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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3727   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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2.5
Rune (13381) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 15, 2006
UPDATED: APR 26, 2006 330ml bottle. Golden coloured. Short lived head. Light floral aroma. Medium bodied. Some hints of hops and malt. More than an average product of its style. Refreshing and a fine partner to fish.

3.2
Birdiebeagle (958) - Perkasie, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 15, 2006
Bottle Pours a crystal clear golden with a good white fizzy head. The head lasts fairly well and laces decently. Has an aroma which reminds me of my fathers beer when I was a kid. Has a good floral hoppiness , but I still think of my dad’s Schaffer. Has a light body with a thin texture. Has a decent bitter kick with a slightly metalic finish. A fairly good duration and an alright aftertaste. This really is a decent beer. Not as bold as many craft beers but on pace with many upscale macros.

3.5
PattyBoy (302) - North Liberty, Iowa, USA - APR 11, 2006
Pours golden with white head. Aroma of floral hops with a hint of sourness. Malt is nicely balanced with grassy hops and finishes dry. Not spectacular but solid, good summer beverage.

2.9
yngwie (17179) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 11, 2006
Bottled. Light-carbonation golden beer with a small white head leaving lacings. Quite weak aroma with flowery hops overpowering the malts. Clean, malty and hoppy flavor, with a lovely bitter finish. A bit thin body, but ok. (060411)

3.4
aewilson74 (14) - Virginia, USA - APR 10, 2006
Bottle: Light golden with a nice head. Very good pilsner for this stout drinker.

3.3
alafito (334) - tijuana, MEXICO - APR 9, 2006
Light bronze, a nice floral aroma based on a good amount of hops in the brew, making a good combo with the malts and crystals. Finishes oily, salty and bitter. Medium carbonation and a regular apperance.

3.3
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 8, 2006
330ml bottle. The classic Pilsner from the country where the Pilsner is as much a tradition as persecuting gypsies and beating them up with clubs and rocks. Clear golden-yellow body with a small white head. Floral hoppy nose. For some reason I never had a Pilsner Urquell that had the typical green bottle problems (skunky aroma, premature aging, etc.). Light to medium body. Grassy mouthfeel with a very well balanced taste between the malts and the hops. Long mildly bitter and grassy finish. Leaves an overall salty and dry feeling. It’s not often that a best-selling beer is actually one of the best of its kind (Guiness anyone?) but the Pilsner Urquell is truly one of the very good pilsner I have had. I’m still not a fan of the genre though.

3.1
unibrouefan (200) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - APR 8, 2006
It’s my first Czech beer and I was not disappointed. For sure, thats not the best beer ever brewed, but still a pleassure to drink.

3
joergen (28984) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 8, 2006
Draght. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Aroma of malts and hops. Flavour of fruits, malts and hops. Dry hoppy finish.

3
Finn (7916) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 7, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 23, 2008 Bright golden. White head that completely disappeared. Hoppy aroma. Oily texture. A sweet bitter aftertaste. Refreshing. KI=3


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