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Pilsner Urquell - Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s.

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BA SCORE
81
good

2,600 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 2,600
Reviews: 1,253
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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fehrminator

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +12.4%

12-15-2012 22:49:30 | More by fehrminator
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RefillMyglass

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +12.4%

03-05-2013 02:43:04 | More by RefillMyglass
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His_Royal_Hoppiness

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +12.4%

10-15-2012 17:46:56 | More by His_Royal_Hoppiness
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myxy

Hungary

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-21-2013 21:03:01 | More by myxy
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Cramerican

North Dakota

4/5  rDev +12.4%

02-16-2012 07:11:11 | More by Cramerican
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Enygma

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap in Prague. There are a few beers you'll find everywhere in the czech republic, and this was probably my favorite among them.

Appearance is quite nice. Presented in a pilsner glass with a very nice, slowly receding head. The aroma is full of hoppiness and malt, though it doesn't quite help to convey the quality of beer you're about to receive. Flavor is very crisp and refreshing, with a sizeable hop bite to it. Really a fantastic pilsner. It also proves to be a very drinkable beer. I came back to it more than any other while i was in prague, and if it weren't for the drunken stupor that would result i wouldn't mind drinking this thing for hours upon hours.

Serving type: on-tap

03-31-2005 14:41:58 | More by Enygma
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tubeyes

Texas

4/5  rDev +12.4%

09-24-2012 00:21:13 | More by tubeyes
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JMad

Texas

4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured a 12 oz bottle into my pint glass...

The beer was a pale golden color with lots of bubbles rising from the bottom. There was a thick white head.

It smells of strong grassy hops, with lemon and a hint of skunk.

When you take a sip, bitter lemony hops bit the tongue, you can taste white bread, and some earthy hop notes.

Thre is a full body, with a crisp dry finish, perfect carbonation.

I thought it was very refreshing from start to finish.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2011 19:29:57 | More by JMad
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throwback

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12.4%

11-22-2011 02:21:54 | More by throwback
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jjkatter

Australia

4/5  rDev +12.4%

12-28-2011 09:26:11 | More by jjkatter
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BuddytheElf

Virginia

4/5  rDev +12.4%

03-04-2012 21:52:37 | More by BuddytheElf
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BigAlofOrion

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12.4%

04-05-2012 19:32:52 | More by BigAlofOrion
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bonbright7

Florida

4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I was actually in the hunt for something new in the King Kullen Market of Huntington, NY this evening, but the cold shelves were devoid of anything worth mentioning, except this and the Southampton IPA. I mentally flipped a coin for it and went with the Pilsner U.

I brought it home with a large pizza to share with my wife as we settled in and I had to take notice the way the beer flowed easily into a 50cl glass. The light golden beer came with a mulitude of champagne style bubbles that contributed to the slight head that invited my first taste.

The Pilsner U. started with a bitter cream right away that reminded me of many other European mass marketed beers, but it kept unfolding with hints of other flavors. I thought there was a grassy flavor to it that reminded me of sprouts (!). I also noted a slight bite to it as I put it down.

Clearly, this would be a great beer for tail gate parties as well as one to have with a fat ham and swiss hero.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2006 00:44:07 | More by bonbright7
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djkrause

Georgia

4/5  rDev +12.4%

12-07-2012 23:15:11 | More by djkrause
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BKBassist

New York

4/5  rDev +12.4%

04-28-2014 03:27:34 | More by BKBassist
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kmo1030

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

pours a crystal clear gold with a moderately sized white head.
this beer has a sweet clean grainy biscuit aroma, with some pleasnat noble hoppiness and just a touch of skunk (this one seems to have been pretty well protected and fresh, it's not anywhere near how i know this beer can get skunk-wise).
the taste has the same cereal grainy biscuit flavor, rounded out with some spicy hops. crisp an clean.
lighter body with moderate carbonation.
drinks very easily, when fresh and in good condition this beer is a fantastic session beer. nothing super special about it, just a pretty well made beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2008 01:17:22 | More by kmo1030
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PancakeMcWaffles

Germany

4/5  rDev +12.4%

06-17-2012 17:55:25 | More by PancakeMcWaffles
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carteravebrew

Colorado

4/5  rDev +12.4%

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

Texas

4/5  rDev +12.4%

11-09-2013 18:07:01 | More by deadliest
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BeerLovag

Hungary

4/5  rDev +12.4%

05-31-2013 21:37:27 | More by BeerLovag
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tfsimpkins

Florida

4/5  rDev +12.4%

02-10-2012 16:02:49 | More by tfsimpkins
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akinsja

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +12.4%

11-29-2011 16:09:48 | More by akinsja
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JohnnyForeign

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +12.4%

01-14-2013 00:37:34 | More by JohnnyForeign
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ericwilson54

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +12.4%

12-21-2011 15:50:24 | More by ericwilson54
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VaterRoss

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +12.4%

12-14-2011 04:50:15 | More by VaterRoss
Pilsner Urquell from Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s.
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