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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: 3451   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.


3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
JonLaRue (41) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Smooth start and light flavors. Not much in hops, high in malt. Sharp end note is abrupt and fierce. Its good for one not a pitcher.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BarbasA (37) - PORTUGAL - JUN 5, 2015
Golden color, nice head, aromas of spices with a bit of citrus, sweet with finishing herbal notes.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChtiBreizh (123) - Rennes, FRANCE - JUN 4, 2015
For sure the best low fermentation beer I have ever had. Looks a bit artificial, so clear with the filtration, and very thin head. Aroma is hoppy. Taste is crisp hops, with a touch of malt sweetness. Sad I don’t like those lager weird malts. Dry and fairly bitter. Well done for what it is. [#103]

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (380) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Aroma is corn husks. Taste is musky earth, sweet grassy grains and the foot-clan hideout. DBX4LIFE.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SkillsFactory (148) - ITALY - JUN 2, 2015
Lattina da 0,5 l. Dorata, limpida, schiuma bianca non molto fine è poco persistente. Aroma debole di Saaz, malti chiari e citrico. Al palato malti chiari, citrico è bella nota amaricante erbacea sul finale. Corpo leggero, carbonatazione medio-alta.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jeja (3) - SERBIA - JUN 2, 2015 does not count
Probably the best beer I’ve ever tried. Thumbs up! It’s rather difficult to find it in my country, which is too bad, but it will definitely be a reason more for me to travel. Needless to say that this beer is famous and the reason for it is justified, it is the perfect, light, opulent and refreshing beverage

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kto (148) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 1, 2015
pours clear golden colour with a big white head and some lacing. aroma grains, perfume. caramel malts up front, hoppy bitterness develops toward the finish. citrusy hops, fruits, smoke. quite bitter overall, which is a plus. nice!

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
gustavofnd (149) - SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUN 1, 2015
Uma cerveja pilsen bem boa pro estilo dela. Vale tomar novamente. Tomei em Berlim. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thmsboyd (97) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 31, 2015
Bottle BBE: 24/7/15. Well-chilled. Pours between amber and gold, completely clear, with a moderate white head that dissipates quickly. Head a little patchy. Fresh, sweet, bready aroma with a perceptible, peppery hop character. A prolonged biscuity sweetness is balanced by a medium bitterness. Light-bodied, fizzy, foamy texture and a lasting, classic Pilsner taste. The gold standard in lager.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
creppyiceman (47) - POLAND - MAY 31, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2015 (bottle 500ml) Aroma: malty hoopy Appearance: golden,clear,big white head Taste: medium sweetness, , medium bitterness, Long lasting malty flavour . Palate:light body, thin feel, high carbonationwith bitter aftertaste. Overall: Legendery beer must-taste for every beergeek.


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