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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 - 301 to 350 (out of 1593) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Smiley BlueStevens Point Brewery4.503.6615-
OutdoorFieldwork Brewing Co.5.303.9915-
Ferdinand Svetly LezakPivovar Ferdinand / Pivovar Benešov4.803.4815-
Patio Pounding PilzLowDown Brewery + Kitchen5.203.8315-
Wicked Elf PilsnerThe Little Brewing Company5.003.4214-
Park Point PilsnerFitger's Brewhouse5.603.8414-
Nissos PilsnerCyclades Microbrewery5.003.4914-
253 Pilsner7 Seas Brewery and Taproom5.204.5514-
Kuhnhenn Czech / Bohemian PilsnerKuhnhenn Brewing Company4.803.6414-
Seven States PilsenerBig River Grille & Brewing Works5.003.3614-
Baron TrenckPivovar Starbrno, A.S.6.003.1414-
Hyde Park Winkle LagerHyde Park Brewing Company4.803.6314-
Bernard Nefiltrovaný (unfiltered)Bernard Family Brewery ? 3.8114-
Spring PilsnerChoc Beer Co. / Pete's Place5.403.5514-
Czech Village PilsnerTurner Alley Brewing ? 4.1214-
Konrad PolotmavýPivovar Konrad / Pivovar Hols4.903.9513-
Bernard Light 10° - Bernard Světlé Pivo 10°Bernard Family Brewery3.803.5913-
Theresianer Premium PilsTheresianer HTS 1892 Spa5.003.2113-
Holba ŠerákPivovar Holba4.702.8213-
Budweiser Budvar Kroužkovaný LežákBudějovický Budvar, n.p.5.003.9213-
Bamberg Camila CamilaMicro Cervejaria Bamberg5.003.8413-
Pénélope Pils TchèqueMicrobrasserie Le Naufrageur4.803.4213-
Saaz PilsnerMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery5.704.4213-
PilsnerAlamo Beer Co.5.103.4713-
PilsnerDouble Mountain Brewery & Taproom5.503.8713-
Trafalgar Harbour Gold PilsnerTrafalgar Ales & Meads5.002.5613-
Kross PilsnerKross Microbrew Beer (Southern Brewing Company)4.903.3513-
ZávišMěšťanský pivovar v Poličce, a.s.5.203.4113-
The HeiressSociete Brewing Co.5.30-12-
Parity PilsnerTin Whiskers Brewing Company4.803.6212-
PilsnerBig River Grille & Brewing Works ? 3.312-
Red Canoe LagerCANOE Brewpub5.203.5212-
Budejovický Budvar Svetlé Výcepní Pivo 10° (pale Draught Beer)Budějovický Budvar, n.p.4.003.1612-
Johnston PilsnerDockside Restaurant & Brewing Co.4.303.8612-
Černá Hora PáterPivovar Černá Hora4.403.3912-
BuskerBerkshire Brewing Company Inc.5.003.5812-
RifflandabrauPhillips Brewing Company5.003.7712-
Sarajevska PremiumSarajevska Pivara4.903.4212-
Sterling Premium PilsUpland Brewing Company ? 3.4712-
Pound SterlingParallel 49 Brewing Company5.003.7812-
Tuzlanski PilsnerPivara Tuzla4.302.8612-
Poutník PelhřimovPivovar Poutník5.003.6912-
Bastone PilsnerBastone5.503.5812-
Polish Hill PilsRoundabout Brewery4.803.9212-
King Street PilsnerKing Street Brewing Company5.504.1412-
Åbro Småland 5,2%Åbro Bryggeri5.203.1812-
Gold Bohemia BeerPivovar Nymburk, spol. s r.o.3.503.2512-
Zipfer PilsBrauerei Zipf (Brau Union) ? 3.5712-
Original Litovel ClassicPivovar Litovel4.202.9712-
Pride Of PilsenGranite City Food & Brewery5.803.6112-
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