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German Pilsener

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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 Avg Hads > Bros
Prima PilsVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown5.304.065,06492
Beck'sBrauerei Beck & Co.5.002.842,01762
Warsteiner Premium German PilsenerWarsteiner Brauerei4.803.431,97884
Scrimshaw PilsnerNorth Coast Brewing Co.4.403.741,84791
Pivo PilsFirestone Walker Brewing Co.5.303.991,777-
Bitburger Premium PilsBitburger Brauerei4.803.481,692-
The CrispSixpoint Brewery5.403.961,59198
Tröegs Sunshine PilsTröegs Brewing Company4.503.81,548-
Carlsberg BeerCarlsberg Danmark A/S5.0031,47770
Nooner PilsnerSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.203.851,396-
Two Women LagerNew Glarus Brewing Company5.003.91,37596
Polestar PilsnerLeft Hand Brewing Company5.503.651,10696
St. Pauli GirlSt. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co.4.902.91,07470
Brooklyn PilsnerBrooklyn Brewery5.103.71,03286
BohemiaCervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.5.303.441,02888
Radeberger PilsnerRadeberger Exportbierbrauerei4.803.611,00688
Saranac Adirondack LagerMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.503.3889577
Pikeland PilsSly Fox Brewing Company4.903.86684-
Stoudts PilsStoudts Brewing Co.5.403.91681100
Jever PilsenerFriesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG4.903.5866579
König PilsenerKönig-Brauerei GmbH4.903.7561396
Trumer PilsTrumer Brauerei Berkeley4.803.8157691
Efes PilsenerAnadolu Efes Brewery5.003.0757590
Beck's SapphireBrauerei Beck & Co.6.002.855665
Weihenstephaner PilsnerBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan5.103.92542-
SOS (Save Our Shore)Abita Brewing Co.7.003.72542-
Sweetwater Road TripSweetWater Brewing Company5.703.5552282
Krombacher PilsKrombacher Brauerei4.803.39507-
Stiegl PilsStieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH4.903.61490-
Smuttynose VunderbarSmuttynose Brewing Company5.203.81455-
Sweetwater Take Two PilsSweetWater Brewing Company5.503.5444984
Saint Arnold Summer PilsSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.903.56446-
Bavaria BeerBavaria Brouwerij N.V.5.00344684
MaryHill Farmstead Brewery5.604.16404-
Paulaner Premium PilsPaulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG4.903.7439883
Ol' Factory PilsTwo Roads Brewing Company5.003.839392
Elm City LagerNew England Brewing Co.5.003.79390-
Organic Ur PilsBrauerei Pinkus Mueller5.203.7937795
Samuel Adams Downtime PilsnerBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.203.6536784
Rothaus Pils Tannen ZäpfleBadische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus AG5.104.0834390
Hans' PilsReal Ale Brewing Company5.303.9833185
Evil Twin Low LifeEvil Twin Brewing5.503.6632586
WernesgrunerWernesgrüner Brauerei AG4.903.36323-
Bavik Pils / LagerDe Brabandere5.203.3231776
Saranac Wild Hop PilsMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.203.6330786
Coney Island Mermaid PilsnerConey Island Brewing Company5.203.65305-
Hometown BlondeNew Glarus Brewing Company4.804.07305100
EKU PilsKulmbacher Brauerei AG5.003.6299-
Pearl Snap PilsAustin Beerworks5.303.88283-
Pony PilsnerHalf Acre Beer Company5.803.8628188
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