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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 1996) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs > Bros
Prima PilsVictory Brewing Company5.304.082,02692
Warsteiner Premium German PilsenerWarsteiner Brauerei4.803.4381684
Bitburger Premium PilsBitburger Brauerei4.803.5757-
Scrimshaw PilsnerNorth Coast Brewing Co.4.403.7466791
Beck'sBrauerei Beck & Co.5.002.8566462
Tröegs Sunshine PilsTröegs Brewing Company4.503.83574-
Brooklyn PilsnerBrooklyn Brewery5.103.7447386
Saranac Adirondack LagerMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.503.446877
Carlsberg BeerCarlsberg Danmark A/S5.003.0246670
BohemiaCervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.5.303.4939988
St. Pauli GirlSt. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co.4.902.9239670
Radeberger PilsnerRadeberger Exportbierbrauerei4.803.6439188
Stoudts PilsStoudts Brewing Co.5.403.9363100
Polestar PilsnerLeft Hand Brewing Company5.503.6735096
The CrispSixpoint Brewery5.403.9634998
Jever PilsenerFriesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG4.903.6130079
König PilsenerKönig-Brauerei GmbH4.903.7627296
Two Women LagerNew Glarus Brewing Company5.003.9327196
Efes PilsenerAnadolu Efes Brewery5.003.0626690
Trumer PilsTrumer Brauerei Berkeley4.803.824791
Nooner PilsnerSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.203.89246-
Bavaria BeerBavaria Brouwerij N.V.5.003.0224584
Organic Ur PilsBrauerei Pinkus Mueller5.203.7724195
SOS (Save Our Shore)Abita Brewing Co.7.003.74240-
Pivo PilsFirestone Walker Brewing Co.5.304.01215-
Über PilsRogue Ales5.203.9214-
Pikeland PilsSly Fox Brewing Company4.903.93203-
Paulaner Premium PilsPaulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG4.903.7619883
EKU PilsKulmbacher Brauerei AG5.003.62176-
Bavik Pils / LagerDe Brabandere5.203.3516476
Elm City LagerNew England Brewing Co.5.003.83164-
Sweetwater Road Trip AleSweetWater Brewing Company5.203.5916182
WernesgrunerWernesgrüner Brauerei AG4.903.39160-
Stiegl PilsStieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH4.903.61159-
Pikeland PilsSly Fox Brewing Company4.903.84156-
Saint Arnold Summer PilsSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.903.6155-
Christoffel BierBierbrouwerij Sint Christoffel B.V6.003.86150-
Dinkelacker CD-PilsDinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG4.903.5214580
Beck's SapphireBrauerei Beck & Co.6.002.7613965
Krombacher PilsKrombacher Brauerei4.803.38139-
Saranac Golden PilsenerMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.103.2113881
Southampton Keller PilsSouthampton Publick House5.003.95135-
Veltins PilsnerBrauerei C. & A. Veltins GmbH & Co.4.803.4813379
LTD Series - 03Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub5.603.63132-
Simpler Times PilsnerMinhas Craft Brewery5.503.0913090
Weihenstephaner PilsnerBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan5.103.9130-
Almaza Pilsner BeerBrasserie Almaza S.A.L.4.002.8212674
Palma Louca Pale PilsnerCervejaria Kaiser4.502.4912251
Presque Isle PilsnerErie Brewing Co.4.203.14120-
Rothaus Pils Tannen ZäpfleBadische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus AG5.104.1111990
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