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


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RATINGS: 355   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Derbeth (646) - Kraków, POLAND - DEC 24, 2015
Draught. Golden colour, hazy, frothy head. Aroma is intensive herbal happiness, much different than in typical Czech pisleners. Medium bitterness. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (3225) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 24, 2015
Hazy golden color with a white head with good retention. Aroma has notes of Czech hops with some bready hints. Flavor is sligtly bittery, creamy mouthfeel with some sweetness in the final.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
inbirraveritas (1448) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 23, 2015
On tap. Opal deeper golden colour, bigger sized stabile white head. Nose of yeast, mild herbs... Aroma brings biscuits, dough, some flowers and herbs, smooth slick mouthfeel. Bittersweet, herbal hoppy finish. Refined, very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jonno (2421) - JAPAN - DEC 22, 2015
NaPa. Full, rich, really rewarding on the palate. Big hops (especially from the cellar), caramel, lengthy body. Really demands repeat drinks. Just a great beer, with a great history from a great little town.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Franzen (473) - SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2015
Nice aroma, but what’s really nice is the taste. Really nice pilsner taste good bitterness and dryness and citrus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rotaman14 (525) - Germany, lives in Vilnius, LT, - DEC 15, 2015
Writing this from memory. Cloudy gold, huge white head. Grassy, fresh, fairly balanced taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gubihumle (540) - Nřrre Aaby, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2015
En af de bedst humlede řl der findes. En typisk gedigen řl som man med glćde ser frem til at nyde,, nĺr man endelig befinder sig i Prag. At den er ufiltreret gřr den kun bedre.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (2462) - SPAIN - NOV 26, 2015
Tap / Tirador. @ XXXII, Sevilla, Espańa. A: Golden / Dorado. T/S: Malt, cereal, bitter, slightly hoppy / Malta, cereal, amargo, ligeramente a lupulo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markoijelena (2011) - Belgrade, SERBIA - NOV 17, 2015
Plastic Bottle 1.5l from bro ippopotamo36.Taste with cika Boban and cika Alberto in Vranovo Serbia. 25.09.2015.Thank you bro for bringing this in Serbia. Pour it little bit hazy golden color with medium white head.Aroma malty and some yeast feel.Good palate, Taste of apple, pear, some nutty feel, grassy hops Saaz.Nice balanced smooth finish.Totally different from regular, really good.I hope I will try one day directly fresh.This bottle was one week old.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (12797) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 9, 2015
Gravicask (OlutExpo2015) wooden cask
Super grainy aroma. Lovely hazy pale orange. Such raw fresh grains, it’s magical on the nose. I could swim in this. Alas it’s a bit duller in the mouth - lightly bready grains. Finish is pleasantly hopped, just a little bit of dry crisp spiciness. Super drinkable. Smooth palate, like a good hazy unfiltered lager should be. Well, this is a good beer to help you shed your prejudices - who cares if this is SABMiller, this is a beautiful lager.

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