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 - 401 to 450 (out of 1761) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Freestyle Series #38Oxbow Brewing Company5.003.6711-
PrazskyPivovary Staropramen4.201.9711-
Bootleg Wils PilsBootleg Brewery4.903.1211-
PC PlznrBrick Brewing Co.5.001.9611-
Wäls PilsenCervejaria Wäls5.003.7911-
Platan Jedenáct 11°Městský Pivovar Platan S.r.o.4.903.4411-
Czechet PilsnerMikkeller ApS4.603.6311-
Pickla PilsNynäshamns Ångbryggeri4.803.9611-
Great Western Premium PilsnerGreat Western Brewing5.003.2611-
Černá Hora Moravské SklepníPivovar Černá Hora4.003.6911-
Ma Première BlondeÀ La Fût5.403.2711-
Columbus RhapsodyColumbus Brewing Company5.503.8811-
Argus MaesticMěstský Pivovar Platan S.r.o.4.802.4410-
Five Lamps Dublin LagerThe 5 Lamps Dublin Brewery4.203.6210-
Zubr GoldPivovar Prerov4.602.9810-
Alexandr 10*Schilling Beer Co.4.703.9610-
Balmain Original PilsnerBalmain Brewing Company4.503.1510-
Suntory The Premium Malt's Master's DreamSuntory5.002.5310-
Boathouse PilsnerTitletown Brewing Company ? 3.7410-
Quill PigDraught Works5.003.7410-
Capitol LightC.H. Evans Brewing Company4.403.410-
Czech YourselfLynnwood Grill & Brewing Concern5.003.910-
Ciuc PremiumHeineken Romania5.002.8910-
Shane's Gold (formerly Shane's Leap Golden Lager)McKenzie Brew House4.903.710-
Shine Runner PilsChaos Mountain Brewing5.303.4610-
VevodaBrewery Lobkowicz4.503.210-
Hawthorn Brewing Co. PilsnerHawthorn Brewing Company4.603.3810-
Gambrinus PalePlzeňský Prazdroj4.103.5410-
Cerveza PilsnerCarneros Brewing Company5.003.1610-
Rohozec Skalák Světlý Ležák Premium 12°Pivovar Rohozec5.303.4910-
Co-op Czech Premium LagerPivovary Staropramen5.003.310-
Celia Prémiový Světlý LežákŽŽatecký Pivovar4.503.269-
Riverwalk Empire PilsnerRiver Dog Brewing Co.5.603.719-
Micro Malt PilsnerSelin's Grove Brewing Company ? 3.729-
Pixel PilsFuggles & Warlock Craftworks5.003.819-
Hip CzechVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown4.403.819-
Chodovar PrezidentChodovar Brewery5.003.319-
PilsnerEast African Breweries Ltd (Kenya Breweries)4.702.979-
Zubr ClassicPivovar Prerov4.103.029-
Main Street PilsnerBastone5.503.379-
St. Sylvestre Du Moulin PilsnerBrasserie De Saint-Sylvestre5.302.59-
Snopes Family PilsnerYalobusha Brewing Company5.203.559-
Bohemian PilsnerTriumph Brewing Company5.403.589-
Cross Czech PilsRedhook Ale Brewery5.303.489-
Anne BaillargeonMicrobrasserie de l'ile d'Orléans5.003.669-
St Arnou PilsnerPotters Hotel & Brewery (Hunter Beer Co) ? 3.339-
Pub PilsDesert Edge Brewery4.003.169-
Cardinal SpecialeFeldschlösschen Beverages Group5.203.079-
Keller PilsAppalachian Brewing Company ? 3.229-
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