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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: 3109   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.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
eri7154798 (14) - Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2009
golden Pilsner, a minimal head when poured into mug, medium sweetness and body, average carbonation. First actual quality beer ever had. Definitely enjoyed it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phishhheads (14) - walpole, USA - FEB 11, 2012
One of my favorite beers. I can drink this all day. Delicious. One of my favorite styles. Love it.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stax (14) - DENMARK - NOV 26, 2013
When it comes to pilzner nothing comes even close it Urquell. It's one of very few well made mass produced beers ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joelumbumbard99 (13) - Alabama, USA - JAN 24, 2002
My thing is darks, stouts, and porters. But, every once in a while I like to try a few Pilseners. As far as Pils go, this is one of my favorites. Crisp and flavorful. I have tried it cold and also at around 45 deg or so. I think I like it better at the warmer temp. A friend tells me that if you ever get to Europe, try to get to the Czech Republic and visit the town of Pilsen. It’s where it all started for Pilsner beer and you can tour the factory and taste a fresh batch.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
whooh (13) - mt. holly, New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2002
simple:pilsner urquell ;all pilsners are compaired to this pilsner.taste of hops perfect.head medium, adds to taste.golden,perfect beer.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
juveskin (13) - pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2003
the only complaint i'd say would be the occasional skunk bottles you get. but other than that a great pilsner, definitly one of my fav. beers. always good going down.

2.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjgdawg (13) - Athens, Georgia, USA - DEC 14, 2003
Too much of a skunky aroma, and watery yellow color, but good flavor...bad aftertaste though.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jimmycyo (13) - USA - OCT 23, 2004
I liked this one very sweet and less bitter than a heineken but the same type of beer i feel very good i had a 12 of these on new years eve awesome brew in my opion the first and definitve of it’s kind

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jimlintott (13) - CANADA - JAN 20, 2005
I poured a glass of this for a friend and upon tasting it he looked surprised and claimed that it tastes exactly how you would imagine beer should taste. Nice thick head. Clear and inviting with nice colour and aroma. Very enjoyable with a strong taste that finishes clean. Nice on its own or with food. Versatile brew that is a great one to give those who have never tasted anything but macros.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
birdwax (13) - Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2005
good pilsner from its birth place. classic pilsner taste, very hoppy, little skunky after taste bu the clean crisp taste comes from a very well balanced beer. good stuff.


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