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Pilsner Urquell - Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s.

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BA SCORE
81
good

2,554 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 2,554
Reviews: 1,247
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 16.29%
Wants: 36
Gots: 107 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s. visit their website
Czech Republic

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 09-10-2000)
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captaincoffee

California

3.73/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I just returned from Prague and have newfound respect for this beer. I recall long ago in my youth, I was told Pilsner Urquell is the standard for the style. However, after trying it in bottles several times in the US, I was never impressed. However, fresh draft Pilsner Urquell in the Czech Republic changed my opinion of this beer. Much more pronounced (although still subtle) hop bitterness, fresh noble hop fragrance, and an overall feeling of understanding of why this defined the style. Tasting it this way, I can honestly say I would drink this beer very, very often if I could get it as fresh back home.

Serving type: on-tap

01-11-2013 13:34:55 | More by captaincoffee
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Serving Type: 500 mL can poured into stemmed pilsner (beer tulip) glass.

Appearance: Clear, brilliant gold color. Soft, frothy head recedes to a fine haze; produces slight lacing.

Smell: Clean, mild, grassy hops balanced by bread maltiness.

Taste: Crisp, clean bitterness with lingering dry finish. Hops balance well against sweet malt body.

Mouthfeel: Full but soft carbonation. Light to medium body with smooth, creamy mouthfeel.

Overall: Although not overly remarkable, enjoyable in its overall balance.

Notes: Far from the memories of draft tasted at the brewery in Plzen during the 1990s, but currently much better in cans than earlier green bottles.

Serving type: can

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Pilsner Urquell from Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s.
81 out of 100 based on 2,554 ratings.