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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: 3501   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.


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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.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tonimeister (40) - Orahovica, CROATIA - AUG 28, 2015
hay, spruce, dough, cooked vegetables, golden, clear, hazy, minimal head, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, light body, thick feel, lively, bitter,

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cenzura (305) - Warsaw, POLAND - AUG 26, 2015
Aroma: malty sweetness and litle bit of hops. Taste: malts, grain and light grass notes. Very drinkable and refreshing. Nice head, good lacing and medium carbonation.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Nonshaugen (73) - Fetsund, NORWAY - AUG 25, 2015
Actually, my intention was to not rate this, just leave a comment... RateBeer don’t allow this, so here we go... Beeing THE pilsner, the original, very first pilsner, this should cleerly have a solid 100 points for the style. Trying to discuss if this is up to the standards of correct style or not, is redicolous. 66 points overall just tells me it’s a lot of people that don’t like pilsner that have rated it. ’Nough said from this grumpy old man :-)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
redders1974 (391) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2015
No lager fan but this is decent by anyone’s standard crisp and clean packed full of malts decent carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JulioRangel (53) - Salvador, BRAZIL - AUG 21, 2015
Cerveja dourada, de sabor tostado/queimado. Paladar bastante suave, e "redondo" e com boa espuma. Cerveja bem equilibrada.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pijepiwo (208) - - AUG 20, 2015
Kolor jasna słomka. Piana srednie oczka, redukuje sie do malej warstwy. W aromacie slodowosc. W smaku chlebek. Goryczka wysoka. Wysycenie srednie

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
paintedmaple (562) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - AUG 18, 2015
500ml can...spicy noble hop flavor and aroma. Biscuity, slightly herbal malt backbone. Refreshing easy drinker.

2.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
doncho11 (7) - - AUG 18, 2015 does not count
One of the best pilsners. Very refreshing. Nor much of an aroma, and generally boring appearance. But solid beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rouhlas (1282) - GREECE - AUG 17, 2015
From tap. Clear golden color with white head. Malty grainy aroma, grassy, noble hoppy. Sweet and bitter taste. Light to medium thin to oily body with average carbonation.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
azzie (501) - - AUG 14, 2015
Can 0,5l. Clear old gold color liquid with white head. Medium body, medium to heavy carbonation. Aroma of cabbage and cornbread. Taste is similar to smell with some sourness and sweetness. Sourish aftertaste.


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