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


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RATINGS: 3262   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Terminus (3272) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - FEB 19, 2003
what can i say-saaz hops all the way!!! had on tap about a week ago and i must say, a very respectful pilsner.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 17, 2003
I'm not much into Pils but this one is quite nice. A lot of flavour in this darker pilsner. Almost a floral like taste. Nice bite in the finish. Sure beats the other pilsners I've had.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ferox (84) - Newcastle, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2003
Has to be one of the best overall pilsners in the world. Perfect, good sized head. Flavour is wonderful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndrewKoransky (30) - Salida, Colorado, USA - FEB 14, 2003
Very bitter afterbite, kind of surprising for even a pilsner I thought. Perhaps it is because I drank it after another very bitter beer... <hic!>

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheGreatKen (76) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 12, 2003
This is one of the best pilseners. It's better than SAB's other "true pilsener beer" (Miller Lite).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WISEGUY572 (1373) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 12, 2003
Somehow this seems a shadow of the Pilsner Urquel I drank draft in Berlin; did they Americanize it? A deep rich clear amber golden color. Nose of dry floral hop and a little malt. I would have liked more malt and more bitter hop in the taste. Mouth is about right for a lager or pilsner, balanced, with spritz and bite. Drinkable, no flaws, no major excitement.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GreatSatanUSA (107) - Austin, Texas, USA - FEB 11, 2003
UPDATED: MAY 4, 2003 Light gold color, small lingering head. Malty, some sweetness, good deal of carbonation (not too much, but close), overall fairly tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brodie (540) - Blowing Rock, North Carolina, USA - FEB 11, 2003
UPDATED: APR 21, 2004 Re-rate. I'm still annoyed that they put this in green bottles, but I've had enough quality samples now to warrant a re-rate. Faint malt in aroma, light floral and herbal hops. Pale golden color, thin white head. Flavor possesses a rich maltiness, just clean pale malt, with accents of Saaz hops, and a solid hop bitterness. Medium body. Crisp and refreshing, malt and hop flavors are crystal clear.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WabashMan (1014) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - FEB 10, 2003
Well, despite warnings, I can only find this locally in the bottle, so I picked one up and gave it a shot. The flavor wasn't BAD by any means, but I've heard this can be much better from the tap. Nevertheless, at LEAST a decent pilsner.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wheatbeerboy (103) - Addison, Illinois, USA - FEB 10, 2003
I'm not a big fan of pilsner beers but this Bohemian brew sits o.k. with me.

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