Pilsner Urquell - Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s.
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Reviews by kkipple:
4.33/5 rDev +21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Poured from a 12oz bottle into a tall Pilsner glass.
Urquell is an impressively bubbly, clear golden beer, with an inch and a half of pure white foam that settles slowly leaving a small bit of lace.
Smell is bold and strong, boasting hops, light malts, and a floral sweetness. Theres the smallest hint of skunk, but I think its supposed to be this way at least every Urquell Ive tasted has had it.
Wonderful taste to this one. A clean malt profile with a definite hop kick, this is one of the hoppier Pilsners Ive tried. Something in this beer reminds me of mineral water I used to drink in Vienna. Perhaps a touch of sulfur? Theres also some honey sweetness once you get past the hops. This beer is biscuity, bitter & inviting.
Finishes crisp, refreshing and dry, like a Pilsner should. Leaves a pleasing bittersweet hop flavor behind in my mouth.
I personally think that the Pilsner style is severely underappreciated, and Pilsner Urquell is a great beer for both Pilsner newcomers and veterans alike. Its cheap, easy to find, and highly drinkable. A great summer beer, youll find this in my fridge year-round. If you havent yet tried it, you should.
Oh yeah, make sure you get it more or less "fresh". I hear on tap near the source it is remarkable... someday I'll have to find out for myself.
Serving type: bottle
09-06-2006 21:44:30 | More by kkipple
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3.8/5 rDev +6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
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.
Serving type: bottle
04-06-2014 18:00:50 | More by MarkoNm
Pilsner Urquell from Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s.
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