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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: 3178   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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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 3, 2011
Tasted 9/3/11. 12oz bottle. JAN1112 21:47. Pours filtered and golden hued. A shade lighter than the Czechvar I had right before. Moldy white head. Aromas of cereal grains, but no trace of a hop profile in the olfactory. Medium bodied and a more rounded effervescence than the Czechvar. It has a nice, dry body to it, but it also comes with a bit of diactyl. Mildly sticky with a decent punch of grassy hops. A lingering astringency mingles with the carbonation and the hops to add to the palate and flavor profile. Solid, but from what I just experimented, Czechvar wins.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ERB92 (223) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 9, 2014
Grass, grains and some floral notes in the aroma. Golden with a white head.Medium sweet and medium bitter. Light to medium body with a average carbonation. Overall this is a proper Pilsner with hops in the aroma and some flavour.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dziajl (42) - - JUL 9, 2014
On Tap, Classic of Pilsner. Colour Gold, Aroma with light hops, and malty notes. Above moderate carbonation. Ideal creamy foam.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Wischylini (120) - Grimstad, NORWAY - JUL 8, 2014
Pours a light yellow, with a medium head. Aromas are mostly soapy water and pale cereals. Taste is overly bitter and unbalanced, and the body is thin. Lingering aftertaste of desolation and broken hope. This is the most overrated pisswasser out there.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hezze (6) - - JUL 5, 2014 does not count
The Mother of meter. Jättegod. Smak av, bröd, rostat bröd, smörkola Sitter som en fläskläpp

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
argento (154) - DENMARK - JUL 3, 2014
hćldes i hřjt glas.... iskold.. carbonering i top, ikke den store nydelse, bitter prikkende. aroma ja....

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hman43 (290) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUL 2, 2014
This beer pours light in color with a white head. The aroma has hops, maybe spruce. It has a fairly crisp taste and is enjoyable on the palate.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beertholomeus (665) - California, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Pours a golden yellow with a thick white head. Grass, floral, grain, hop and malt aroma. Hop, grass, grain, floral and malt flavors. Light body and lively carbonation. Decent bitterness for the style and a light grassy and floral finish with some bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VDuquerroux (208) - Airvault, FRANCE - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A clear golden beer with a medium white head. Thin bubbles. Medium persistence. Aroma is powerfull withe nose : herbal, hay. Caramel. Medium refreshing bitter. Light body, medium texture, fizzy carbonation, bitter finish. Overall, great aroma (intense but not complex), good bitterness, refreshing but a bit light.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (1279) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2014
330ml bottle @ White Horse, Parsons Green. One of those beers I can’t believe i havent rated yet. Mind you I last had this fresh on draught in Pilsen a few months before joining RateBeer. This is rated from a bottle. Pours clear gold with bready aroma, malty flavours with Saaz hoppiness and the slightest hint of toffee. A thirstquenching classic.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
delorian (47) - budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 30, 2014
Kis túlzással az egyetlen bármely hazai boltban kapható iható sör. Műfajában túlzás nélkül etalon és viszonyítási alap. A szüretlen változatot még nem sikerült elcsípnem, de rajta leszek ! :)


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