Pilsner Urquell Brewery

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Pilsner urquell brewery, Pilsen, Czech republic, Europe

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Address: U Prazdroje, Východní Předměstí, 301 00 Plzeň-Plzeň 3, Czechia
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About Pilsner Urquell Brewery, Pilsen

Plzeňský prazdroj a.s. (pronounced [ˈpl̩zɛɲskiː ˈprazdroj a ɛs], German: Pilsner Urquell) is a Czech brewery founded in 1842 and headquartered in Plzeň, Czech Republic. It is the first brewery to produce pilsener blond lager style beer, branded Pilsner Urquell, making it the inspiration for more than two-thirds of the beer produced in the world today, which are named pils, pilsner and pilsener. Both Plzeňský Prazdroj and Pilsner Urquell can be roughly translated into English as "the Fountainhead at Pilsen" or "the original source of Pilsner".

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Walking past the city of Pilsen, you will come across Pilsner Urquell Brewery. Although listed here, Pilsner Urquell Brewery is not one of the most visited sightseeing places in Pilsen.

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  • The brewery is huge and they have clearly made an investment in a world class tour experience. But our guide was impatient and unable to answer some of our questions. On the Sunday we went, the canning/bottling lines were shutdown for maintenance, which while understandable was disappointing (and not apparent when we booked the tour). As someone who enjoys craft beers and has visited many breweries, the lack of some information is surprising. Why did we taste the unfiltered beer but not the filtered beer? Or try the highly touted local water? Recommend visiting if you have a chance as the tour through the cellars is very cool and the history is long and interesting.

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  • The brewery tour is totally worth it. No long, boring explanations but brief brewing theory with a very modern exhibition where you can taste all the ingredients. Visit of botteling facility and brewing house. Also they show a short, well-made video about history, which is pretty interesting to watch. Finally beer tasting in the cellars is a cool experience and if you're quick you might get a second one ;)

  • Amazing tour very extraordinary. Would recommend to do it. Nice brewery and very big but old at the same time.

  • Informative tour of the pilsner Urquell brewery. You get to see how they bottle the beer, brew it, store it etc. You also get to taste 1 glas of unfiltered beer in their cellar

  • Tour is pretty normal. But the cellars are worth visiting. Bring a jacket because it gets quote cold down there. The unfiltered Pilsner is worth it.

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