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It is called the model of meter among beers. All other pilsners are a better or worse attempt to copy the original - the first ever Pilsner Urquell. Its unparalleled exceptionality is guaranteed by the same recipe dating from 1842.View all products by Pilsner Urquell
In that year, a momentous event happened in the city. The people of Plzen were tired of bad beer! They protested and dumped 36 barrel of bad beer in the street. Something had to be done! A group of important townsfolk decided to create a brewery that would be run by the city - with rules in place to ensure that quality standards are kept high. They hired a visionary Bavarian brewmaster named Josef Groll to make the beer. He combined new techniques to create a pale malted barley with local Czech hops and the soft water of Plzen to create a new beer.
It shined in the light and the townspeople could see through it! This was a new development! They could ensure that there was no setiment in the beer and that it was pure of contaminants. The townspeople rejoiced! And, just like that, beer was changed forever.
Pilsner Urquell is a Czech pilsner that has an earthy, fresh baked bread aroma, wit hints of hops and honeysuckle. It's suble malty sweetness balances the herbal "noble" Czech hops that give some nice floral notes. Ending with a pleasing bitterness and crisp bite.
Pilsner Urquell is a great go-to beer for hanging out, watching a game, going to a BBQ, or chillin' in the back yard. And, it is so good with food! A roasted chicken, pork loin, or cheese tray with aged cheeses are perfect pairings for this. It's herbal characterics really play nicely with ingredients like rosemary, thyme, or mustard seed.
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