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Pilsner Urquell - Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s.

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BA SCORE
81
good

2,752 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 2,752
Reviews: 1,265
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 16.57%
Wants: 46
Gots: 173 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

JacketIPA, Dec 25, 2011
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Ianleesrivette, Oct 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured deep gold with a one-inch head that dropped to a film quickly. An initial powerful smell of skunk (why the green bottle -- WHY?) that faded into the background but did not totally vanish. Aroma of Sazz with undertones of caramel. Taste is surprisingly bitter, but balanced nicely with malt, especially when the beer warms up a little.

alexskovan, Jan 30, 2007
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear golden with a white head and moderate lacing.

Smells a bit grassy, some citric hops here as well. No skunk in this one.

Biscuity flavors and citric hop bitterness dominate. A grassiness or green grain element balances this out. Finishes bitter.

Overall, not bad. Far cry from some of the better representations of the style, but a true decent pizza or burger beer. Nothing I'd reach for on a snowy evening. Worth the try.

OtherShoe2, Nov 09, 2008
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

So this is the original, the beer we have to thank for insipid watery American macro lagers? I'll try not to hold that against it.

It certainly looks like a yellow fizzy beer. But with more aroma. Very crisp taste. Some hop character.

Is Urquell better than Bud/Miller/Coors? Certainly. Is it better enough? I guess I'm just not a big fan of the Pilsner style.

mickstepp, Mar 24, 2003
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

ZethOfTheNorth, Apr 28, 2012
Pilsner Urquell from Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s.
81 out of 100 based on 2,752 ratings.