Czech Pilsener

Description:
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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Style Examples - 1751 to 1800 (out of 1805) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Chyeshskoye OriginalnoyeBarnaul Brewery5.60-0-
SpezialChuckAlek Independent Brewers5.80-0-
Czech PilsnerGallaghers' U-Brew5.00-0-
Rice IPL49th State Brewing Company5.50-0-
Gaspereau PilsnerPaddy's Pub & Rosie's Restaurant5.00-0-
Southport Robert Treat PilsenerSBC Restaurant & Brewery - Milford5.00-0-
Yelisyeyevskoye PryemiumPivovarnya Kuptsa Andryeyeva4.50-0-
Lift Bridge LagerFairport Brewing Company5.00-0-
ChyeshskoyeSiberia (Сибирь)5.20-0-
Summer SaazGalaxy Brewing Company4.50-0-
Hopferl PilsLagerHaus Grill & Brewery4.80-0-
Chyeshskoye ElitnoyeBarnaul Brewery5.10-0-
Staraya Ratusha ChyeshskoyeSibirskoye Pivo4.50-0-
Chyeshskoye SvyetloyeБочкаревский пивоваренный завод (Bochkarevskiy Pivovarennyi Zavod)4.70-0-
Discerning PilsnerWildwood Brewery5.00-0-
Chyeshskoye ElitnoyeБочкаревский пивоваренный завод (Bochkarevskiy Pivovarennyi Zavod)5.00-0-
PilsenerFlat Branch Pub & Brewery4.90-0-
Karlštain ClassicBalakovsky Brewery4.00-0-
Koruna ČeskáSyktyvkarpivo4.50-0-
Czech-Style PilsnerDruthers Brewing Company5.60-0-
Karlštain LichtBalakovsky Brewery4.00-0-
CheckOptimism Brewing Company4.60-0-
ToscaBirrificio San Michele5.00-0-
Wąsosz 9°Browary Regionalne Wąsosz4.10-0-
SedlákBalakovsky Brewery4.00-0-
Putnam PilsnerJohn Harvard's Brewery & Ale House5.00-0-
Czech, Please!Wissahickon Brewing Company ? -0-
Bohemian De Notre DameBrasserie Étienne Brûlé ? -0-
KylesbergWarPigs Brewpub5.40-0-
Pilsner 30Browar Niechanowo5.00-0-
The DudeMidnight Sun Brewing Co.5.50-0-
Aussie PilsIronbark Brewery4.40-0-
Maryensztadt Czeska 11Browar Maryensztadt4.70-0-
Bavariya Zhatyetskoye KhmelnoyePivovarennyi Dom "Bavaria"4.50-0-
Czech PilsReUnion Brewery5.50-0-
Gin Pils!Prohibition Pig6.50-0-
20X20 PilsnerTwo Rivers Brewing Company5.30-0-
Mamma's Little Yella PilsOskar Blues Brewery5.30-0-
Pyenzyenskoye OriginalnoyePivovarinniy Zavod Samko4.50-0-
Karel IV. Světlý 11°Pivovar Karel IV.4.30-0-
Hop Love Pils (Gluten Free)To Øl4.50-0-
Josef Groll PilsnerBarnaul Brewery4.50-0-
ZnackaPivovarinniy Zavod Samko4.80-0-
Karel IV. Speciál 15°Pivovar Karel IV.6.00-0-
Colorado Golden PilzPeaks N Pines Brewing Company5.10-0-
RingoldShrub Steppe Smokehouse Brewery5.00-0-
Neumarkt 3S.C. Bere Mureş4.30-0-
Sauber MediterrâneaSauber Beer ? -0-
Paul's PilsnerHeathen Brewing5.00-0-
Torquemada CatalinaCerveza Torquemada4.80-0-
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