Czech Premium Pale Lager vs Munich Helles

sensory analysis Mar 29, 2022

Welcome to the first episode of TBS's Classic Style Side-By-Side series! In these SBSs we'll be comparing similar classic styles that and discussing and providing tips on how to pick them apart in a blind tasting. This is all about helping you pass the Certified and Advanced Cicerone exams!

Tasting blind is HARD, we're here to help! In this episode, Advanced Cicerones Chris Cohen & Scott Fielder sit down to taste and discuss the differences between classic BJCP examples of Czech Premium Pale Lager (aka Czech Pilsner) and Munich Helles. We went with the one and only Pilsner Urquell vs. Weihenstephaner Original Premium. These are both widely available in the US and elsewhere, so you should be able to do this one at home. And here's a little're actually likely to see this one on the exam...but it's NOT an easy home run. Practice and get familiar with it, do your reps! 💪🍺 Good luck!

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