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German Pilsener

The Pilsner beer was first brewed in Bohemia, a German-speaking province in the old Austrian Empire. Pilsner is one of the most popular styles of lager beers in Germany, and in many other countries. It’s often spelled as "Pilsener", and often times abbreviated, or spoken in slang, as "Pils."

Classic German Pilsners are very light straw to golden in color. Head should be dense and rich. They are also well-hopped, brewed using Noble hops such has Saaz, Hallertauer, Hallertauer Mittelfrüh, Tettnanger, Styrian Goldings, Spalt, Perle, and Hersbrucker. These varieties exhibit a spicy herbal or floral aroma and flavor, often times a bit coarse on the palate, and distribute a flash of citrus-like zest--hop bitterness can be high.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-5.5%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Prima PilsVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown5.304.065,16392
Beck'sBrauerei Beck & Co.5.002.842,07562
Warsteiner Premium German PilsenerWarsteiner Brauerei4.803.432,03784
Scrimshaw PilsnerNorth Coast Brewing Co.4.403.731,90091
Pivo PilsFirestone Walker Brewing Co.5.303.991,885-
Bitburger Premium PilsBitburger Brauerei4.803.481,743-
The CrispSixpoint Brewery5.403.961,68998
Tröegs Sunshine PilsTröegs Brewing Company4.503.81,613-
Carlsberg BeerCarlsberg Danmark A/S5.003.011,51270
Nooner PilsnerSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.203.841,499-
Two Women LagerNew Glarus Brewing Company5.003.91,40996
Polestar PilsnerLeft Hand Brewing Company5.503.651,12496
St. Pauli GirlSt. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co.4.902.891,10470
Brooklyn PilsnerBrooklyn Brewery5.103.711,05086
BohemiaCervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.5.303.431,04788
Radeberger PilsnerRadeberger Exportbierbrauerei4.803.611,03888
Saranac Adirondack LagerMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.503.3891177
Stoudts PilsStoudts Brewing Co.5.403.92695100
Pikeland PilsSly Fox Brewing Company4.903.86693-
Jever PilsenerFriesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG4.903.5968279
König PilsenerKönig-Brauerei GmbH4.903.7563596
Trumer PilsTrumer Brauerei Berkeley4.803.8159391
Efes PilsenerAnadolu Efes Brewery5.003.0859390
Weihenstephaner PilsnerBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan5.103.93573-
Beck's SapphireBrauerei Beck & Co.6.002.7956465
SOS (Save Our Shore)Abita Brewing Co.7.003.72543-
Krombacher PilsKrombacher Brauerei4.803.4529-
Sweetwater Road TripSweetWater Brewing Company5.703.5552582
Stiegl PilsStieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH4.903.61502-
Sweetwater Take Two PilsSweetWater Brewing Company5.503.5548384
Smuttynose VunderbarSmuttynose Brewing Company5.203.82481-
MaryHill Farmstead Brewery5.604.17474-
Saint Arnold Summer PilsSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.903.57464-
Bavaria BeerBavaria Brouwerij N.V.5.00345084
Ol' Factory PilsTwo Roads Brewing Company5.003.842892
Samuel Adams Downtime PilsnerBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.003.6540484
Paulaner Premium PilsPaulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG4.903.7440283
Goose Four Star PilsGoose Island Beer Co.5.103.6440180
Elm City LagerNew England Brewing Co.5.003.79392-
Organic Ur PilsBrauerei Pinkus Mueller5.203.7938595
Rothaus Pils Tannen ZäpfleBadische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus AG5.104.0937090
Hans' PilsReal Ale Brewing Company5.303.9734485
Evil Twin Low LifeEvil Twin Brewing5.503.6633486
Coney Island Mermaid PilsnerConey Island Brewing Company5.203.65328-
Bavik Pils / LagerDe Brabandere5.203.3232776
WernesgrunerWernesgrüner Brauerei AG4.903.36325-
Who You Callin' WussieArrogant Brewing5.803.95317-
Pony PilsnerHalf Acre Beer Company5.803.8831188
Saranac Wild Hop PilsMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.203.6330786
Sunny RidgeJack's Abby Brewing5.103.87302-
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