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Pilsner Urquell - Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s.

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BA SCORE
81
good

2,803 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 2,803
Reviews: 1,266
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 16.57%
Wants: 51
Gots: 187 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

gshak, Nov 14, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +33.4%

CIBoy10, Nov 13, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Vonstein15, Nov 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Pacioli1445, Nov 13, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +33.4%

Twincrasher, Nov 12, 2012
Photo of damndirtyape
3.85/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle, best by Feb 25 13. Poured into a pilsner glass.

Appearance: Clear golden yellow. Thin white head on top. Some small islands and strands of lacing.

Smell: Herbal/floral/spicy noble hop smell with a hint of skunk thrown in the back.

Taste: Crisp, pilsner malt followed by spicy/floral/herbal strong hop finish. Definitely on the bitter side of things.

Mouthfeel: Nice carbonation, hop oil noted to stick to teeth. Thickness just a hair thicker than water.

Overall / Drinkability: A good simple pilsner. Nicely hoppy, gets a bit better as it warms up. Went well with food. Very drinkable, I could easily have another 1 or 2 of these with no problem and indeed, I kind of want another one.

damndirtyape, Nov 11, 2012
Photo of Patriot19
4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

Patriot19, Nov 11, 2012
Photo of mjurney
4.95/5  rDev +39%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance:
Deep gold color, clear. Lots of fine bubble rising up. Nice frothy head that stick for a while, leaves a very nice lacing behind.

Aroma:
Sweet pale malts, grassy, spicy, very crisp.

Taste:
Starts off sweet biscuity malts, slight caramel, there some faint roasted nuts. Spicy noble hops, grassy, slight citrusy. Crisp-bitter finish. Body is full, yet very soft, crisp mouthfeel, just a little dryness in the palate.

A truly world-class beer!

mjurney, Nov 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

MaxOhle, Nov 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

DasBoot2112, Nov 10, 2012
Photo of jibjib513
3.18/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Serving Type: Bottle to pint glass (didn't have a flute or pilsner glass handy).

Appearance (4.0): Golden, clean and champagne-esque carbonation.

Smell (4.0): Fresh, clean, hint of "skunk" but nice.

Taste (2.5): The taste at first is pretty good, but that aftertaste is a bit too bitter for my taste. I am still a novice at pilsners so I can't say if this is as it should be or if my bottle is defective.

Mouthfeel (3.5): Average, nothing amazing or anything.

Overall (3.5): As stated before, I'm novice at tasting pilsners. The bitterness in the aftertaste is almost overwhelming. I can enjoy this beer but I'm not sure if this is "true to taste" or not.

jibjib513, Nov 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

marvmoreno, Nov 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Hardcore, Nov 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

NutritionFAQs, Nov 07, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Rotorhead, Nov 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

A60sburnout, Nov 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Bellonc, Nov 04, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

mmilyko, Nov 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

dvmin98, Nov 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

samurai221, Nov 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

SavvyStudent, Oct 31, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

crownrl28, Oct 31, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

pknyc, Oct 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

brealbg, Oct 30, 2012
Photo of chefhatt
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured this into a glass, it has a nice copper color body with a small foamy head that hangs around for a while. The smell is of grassy hops. The taste has a sweetness to it from the malt then a little hop bite on the back of the tongue. It has a nice crisp taste and flavor. the mouth feel is good and overall a really nice and crisp pilsner.

chefhatt, Oct 29, 2012
Pilsner Urquell from Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s.
81 out of 100 based on 2,803 ratings.