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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3643   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
It is called the "model of meter" among beers. All other pilsners are a better or worse attempt to copy the original - the first ever Pilsner Urquell. Its unparalleled exceptionality is guaranteed by the same recipe dating from 1842.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrjez (322) - Osaka, JAPAN - APR 20, 2016
Drunk countless times, this time from can. Noticeable aroma of grassy hop, malt, light hay. Has an oily feel, tingly peppery middle carrying a light citrus with the grassy notes and earthy malt flavour. Great feel on a warm day, crisp and dry, lingering doughy notes. Harkens back to lager sessions of my youth, in a great way. A light refreshing Pilsner.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HPDalen (113) - - APR 16, 2016
Very yeasty aroma like dough. Pours golden with a thin, white head. Nicely balanced bitter and sweet flavours. Light bodied, thin and a bit lively. The best mainstream beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tokyo9 (183) - GERMANY - APR 16, 2016
Rich malt aroma with hop
Thick orangish yellow
Very rich hop flavour in the finish
Thick bitterness
Though not too sweet, much malt

The best pils in this mainstream kinds.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alex60 (54) - - APR 13, 2016
Bouteille 33 cl - couleur blonde, limpide. Mousse moyenne. Goűt : céréales, boisé, fruit - finale longue avec goűt de pain

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Popoff91 (49) - Oregon, USA - APR 13, 2016
UPDATED: APR 19, 2016 11.2-ounce bottles. It has a sort of skunky aroma, but it has a rich flavor that has little bitterness. I tend to prefer drinks that have a little more abv but this excellent beer has gotten me to try out more pilsners.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sven1973 (154) - GERMANY - APR 9, 2016
Aus der Flasche, dunkles Gold, orange, klar. Geruch; Hopfen, Malz. Geschmack: Bitterhopfen, etwas metallisch, etwas süßlich, langanhaltender bitterer Nachgeschmack

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Yonder (10) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 8, 2016
The pilsner by which all others are judged. The OG of the Pilsner world as it were. Purposefully skunky in aroma the hops jump right out at you. The mouthfeel is divine. It dangles at the edges of your palate tempting you to drink more.

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
NoRemorse86 (48) - Warszawa, POLAND - APR 5, 2016
No niestety trafiłem chyba na złą warkę. Aromat bardzo nieprzyjemny, maślany, trochę mokrego kartonu. Piana po chwili zerowa. Niedobre w smaku. Wyraźny diacetyl, goryczka jest w porządku, ale wady nie pozwalają nią się cieszyć.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svarun (84) - - APR 5, 2016
Clear golden, not very lasting medium sized white head. Aroma of malts and cereal. Rich malty taste with some bitterness. Medium carbonation. Good pilsner.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (3195) - New York, USA - APR 2, 2016
Bottle at home quick super market grab, sometimes the beers I haven’t rated surprise me. Dusty orange pour small head. Nose is hoppy and malts. Tastes of bitter hops, grassy, honey, some malts. Bitter and decent flavors. Nice carbonation.


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