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Pilsner Urquell | Plzeňský Prazdroj

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3.59/5
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3,867 Ratings
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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:
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Added by Bitterbill on 09-10-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,312
Reviews:
1,492
Ratings:
3,867
pDev:
15.88%
Bros Score:
3.4
 
 
Wants:
96
Gots:
774
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 3,867 |  Reviews: 1,492
Photo of jondoeworks
3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brutaltruth
3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the 12 oz bottle in a snifter via a friend from work---Thanks Randy!
This nice pils pours a brilliant clear pale amber golden color with a nice head
of white foam that subsides to a thick ring and thin layer with spotty lacing.
Nose of light cereal grains with lager yeast notes that are touched with light honey
subtleties. Flavors follow the nose but exceed with character showing moderately
strong cereal grains touched with honey and lager yeast with a subtle herbal hop note
on the rear. Very nice mouth feel; light body, medium high carbonation, and a nice clean
lightly sweet finish.

A classic legend now widely available. Used to see people fight over finding it back when.
Still a solid session brew.

Cheers

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Photo of Jwale73
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

16oz. can served in a pilsener glass. This beer is absolutely beautiful in the glass - honey gold with crystal clear clarity and a tight, creamy, quarter inch, bright white head that eventually dissipates into a slick that clusters to one side of the glass. Spots and swaths of lacing are present during the tasting. Tiny bubbles are present effervescing in-solution from the base of the glass to the bottom of the cap. Nose has that characteristic Pilsner Urquell skunk as well as grassy notes. Taste follows nose with the addition of a mild sweetness that interplays with at the noble hops. The skunky quality lingers between quaffs. Mouthfeel is light in body, albeit perhaps a little more full-bodied than I like to see in a Pils. Carbonation is mild and even. Overall, a solid beer that I would love to try fresh; however, it's not as clean finishing as I'm accustomed to for the style.

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Photo of AtaraxiaDnB
3.43/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bajengurkan
3.41/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Khaack
3.37/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of BFrederickJudd
4.83/5  rDev +34.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AccipiterofBeer
3.66/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.59/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of paresis
3.18/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of oddy
4.58/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.93/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2.26/5  rDev -37%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of LucMcD17
4.32/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Stout_Hunter
4.88/5  rDev +35.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured into a stange glass on 10/9/17 from a bottle.
L: pours a beautiful deep golden color with absolute perfect clairty! Head is nice and fluffy but dissipateted pretty quick leaving moderate lacing.
S: musk musk and more musk when first cracked. After letting sit for a a minute you get a cracker/bready smell slightly sweet but also a bit bitter. Hard to explain. Kind of like a Grannysmith apple.
T: oh my does this go down smooth...like a pilsner should. Taste is simple yet complex. I keep getting hints of something different with every swig all amazing flavors from nice sweet malts to a bit of bitter grassy hops to even a touch of citrus.
F: it is perfectly carbonated for the profile of this beer. Medium-light body depending on what your used to drinking.
O: it's perfect it really is. One of the few beers that its history intrigued me. So much to the point it makes me want to go to Plzen,Czech Republic on my next vaca to tour the brewery and have it on tap with locals. Proud to call myself Slavic right about now. Highly recommend this beer if you enjoy Pilsners.

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4.65/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Now this is a pilsner, nice straw color, right amount of head, nice crisp taste with hints of citrus, it has a nice taste that rests on the tongue and lingers ever so slightly after you swallow.

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4.21/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.79/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.67/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.43/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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1.74/5  rDev -51.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

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Pilsner Urquell from Plzeňský Prazdroj
Beer rating: 3.59 out of 5 with 3,867 ratings
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