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 - 151 to 200 (out of 1583) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Klaster PremiumPivovar Klášter5.603.5335-
Cerna HoraL'Amère à Boire5.004.0635-
Pecks PilsnerGreat Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown) ? 3.7434-
Propeller PilsenerPropeller Brewery5.003.7734-
Lake BeerieThe Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works4.803.5834-
PilsGarrison Brewing Company4.703.7634-
Equinox PilsnerNorthshire Brewery4.203.6133-
BluelineGoose Island Beer Co.4.803.633-
Bohemian PilsHardywood Park Craft Brewery5.003.333-
Golden PilsnerMorgan Street Brewery5.103.5232-
Niksicko PivoApatinska Pivara A.D.5.002.6632-
Preservation PilsnerUpland Brewing Company5.503.6432-
Amsterdam Starke PilsnerAmsterdam Brewing Company5.403.9132-
Breznak LagerPivovar Breznak5.103.2932-
Wiedemann’s Special LagerGeo. Wiedemann Brewing Company, LLC4.303.2332-
Brick Waterloo Classic PilsnerBrick Brewing Co.5.003.3432-
Chukker Czech PilsnerOld Bust Head Brewing Co.4.403.3432-
Konrad Svìtlý Ležák 11°Pivovar Konrad / Pivovar Hols4.803.431-
RiotRevolution Brewing Company5.503.8431-
Tomhannock PilsnerBrown's Brewing Company4.753.5731-
Bohemia Regent PalePivovar Regent Třeboň4.603.1530-
Bluetongue Traditional PilsnerBluetongue Brewery Pty Ltd4.503.283051
Eastern PromisesRussell Brewing Company5.003.8730-
Loyalist LagerBarley Days Brewery4.503.0430-
Maccabee Premium BeerTempo Beer Industries LTD4.902.743087
Yebisu The HopSapporo Breweries Ltd.5.503.3430-
Cardinal SinThe Lucky Monk5.003.5630-
Bakalar Svetlý LežákPivovar Rakovnik5.003.3330-
CucumbersomeGoose Island Beer Co.5.003.7330-
P.O.C. Pride Of Cleveland PilsnerCellar Rats Brewery5.003.7330-
Pau Hana PilsnerMaui Brewing Co.5.503.8829-
PilsnerBomber Brewing4.803.7929-
Trukker PilsDevils Backbone Brewing Company5.003.5529-
Original Litovel PremiumPivovar Litovel5.303.4729-
Hochzeit Summer LagerBlack Raven Brewing Co.5.703.8429-
Skills PilsPeekskill Brewery5.404.0229-
PaycheckFullsteam Brewery4.503.4728-
Pilsner Urquell KvasnicovýPlzeňský Prazdroj4.404.2328-
Meteor PilsBrasserie Meteor5.002.7728-
Roly Poly PilsRiver Horse Brewing Co.5.304.0527-
Staropramen Nefiltrovaný (Unfiltered)Pivovary Staropramen5.003.4727-
Moravian RhapsodyRaleigh Brewing Company5.103.7827-
Cermak PilsnerGoose Island Beer Co.5.903.3427-
Patriot PilsnerBoston Beer Works - Canal Street5.503.682791
Staropramen SvetlyPivovary Staropramen4.003.3326-
Technical Ecstasy2nd Shift Brewing ? 4.1226-
Samson Budweiser Bier PremiumPrvní Budějovický Pivovar Samson5.003.4626-
Baden Baden CristalCervejaria Baden Baden3.803.4326-
Portsmouth Stephan UrquellPortsmouth Brewery5.50426-
Flying Monkeys Mythology Canadian Golden PilsnerFlying Monkeys Craft Brewery5.303.6125-
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