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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Style Examples - 101 to 150 (out of 1429) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Creemore Springs Lot 9 PilsnerCreemore Springs Brewery Limited4.703.5153-
Tooth & ClawOff Color Brewing5.003.9553-
ViaEmiliaBirrificio Del Ducato4.803.8552-
Bernard Svetly LezakBernard Family Brewery4.703.3752-
Radegast PremiumPivovar Radegast a.s.5.003.4851-
James Squire Original PilsenerMalt Shovel Brewery5.003.551-
Braumeister Pils - TettnangVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown5.304.0350-
FAKE LagerBrewDog4.703.3750-
Belle Gueule PilsnerBrasseurs R.J.5.203.3250-
HUGE Large "Sound Czech" PilsnerRussian River Brewing Company5.003.7350-
Zomer PilsLakewood Brewing Company4.803.634985
Grand Trunk Bohemian PilsnerGriffin Claw Brewing Company5.003.864890
ImposterBarrier Brewing Company5.003.7647-
Dommelsch PilsenerDommelsche Bierbrouwerij5.003.0247-
Machine Czech PilzBunker Brewing Co.5.203.6846-
Koutská 12° DvanáctkaPivovar Kout na Šumavě5.004.1946-
Tuatara PilsenerTuatara Brewing Co.5.003.9645-
Wasatch Last One In LagerUtah Brewers Cooperative5.603.7245-
Braumeister Pils - SaazVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown5.704.1745-
Little Creatures Original PilsnerLittle Creatures Brewing Company4.603.1444-
1795 Original Czech LagerPrvní Budějovický Pivovar Samson4.703.0544-
Pescadero PilsnerBallast Point Brewing Company4.603.9343-
Mikkeller Rauch PilsMikkeller ApS4.603.8943-
Paradise Rd PilsnerFigueroa Mountain Brewing Co.5.003.8643-
Mojave GoldIndian Wells Brewing Company4.402.5743-
Staropramen Lager (Ležák)Pivovary Staropramen5.003.5140-
Château NeubourgGulpener Bierbrouwerij B.V.5.503.4539-
Honey PilsnerMadhouse Brewing Company5.003.3739-
Bernard Sváteční Ležák 12°Bernard Family Brewery5.003.6138-
Kozel 11° MediumPivovar Velké Popovice a.s.4.603.4538-
Redor PilsBrasserie Dupont sprl6.203.6138-
Behemoth PilsnerCore Brewing & Distilling Co.5.003.8638-
Slaapmutske Dry-Hopped LagerBrouwerij Slaapmutske5.303.6238-
Na ZdravíSouthern Oregon Brewing Company4.803.7337-
Phoenix GoldPhillips Brewing Company5.003.5437-
PilsenerCervezas Nacionales4.203.0836-
Coronado Golden PilsnerCoronado Brewing Company4.903.5736-
Bohemian PilsnerMatilda Bay Brewing Co.4.703.2536-
Pilsner Urquell NefiltrovanýPlzeňský Prazdroj4.404.1336-
Raid BeerTo Øl5.203.7936-
Bernard Celebration LagerBernard Family Brewery5.003.3136-
Vyskovske PivoPivovar Vyškov5.003.535-
BrouCzech Lager (Brouček Beer)Nova Paka Brewery5.003.235-
Klaster PremiumPivovar Klaster5.603.5335-
Cerna HoraL'Amère à Boire5.004.0635-
Julian Price PilsnerWedge Brewing Company5.903.734-
Lake BeerieThe Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works4.803.5834-
PilsGarrison Brewing Company4.703.7634-
Xingu Gold BeerCervejaria Kaiser4.703.3534-
Pecks PilsnerGreat Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown) ? 3.7433-
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