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 rAvg Revs > Bros
MontejoGrupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.4.503.0142-
HUB LagerHopworks Urban Brewery5.103.8941-
Radegast PremiumPivovar Radegast a.s.5.003.5140-
Peak Organic Fresh CutPeak Organic Brewing Company4.703.8140-
Buckeye BeerMaumee Bay Brewing Company5.203.1639-
Dock Street Bohemian PilsnerDock Street Brewery & Restaurant ? 3.5539-
Czech MatePaddock Wood Brewing Co.4.803.9135-
Kozel PremiumPivovar Velké Popovice a.s.4.803.5235-
PilsHeater Allen Brewing4.804.0735-
Czech PilsenerBohemian Brewery4.003.7834-
Élixir CélesteBrasserie Dieu Du Ciel5.003.9932-
Lev Lion LagerM욻anský Pivovar Havlíčkův Brod, A.S.4.703.43282
Hansel And GretelElysian Brewing Company4.703.4331-
Kelso PilsnerGreenpoint Beerworks / Kelso of Brooklyn5.503.6130-
James Squire Original PilsenerMalt Shovel Brewery5.003.5330-
ViaEmiliaBirrificio Del Ducato4.803.8628-
Bluetongue Traditional PilsnerBluetongue Brewery Pty Ltd4.503.292851
Ciuc PremiumMiercurea Ciuc (Brau Union Romania)4.802.8528-
Old Thunder RoadSmoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant5.103.2528-
Kozel SvétlýPivovar Velké Popovice a.s.4.003.2127-
PilsnerSteamworks Brewing Company5.003.9826-
PilsGarrison Brewing Company4.703.7826-
Bohemian PilsnerMatilda Bay Brewing Co.4.703.325-
Braumeister Pils - SaazVictory Brewing Company5.704.1725-
Vyskovske PivoPivovar Vyškov5.003.5524-
Tuatara PilsenerTuatara Brewing Co.5.003.9824-
Staropramen Lager (Ležák)Pivovary Staropramen5.003.5824-
RumpelPilsenFull Pint Brewing Company5.203.6323-
PilsenCerveceria Costa Rica4.503.0623-
Long Day LagerRed Hare Brewing Company4.983.5723-
Little Creatures Original PilsnerLittle Creatures Brewing Company4.603.122-
Maccabee Premium BeerTempo Beer Industries LTD4.902.712287
Samson Budweiser Bier PremiumPrvní Budějovický Pivovar Samson5.003.5822-
Lobkowicz KnightBrewery Lobkowicz4.803.662294
Yebisu The HopSapporo Breweries Ltd.5.503.3220-
Herold Traditional Premium Bohemian LagerPivovar Herold Březnice A.s.5.003.1320-
Mojave GoldIndian Wells Brewing Company4.402.5820-
Double AughtBear Republic Brewing Co.5.003.8120-
Cerna HoraL'Amère à Boire5.004.0920-
PilsenerCervezas Nacionales4.203.1119-
Braumeister Pils - TettnangVictory Brewing Company5.304.0119-
Praga Premium PilsPrvní Budějovický Pivovar Samson4.703.251982
Original Litovel PremiumPivovar Litovel5.003.5319-
Belle Gueule PilsnerBrasseurs R.J.5.203.4519-
Slaapmutske Dry-Hopped LagerBrouwerij Slaapmutske5.303.6619-
HUGE Large "Sound Czech" PilsnerRussian River Brewing Company5.003.7219-
1795 Original Czech LagerPrvní Budějovický Pivovar Samson4.703.0218-
Propeller PilsenerPropeller Brewery5.003.8118-
Na ZdravíSouthern Oregon Brewing Company4.803.7218-
Bernard Svetly LezakBernard Family Brewery4.703.3918-
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