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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 3455   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dreamboat (186) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 10, 2004
Fresh, hoppy aroma as expected. Poured a mid gold colour, with a nice white head that faded just a little. Great balance, with it difficult to decide if it is dominated by the hops of the malt. Hard to top in this style.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
roder60 (1288) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 7, 2004
Pretty good beer with a decent balance of flavor. Light clear and refreshing with a good amount of foamy white head. Very good for the style.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gdj (10) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 6, 2004
a beautiful Pilsner, one of the best. clean crisp with that hoppy aroma. A definite favourite

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (14442) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2004
Bitter, but also aromatic. Perfect for long sessions.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BigBastard (668) - L.A., California, USA - MAY 6, 2004
This is great pilsner! Crisp, clean flavor that went down smooth and left no bitter aftertastes like some do. Very enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jasonp (1556) - Ashburn, Virginia, USA - MAY 2, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 22, 2004 Excellent pilsener! Pours a beautiful gold with a white head. Aroma is of light malt, Saaz hops. Taste is refreshing, clean and sweet with a nice malt and hop balance. Mouthfeel is nice and full- the flavor just dances all over your tongue. Much better than most pilseners. Highly recommended, especially on a hot day. My bottle wasn't skunky at all.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ghawener (1520) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - APR 26, 2004
Bottle: Orange yellow with a medium head. Aromas of herbs and spices with a equally herbal, spicy and bitter taste. I can understand why this is THE standard for pilsners.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (5588) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - APR 25, 2004
Bottle: Not much of a head and what head there is dies rather quickly. Slight lacing. A very nice clear golden color. Medium hoppy floral aroma. Not a very strong tasting beer but a good blend of hop and malt flavors. Medium carbonation with a smooth mouthfeel. Slight hoppy aftertaste. A very good pilsner.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jeppe (2631) - Brooklyn, Alabama, USA - APR 20, 2004
The mother of pilseners! Clear dark yellow body with a fine head that dies quite fast. Good hoppy aroma and flavor. But like most other pilseners I find it quite uninteresting and bland. It's not that I don't like pilseners, on a hot summer day they are perfect, I just guess that after discovering the great world of beers I find them quite tasteless and boring. Pilsner Urquell is one of the better ones on the market and deserves an extra point for beeing the mother.....!!!

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
run20six2 (119) - USA - APR 18, 2004
One of the best beers I've ever had. The price of a case is a bit pricy around $30, but is definately worth it. Very thick taste, yet with a golden flavor.


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