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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
Saranac PilsenerMatt Brewing Company5.303.49869
Squatters Provo Girl PilsnerUtah Brewers Cooperative4.003.49574
Rickard's BlondeMolson Coors Canada5.003.0494-
Einbecker Brauherren Premium PilsEinbecker Brauhaus AG4.903.59380
Smuttynose Vunderbar!Smuttynose Brewing Company5.103.6392-
Schwelmer PilsPrivatbrauerei Schwelm4.703.619279
Moa MethodeMoa Brewing Company5.503.7791-
Maes PilsBrouwerij Alken-Maes5.202.7683-
Butte Creek Organic PilsnerButte Creek Brewing Company4.503.418380
Captain James Jack PilsnerThe Olde Mecklenburg Brewery4.803.858295
LagerUpper Canada Brewing Company5.003.428191
Rothaus Pils Tannen ZäpfleBadische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus AG5.103.8780-
Thomas Creek Dockside PilsnerThomas Creek Brewery4.503.279-
Sudwerk PilsnerSudwerk Restaurant and Brewery5.003.787890
St. Peter's Sorgham BeerSt. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd4.202.6877-
Frankenmuth Traditional German PilsnerFrankenmuth Brewery5.253.2475-
Rock River LagerMinhas Craft Brewery ? 2.9474-
PilsnerSt. George Brewing Company, The5.003.647499
Knappstein Reserve LagerEnterprise Brewery (Knappstein Wines)5.603.887396
Downright PilsnerPort City Brewing4.803.5569-
NektarBanjalučka Pivara5.002.9869-
Bayern PilsenerBayern Brewing, Inc.5.003.5668-
Mother Of ExilesRevolution Brewing Company5.203.766-
Josephs Brau Hopfest German Style PilsnerTrader Joe's Brewing Company5.003.1966-
Southern BlondeDiamond Bear Brewing Company5.183.2666-
Mikkeller KeeperMikkeller ApS5.003.865-
PilsenerCerveceria La Constancia S.A. / BevCo Ltd3.902.856479
Sapporo ClassicSapporo Breweries Ltd.5.002.9563-
Allgäuer Büble BierAllgäuer Brauhaus AG5.503.662-
Hirter Privat PilsBrauerei Hirt GmbH5.203.3162-
Schonramer PilsPrivate Landbrauerei Schönram5.403.8961-
Mill Street PilsnerMill Street Brew Pub4.803.6560-
Popcorn PilsnerSun King Brewing Company5.403.5160-
Pine Mountain PilsDeschutes Brewery5.203.885990
Trauger PilsnerNeshaminy Creek Brewing Company4.803.6758-
Old Pavilion PilsnerMarshall Brewing Company5.003.735890
Columbus PilsStieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH4.903.5458-
Tipo PilsBirrificio Italiano5.004.0158-
Suntory The Premium Malt'sSuntory5.503.1958-
Licher PilsLicher Privatbrauerei4.903.658-
Atwater PilsnerAtwater Brewery ? 3.3557-
Prison Break Breakout PilsnerDouble Trouble Brewing Co.5.003.3957-
Millstream German PilsnerMillstream Brewing Company5.003.125647
Fürstenberg Premium PilsenerFürstlich Fürstenbergische Brauerei KG4.803.3256-
Cruzcampo PilsenerGrupo Cruzcampo SA4.802.4955-
Original Oettinger PilsOettinger International Getränke-Vertriebs GmbH4.703.1254-
Monteith's PilsenerMonteith's Brewing Co.5.003.0953-
"26" Anniversary Cascade PilsnerFull Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub6.003.8152-
Pontchartrain PilsnerCovington Brewhouse5.003.4152-
Grieskirchner PilsBrauerei Grieskirchen AG4.803.6151-
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