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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 3749   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   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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3.3
Andrew_reese (5) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - NOV 19, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: NOV 19, 2017 More hoppy and lighter color than its Czech rival Budweiser but an easy drinking Pilsner non the less

3.3
thexman (12) - ITALY - NOV 19, 2017
ATTENZIONE:La mia valutazione viene fatta in base allo stile della birra.
Pilsner perfetta, poco corpo e forte presenza di luppolo ma niente di eccezionale. La birra ha un colore dorato con schiuma bianca ma non abbondante ma persistente. Il corpo è leggero e rinfrescante. Quello che domina la scena è il sapore del luppolo che è presente SEMPRE, cioè dall'inizio del sorso fino alla fine. Inoltre l'amaro rimane in bocca anche dopo alcuni secondi dopo il sorso. Quello che mi ha impressionato è stato la sua leggerezza. Una pecca, secondo me, è la carbonazione che dovrebbe essere leggermente maggiore. Comunque una birra buona, rinfrescante e soprattutta amara come deve essere una pilsner. Ovviamente, l'amaro non è invadente ma piacevole.

3.8
Godfather50 (261) - SCOTLAND - NOV 11, 2017
Bottle from Morrisons. I'm no great expert with the Pilsner style. I really enjoyed this beer. Lovely hoppy aroma sweet Pilsner malt and appropriate bitterness. Gave the impression of a well balanced lager and I haven't enjoy that one so much since sitting in the very hot sun.

3.6
piotrtom (159) - Limanowa, POLAND - NOV 8, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 11, 2017 Idealnie klarowne, złociste, ładna pianka, musuje. Aromat słodowo-słodki z maślano-karmelowym diacetylem, lekka siarka. W smaku mocno chmielowo-goryczkowy (goryczka średnia do lekkiej), lekka podbudowa słodowa, może troszkę diacetylu, kapka żelaza. Fest pijalne i fajnie nagazowane, nie za mocno.

2.4
k_gadeberg (219) - Århus, DENMARK - NOV 6, 2017
On bottle. Pours golden with thick head, which dissapears quickly. Notes of fruits and citra - easy drinkable. Light hops - reminds of a Tuborg, with more co2.

4.7
nicp (10) - Ashburton, Devon, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2017
Great Beer, flavours hold up with food. Classic Pislner. Deliciouse straight out the tank!

3.6
surething_ii (867) - Šenkvice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 1, 2017
On tap U kocura.
So this is the original pilsner. It's a good beer indeed, and maybe it's good it didn't change, but honestly there are better followers out there.

4
gooner92 (197) - Lubaczów, POLAND - OCT 31, 2017
Zapach: słody, lekka żywica.
Smak: słodowy, goryczka raczej niska, całkiem pijalne.

1.8
nohopspleez (84) - Georgia, USA - OCT 31, 2017
very light flavor, with obvious hops

I was expecting the hops, but I was expecting more flavor from this "King" of the Czech beers.

Suddenly, I am aware of why Kings lose their crowns..........

3.1
PintjeFritz (410) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - OCT 31, 2017
Nice bottle but you can make more with the labels, good. Clear golden beer with very long fine white head - very good, smell is grass, taste is typical Pils, bitter but not too much, I think they take soft water, very good, sorry for my rating but I‘m not a fan of Pils
(I have 0.5l bottle with best-before 02.05.18 and batch L2217 09:02)


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