German Pilsener

Description:
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%   [ ? ] 

View the Top Rated Beers: German Pilsener
You've had 0 beers within this style.
Style Examples - 51 to 100 (out of 2506) - Ordered by # Reviews
firstprev| 1-50 | 51-100 | 101-150 | 151-200  | nextlast
Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
EKU PilsKulmbacher Brauerei AG5.003.6300-
Pearl Snap PilsAustin Beerworks5.303.87289-
Veltins PilsnerBrauerei C. & A. Veltins GmbH & Co.4.803.4428579
Mill Street Brewery Original Organic LagerMill Street Brew Pub4.203.19284-
Simpler Times PilsnerMinhas Craft Brewery5.503.0627890
Almaza Pilsner BeerBrasserie Almaza S.A.L.4.202.827074
Dinkelacker CD-PilsDinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG4.903.5126780
Braumeister PilsVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown5.504.08265-
Southampton Keller PilsSouthampton Publick House5.003.89263-
Palma Louca Pale PilsnerCervejaria Kaiser4.502.5425451
Flensburger PilsenerFlensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG4.803.5125277
Flywheel Bright LagerMetropolitan Brewing5.203.9124694
Über PilsRogue Ales5.203.91234-
Spaten PilsSpaten-Franziskaner-Bräu5.003.6723283
LTD Series - 03Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub5.603.63231-
Who You Callin' WussieArrogant Brewing5.803.97226-
Kulmbacher Edelherb Premium PilsKulmbacher Brauerei AG4.903.78225-
Heineken PilsenerHeineken Nederland B.V.5.002.95223-
Seersucker Summer PilsnerAbita Brewing Co.4.803.51215-
Hop Ticket Dry Hopped PilsVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown5.503.79214-
San Miguel Pale PilsenSan Miguel Brewery Inc.5.002.75214-
Würzburger Hofbräu Premium PilsnerWürzburger Hofbräu AG4.903.8220197
Wolters PilsenerHofbrauhaus Wolters GmbH4.903.420078
Dundee PilsnerGenesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.4.853.3319874
Patio PilsCigar City Brewing6.003.73197-
Kaiser PilsPennsylvania Brewing Company5.003.78193-
Presque Isle PilsnerErie Brewing Co.4.203.14192-
Christoffel BierBierbrouwerij Sint Christoffel B.V6.003.84192-
Shiner Birthday Beer 107 - Hoppy PilsnerSpoetzl Brewery / Shiner5.003.5317879
Vermont PilsnerLost Nation Brewing4.803.81173-
Saranac Golden PilsenerMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.103.216381
KCCO Gold LagerResignation Brewery5.003.28161-
Freestyle PilsnerSanta Fe Brewing Company5.503.73157-
Capital PilsnerCapital Brewery4.703.54157-
Narragansett Bohemian PilsnerNarragansett Brewing Co.5.203.7155-
Holsten PremiumHanseatische Getränke-Industrie (HGI) Holsten-Brauerei AG5.002.9515051
Peter's Brand Pilsner BeerUnion Export Brewery5.002.9114875
Celestial GoldChurch Brew Works4.103.53147-
FOAM PilsnerSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.603.84145-
Gudenhoppy PilsFat Head's Brewery & Saloon5.303.9142-
Neumarkter Lammsbräu (Organic) PilsnerNeumarkter Lammsbräu4.803.9614299
Captain James Jack PilsnerThe Olde Mecklenburg Brewery4.803.9214095
HopfenkönigBrauerei Schloss Eggenberg5.103.47140-
Trauger PilsnerNeshaminy Creek Brewing Company4.803.73138-
Maharaja Premium India PilsnerAssociated Breweries & Distilleries Ltd.5.002.8137-
Hardywood PilsHardywood Park Craft Brewery5.203.73136-
Old Style PilsnerMolson Coors Canada5.002.84135-
Gringolandia Super Pils5 Rabbit Cerveceria7.203.67135-
Weltenburger PilsKlosterbrauerei Weltenburg4.903.79133-
Venture PilsBent Paddle Brewing Co.5.003.95127-
firstprev| 1-50 | 51-100 | 101-150 | 151-200  | nextlast
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Return of the Belgian Beer Fest

    BeerAdvocate Brings its All-Belgian Fest to Portland, Maine on September 17, 2016. Tickets are on sale now.

    Learn More
  • Get the Mag

    Become a BeerAdvocate magazine print subscriber today.

    Subscribe