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German Pilsener

The Pilsner beer was first brewed in Bohemia, a German-speaking province in the old Austrian Empire. Pilsner is one of the most popular styles of lager beers in Germany, and in many other countries. It’s often spelled as "Pilsener", and often times abbreviated, or spoken in slang, as "Pils."

Classic German Pilsners are very light straw to golden in color. Head should be dense and rich. They are also well-hopped, brewed using Noble hops such has Saaz, Hallertauer, Hallertauer Mittelfrüh, Tettnanger, Styrian Goldings, Spalt, Perle, and Hersbrucker. These varieties exhibit a spicy herbal or floral aroma and flavor, often times a bit coarse on the palate, and distribute a flash of citrus-like zest--hop bitterness can be high.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-5.5%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 1 to 50 (out of 2039) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Prima PilsVictory Brewing Company5.304.064,90492
Beck'sBrauerei Beck & Co.5.002.841,91762
Warsteiner Premium German PilsenerWarsteiner Brauerei4.803.431,77284
Scrimshaw PilsnerNorth Coast Brewing Co.4.403.741,77091
Bitburger Premium PilsBitburger Brauerei4.803.471,593-
Pivo PilsFirestone Walker Brewing Co.5.303.991,591-
Tröegs Sunshine PilsTröegs Brewing Company4.503.81,502-
The CrispSixpoint Brewery5.403.951,40198
Carlsberg BeerCarlsberg Danmark A/S5.003.011,37170
Two Women LagerNew Glarus Brewing Company5.003.91,29496
Nooner PilsnerSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.203.861,181-
Polestar PilsnerLeft Hand Brewing Company5.503.651,05296
St. Pauli GirlSt. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co.4.902.891,03570
Brooklyn PilsnerBrooklyn Brewery5.103.799886
BohemiaCervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.5.303.4498688
Radeberger PilsnerRadeberger Exportbierbrauerei4.803.6193688
Saranac Adirondack LagerMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.503.3887677
Stoudts PilsStoudts Brewing Co.5.403.9662100
Jever PilsenerFriesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG4.903.5962779
König PilsenerKönig-Brauerei GmbH4.903.7557796
Beck's SapphireBrauerei Beck & Co.6.002.7954365
Trumer PilsTrumer Brauerei Berkeley4.803.8154291
Efes PilsenerAnadolu Efes Brewery5.003.0854290
SOS (Save Our Shore)Abita Brewing Co.7.003.72532-
Sweetwater Road Trip AleSweetWater Brewing Company5.203.5551682
Weihenstephaner PilsnerBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan5.103.91480-
Krombacher PilsKrombacher Brauerei4.803.37463-
Pikeland PilsSly Fox Brewing Company4.903.88459-
Stiegl PilsStieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH4.903.6458-
Saint Arnold Summer PilsSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.903.56429-
Bavaria BeerBavaria Brouwerij N.V.5.00342884
Smuttynose VunderbarSmuttynose Brewing Company5.203.82425-
Elm City LagerNew England Brewing Co.5.003.79388-
Paulaner Premium PilsPaulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG4.903.7438583
Sweetwater Take Two PilsSweetWater Brewing Company5.503.5136984
Organic Ur PilsBrauerei Pinkus Mueller5.203.836695
MaryHill Farmstead Brewery5.604.22332-
Ol' Factory PilsTwo Roads Brewing Company5.003.832292
Hans' PilsReal Ale Brewing Company5.303.9730785
Saranac Wild Hop PilsMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.203.6330586
Hometown BlondeNew Glarus Brewing Company4.804.07303100
WernesgrunerWernesgrüner Brauerei AG4.903.37297-
Rothaus Pils Tannen ZäpfleBadische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus AG5.104.0829490
Bavik Pils / LagerDe Brabandere5.203.3329376
EKU PilsKulmbacher Brauerei AG5.003.6292-
Evil Twin Low LifeEvil Twin Brewing5.503.64284-
Pikeland PilsSly Fox Brewing Company4.903.83268-
Pearl Snap PilsAustin Beerworks5.303.89263-
Mill Street Original Organic LagerMill Street Brew Pub4.203.19262-
Veltins PilsnerBrauerei C. & A. Veltins GmbH & Co.4.803.4526179
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