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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3275   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.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bricktop86 (583) - Moore, Oklahoma, USA - NOV 9, 2012
From express cold shipped case. Pours clear yellow with white head. Aroma is grass and grain. Tastes is the perfect balance of sweetness and bitterness. Absolutely no skunkiness ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bewyder (137) - FRANCE - DEC 19, 2014
La Pils originelle, un nez expressif et une bouche pleine d’arômes, c’est léger et retenu mais trčs agréable. Bue bouteille ramenée de Tchéquie et bue ŕ la pression au Falstaf, Paris, France, courant 2012.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (1450) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2014
Keg in the Racehorse, Kettlewell. Golden with a frothy white head. Notes of citrus and caramel. Light and refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
YigSvartka (105) - Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 16, 2014
Dark, but transparent golden yellow with many bubbles. No head. Typical cereal oriented pilsner aroma, but heavier emphasis on honey. Much more impressed with the taste. Maintains a smooth and refreshing texture that is true to the style, yet manages to introduce minor complexities. Initially, the stereotypical pilsner flavour prevails with cereals, honey, and grass, but the finish manages to have a slight bitter hop that makes this one unique. Good.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wittz (15) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 14, 2014
Arcszesz-light, sörkorcsolya, verejték (de nem Mister), pici szappan. Szentségtörés: nem kéne névadónak (iskolateremtőnek?) lennie, nem érdemli meg. A villanykörtém színhőmérséklete hagy kívánni valót maga után, így az Appearance necces. Keserűsége macsós sajna. Azért a maga módján ez is egy trip.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KoNrRiI (517) - Ĺrhus, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2014
0.5 can. Clear, gold color and a small, white head. Aroma is not especially alluring - it’s an odd mix of vegetables and honey; while certainly interesting it isn’t something one particularly enjoys. Taste is full of Czech hops and pale malts - quite sweet actually, not the same bitter hops as I remember from a few years back. Medium body, creamy texture, and soft carbonation. Finish is medium-long and honey-induced again. Overall a nice brew, a classic in its style.

2.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CTKlubben (69) - randers, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2014
light hay aroma. appear pale, with a small white head. taste light bitter. lively carbonation, light bodied. small bitter aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Namespayne (56) - - DEC 6, 2014
Good skunky and fresh aroma. Highly recommend as a chaser for old grand dad... Trust me. Bought this as a one off in the supermarket in USA. At least as good as the Czech Budweiser I had in Poland ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
metalspice (126) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - DEC 6, 2014
Strĺfarget med lyst skum. Har en sćregen lukt og smak, blanding av brřd og gress, men blir kjedelig. Husker den som mer spennende.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
motman (12) - - DEC 5, 2014
Nice straw to Amber clear colour, good white head with excellent head retention. Great Saaz aroma, nice malt behind it. String Saaz, www.hoppydaysbrewingsupplies.com.au www.hoppydaysbrewingsupplies.com.au www.hoppydaysbrewingsupplies.com.au www.hoppydaysbrewingsupplies.com.au

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drsandman (392) - New York, USA - DEC 5, 2014
Pours a clear yellow gold with minimal white head. Aroma is wheat, grain, faint lemon, cereal, pale malt, some skunk in the trunk. Flavor is light bready malt, grass, faint pilz hop. Such a classic, it's clearly best on tap in CZ!


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