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Pilsner Urquell - Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s.

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BA SCORE
81
good

2,872 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 2,872
Reviews: 1,272
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 16.53%
Wants: 53
Gots: 208 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +5%

joe12pk, Nov 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

RavenForBeer, Nov 06, 2014
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4.14/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

BBD 2/17/15. Pours a clear light amber (golden). Very good head, lacing and retention. Mild nose of light biscuit with a touch of Saaz hop aroma and spiciness. As it warms, the hops come more forward. Light medium body with a somewhat slick oily texture. Above normal carbonation with good effervescence on the finish and also in the middle. Very well done and it allows the Saaz hops to really shine in the middle. The flavor profile is intense for a Pilsner, well balanced and has a bit of complexity. It begins with a burst of Saaz hop flavor over a light biscuit sweetness. The middle is Saaz - both in flavor and bitterness over a balanced sweetness. The finish is quite crisp, a touch dry, and leaves you with a lingering bitterness and a bit of biscuit and spice. About 30 years ago, I had this fresh on draft and it was World Class. Over the years, it has suffered in quality, but the brown bottle now helps move it towards its past greatness.

tillmac62, Nov 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

AlexAfonin, Nov 06, 2014
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mattfs47, Nov 06, 2014
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MattM, Nov 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

flynn1648, Nov 04, 2014
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Bokanovski, Nov 04, 2014
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tux_alin, Nov 03, 2014
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joeldmonson2, Nov 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12%

mert93, Nov 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

Poured into a challice on Halloween night (I had no other glassware on hand, sorry glassware Nazis).

Dark gold and crystal clear, thin film of head that leaves little lacing. Smell is mostly leafy, grassy hops. Taste follows the nose with grassy hops, crackery malts, clean with a nice, crisp bitterness. Mouthfeel is watery and quenching, a great accompaniment to my bowl of chilli.

This isn't BAD, and I would drink this again, but I'm just not a big fan of pilsners, or lagers in general for that matter. That said, this would be a great summer beer on a hot day, as it is crisp, clean, inoffensive, and sessionable.

Also, kudos on the new brown glass bottles!

Das_Reh, Nov 01, 2014
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knicks19947, Oct 30, 2014
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Nuin, Oct 30, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +6.4%

fatporky, Oct 30, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +19.9%

davidsuttles, Oct 30, 2014
Pilsner Urquell from Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s.
81 out of 100 based on 2,872 ratings.