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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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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Prima PilsVictory Brewing Company5.304.044,33991
Beck'sBrauerei Beck & Co.5.002.741,65762
Warsteiner Premium VerumWarsteiner Brauerei4.803.441,52785
Scrimshaw PilsnerNorth Coast Brewing Co.4.403.761,49491
Bitburger Premium PilsBitburger Brauerei4.803.451,356-
Tröegs Sunshine PilsTröegs Brewing Company4.503.741,302-
Carlsberg BeerCarlsberg Danmark A/S5.0031,14970
The CrispSixpoint Brewery5.403.91,02398
Two Women LagerNew Glarus Brewing Company5.003.831,02396
Pivo Hoppy PilsFirestone Walker Brewing Co.5.303.94988100
St. Pauli GirlSt. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co.4.902.8792270
Polestar PilsnerLeft Hand Brewing Company5.503.6388496
Brooklyn PilsnerBrooklyn Brewery5.103.6688087
BohemiaCervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.5.303.483988
Saranac Adirondack LagerMatt Brewing Company5.503.3581877
Radeberger PilsnerRadeberger Exportbierbrauerei4.803.675988
Stoudts PilsStoudts Brewing Co.5.403.91607100
Jever PilsenerFriesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG4.903.5652379
König PilsenerKönig-Brauerei GmbH4.903.7648896
SOS (Save Our Shore)Abita Brewing Co.7.003.71475-
Beck's SapphireBrauerei Beck & Co.6.002.7447065
Trumer PilsTrumer Brauerei Berkeley4.803.846790
Efes PilsenerAnadolu Efes Brewery5.003.0945990
Sweetwater Road Trip AleSweetWater Brewing Company5.203.4544582
Pikeland PilsSly Fox Brewing Company4.903.8393-
Stiegl PilsStieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH4.903.5738382
Saint Arnold Summer PilsSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.903.53380-
Bavaria Beer / PilsenerBavaria Brouwerij N.V.5.00336784
Krombacher PilsKrombacher Brauerei4.803.29357-
Weihenstephaner PilsnerBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan5.103.8835595
Paulaner Premium PilsPaulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG4.903.7334883
Elm City LagerNew England Brewing Co.5.003.73347-
Beer Camp Across America Torpedo PilsnerSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.203.72338-
Organic Ur PilsBrauerei Pinkus Mueller5.203.8232096
EKU PilsKulmbacher Brauerei AG5.003.59269-
Bavik Pils / LagerDe Brabandere5.203.326875
Saranac Wild Hop PilsMatt Brewing Company5.203.6325586
Pikeland PilsSly Fox Brewing Company4.903.82252-
WernesgrunerWernesgrüner Brauerei AG4.903.34251-
Southampton Keller PilsSouthampton Publick House5.003.83233-
Über PilsRogue Ales5.203.92232-
Hans' PilsReal Ale Brewing Company5.303.88227-
Simpler Times PilsnerMinhas Craft Brewery5.503.0922090
Mill Street Original Organic LagerMill Street Brew Pub4.203.16219-
Veltins PilsnerBrauerei C. & A. Veltins GmbH & Co.4.803.4521979
Hometown BlondeNew Glarus Brewing Company4.804217100
LTD Series - 03Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub5.603.64217-
Braumeister PilsVictory Brewing Company5.504.02212-
Dinkelacker CD-PilsDinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG4.903.520780
Almaza Pilsner BeerBrasserie Almaza S.A.L.4.002.8220674
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