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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 3407   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.


SamTheBarrel's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SamTheBarrel (574) - Vallentuna, - SEP 21, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2014 500 ml can, pours clear golden with a medium white foam head that quickly reduced. Aroma of white bread, hay, honey, apricots and herbs. Taste is dry and bitter with a slight sweetness. Light-medium body with good carbonation. A delicious Czech Pilsner, available relatively cheap and fresh almost everywhere in Europe.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ROSE1962 (51) - POLAND - MAY 21, 2015
Barwa jasna, piana biała, z kija lana długo się utrzyuje a z butelki szybko opada. W aromacie słodowe i chmielowy, nuty maślane. W smaku goryczkowe, dość intensywnie zwłaszcza na końcu. Poza tym instesywny smak masła.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prufrockstar (1384) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Draft at College Inn. Not sure how the hell I haven’t had this before, but I’ll definitely repeat. Good flavor, pretty fucking crushable. [Yeah, I know this is a lazy review, but after 3405 ratings I’m not sure the community is hurt by that -- I’ve said the most important parts already anyway].

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
PlinyDad1952 (46) - - MAY 19, 2015
UHH I DONT LIKE BELGIUMS BUT THIS ONE IS NOT GOOD. I LIKE DRINKING AMERICA OR CANADA. WAY BETTER THAN THIS PEEPEE. IT SMELL LIKE SKUNK OR MY CUSIN HOUSE. AND LET ME TELL YOU IM STICKING WITH PLINY(DELISCHIOUS) AS MUCH AS I CAN.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
PiwnyMarek (340) - Łomża, POLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Klasyk. Bardzo przyzwoity. Aromat dobry, wygląd ok, a smak bardzo przyjemny. Ciekaw jestem wersji niefiltrowanej...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Batavi (96) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAY 17, 2015
Uitgeschonken in Warsteiner bierfluitje. Donker goudgeel bier met een bescheiden witte schuimkraag, niet zoveel carbonatie. Bij het openen van de fles meteen een aangename geur van mout en verse hop. De smaak is zacht, licht droog en zacht bitter. Tonen van mout, gras/hooi, aromatische en verse hoppen, iets aardachtig. Zeer goed gebalanceerde Pilsener. Geen wonder dat deze Pilsener Urquell wordt gezien als het basis bier voor alle pilseners. De afdronk is mild bitter met een zacht moutige ondertoon, erg verfrissend. Pilsener is zeker niet mijn favoriete stijl, maar doe hier maar een kratje van. De originele Pilsener uit Pilsen Tsjechië, is het ultieme voorbeeld voor alle pilseners en lagers wereldwijd.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bavarian81 (86) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 13, 2015
I’ve had this beer a number of times, but finally decided to review it. It pours a nice clear, deep gold color which is the appearance I like from a pils. Not a super high amount of carbonation. Aroma is mostly sweet. Definitely get some of that light malt aroma as well as a light fruit smell. I also want to say it smells a little buttery. The hoppy taste is very prevalent right up front. The flavor is mostly a mild bitterness. Otherwise, it’s super crisp, clean, and dry which make a decent pilsner.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bawelt (13) - Lyon, FRANCE - MAY 13, 2015
Pas mauvaise. Un peu déçu car vendue comme le modčle, la référence en matičre de Pilsner. De fait, elle se boit plutôt bien mais reste basique. Le houblon saaz apporte un côté trčs désaltérant mais le malt reste trop discret. Le tout est sans prétention voire finalement timide. Je m’attendais ŕ plus de subtilité en arôme.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bleble (24) - - MAY 13, 2015
Bottiglia. Piacevolissima da bere a tutto pasto con qualsiasi tipo di abbinamento.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryecatcher (952) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 12, 2015
Pint can. Pours a pale gold, clear, fluffy white head with nice retention and lacing. Nose is about what you’d expect in a Pilsner. Taste is as well. Admittedly not my favorite style by a long shot, but it was on sale and I figured might as well finally give it a try. Pretty much exactly what I expected... but in a can there was no danger of skunk.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rubin77 (32) - Bruxelles, BELGIUM - MAY 10, 2015
Foam: big white creamy, good retention. Colour: almost orange gold to amber, clear. Aroma: bread and malt, some herbal, earthy and Saaz hoppy notes. Taste: Dry bitter flavour with some mild sweet malty notes and surprisingly also trace of saltiness and dry bitter Saaz hoppy finish, well balanced with malt and hops, medium to light body, nice carbonation and aftertaste bitterness, I like this beer for very long time, nice tasty lager beer.


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