016
Wooden barrel at Braukunst Live. Hazy golden color with tan head. A bit buttery, grassy and earthy hops, taste is earthy, grassy, and buttery hops. Crisp, bitter, balanced. *The* Czech Pilsner.


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