Pilsner Urquell | Plzeňský Prazdroj

BA SCORE
82
good
3,827 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay
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Pilsner UrquellPilsner Urquell
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Plzeňský Prazdroj
Czech Republic
prazdrojvisit.cz

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bitterbill on 09-10-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,827
Reviews:
1,486
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
15.93%
 
 
Wants:
96
Gots:
744
For Trade:
0
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Photo of ds27182
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Donkster46
3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AgentMunky
2.74/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a 33cL bottle into a Willi Becher glass. Bottled 21 January 2018 17:53.
2.75/3/2.75/2/2.75
No head on a golden, clear beer with light bubbles.
Smells beery, lightly sweet, and distantly floral.
Tastes overwhelmingly sweet and grainy, but indeed with a pleasant floral note. Popcorny almost. Were it crisper, this would be exactly what I was looking for, but as it stands, I have to live with a biscuity endnote that isn't dry enough to dispel the maintaste.
I "get" the beer, but it's not for me. I want something crisper.

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Photo of CavemanRamblin
3.39/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hossst
4.63/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Riff
3.54/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, golden yellow, with minimal white head. Smells of malt, not much else. Taste is a little bland. Sweet malt, a little bit of a floral note, and seems a hint of butter. Lighter body. Overall, not bad, but not something I'd want to grab again.

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Photo of tottel
3.41/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Golfontap
4.33/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SomethingClever
3.79/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into nonic pint best by of 11/17

A: nice head settles to a Nothing. Body is a gold color with great clarity.

S: green apple musty a little grain a little buttery

T: nice touches of floral hops mixed in with a buttery grainy green apply flavor.

M: Medium bodied good feel clean finish decent carbonation.

O: you can see this is the predesessor to High Life. I think there might be a decent beer here but I feel like mine might be a touch light struck. It's still not a bad beer.

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Photo of Tundra335
2.79/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of jfredett
3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BrewNoob1
3.64/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crow
3.73/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Nace4
3.57/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.07/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

330 mL bottle. Clear deep golden. Smells of sweet malt, a little cardboard. Note sure about this. Tastes much better, though. Spicy and grassy throughout. Still has a sligtly floral character and a sweet malty flavor, but mostly masked by the hops. Light and drinkable. I was looking for a traditional Czech Pilsner for comparison. This was the best I could come up with.

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Photo of Junior
3.64/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of unclekeith
3.82/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Darrin_Smith
4.18/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LDuke
3.71/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of davidward
3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A good Pilsner.

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Photo of Rilesmiles
3.57/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of trllte
4.07/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.75

oh, boy, boy, yum

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Photo of Kayakguy
3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MyLastNameIsStout
4.2/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

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Pilsner Urquell from Plzeňský Prazdroj
3.64 out of 5 based on 3,827 ratings.
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