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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HelicityBig Storm Brewing Co. - Pinellas Taproom4.3015
Cisk PilsnerSimonds Farsons Cisk Plc.5.5015
Winter PilsNotch Brewing5.0014.75
152nd Street PilsnerBig Ridge Brewing Co.4.5014.67
Cellblock PilsBar Hygge / Brewery Techne5.4014.67
Liquid Soundtrack 2 Czech PilsnerWolverine State Brewing Company5.3024.65
Mind RainMonkish Brewing Co.5.7014.64
TchecaMicro Cervejaria Bamberg5.4024.62
Franconia Lemondrop PilsnerFranconia Brewing Company4.7014.57
PilsnerStone House Brewing5.0014.56
Z'Higgi PilsNaked Dove Brewing Company5.2014.54
Doppo Muscat PilsnerMiyashita Shuzo5.0014.5
Lites OutFrogtown Brewery4.1014.5
The Lightness Of BeingRight Proper Brewing Company - Shaw Brewpub3.7014.49
Besto Bohemian PilsnerPigeon Hill Brewing Company5.1024.44
I Am Brewt!Breckenridge Brewery ? 14.43
Schwetzinger Ritter WildSchwetzinger Brauhaus zum Ritter GmbH & Co. KG4.8014.43
The PedalerIron John's Brewing Company6.4014.43
Czech Village PilsnerTurner Alley Brewing ? 144.42
Pink PilsnerBear Bones Beer ? 44.4
Czech Yourself Before Your Wreck Yourself PilsnerLorelei Brewing Company5.4024.38
Zolotoy YarlykVelka Morava5.4014.38
Saaz PilsnerMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery5.70134.35
Rx Pils-nerRivertowne Pourhouse5.4014.35
Všerad Světlý 11°Zámecký Dvůr Všeradice4.6014.35
Tent City PilsnerTent City Beer Company4.6014.34
Pocock PilsenerThe Bobcat Café & Brewery4.2014.33
PilsShinDigger Brewing Co4.1014.32
Presciption PilsBig Horse Brew Pub / Horse Feathers & Co.4.2014.3
Záviš Nefiltrovaný (unfiltered)Měšťanský pivovar v Poličce, a.s.5.2054.29
Domrep Pils 7484Collabs Brewery5.0024.29
Two Tales Bohemian Lager 12°Two Tales Brewing5.0024.29
Reality CzeckMoonlight Brewing Company4.802894.27
Brú LagerBrú Brewery4.2524.26
Purkmistr 12Pivovarský dvůr Plzeň / Purkmistr Restaurant ? 34.26
Passion Fruit Billy GoatCrooked Goat Brewing4.8014.26
FloggerDogberry Brewing5.5024.25
Half DevilAllgates Brewery3.3314.25
PilsnerSeiko-Michinoku Fukushima Beer6.0014.25
Danbo PilsThe Hermosillo / Highland Park Brewery6.0014.25
Jarošov Světlý Ležák (Jarosover Pils)Pivovar Kutná Hora5.1014.25
All Or Nothing PersistenceAll or Nothing Brewhouse5.0014.25
PilsnerMicrobrasserie Labrosse5.5014.25
PilsnerDovetail Brewery4.60164.25
Pils PleaseBarrier Brewing Company5.0014.25
Solar TerminatorWylam Brewery5.8014.25
Czech Your Fruit - Mango/Tangerine PilsnerImperial Oak Brewing5.5014.24
JadrošPivovar Jadrníček4.5014.24
Den'var PilsWestbound & Down Brewing Company / The Buffalo Restaurant & Bar5.4014.24
Czech MateThe Tap Brewery4.8014.24
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