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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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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

HankC, Oct 09, 2012
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4.68/5  rDev +31.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had this one first in Epcot, Germany. This was what really got me into trying new types of beer, especially foreign ones. Always a favorite when I can get it on tap. I have had the bottle type but it is in no where near as good as when it is served on tap, but that is sort of a given.

gsboss, Oct 09, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

MattSweatshirt, Oct 08, 2012
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5/5  rDev +40.4%

TheStashRide, Oct 08, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -50.8%

Jimboe, Oct 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

dmmcgove, Sep 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Prestonlegal, Sep 28, 2012
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rangr514, Sep 28, 2012
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4.4/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

part of the boxed "express cold shipped" six pack.

a: poured from a 12oz bottle into a standard pint. thick fluffy white head that takes a long time to die down. pale golden color with lots of carbonation.

s: grassy hop aroma with noticeable sweet and bready malt undertones.

t: nice spicy hop bite with grassy flavors. nice and bitter but pleasantly balanced with some bready and slightly buttery malt character. nicely balanced and finishes dry. extremely refreshing. must be that soft Plzen water.

m: nicely carbonated mouthfeel. fantastically dry and clean finish.

you know...i kinda thought this express cold shipped thing was a bit of a marketing gimmick...and i suppose it is but damn does it make the difference. i haven't had a pilsner this refreshing in a long time. now i know why this is the definition of what a pilsner is supposed to be. recommended.

tzieser, Sep 28, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -57.9%

JoostFricke, Sep 26, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

MisterE, Sep 26, 2012
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colbster92, Sep 22, 2012
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educorgan, Sep 18, 2012
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bostonryan, Sep 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

nathanjohnson, Sep 15, 2012
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3.73/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pilsner Urquell: The official pilsner beer. It was darker in color than I expected (the American style pils I have tried have been really yellow). This beer is darker than golden with more brown to it. A medium dark honey color best describes the Pilsner Urquell. Top it off with a pure white head that while thin, lasts and laces well, and add the extra fine bubbles and you have a beautiful beer. The aroma shouts beer. And the flavor? Ethereal sweetness is surrounded with complex and layers of bitterness and bite. This beer is in a class all its own, and can stand tall against any style. No wonder the Czechs drink more beer per capital than any other nation.

iSip, Sep 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

zberger, Sep 11, 2012
Pilsner Urquell from Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s.
81 out of 100 based on 2,803 ratings.