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


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RATINGS: 365   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SinH4 (3069) - Garching b. München, 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AaronTDubs (328) - - FEB 15, 2016
Dark yellow color. NIce noble hop aroma with a bit of biscuit. Has a richer flavor than the filtered version. A bit more depth. However, it isn’t going to make pilsner converts. Nice bitterness to balance the smooth light maltiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (2418) - oviedo, SPAIN - FEB 14, 2016
Cańa en el Lúpulo y en Cimmeria en varias ocasiones 1 a 12 de febrero 2016. Color dorado amarillento algo velado con buena espuma blanca. Aromas y sabores maltosos frescos herbáceos. Ligeros toques citicos y amargo final suave. cuerpo medio algo pastoso y espumoso fácil de beber. Bastante buena y sobre todo comparada con la comercial. Para repetir sin duda.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dexcansino (575) - Andalucía, SPAIN - FEB 12, 2016
Un excelente marketing, pero sin embargo no es nada impresionante que siempre recordarás. Eso sí, mejora a su hermana mayor, es muy refrescante y bien equilibrada. Creo q cada vez será más fácil encontrarla.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fombe89 (2164) - Asturias, SPAIN - FEB 5, 2016
On. Tap. @El Cabanón, Avilés 04/02/2016 Color dorado, sabor malta, notas herbales, final amargo moderado, cuerpo medio, rica y muy fácil de beber.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
tfredvik (1751) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 28, 2016
Hm, not sure about this one. The blackboard claims that this is the nefiltrovaný, but to me it’s not very different from the regular Urquell. Due to language difficulties I didn’t bother asking the staff to clarify. It pours a slightly hazy (so, nefiltrovaný after all?), golden body, with a white, long-lived head. Moderate aroma of pale malts, noble hops and light caramel, quite like any other high-quality pilsner. Moderate flavour that follows the aroma, with additional citric hints. Light sweet taste with a moderate bitter finish. Mid-bodied, dry and with a moderate carbonation. A nice pilsner, but nothing special.
[15 cl sample from tap @ Irreale, Madrid]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrOrla (2242) - Odense C, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2016
Random spotted in Prag. Pours hazt golden with a white head. Aroma of hops(saaz as always), bready, fresh, citrusy, grassy. Taste is sweet and hoppy bread mixed very well. Extreme drinkability on this dude.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Karelbeersindral (58) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 20, 2016
Draught. Golden colour, hazy, frothy head. Nose of yeast, mild herbs. Medium bitterness. Grassy, fresh, fairly balanced taste.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
WB_MiKi (3) - Vänersborg, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2016 does not count
The best overall beer in the world, well they started 1842, so they have had a long time to adjust the recepi and process.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vjohans (704) - SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2015
grass, hay, toast, roasty, golden, hazy, white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, soft carbonation,

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