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

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RATINGS: 273   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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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.
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.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mtu71 (115) - Oulu, FINLAND - OCT 23, 2014
Tap. Hazy gold. Big thick head. Citric, high hops, dry palate, very tasty. Very nice!

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erzengel (3551) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - OCT 17, 2014
Tap @ S&B Bo 14. Frisch-mild, nette Herbe und angenehm mild-weich. Lecker-frisch, mild-weich. Gut!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (2462) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
Draught at The Rover, Göteborg. Hazy beer with a nice offwhite creamy head. Malty, hoppy, citrus and grassy aroma. Hoppy and grassy flavour with some hay notes. A really nice beer :-)

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JaKeAFC (601) - ITALY - SEP 13, 2014
Pilsner Urquell Nefiltrovaný (CZ) - Bohemian Pilsener/Keller - 4.4%

0.5L at Na Parkanu, Plzen. Hazy gold color, big white head. Of course similar to the original Urquell, close to the unpasteurized version found in Plzensky Prazdroj, yet more smooth, fluffy, silky, full bodied, creamy texture, very fresh. Proper carbonation, yeast has a key role here but is not overwhelming. Excellent pilsener, and possibly THE pilsener.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (4492) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 31, 2014
Draught at the Rover cons 2014-08-30 Göteborg AR: dusty and bready AP: wee hazy golden, frothy steady white head F: bready, dry grass, wee grainy, wee bubbly carbonation, medium bitterness, tired?

1.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
frederickllave (40) - - AUG 25, 2014
No me parecio la gran cosa,para ser considerada entre las mejorea pilsner del.mundo.se que fue la.primera

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JorgeLee (1268) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2014
From the wooden barrel at an event at the Windsor Castle W8, sampled next to the standard stuff served in pubs here. Deeper colour, hints of amber, hazy. Medium head. Carbonation lower and softer, far nicer to drink. Fresh hop, spicy, bitter. It’s glorious. I do think it’s not as rich as the Urquell I remember from the Plzen trip in 1998, hard to tell whether my palate or the recipe are responsible for this change.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MarylandCrows (1) - Darnestown, USA - AUG 20, 2014 does not count
Got to have it on draft - out of the bottle just doesn’t do this beer justice

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (1782) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2014
Pĺ fat. Riktigt god pilsner. Smak och doft av humle,, malt, jäst med toner av karamell och örter. Jämn och len. Fruktig med fin beska. Välbalanserad och lagom sötma. Karaktär.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hyacinthus (11) - CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 8, 2014
Quite good pilsener, way better that filtered v. Malty, light caramel notes, sometimes doughy. Fizzy carbonation, not so stable head, hazy. Classic interpretation.


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