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 - 251 to 300 (out of 1584) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Barefoot Bohemian Pilsner LagerEight Degrees Brewing4.003.520-
Breznak Svetly LezákPivovar Breznak5.103.2820-
Cintra PilsenCervejaria Cintra4.50220-
Czech Your Head PilsHop Valley Brewing Company5.603.620-
Two Guns PilsnerWynkoop Brewing Company ? 3.4619-
Donder & Bliksem Original VersionBrouwerij De Molen5.903.7319-
Great Lakes Long Dong PilsnerGreat Lakes Brewery5.003.619-
Brewer's Alley PilsBrewer's Alley Restaurant & Brewery4.303.8419-
Radegast OriginálPivovar Radegast a.s.4.003.3219-
JanBrewmaster Jack4.503.8119-
Queen Bohemian RhapsodyMěstský Pivovar Platan S.r.o.4.703.6419-
Gambrinus Original 10°Plzeňský Prazdroj4.303.2719-
Mr. Huff Pursuasion PilsnerHop City Brewing Co.5.003.6119-
Bella Czech PilsWachusett Brewing Company5.303.7419-
Cooper's Series PriscillaMayflower Brewing Company6.003.8719-
Moo Brew PilsnerMoorilla Estate5.003.5219-
Anker BirDelta Djakarta5.002.3218-
LubelskaPerla Browary Lubelskie S.A.6.203.2518-
Stroh's Bohemian-Style PilsnerPabst Brewing Company5.503.7118-
YcleptThrees Brewing5.104.0918-
Bedele BeerBedele Brewery5.503.751899
Born Bohemian PilsDenizens Brewing Co.4.903.5618-
Krušovice MušketýrKrálovský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.4.503.6218-
Svijanský Rytíř 12%Pivovar Svijany5.003.9518-
VratislavPivovary Staropramen5.003.1418-
Gambrinus Excelent (Gambrinus 11)Plzeňský Prazdroj4.703.518-
Route 52 PilsnerTwin Lakes Brewing Co.5.503.5518-
Unfiltered PilsLagunitas Brewing Company ? 3.8517-
Old ReliableShort's Brewing Company5.503.5217-
Bug LagerThe Liberal Cup Public House & Brewery5.003.5617-
CreedenceCrazy Mountain Brewing Company4.903.817-
Ekstra Castle AleGubernija Brewery ? 2.8517-
Throwback Love Me Long Time PilsenerThrowback Brewery4.803.6717-
Vesterbro PilsnerMikkeller ApS5.604.0617-
Manneken PilsBrasserie Lefèbvre SA5.003.4616-
Czecher'd PastChatham Brewing, LLC4.503.7716-
Crazy Fresh PilsAviator Brewing Company5.203.9416-
La CagoleLa Cagole4.703.3316-
Hil's PilsHilliard's Beer5.503.7316-
Pilsner LagerOtto's Pub and Brewery5.103.6816-
Czechsum FunctionDogfish Head Craft Brewery4.803.9216-
Skillet CreekBaraboo Brewing Company ? 3.5416-
Bridge Creek PilsnerSilver Moon Brewing4.703.2715-
European PilzOrlando Brewing Partners6.153.6215-
Bohemia Regent Premium LagerPivovar Regent Třeboň5.003.5415-
PilsnerFremont Brewing Company ? 4.1315-
St. David's LagerThe Frog & Onion Pub4.802.9515-
HavlicekMěšťanský pivovar Havlíčkův Brod ? 3.0715-
New Zealand PilsnerCroucher Brewing Co.5.003.715-
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