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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 2198) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Prima PilsVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown5.304.064,98192
Beck'sBrauerei Beck & Co.5.002.841,97062
Warsteiner Premium German PilsenerWarsteiner Brauerei4.803.431,92184
Scrimshaw PilsnerNorth Coast Brewing Co.4.403.741,81491
Pivo PilsFirestone Walker Brewing Co.5.303.991,695-
Bitburger Premium PilsBitburger Brauerei4.803.481,646-
The CrispSixpoint Brewery5.403.961,51998
Tröegs Sunshine PilsTröegs Brewing Company4.503.81,511-
Carlsberg BeerCarlsberg Danmark A/S5.0031,43270
Two Women LagerNew Glarus Brewing Company5.003.91,34896
Nooner PilsnerSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.203.861,311-
Polestar PilsnerLeft Hand Brewing Company5.503.651,08696
St. Pauli GirlSt. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co.4.902.91,05370
Brooklyn PilsnerBrooklyn Brewery5.103.711,00986
BohemiaCervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.5.303.441,00288
Radeberger PilsnerRadeberger Exportbierbrauerei4.803.6197388
Saranac Adirondack LagerMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.503.3888577
Stoudts PilsStoudts Brewing Co.5.403.91676100
Pikeland PilsSly Fox Brewing Company4.903.86675-
Jever PilsenerFriesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG4.903.5864579
König PilsenerKönig-Brauerei GmbH4.903.7559596
Efes PilsenerAnadolu Efes Brewery5.003.0756290
Trumer PilsTrumer Brauerei Berkeley4.803.8155891
Beck's SapphireBrauerei Beck & Co.6.002.7955165
SOS (Save Our Shore)Abita Brewing Co.7.003.72536-
Sweetwater Road Trip AleSweetWater Brewing Company5.203.5551982
Weihenstephaner PilsnerBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan5.103.91511-
Krombacher PilsKrombacher Brauerei4.803.37488-
Stiegl PilsStieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH4.903.6474-
Smuttynose VunderbarSmuttynose Brewing Company5.203.81443-
Bavaria BeerBavaria Brouwerij N.V.5.00343684
Saint Arnold Summer PilsSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.903.56432-
Sweetwater Take Two PilsSweetWater Brewing Company5.503.5241584
Paulaner Premium PilsPaulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG4.903.7439083
Elm City LagerNew England Brewing Co.5.003.79389-
MaryHill Farmstead Brewery5.604.19378-
Organic Ur PilsBrauerei Pinkus Mueller5.203.7936795
Ol' Factory PilsTwo Roads Brewing Company5.003.8136492
Samuel Adams Downtime PilsnerBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.203.6733084
Hans' PilsReal Ale Brewing Company5.303.9832085
Rothaus Pils Tannen ZäpfleBadische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus AG5.104.0731990
WernesgrunerWernesgrüner Brauerei AG4.903.37311-
Saranac Wild Hop PilsMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.203.6330686
Bavik Pils / LagerDe Brabandere5.203.3230576
Evil Twin Low LifeEvil Twin Brewing5.503.65305-
Hometown BlondeNew Glarus Brewing Company4.804.06304100
EKU PilsKulmbacher Brauerei AG5.003.6296-
Coney Island Mermaid PilsnerConey Island Brewing Company5.203.65283-
Pearl Snap PilsAustin Beerworks5.303.89274-
Mill Street Original Organic LagerMill Street Brew Pub4.203.17269-
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