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


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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.

JoeyT's rating

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
JoeyT (8) - New York, USA - JUL 24, 2003
Supposedly, this Czech beer is the world's oldest pilsner. I didn't like it at all. Skunky taste. Highly overrated, if you ask me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
worldbeertaste (1545) - AUSTRIA - APR 15, 2014
Unpasteurized freshly tapped in Zattl Restaurant in Vienna, dark gold with a lasting, thin, creamy white, frothy head. Smells of fresh malt, wheat and grain and fresh hops. Medium oily body. Tastes of sweet malt, bread and a grassy bitter hop finish. Refreshing. Some lingering grass and bitterness. Would be great with a good burger.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bjerkeaa (152) - NORWAY - APR 12, 2014
Bronze colour, white head. Mild malt aroma, some honey and florals as well. Taste is mild, rich and sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Aaron68 (486) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 12, 2014
500 ml on tap @ "Restaurant Lorry", Oslo. April 11, 2014 Beer from a pint glass. Dark golden color with a creamy white head and regular carbonation. Aroma is malt,hop,grass and some spices. Tastes a bit malty and hoppy and has a nice bitter finish A nice Czech macro beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deepeary (36) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 10, 2014
500 ml can. from the LCBO.Yellow straw colour, white head. Lots of bubble streaming up. Smells like grassy malt and bread, some fruity hoppiness to it. Well carbonated. Malt has some nice malty flavour, nice bitter finish. There is also a toasty edge to the taste. Nice Pils.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rotaldinho (22) - Paris, FRANCE - APR 10, 2014
Dress is golden blond. It has a peppery and fruity nose. In the mouth, it has a good presence, she seems a bit greasy. Its aromas are malty with a hint of honey. The finish is malty and houblonneux (herbaceous aromas). Pilsner Urquell is generous in every way.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kacyper (157) - Lublin, POLAND - APR 8, 2014
Bardzo przyjemne chmielowe aromaty lekko słodowy. Piana średnia. W smaku łagodne chmielowe, nawet nieźle pijalne. Odczucie w ustach śliskie.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (5300) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 7, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldgelbes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch hopfig malzig, grasig, getreidig. Geschmack hopfig bitter, malzig, getreidig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkoNm (230) - SLOVENIA - APR 6, 2014
One of my favourite pilseners. Pours a clean, golden color, very decent carbonation. It is topped with a generous white foamy head, that slowly settles down to only a lacing around the egde. The nose easily picks up pleasant malty and grainy aroma, a bit stronger than with some others. There is a tiny initial sweetness, followed by a nicely balanced body, concluding with decently bitter finish, the bitterness staying for some time. Very refreshing, easily drinkable and enjoyable. Exactly what pilsener must taste like.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (1308) - Arkansas, USA - APR 3, 2014
Had at our bjcp meeting. Pours golden yellow. Light fleeting head. Some cooked corn. Fairly hoppy. Mild malt sweetness. Decent beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
dnicolaescu (535) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - APR 3, 2014
BOTTLE 50CL (Brewed in Russia, 2 months old). Look: clear golden with an off-white creamy head. Aroma: some kettle hops out of the bottle, but nothing but some old malt in the glass. Taste: light sweetness, grains and substantial but not very pleasant hop bitterness.

Gotta try the Czech version. This one plane sucks.

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