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


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RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
esp0r (2377) - NORWAY - DEC 30, 2014
From keg at Cafe Sara
Pours golden hazy with a massive creamy white head. Smell of grassy hops and spice, light malts. Light sweet, very crisp and refreshing, dry mouthfeel. Ends with a moderate to medium bitter finish. Grassy and spicy from the saaz. Quite nice, but not extraordinary better than the normal bottled and canned version

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Meilby (9728) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 6, 2014
Draught @ Cardinal, Stavanger
Pours hazy deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, grain, hay and grass. Taste is light to medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long grainy and grassy finish. Body is medium, texture is tihn to oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NallePalle (298) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2014
Draught @ Queen’s Head, Stockholm. Nice, refreshing, well balanced in many respects.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tampierre (1039) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 5, 2014
Tap , Na Parkanu , Pilsen , CZ , Malt,hay,bread,fruity and nice grassy aroma , Cloudy golden color with huge lacing creamy head , Sweeter taste with nice bitter finish , Fuller body , Soft carbon , Just best beer of its category.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brandman (2460) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 4, 2014
Hazy golden body, whtie head. Aroma has Frisky malt, fresh and soft notes. Flavour is well balanced between noble hops and grainy maltiness. Bitterness in aftertaste. Some residual sweetness. Just great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
momordgz (293) - - NOV 27, 2014
Best czech pilsner ever. Taste as straw, brown sugar and wood. Big white head. Yummy!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Torrefacto (955) - Madrid, SPAIN - NOV 26, 2014
Caoba claro y tupido con espuma blanca algo irregular. Aromas de fruta madura, azúcar moreno, florales y cereal. Cuerpo medio, textura maltosa, inicio ligeramente dulce de la malta, que recuerda por momentos a la manzana roja, un toque floral que acaba en un amargor seco moderado. Muy rica.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Inbreak (3004) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - NOV 4, 2014
01.11.2014, tap @ Cardinal:
Nice creamy longlasting head. Aroma is slightly dry grainy, hay, dried grain, popcorn, caramel, weeds, light malts, grass. Taste is dry and crisp, hay, light malts, paper, wet grain, minerals. Medium to longlasting bitterness, dry slightly harsh mouthfeel. Fair enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (15566) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2014
On tap at Cardinal. It pours a lightly hazy unclear body under a dense two finger white head. Nice curtains. Light piney nose, with grass and and hay, some generic fruit notes and resins. It has a nice, subtle bitterness lurking in the back, with resins, pine cones and fruityness up front. It’s very soft and smooth on the palate, dry and pleasantly carbonated, with a pleasant bitterness in the end. Damn, this is something different from the regular industrial pilsners. I’m not blown away, but it’s sure nice. 141101

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (2757) - NORWAY - OCT 29, 2014
Keg at Cafe Sara, october 17th 2014. Clear golden body with a huge white head. Aroma of noble hops, herbs, light fruits, malt. Mild toasty taste with earth, flowers, grass. Thick grainy and flowery finish, lasting bitterness. Maybe not as good as it’s hype, but definately one I’m happy to have had the chance to taste!

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