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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: 3210   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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2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GriffDaddy (64) - - SEP 20, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 9, 2013 Perhaps this embodies the style perfectly, if so than I blame the style and not the beer. Light pour from tap, yellowish color with little aroma. Sharp carbonation with floral hops and a slight honey finish. Little substance, thin and far too subtle for my palate. Would I drink again? no.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
jh773 (110) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Canned. Beautiful crystal gold in the glass. Smells beery/bready with a fruity hops twang. Good beer flavor with some hops zest and a slightly buttery aftertaste. Not exceptional, but very well made. My go-to pilsner.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Houtmankutkop (11) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2014 Dit is een lekker dorstlessende pils met een bitter die lang op de tong blijft. Geniet er van languit op je chaise longue op je dakterras terwijl je door de nieuwe Libelle bladert. Vergeet niet de boel de boel te laten. Tis tenslotte genieten!

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rrauth (1190) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Meh. Nothing out of the ordinary but I had to at least try one of them. Lacks in things like flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HippyHop (78) - CANADA - AUG 21, 2014
Just good clean fun here. This was one of the first beers I ever really dug, long before I knew what a hophead was, or that I was one. So this beer is like an old childhood friend that I don’t really talk to anymore. There’s certainly nothing remarkable about it, other than its OG status, but it’s still pretty damn drinkable. The nose isn’t much, but it’s pleasant. Taste is the same: grain and Noble hops, with a finish just dry enough to make a hophead like me want to keep drinking. Like I said, just good clean fun.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
16erBlech (22) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - AUG 19, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 22, 2014 0,33l bottle. Bitter-refreshing. Leave the bitterness away and you have a Heineken or Becks or some of this flat-tasted beers ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BRW (985) - Barcelona, SPAIN - AUG 17, 2014
On tap at Freiburg. Golden colour with white head. Grass and grain aroma. Malt, sweet, bitter, grass taste. Light to medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PePe800g (24) - - AUG 10, 2014
Bardzo dobry czeski pilzner, super goryczka, piana, wysycenie, itd. Ogólnie czeskie piwa to potęga światowa.

2.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
rolfc81 (38) - - AUG 9, 2014
Solid pils but a bit of a bite...just okay............................................

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
adasko (260) - Poznan, POLAND - AUG 9, 2014
Whole beer is built on its bitterness, which is quite ok. In color it’s golden, perfectly clear, highly carbonated.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jordyjews (11) - - AUG 5, 2014
Drank a few pints of this at a bar in Newcastle one night. Really enjoyed this Pilsner, had a strong honey flavouring to it.


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