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 1563) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Jack StrawFat Head's Brewery & Saloon5.203.89113-
Hansel And GretelElysian Brewing Company4.703.29113-
Downright PilsnerPort City Brewing4.803.6611188
Von Trapp Bohemian Pilsnervon Trapp Brewing5.403.9111188
East Village PilsnerGreen Flash Brewing Co.5.303.7111-
Moat Czech PilsnerMoat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.4.903.73110-
Czechvar B:Original LagerBudějovický Budvar, n.p.5.003.48108-
Dominion Beach House Golden PilsnerOld Dominion Brewing Company5.203.610694
PilsnerSteamworks Brewing Company5.003.91105-
Terrapin Sound CzechTerrapin Beer Company5.503.9310384
Gold Star PilsnerLancaster Brewing Company5.103.6110169
King PilsnerKing Brewery4.803.8499-
19-33 Queens Lagrrr!SingleCut Beersmiths5.403.799-
Kozel PremiumPivovar Velké Popovice a.s.4.803.4497-
Rhino Chasers PilsnerLost Rhino Brewing Company5.603.7397-
StarobrnoPivovar Starbrno, A.S.5.003.559586
PilsHeater Allen Brewing4.804.0893-
Green StateZero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread4.903.8591-
PilsnerpFriem Family Brewers4.903.978897
ZlatorogPivovarna Laško4.903.1588-
Park Day Bohemian PilsnerMother Earth Brewing4.903.8285-
Buckeye BeerMaumee Bay Brewing Company5.203.1684-
Peregrine PilsnerMendocino Brewing Company5.003.4384-
Kozel SvétlýPivovar Velké Popovice a.s.4.003.2782-
Shower BeerChampion Brewing Company4.503.837990
Purple Gang PilsnerAtwater Brewery5.503.3178-
Holy City PilsnerHoly City Brewing5.003.9876-
Double AughtBear Republic Brewing Co.5.003.7876-
Potosi PilsenerPotosi Brewing Company6.003.5875-
Praga Premium PilsPrvní Budějovický Pivovar Samson4.703.257382
PilsenCerveceria Costa Rica5.10372-
Workingman's PilsnerFountain Square Brewing Co.5.003.771-
Pistol Whip'dNoble Ale Works4.203.5268-
Wasatch Summerbrau LagerUtah Brewers Cooperative5.603.4968-
Baderbräu Chicago PilsnerBaderbräu Brewing Company4.803.826788
Dock Street Bohemian PilsnerDock Street Brewery & Restaurant5.003.5366-
Red Racer PilsnerCentral City Brewers + Distillers5.003.6866-
Speakerswagon PilsnerHaymarket Pub & Brewery5.003.7565-
Pick Six PilsnerPizza Port Solana Beach5.203.9465-
Big Rock Saaz Republic PilzBig Rock Brewery4.903.264-
CircuitTin Man Brewing Company5.103.026380
Old Thunder RoadSmoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant5.103.2163-
PilsnerLegend Brewing Co.6.003.5362-
Czech PilsenerBohemian Brewery4.003.6960-
RumpelPilsenFull Pint Brewing Company5.203.659-
Summer Czech Style PilsSprecher Brewing Company5.003.3959-
Élixir CélesteBrasserie Dieu du Ciel!5.003.9458-
Tooth & ClawOff Color Brewing5.003.9558-
Ciuc PremiumMiercurea Ciuc (Brau Union Romania)4.802.857-
Roger's PilsGeorgetown Brewing Company4.903.4856-
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