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Pilsner Urquell - Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s.

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BA SCORE
81
good

2,603 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 2,603
Reviews: 1,255
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 16.57%
Wants: 37
Gots: 119 | 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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masey222

Michigan

2.35/5  rDev -34%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Very golden brassy color and has a fizzy carbonation so didn't really develop or hold a head and no real lace...
smell is nothing really special but had a sharpness that is reminiscent of a skunky like flower...
the taste is a lot like other Czech beers in the floral beers...
the texture is a-lot like other pilsners nothing outstanding...
Overall it wasn't that exciting to drink but was interesting never the less.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2010 03:00:27 | More by masey222
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henkmudi

Croatia (Hrvatska)

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Clear, gold yellow, leathery acidic smell. Head poor, fast diminishing, white. Hops, orange and cereals. Spicy and anise in aftertaste. Sour and bitter, moderately lasting, but also refreshing. +herbal, ingredients from clear fields and pastures, - watery. All in all, very good beer, i prefer in summer.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 11:19:44 | More by henkmudi
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Kitsune

Russian Federation

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-24-2014 08:52:44 | More by Kitsune
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Brauhaus

Germany

4.58/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This creation from Joseph Groll started the light beer craze in Europe and gave the style it's name.
It is the ultimate pilsner.

Great deep gold color, but low attenuation. It perfectly balances the slightly harsh taste from Pilsner malt with the incredible aroma of the Saaz hops.

Shame it comes in a green bottle. If not kept properly, this will most likely (even a fridge light can do this) cause damadge to the beer and give it a "skunky" flavour.

Some people like this kind of "damadged" beer. Have it from a serving tank if you get the chance. Then the beer will show it's astonishing aroma.

When it comes to Pils this is the reference class.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 08:07:35 | More by Brauhaus
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Nick4202


3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

07-24-2014 06:28:31 | More by Nick4202
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Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

07-24-2014 03:10:56 | More by wjoelbrooks
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carteravebrew

Colorado

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-23-2014 16:40:10 | More by carteravebrew
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bagnz0r

Poland

5/5  rDev +40.4%

07-23-2014 16:33:21 | More by bagnz0r
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Ftvigil

Texas

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-23-2014 02:59:59 | More by Ftvigil
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JamesInLiquor

Illinois

4.74/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is the ultimate pilsner. Probably my favorite pils. Nice deep gold color. Low ABV... But doesn't sacrifice on flavor. Nice head upon pouring, especially in a chilled glass. A bit of lacing. Some people call, it "skunk", but I call it "just right". Just the right amount of hop, with a nice biter kick on the end. I have enjoyed this equally from bottle, can, on tap in US, and Czech Republic.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2014 02:58:40 | More by JamesInLiquor
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Robyn

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-23-2014 02:53:54 | More by Robyn
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kristenrae8

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

07-23-2014 02:44:05 | More by kristenrae8
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

07-23-2014 02:15:36 | More by yancot
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lobsterism

Michigan

1.1/5  rDev -69.1%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I watched the movie "Somm" and they talk about "freshly opened can of tennis balls" being the big new thing in aromas. With this beer, it's more like a "freshly opened box of tennis shoes, that's been worn a few times before". Totally nasty, will not be trying this again, and likely throwing the remaining 5.5 bottles out.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2014 23:28:43 | More by lobsterism
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Sadgoat

Nova Scotia (Canada)

4.49/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Crisp clean taste with a smooth texture. Nice tight foamy head. No lingering bitterness on the finish. I do prefer the bottle over the can but unfortunately the can seems to hold preference in our retail setting in Nova Scotia. One of my long time favourites.

Serving type: can

07-22-2014 23:21:17 | More by Sadgoat
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12.4%

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lohbah

Taiwan

3/5  rDev -15.7%

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Brazil

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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Alberta (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

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Florida

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

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John_Beeryman

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

07-20-2014 16:08:56 | More by John_Beeryman
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generallee

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

07-20-2014 03:44:24 | More by generallee
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Texas

3/5  rDev -15.7%

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Pilsner Urquell from Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s.
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