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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 2089) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Prima PilsVictory Brewing Company5.304.064,92792
Beck'sBrauerei Beck & Co.5.002.841,94262
Warsteiner Premium German PilsenerWarsteiner Brauerei4.803.431,88084
Scrimshaw PilsnerNorth Coast Brewing Co.4.403.741,79091
Pivo PilsFirestone Walker Brewing Co.5.303.991,642-
Bitburger Premium PilsBitburger Brauerei4.803.471,612-
Tröegs Sunshine PilsTröegs Brewing Company4.503.81,507-
The CrispSixpoint Brewery5.403.951,45498
Carlsberg BeerCarlsberg Danmark A/S5.003.011,40270
Two Women LagerNew Glarus Brewing Company5.003.91,32096
Nooner PilsnerSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.203.861,240-
Polestar PilsnerLeft Hand Brewing Company5.503.651,06796
St. Pauli GirlSt. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co.4.902.891,04370
Brooklyn PilsnerBrooklyn Brewery5.103.71,00086
BohemiaCervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.5.303.4499588
Radeberger PilsnerRadeberger Exportbierbrauerei4.803.694888
Saranac Adirondack LagerMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.503.3887977
Stoudts PilsStoudts Brewing Co.5.403.91667100
Jever PilsenerFriesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG4.903.5863279
König PilsenerKönig-Brauerei GmbH4.903.7558696
Efes PilsenerAnadolu Efes Brewery5.003.0755090
Trumer PilsTrumer Brauerei Berkeley4.803.8154891
Beck's SapphireBrauerei Beck & Co.6.002.7954865
SOS (Save Our Shore)Abita Brewing Co.7.003.72533-
Sweetwater Road Trip AleSweetWater Brewing Company5.203.5551782
Weihenstephaner PilsnerBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan5.103.9494-
Krombacher PilsKrombacher Brauerei4.803.37477-
Pikeland PilsSly Fox Brewing Company4.903.89461-
Stiegl PilsStieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH4.903.6461-
Saint Arnold Summer PilsSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.903.56431-
Bavaria BeerBavaria Brouwerij N.V.5.00343184
Smuttynose VunderbarSmuttynose Brewing Company5.203.82431-
Sweetwater Take Two PilsSweetWater Brewing Company5.503.5139584
Elm City LagerNew England Brewing Co.5.003.79388-
Paulaner Premium PilsPaulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG4.903.7438783
Organic Ur PilsBrauerei Pinkus Mueller5.203.7936695
MaryHill Farmstead Brewery5.604.19354-
Ol' Factory PilsTwo Roads Brewing Company5.003.8133892
Hans' PilsReal Ale Brewing Company5.303.9831285
Rothaus Pils Tannen ZäpfleBadische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus AG5.104.0830590
Saranac Wild Hop PilsMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.203.6330586
Hometown BlondeNew Glarus Brewing Company4.804.06304100
WernesgrunerWernesgrüner Brauerei AG4.903.37302-
Evil Twin Low LifeEvil Twin Brewing5.503.64297-
Bavik Pils / LagerDe Brabandere5.203.3229676
EKU PilsKulmbacher Brauerei AG5.003.6293-
Samuel Adams Downtime PilsnerBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.203.6828384
Coney Island Mermaid PilsnerConey Island Brewing Company5.203.65275-
Pearl Snap PilsAustin Beerworks5.303.89267-
Mill Street Original Organic LagerMill Street Brew Pub4.203.17266-
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