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 - 201 to 250 (out of 1869) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Ratings > Avg
Bohemian PilsnerRock Art Brewery5.00303.66
CucumbersomeGoose Island Beer Co.5.00303.59
Bushwick PilsnerBraven Brewing Company5.50303.6
Tejas Pilsner/LagerBig Bend Brewing Co.4.70293.43
Trukker PilsDevils Backbone Brewing Company5.00293.61
Hochzeit Summer LagerBlack Raven Brewing Co.5.70293.77
Moravian RhapsodyRaleigh Brewing Company5.10293.72
Patriot PilsnerBoston Beer Works - Canal Street5.50293.6
PilsnerBrickway Brewery & Distillery4.80283.54
Pilsner Urquell KvasnicovýPlzeňský Prazdroj4.40284.03
Cermak PilsnerGoose Island Beer Co.5.90283.61
Staropramen SvetlyPivovary Staropramen4.00273.12
PilsnerNapa Smith Brewery5.00273.21
3 Golden HairsGrimm Brothers Brewhouse4.60273.81
Stonington Glory PilsnerCottrell Brewing Co.4.70273.27
Baden Baden CristalCervejaria Baden Baden3.80273.29
Portsmouth Stephan UrquellPortsmouth Brewery5.50273.73
Fisherman's PilsCape Ann Brewing Company5.50273.36
Hera PilsFort Hill Brewery5.70263.89
Captain Drinkable(pilz)Bullfrog Brewery4.50263.58
Czech Mate PilsenerRed Lodge Ales5.50263.67
BranikPivovary Staropramen4.10262.72
Samson Budweiser Bier PremiumPrvní Budějovický Pivovar Samson5.00263.49
Peacemaker PilsnerPug Ryan's Brewery5.80263.56
CreedenceCrazy Mountain Brewing Company4.90263.73
Lobkowicz KnightBrewery Lobkowicz4.80263.65
PilsnerFour Winds Brewing Co.4.80264.02
Bohemia Regent PrezidentPivovar Regent Třeboň6.00263.24
Bobcat BlondeAdirondack Pub & Brewery4.00253.26
Born Bohemian PilsDenizens Brewing Co.4.90253.66
Lobkowicz Premium LagerBrewery Lobkowicz4.70253.03
Hansa PilsenerSouth African Breweries plc4.50253.15
Svijanský Máz 11%Pivovar Svijany4.80253.61
Praha PilsMad Fox Brewing Company5.20253.64
South Peak PilsnerLa Cumbre Brewing Co.5.20253.85
Child Support! - CitraThe Veil Brewing Co.4.50244.01
Bohemian PilsnerLazy Monk Brewing ? 243.77
PilsnerOccidental Brewing Co.4.80244
Powder Hound PilsnerThe Grizzly Paw Brewing Company4.50243.17
Krušovice 10° Pořádná DesítkaKrálovský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.4.20243.19
Gambrinus Original 10°Plzeňský Prazdroj4.30243.2
OutdoorFieldwork Brewing Co.5.30243.96
La Brise Du LacMicrobrasserie Archibald4.80243.39
Barnstormer Bohemian PilsnerSt. Lawrence Brewing Company5.30243.21
James Squire Four WivesMalt Shovel Brewery5.00233
Barmen PilsnerSandLot Brewery @ Coors Field (Blue Moon Brewing Company) ? 234.1
Eggenberg Svetlý Lezák (Premium Lager)Pivovar Eggenberg & Restaurant Eggenberg5.00233.78
Herold Traditional Premium Bohemian LagerPivovar Herold Březnice A.s.5.00233.17
Tenaya Creek PilsnerTenaya Creek Brewery5.50233.51
Crunchy GroovesShort's Brewing Company5.25233.66
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