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 - 51 to 100 (out of 1673) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
B.B. Bürgerbräu / B.B. Budweiser BierPrvní Budějovický Pivovar Samson5.003.3121-
Jack StrawFat Head's Brewery & Saloon5.203.87119-
Moat Czech PilsnerMoat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.4.903.75119-
Palmetto Charleston LagerPalmetto Brewing Company5.403.4118-
Downright PilsnerPort City Brewing4.803.6611488
Hansel And GretelElysian Brewing Company4.703.29113-
East Village PilsnerGreen Flash Brewing Co.5.303.69112-
Kozel PremiumPivovar Velké Popovice a.s.4.803.46107-
19-33 Queens Lagrrr!SingleCut Beersmiths5.403.7106-
Dominion Beach House Golden PilsnerOld Dominion Brewing Company5.203.610694
PilsnerSteamworks Brewing Company5.003.91106-
Green StateZero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread4.903.85103-
Gold Star PilsnerLancaster Brewing Company5.103.6110269
Rhino Chasers PilsnerLost Rhino Brewing Company5.603.73101-
Double AughtBear Republic Brewing Co.5.003.7210188
PilsnerpFriem Family Brewers4.904.0110097
King PilsnerKing Brewery4.803.8499-
StarobrnoPivovar Starbrno, A.S.5.003.559586
Shower BeerChampion Brewing Company4.503.829490
PilsHeater Allen Brewing4.804.0894-
ZlatorogPivovarna Laško4.903.1588-
Park Day Bohemian PilsnerMother Earth Brewing4.903.7986-
Buckeye BeerMaumee Bay Brewing Company5.203.1785-
Kozel SvétlýPivovar Velké Popovice a.s.4.003.2785-
Peregrine PilsnerMendocino Brewing Company5.003.4385-
Purple Gang PilsnerAtwater Brewery5.503.3879-
Holy City PilsnerHoly City Brewing5.003.9678-
Potosi PilsenerPotosi Brewing Company6.003.5777-
PilsenCerveceria Costa Rica5.103.0177-
Praga Premium PilsPrvní Budějovický Pivovar Samson4.703.267682
Pick Six PilsnerPizza Port Solana Beach5.203.9374-
Workingman's PilsnerFountain Square Brewing Co.5.003.772-
Dock Street Bohemian PilsnerDock Street Brewery & Restaurant5.003.5471-
5 O'Clock PilsSaint Arnold Brewing Company5.204.047194
Tooth & ClawOff Color Brewing5.003.8971-
Pistol Whip'dNoble Ale Works4.203.5269-
Big Rock Saaz Republic PilzBig Rock Brewery4.903.1869-
Red Racer PilsnerCentral City Brewers + Distillers5.003.6969-
Wasatch Summerbrau LagerUtah Brewers Cooperative5.603.4968-
Baderbräu Chicago PilsnerBaderbräu Brewing Company4.803.826788
Speakerswagon PilsnerHaymarket Pub & Brewery5.003.7566-
Machine Czech PilzBunker Brewing Co.5.203.666588
Creemore Springs Lot 9 PilsnerCreemore Springs Brewery Limited4.703.5165-
Bloody ShowAgainst The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse5.503.8565-
CircuitTin Man Brewing Company5.103.026480
PilsnerLegend Brewing Co.6.003.5464-
Old Thunder RoadSmoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant5.103.2163-
Czech PilsenerBohemian Brewery4.003.6961-
Line Street PilsnerWeyerbacher Brewing Co.5.303.7660-
Roger's PilsGeorgetown Brewing Company4.903.4859-
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