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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: 3484   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   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.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Markys (64) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 15, 2009
Aroma of hops and malt. Flavor of hops. Medium bitterness. It’s refreshing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Namespayne (64) - - 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

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IPALover (63) - Carlsbad, California, USA - MAR 23, 2007
Consumed in Prague from a bottle. This beer is a light golden colored pilsner with a light malty aftertaste with little hop character. This is a nice example of a mass produced pilsner and would be nice on a hot day but isn’t an overly impressive tasting beer for my tongue.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Diablo9845 (62) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - APR 19, 2007
UPDATED: APR 25, 2007 Bottle at The Spoke. Was expecting a lot coming into this beer. Very strong, bitter aroma and a very hop filled taste. Little too highly carbonated for my liking. Poured a golden yellow with a small head. Average at best, but I’m not a big fan of pilsners.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deadboi7799 (62) - Michigan, USA - FEB 15, 2002
one of the best tatsing pilsners ive had yet deffently on my next shopping list

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maltybones (62) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 17, 2007
500ml can. Nice golden colour with a pure white, quickly receeding head. Very nice floral hoppy aroma with grassy citrus notes. Taste has a slight malty sweetness, kind of like Wonderbread at the start, but is quickly overpowered by the long bitter hop finish. Mouthfeel is thin but about as robust as posible from a pils. Refreshing but not outstanding

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
sciencedude (62) - USA - MAY 23, 2011
Excellent with kielbasa and rye bread and other beer foods, this beer pours a bright golden yellow with an oily pearly white head. It is very bubbly. Smells of hops. Goes down nicely with a slightly bitter aftertaste. Not my favorite beer, and may not be perfect by itself, but good with food and for the pure novelty of drinking the original pilsner.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WVBrU (61) - - JUL 29, 2012
Poured clear pale yellow, with lots of bubbles and little head stayed. Smelled of hops and bread. Nice clean taste. A lot of carbonation. Not really my style, but great as pilsners go.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Einned99 (61) - Rozenburg, NETHERLANDS - AUG 12, 2001

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SN11 (61) - USA - OCT 4, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 10, 2008 Nice amber color. Excellent ballance, not too carbonated, moderately bitter via the awesome Saaz hops. Very lively beer! The best pilsner in my opinion. I can’t imagine it any better than it already is. (Kind of sad that this brewery is under the ownership of bullshit SABMiller now)


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