Czech Pilsener

The birth of Pilsner beer can be traced back to its namesake, the ancient city of Plzen (or Pilsen) which is situated in the western half of the Czech Republic in what was once Czechoslovakia and previously part of the of Bohemian Kingdom. Pilsner beer was first brewed back in the 1840's when the citizens, brewers and maltsters of Plzen formed a brewer's guild and called it the People's Brewery of Pilsen.

The Czech Pilsner, or sometimes known as the Bohemian Pilsner, is light straw to golden color and crystal clear. Hops are very prevalent usually with a spicy bitterness and or a spicy floral flavor and aroma, notably one of the defining characteristics of the Saaz hop. Smooth and crisp with a clean malty palate, many are grassy. Some of the originals will show some archaic yeast characteristics similar to very mild buttery or fusel (rose like alcohol) flavors and aromas.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.5-5.5%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV Avg > Ratings Bros
HelicityBig Storm Brewing Co. - Pinellas Taproom4.3051-
Cisk PilsnerSimonds Farsons Cisk Plc.5.5051-
Pink PilsnerBear Bones Beer ? 4.893-
Winter PilsNotch Brewing5.004.751-
Palmovka 12*Schilling Beer Co.5.404.733-
152nd Street PilsnerBig Ridge Brewing Co.4.504.671-
Cellblock PilsBar Hygge / Brewery Techne5.404.671-
HitherSuarez Family Brewery5.104.648-
Mind RainMonkish Brewing Co.5.704.641-
Franconia Lemondrop PilsnerFranconia Brewing Company4.704.571-
PilsnerStone House Brewing5.004.561-
Z'Higgi PilsNaked Dove Brewing Company5.204.541-
TchecaMicro Cervejaria Bamberg5.404.522-
PilsnerDovetail Brewery4.604.5216-
Doppo Muscat PilsnerMiyashita Shuzo5.004.51-
PopfujiBrouwerij West5.004.51-
Lites OutFrogtown Brewery4.104.51-
Besto Bohemian PilsnerPigeon Hill Brewing Company5.104.442-
Liquid Soundtrack 2 Czech PilsnerWolverine State Brewing Company5.304.442-
I Am Brewt!Breckenridge Brewery ? 4.431-
Schwetzinger Ritter WildSchwetzinger Brauhaus zum Ritter GmbH & Co. KG4.804.431-
The PedalerIron John's Brewing Company6.404.431-
Saaz PilsnerMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery5.704.4213-
Czech Yourself Before Your Wreck Yourself PilsnerLorelei Brewing Company5.404.382-
Zolotoy YarlykVelka Morava5.404.381-
Koutská 10° DesítkaPivovar Kout na Šumavě4.204.3622-
Three FatesHoly Mountain Brewing Company4.804.3519-
Rx Pils-nerRivertowne Pourhouse5.404.351-
Všerad Světlý 11°Zámecký Dvůr Všeradice4.604.351-
Tent City PilsnerTent City Beer Company4.604.341-
Pocock PilsenerThe Bobcat Café & Brewery4.204.331-
PilsShinDigger Brewing Co4.104.321-
Reality CzeckMoonlight Brewing Company4.804.3289-
Presciption PilsBig Horse Brew Pub / Horse Feathers & Co.4.204.31-
Domrep Pils 7484Collabs Brewery5.004.292-
Two Tales Bohemian Lager 12°Two Tales Brewing5.004.292-
Pilsner Urquell JubileumPlzeňský Prazdroj4.404.291-
Child Support! - MotuekaThe Veil Brewing Co.4.504.266-
Brú LagerBrú Brewery4.254.262-
Purkmistr 12Pivovarský dvůr Plzeň / Purkmistr Restaurant ? 4.263-
Passion Fruit Billy GoatCrooked Goat Brewing4.804.261-
FloggerDogberry Brewing5.504.252-
Half DevilAllgates Brewery3.334.251-
PilsnerSeiko-Michinoku Fukushima Beer6.004.251-
Jarošov Světlý Ležák (Jarosover Pils)Pivovar Kutná Hora5.104.251-
Vagabond PilsnerBad Tattoo Brewing4.504.251-
PilsnerFive Boroughs Brewing Co5.004.251-
Wheat PilsnerFive Boroughs Brewing Co5.504.251-
Zwettler PilsBrauerei Zwettl Karl Schwarz GmbH4.904.254-
Pils PleaseBarrier Brewing Company5.004.251-
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