In preparation for our trip to Prague and the Lutherlands of Germany, it is our solemn duty to taste a number of items to insure that we will be solidly conversant in matters of importance. To wit, how is the local beer. Now, Pilsner Urquell is about as exotic as Miller Light throughout the world, and, in fact, both are owned by SAB Miller. This is a widely known brew, and is brewed in Plzen, Czech Republic.
This is a solid meaty pilsner, as most of the European beers tend to be. There is a depth of flavor that American pilsners often cannot approach. Because of this, the flavor may catch the American beer palate off guard. It has some bite to it, and is best to be savored, and not slammed. This is not a good beer for after mowing the grass. It compliments a good meal, and stands alone nicely as a glass to enjoy in the evening. The taste is decidedly hoppy, which is as it should be. There is nothing particularly awe-inspiring about its taste, it simply is a good European pilsner, which automatically makes it worth your time, effort and money.
A good, solid beer.