Pilsner Urquell | Plzeňský Prazdroj

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Pilsner UrquellPilsner Urquell

Brewed by:
Plzeňský Prazdroj
Czech Republic

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Bitterbill on 09-10-2000

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3.31/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into pint glass
Appearance – Pours a golden color with a big white head. The head faded fast to give a lighter amount of lacing.
Smell – The smell is of biscuit notes as well as floral/grassy and a light skunky aroma.
Taste – The taste starts out crisp and malty. There are hints of barley malt and some corn up front. These remain throughout the flavor, but other tastes come and go throughout. In the middle of the taste there is a lighter sugary and caramel sweetness. This fades however at the end where some floral and grassy flavors come to the taste and leave a crisp slightly bitter flavor on the tongue.
Mouthfeel- A lighter body with a higher level of carbonation. Very good for the lightness of the beer.
Overall – A good beer on a nice warm day (as how I enjoyed it today). While not huge on favor or aroma, it is very easy drinking and refreshing.

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Photo of PancakeMcWaffles
4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of JuicesFlowing
3.05/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a fluted pilsener glass.

Look: The beer is a nice clear gold with slowly rising bubbles. A fizzy white head sits on top, dissipating to a film. Random lacing sticks to the glass.

Aroma: The beer smells malty, bready, and slightly sweet with caramel notes.

Taste: Sweet malts come out first with a bready profile. Hops kick in and some faint grassiness can be found in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied.

Overall: Less offensive than the old green bottled version.

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2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -58.8%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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1.75/5  rDev -51.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of frankiepop
3.35/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

No not Steve Urkel. This is a quality fresh pilsner brew from the Czech Republic that is a great thirst quencher called Urquell. I really like the fresh taste to this beer. They claim the water is great there. There is no bad after taste. Reminds me of Carlsberg quite a bit. It's not too bitter and not too sweet. It's just right. The clean fresh taste delivers a great mouthfeel and drink-ability. Goes down smooth and fast.

Drink this beer with the Euro Cup and watch Czech Republic Petr Cech the great goalkeeper do his thing when the Czech team is playing. Good luck my bohunk friends.

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

Photo of barleywinefiend
4.15/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Poured a nice golden color with good carbonation leaviung a billowing white head, good lacing and loads of bubbles

S: Nice floral, grassiness with grains, some biscuit and perhaps a tad bit of corn and light caramel or honey?

T: Nice grainey note with some baked bread, grassy hop notes a little bit of booze shines midway, hop bite persists from mid palate to finish

M: Light body, well carbonated, lingering hop bitterness with a nice sweetness. A coating like honey or caramel on the end

O: No wonder this is the OG Pils! Still delicous.

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -38.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

Pilsner Urquell from Plzeňský Prazdroj
3.64 out of 5 based on 3,816 ratings.
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