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 - 51 to 100 (out of 2008) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Ratings > Score
Lime PilsnerUinta Brewing Company5.301323.63
GambrinusPlzeňský Prazdroj5.001313.39
Double AughtBear Republic Brewing Co.5.001273.67
B.B. Bürgerbräu / B.B. Budweiser BierPrvní Budějovický Pivovar Samson5.001223.32
Downright PilsnerPort City Brewing4.801203.51
Shower BeerChampion Brewing Company4.501203.75
Palmetto Charleston LagerPalmetto Brewing Company5.401183.35
Kozel PremiumPivovar Velké Popovice a.s.4.801163.37
Hansel And GretelElysian Brewing Company4.701143.13
East Village PilsnerGreen Flash Brewing Co.5.301123.7
PilsnerSteamworks Brewing Company5.001123.81
19-33 Queens Lagrrr!SingleCut Beersmiths5.401093.64
Dominion Beach House Golden PilsnerOld Dominion Brewing Company5.201063.6
Tooth & ClawOff Color Brewing5.001053.91
PilsHeater Allen Brewing4.801044.13
5 O'Clock PilsSaint Arnold Brewing Company5.201043.99
Gold Star PilsnerLancaster Brewing Company5.101033.51
Rhino Chasers PilsnerLost Rhino Brewing Company5.601033.65
Bloody ShowAgainst The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse5.501013.79
King PilsnerKing Brewery4.80993.79
StarobrnoPivovar Starbrno, A.S.5.00973.53
ZlatorogPivovarna Laško4.90973.07
Praga Premium PilsPrvní Budějovický Pivovar Samson4.70963.22
Park Day Bohemian PilsnerMother Earth Brewing4.90923.8
Kozel SvétlýPivovar Velké Popovice a.s.4.00913.29
Red Racer PilsnerCentral City Brewers + Distillers5.00893.59
Buckeye BeerMaumee Bay Brewing Company5.20883.1
Potosi PilsenerPotosi Brewing Company6.00863.58
Peregrine PilsnerMendocino Brewing Company5.00853.33
Bernard Sváteční Ležák 12°Bernard Family Brewery5.00853.5
Purple Gang PilsnerAtwater Brewery5.50833.26
PilsenCerveceria Costa Rica5.10832.81
Holy City PilsnerHoly City Brewing5.00823.59
Pick Six PilsnerPizza Port Solana Beach5.20793.9
Machine Czech PilzBunker Brewing Co.5.20783.76
Dock Street Bohemian PilsnerDock Street Brewery & Restaurant5.00773.55
Creemore Springs Lot 9 PilsnerCreemore Springs Brewery Limited4.70773.49
Workingman's PilsnerFountain Square Brewing Co.5.00753.65
Baderbräu Chicago PilsnerBaderbräu Brewing Company4.80753.74
Line Street PilsnerWeyerbacher Brewing Co.5.30733.73
Pistol Whip'dNoble Ale Works4.20693.51
Big Rock Saaz Republic PilzBig Rock Brewery4.90693.18
Wasatch Summerbrau LagerUtah Brewers Cooperative5.60683.5
PilsenerNew Belgium Brewing4.80673.69
Roger's PilsGeorgetown Brewing Company4.90663.54
CircuitTin Man Brewing Company5.10662.94
Czech PilsenerBohemian Brewery4.00663.67
PilsnerLegend Brewing Co.6.00643.53
Old Thunder RoadSmoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant5.10633.15
Summer Czech Style PilsSprecher Brewing Company5.00603.45
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