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Pilsener

What is a Pilsener?

Pilsener is a quite broad category, they are hoppy and pale lagers with some malt character and aromatic hops. Taste is bitter and have some sweetness from the supporting malt. Finish can be sweet or hoppy.

History

Pilsener style has its origin in 1839, when the citizens of Plze? (Czech Republic) built a brewery called Burger Brauerei—the citizens brewery—in order to brew beer according to the Bavarian bottom-fermenting style.