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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3598   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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
borre_m (879) - NORWAY - JAN 22, 2016
Pours clear golden. Aroma is malty, slight hops. Taste is clear, bread, malt. Finish has some hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wiedrzensky (554) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 21, 2016
Can. Pours is golden clear with medium creamy white head. Aroma of grain, malts, straw, grass, light herbs. Taste is moderate bitter, lot of malts on tongue. Medium body, solid malty base, creamy texture, bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
floydian1 (1285) - FNQ, Australia, - JAN 20, 2016
An iconic beer (I know because I have drunk it fresh in Prague) but the long trip to Australia definitely takes the edge off the Saaz dry hop bitterness and it is marked down accordingly. (330ml bottle, exp. 19/3/16).

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mudfly (34) - - JAN 17, 2016
Bottiglia, 33 cl. Bellissimo colore giallo dorato e schiuma leggera. Al naso malto e luppolo. Corpo leggero, carbonazione media. Aroma di malto luppolo ben presente.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JBPortland (1368) - Portland, Maine, USA - JAN 15, 2016
12oz bottle pours crystal clear amber with small head. Nose is grainy corn, apple, cracker, light grass. Taste is bitter, dry, toast, cracker, cornbread, light apple and orangey malt. Finishes bitter, corn, grain. A bit sticky and not quite as snappy as I like my pilsners.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
temporrari (395) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 15, 2016
I have long avoided this beer in my hometown. I know it wont be fresh, so why bother right? A lot of people seem to be enamored by this one, so when I saw it on the shelf while in Europe I thought it would likely be quite a bit more fresh. After a few bottles, I like it well enough. Light and drinkable. Nothing to get overly excited about, but if its fresh I am not going to pass on it. This is what BMC should aspire to taste like.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beers0mniac (79) - Joensuu, FINLAND - JAN 15, 2016
Clear golden yellow color with nce white head that disappears quickly. Aroma has malts, hops and grass with little herbs. Taste has bread with malts, light grass with nice hops bite.High carbonation. Good and refreshing pils!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
boydmarq (55) - Bloomington, Illinois, USA - JAN 13, 2016
Im a beer snob. I prefer high gravity beers, particularly imperial stouts and porters and Belgian tripels. But when I want an every day beer, this is my choice. Enough said.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
evannell (439) - - JAN 11, 2016
Jakkolwiek nowofalowe piwa z upływem czasu zrobiły ze mnie napuszonego piwnego lorda, w przypadku Pilsnera nie mogę ocenić niżej. Wychowałem się na tym piwie i dopki z 5-6 lat temu nie sprbowałem angielskich ejlw z Carrefoura, Pilsner Urquell był dla mnie piwem numer jeden. Może jakaś tam Czerna Hora czy Bernard orbitowały wokl tego pierwszego miejsca. Dla mnie wciąż klasyka.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
VanmerX (12) - Szczecin, POLAND - JAN 9, 2016
16.08.16 Data ważności, kupiony oczywiście w biedronce. Piana w miarę niska, znika dosyć szybko po nalaniu. Piękny, złocisty i klarowny kolor (może nawet bursztynowy). Jest dobry lacing. W zapachu słd, lekko wyczuwalny zapach chmielu. W smaku głwnie chmielowy i gorzki, nie wyłania się nic więcej. Na podniebieniu zostaje lekka goryczka, ale nie jest ona zbyt wysoka - pozwala się cieszyć na spokojnie kolejnym łykiem piwa. Ot, typowy czeski pilsner. Pozycja obowiązkowa, nawet dla osb mieszkających z dala od wszelkich sklepw piwnych.


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