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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Style Examples - 101 to 150 (out of 1808) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Roger's PilsGeorgetown Brewing Company4.903.4960-
RumpelPilsenFull Pint Brewing Company5.203.659-
Bernard Světlý Ležák 11°Bernard Family Brewery4.703.3959-
Summer Czech Style PilsSprecher Brewing Company5.003.4858-
Élixir CélesteBrasserie Dieu du Ciel!5.003.9458-
Belle Gueule PilsnerBrasseurs R.J.5.203.3558-
Zomer PilsLakewood Brewing Company4.803.635885
Ciuc PremiumMiercurea Ciuc (Brau Union Romania)4.802.857-
Czech MatePaddock Wood Brewing Co.4.803.8556-
ViaEmiliaBirrificio Del Ducato4.803.8555-
ImposterBarrier Brewing Company5.003.7555-
Lev Lion LagerMěšťanský pivovar Havlíčkův Brod4.703.375582
Premium Lager / Kláster Svetlý Special 14%Pivovar Klášter5.603.7154-
Wasatch Last One In LagerUtah Brewers Cooperative5.603.6954-
Braumeister Pils - TettnangVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown5.304.0353-
Radegast PremiumPivovar Radegast a.s.5.003.4852-
Tuatara Mot EurekaTuatara Brewing Co.5.003.9452-
Dommelsch PilsenerDommelsche Bierbrouwerij5.003.0251-
James Squire Original PilsenerMalt Shovel Brewery5.003.551-
FAKE LagerBrewDog4.703.3750-
HUGE Large "Sound Czech" PilsnerRussian River Brewing Company5.003.7350-
Grand Trunk Bohemian PilsnerGriffin Claw Brewing Company5.003.864990
Pescadero PilsnerBallast Point Brewing Company4.603.8848-
Château NeubourgGulpener Bierbrouwerij B.V.5.503.3947-
Mikkeller Rauch PilsMikkeller ApS4.603.947-
Paradise Rd PilsnerFigueroa Mountain Brewing Co.5.003.9346-
Pilsner Urquell NefiltrovanýPlzeňský Prazdroj4.404.0146-
Koutská 12° DvanáctkaPivovar Kout na Šumavě5.004.1846-
Little Creatures Original PilsnerLittle Creatures Brewing Company4.603.1445-
1795 Original Czech LagerPrvní Budějovický Pivovar Samson4.703.0645-
PilsenerNew Belgium Brewing4.803.6944-
Roly Poly PilsRiver Horse Brewing Co.5.303.9244-
Honey PilsnerMadhouse Brewing Company5.003.3743-
Redor PilsBrasserie Dupont sprl5.003.6143-
Mojave GoldIndian Wells Brewing Company4.402.5743-
Bernard Celebration LagerBernard Family Brewery5.003.3343-
Xingu Gold BeerCervejaria Kaiser4.703.3843-
Kozel 11° MediumPivovar Velké Popovice a.s.4.603.4442-
Bernard Sváteční Ležák 12°Bernard Family Brewery5.003.6141-
Staropramen Lager (Ležák)Pivovary Staropramen5.003.5141-
Behemoth PilsnerCore Brewing & Distilling Co.5.003.8541-
Stroh's Bohemian-Style PilsnerPabst Brewing Company5.503.6739-
Zatecky GusBaltika Breweries4.603.1739-
Slaapmutske Dry-Hopped LagerBrouwerij Slaapmutske5.303.6239-
Flying Monkeys Mythology Canadian Golden PilsnerFlying Monkeys Craft Brewery5.303.6738-
Na ZdravíSouthern Oregon Brewing Company4.803.7238-
Equinox PilsnerNorthshire Brewery4.203.5938-
PilsenerCervezas Nacionales4.203.0737-
Julian Price PilsnerWedge Brewing Company5.903.7137-
BrouCzech Lager (Brouček Beer)Nova Paka Brewery5.003.237-
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