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Czech Pilsener

The birth of Pilsner beer can be traced back to its namesake, the ancient city of Plzen (or Pilsen) which is situated in the western half of the Czech Republic in what was once Czechoslovakia and previously part of the of Bohemian Kingdom. Pilsner beer was first brewed back in the 1840's when the citizens, brewers and maltsters of Plzen formed a brewer's guild and called it the People's Brewery of Pilsen.

The Czech Pilsner, or sometimes known as the Bohemian Pilsner, is light straw to golden color and crystal clear. Hops are very prevalent usually with a spicy bitterness and or a spicy floral flavor and aroma, notably one of the defining characteristics of the Saaz hop. Smooth and crisp with a clean malty palate, many are grassy. Some of the originals will show some archaic yeast characteristics similar to very mild buttery or fusel (rose like alcohol) flavors and aromas.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.5-5.5%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Sierra Nevada Summerfest LagerSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.003.673,93289
Samuel Adams Noble PilsBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)4.903.873,44286
Pilsner UrquellPlzeňský Prazdroj4.403.633,39478
Mama's Little Yella PilsOskar Blues Grill & Brew5.303.612,91684
Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner)Lagunitas Brewing Company6.203.642,35784
Budweiser BudvarBudějovický Budvar, n.p.5.003.621,36279
Piercing PilsDogfish Head Brewery6.003.791,352-
Blue Paddle PilsnerNew Belgium Brewing4.803.591,273-
Staropramen LagerPivovary Staropramen5.003.36782-
Eurotrash PilzSouthern Tier Brewing Company5.203.47732-
Great Lakes The Wright PilsGreat Lakes Brewing Co.5.303.84721-
NomadGreat Divide Brewing Company5.403.750686
Golden PheasantPivovar Zlaty Bazant a.s.5.003.3844482
Torch PilsnerFoothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub5.303.72398-
Summit PilsenerSummit Brewing Company4.503.58383-
Rogue Farms Good Chit PilsnerRogue Ales6.003.83375-
KarlovackoKarlovaċka Pivovara5.003.05349-
Gordon Biersch Czech Style PilsnerGordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant5.603.4733984
Krušovice ImperialKrálovský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.5.003.46335-
Schell's PilsAugust Schell Brewing Company5.303.6632490
Edel-PilsNew Glarus Brewing Company5.303.87302-
Summer Of LagerCisco Brewers Inc.5.603.7729484
Shiner 101 Czech Style PilsnerSpoetzl Brewery / Shiner4.603.54289-
Peak Organic Fresh CutPeak Organic Brewing Company4.703.84287-
Klisch Pilsner BeerLakefront Brewery, Inc.5.423.45284-
Reality CzeckMoonlight Brewing Company4.804.3279-
RebelM욻anský Pivovar Havlíčkův Brod, A.S.4.403.3726582
Trader Joe's Bohemian LagerTrader Joe's Brewing Company5.003.1424074
Saranac Bohemian PilsenerMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery4.803.423474
Short's Pontius Road PilsnerShort's Brewing Company4.703.61232-
Danish DreamMikkeller ApS4.603.95212-
Schlafly PilsnerThe Schlafly Tap Room5.003.7120890
ŽŽŽatecŽŽatecký Pivovar4.603.5619484
Live Oak PilzLive Oak Brewing Company4.704187-
Josephs Brau PLZNR Czech-Style LagerTrader Joe's Brewing Company5.403.32185-
Berkshire Czech PilsnerBerkshire Brewing Company Inc.5.503.91185-
Notch Session PilsNotch Brewing4.003.5418271
Long Day LagerRed Hare Brewing Company4.983.56169-
MontejoGrupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.4.502.93155-
STS PilsRussian River Brewing Company5.304.0715599
Creemore Springs Traditional PilsnerCreemore Springs Brewery Limited5.303.52152-
HUB LagerHopworks Urban Brewery5.103.8137-
Tiny BombWiseacre Brewing4.503.86133-
KozelPivovar Velké Popovice a.s.5.003.36128-
Primator Premium LagerPivovar Náchod a.s.5.003.5812288
B.B. Bürgerbräu / B.B. Budweiser BierPrvní Budějovický Pivovar Samson5.003.3121-
GambrinusPlzeňský Prazdroj5.003.39120-
Kelso PilsnerGreenpoint Beerworks / Kelso of Brooklyn5.503.59115-
Hansel And GretelElysian Brewing Company4.703.34112-
Palmetto LagerPalmetto Brewing Company5.403.4112-
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