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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: 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.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lukka19 (366) - Myjava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 12, 2016
On tap, Budejovicky dvor. Clear golden color with huge creamy head. Aroma is malty, light hoppy, floral with notes of spice. Taste is malty, medium sweet, hoppy, bitter aftertaste

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
klaing (225) - Florida, USA - MAR 11, 2016
Light gold with lots of carbonation. Light malts with lime tang. Crisp all the way through. It's a classic for a reason. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
danfontaine (40) - - MAR 7, 2016
A- soft bready malts, light caramel, hint of earthy hops Ap- nice golden color, white head fades, Flavor- soft and sweet malts up front and last through out. Sweet dissipates and is replaced by hops. Mf- medium low bodied, nice carbonation, Overall- got much better as I tasted/it warmed. Lovely beer. Can see why it's the standard bearer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tomgorm (47) - maroubra, AUSTRALIA - MAR 7, 2016
Honey and biscuit aroma, clear gold colour with a strong head. Nice hops with a hint of lime rind and prominent bitterness. Not much else to it, but the balance is fucking perfect. Bravo etc.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MMJL (359) - Gliwice, POLAND - MAR 4, 2016
W zapachu ze szkła ziołowy chmiel, charakterystyczny słód pilzneński i lekki diacetyl. Nalewa się z bardzo wysoką, białą średniopęcherzykową pianą, która dosyć szybko opada. Piwo w barwie jest jasnozłote, całkowicie klarowne. W aromacie ze szkła więcej chmielu niż z butelki - jest ziołowo-trawiasty, przyjemny. Słodowość kojarzy się tutaj ze zbożem czy nawet kukurydzą. Diacetyl w typowo maślanym stylu cały czas utrzymuje się w tle - nie ma tu na tyle intensywnych aromatów by miał się za czym schować. W smaku słodowe z wyraźną i intensywną jak na koncerniaka goryczką - nieco ściągającą. Poza tym piwo jest właściwie puste, nieco wodniste. Pijalne.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
u3pyg (12) - BULGARIA - MAR 1, 2016
Definitely the best pilsner Ive ever had. Very soft taste and the hop balance is perfect. My favorite czech beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cerbier (631) - - FEB 27, 2016
0,5l Flasche. Goldenes Pils mit schöner Schaumkrone. Riecht intensiv nach Malz. Schmeckt ausgewogen nach Getreide, leicht süßlich nach Malz und nach einer tollen Hopfung.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hayesryan (15) - Moscow, Idaho, USA - FEB 27, 2016
clean bread/cereal malt aroma with almost no detectable hops; light white head, clear pale-golden; light-medium sweetness, very lightly bitter; light-medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long easy finish that’s only delicately bitter. Enjoyed after a pizza for lunch which helped cleanse my palate; would gladly pair with pizza or a burger.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
L_Lovecraft (93) - - FEB 23, 2016
Cereal, pale, minimal white head, medium carbonation, light body, medium bitterness, taste of cereals....the original and one of the best pilsener.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dchad56 (276) - - FEB 21, 2016
Bottle - clear, light lemony appearance. High initial carbonation giving frothy white head. Lemony aroma. Ting on tongue and in mouth - too carbonated. Slight metallic tasting - not enjoyed.


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