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|World Classics Pilsner Urquell|
|Written by Ale Street News|
|Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00|
Urquell means "from the source." Pilsner is derived from the town of Plzen (Pilsen) in the Czech Republic. First brewed in 1842 at the Plzensky Prazdroj Brewery, by the young brewmaster Josef Groll, Pilsner Urquell ushered in the new era of golden lager.
The soft water of the town allowed the sweet flavors of Moravian malt to blend perfectly with the aromatic characteristics of Saaz hops. The triple decoction brewing process and angled-flame heating in copper vessels·help caramelize the malt. Up front Pilsner Urquell is slightly sweet, with a honey-caramel-nut flavor and malty, toasted-grain character. It finishes crisp, with a sharp and distinct bitterness.
|Last Updated on Monday, 04 August 2008 11:08|