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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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Style Examples - 51 to 100 (out of 1355) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Dominion Beach House Golden PilsnerOld Dominion Brewing Company5.203.610694
Moat Czech PilsnerMoat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.4.903.73105-
WonderstuffBauhaus Brew Labs5.404103-
Gold Star PilsnerLancaster Brewing Company5.103.6110069
King PilsnerKing Brewery4.803.8499-
PilsnerSteamworks Brewing Company5.003.9398-
Jack StrawFat Head's Brewery & Saloon5.203.9493-
Kozel PremiumPivovar Velké Popovice a.s.4.803.4392-
StarobrnoPivovar Starbrno, A.S.5.003.569286
PilsHeater Allen Brewing4.804.0789-
19-33 Queens Lagrrr!SingleCut Beersmiths5.403.7488-
ZlatorogPivovarna Laško4.903.1584-
Buckeye BeerMaumee Bay Brewing Company5.203.1583-
Rhino Chasers PilsnerLost Rhino Brewing Company5.603.6881-
Czechvar B:Original LagerBudějovický Budvar, n.p.5.003.4178-
Peregrine PilsnerMendocino Brewing Company5.003.4377-
Park Day Bohemian PilsnerMother Earth Brewing4.903.877-
Kozel SvétlýPivovar Velké Popovice a.s.4.003.2776-
Green StateZero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread4.903.8675-
Holy City PilsnerHoly City Brewing5.003.9774-
Purple Gang PilsnerAtwater Brewery5.503.3173-
PilsnerpFriem Family Brewers4.903.8868-
Pistol Whip'dNoble Ale Works4.203.5267-
Wasatch Summerbrau LagerUtah Brewers Cooperative5.603.4967-
Workingman's PilsnerFountain Square Brewing Co.5.003.6967-
PilsenCerveceria Costa Rica5.102.9966-
Double AughtBear Republic Brewing Co.5.003.7764-
Potosi PilsenerPotosi Brewing Company6.003.663-
Von Trapp Bohemian Pilsnervon Trapp Brewing5.403.886388
Speakerswagon PilsnerHaymarket Pub & Brewery5.803.7562-
Big Rock Saaz Republic PilzBig Rock Brewery4.903.261-
Old Thunder RoadSmoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant5.103.2161-
BaderbräuBaderbräu Brewing Company4.803.786088
RumpelPilsenFull Pint Brewing Company5.203.659-
Summer Czech Style PilsSprecher Brewing Company5.003.3959-
Dock Street Bohemian PilsnerDock Street Brewery & Restaurant ? 3.5159-
PilsnerLegend Brewing Co.6.003.5259-
CircuitTin Man Brewing Company5.102.975880
Praga Premium PilsPrvní Budějovický Pivovar Samson4.703.235882
Élixir CélesteBrasserie Dieu du Ciel!5.003.9458-
Red Racer PilsnerCentral City Brewers + Distillers5.003.6758-
Ciuc PremiumMiercurea Ciuc (Brau Union Romania)4.802.857-
Czech MatePaddock Wood Brewing Co.4.803.8556-
Czech PilsenerBohemian Brewery4.003.7156-
Premium Lager / Kláster Svetlý Special 14%Pivovar Klaster5.603.7454-
Lev Lion LagerMěšťanský pivovar Havlíčkův Brod4.703.355482
Bernard Svetly LezakBernard Family Brewery4.703.3852-
Radegast PremiumPivovar Radegast a.s.5.003.4851-
ViaEmiliaBirrificio Del Ducato4.803.8451-
Roger's PilsGeorgetown Brewing Company4.903.5150-
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