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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 1815) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Prima PilsVictory Brewing Company5.304.034,71992
Beck'sBrauerei Beck & Co.5.002.751,83562
Scrimshaw PilsnerNorth Coast Brewing Co.4.403.771,67991
Warsteiner Premium German PilsenerWarsteiner Brauerei4.803.431,67484
Bitburger Premium PilsBitburger Brauerei4.803.441,494-
Tröegs Sunshine PilsTröegs Brewing Company4.503.731,379-
Pivo Hoppy PilsFirestone Walker Brewing Co.5.303.941,318100
Carlsberg BeerCarlsberg Danmark A/S5.0031,30070
The CrispSixpoint Brewery5.403.91,24098
Two Women LagerNew Glarus Brewing Company5.003.811,19490
St. Pauli GirlSt. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co.4.902.8699670
Polestar PilsnerLeft Hand Brewing Company5.503.6399296
Brooklyn PilsnerBrooklyn Brewery5.103.6596086
BohemiaCervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.5.303.3992688
Radeberger PilsnerRadeberger Exportbierbrauerei4.803.5987688
Saranac Adirondack LagerMatt Brewing Company5.503.3586377
Nooner PilsnerSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.203.83718-
Stoudts PilsStoudts Brewing Co.5.403.9642100
Jever PilsenerFriesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG4.903.5559079
König PilsenerKönig-Brauerei GmbH4.903.7753496
Beck's SapphireBrauerei Beck & Co.6.002.7652265
SOS (Save Our Shore)Abita Brewing Co.7.003.7516-
Trumer PilsTrumer Brauerei Berkeley4.803.851691
Efes PilsenerAnadolu Efes Brewery5.003.151090
Sweetwater Road Trip AleSweetWater Brewing Company5.203.4548082
Pikeland PilsSly Fox Brewing Company4.903.8429-
Stiegl PilsStieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH4.903.5642782
Weihenstephaner PilsnerBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan5.103.9142395
Krombacher PilsKrombacher Brauerei4.803.32419-
Bavaria Beer / PilsenerBavaria Brouwerij N.V.5.00340784
Saint Arnold Summer PilsSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.903.52399-
Elm City LagerNew England Brewing Co.5.003.73382-
Paulaner Premium PilsPaulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG4.903.7237183
Smuttynose VunderbarSmuttynose Brewing Company5.203.7235789
Organic Ur PilsBrauerei Pinkus Mueller5.203.8335295
Saranac Wild Hop PilsMatt Brewing Company5.203.6229986
Hometown BlondeNew Glarus Brewing Company4.803.99298100
Bavik Pils / LagerDe Brabandere5.203.3128376
EKU PilsKulmbacher Brauerei AG5.003.58282-
Sweetwater Take Two PilsSweetWater Brewing Company5.503.39280-
Hans' PilsReal Ale Brewing Company5.303.8827885
WernesgrunerWernesgrüner Brauerei AG4.903.33275-
Pikeland PilsSly Fox Brewing Company4.903.81264-
Ol' Factory PilsTwo Roads Brewing Company5.003.7125892
Southampton Keller PilsSouthampton Publick House5.003.8251-
Veltins PilsnerBrauerei C. & A. Veltins GmbH & Co.4.803.4324879
Mill Street Original Organic LagerMill Street Brew Pub4.203.15245-
Simpler Times PilsnerMinhas Craft Brewery5.503.124390
Braumeister PilsVictory Brewing Company5.504237-
Pearl Snap PilsAustin Beerworks5.303.8523685
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