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Czech Pilsner (Světlý)

Hallmarked by the generous use of the Saaz hop, Bohemian or Czech pilsners are also noted for their rich gold color, fat maltiness and moderate to full body. Generally brewed to 10-12° Plato. in Czech these beers are simply called Světlý Ležák. Sometimes served cloudy and unfiltered with young wort mixed in, known as Kvasnicova in the Czech Republic, the same as what is known as krausening in Germany. Regardless of origin, to be a pilsner a beer must have at least 28 units of bitterness, and preferably much more.

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1Pilsner Urquell Nefiltrovaný 
Plzensky Prazdroj (Asahi)
Plzen, Czech Republic
 403  3.84 Find
2Auval C-12 Pivo 
Brasserie Auval Brewing Co.
Val d’Espoir, Quebec
 34  3.8 Find
3Koutský 12° Světlý Ležák  
Pivovar Kout na Šumavě
Kout na Šumavě, Czech Republic
 208  3.65 Find
4Bauhaus Brew Labs Wonderstuff Neü Bohemian Pilsner 
Bauhaus Brew Labs
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 55  3.64 Find
5Koutský 12° Kvasnicový Světlý Ležák  
Pivovar Kout na Šumavě
Kout na Šumavě, Czech Republic
 95  3.63 Find
6Svatý Norbert Velikonoční 13° 
Klášterní Pivovar Strahov
Prague, Czech Republic
 28  3.62 Find
7Moonlight Reality Czeck 
Moonlight Brewing Company
Santa Rosa, California
 160  3.6 Find
8Holy Mountain Three Fates 
Holy Mountain Brewing Company
Seattle, Washington
 26  3.6 Find
9Nihonkai Club Pilsner 
Oku Noto Beer -- Nihonkai Club
Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
 16  3.59 Find
10Koutský 10° Světlé Výčepní 
Pivovar Kout na Šumavě
Kout na Šumavě, Czech Republic
 147  3.58 Find
11Vinohradský Jedenactka 11° 
Vinohradský Pivovar
Prague, Czech Republic
 59  3.58 Find
12Vinohradska 12° (2016-) 
Vinohradský Pivovar
Prague, Czech Republic
 16  3.57 Find
13L'Amčre ŕ Boire Cerna Hora 
L’Amčre ŕ Boire
Montreal, Quebec
 104  3.57 Find
14Matuška Speciální Světlé 13° 
Pivovar Matuška
Broumy, Czech Republic
 71  3.56 Find
15La Succursale Miláček 
La Succursale
Montreal, Quebec
 25  3.55 Find
16Kormoran Podroze Kormorana Czech Pils 
Browar Kormoran
Olsztyn, Poland
 53  3.54 Find
17Úněticke Pivo 10° 
Únětický Pivovar
Únětice, Czech Republic
 44  3.54 Find
18Únětické Pivo 12° Nefiltrované 
Únětický Pivovar
Únětice, Czech Republic
 85  3.54 Find
19Societe The Heiress 
Societe Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 22  3.53 Find
20Saint Arnold 5 O'Clock Pils 
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Houston, Texas
 24  3.53 Find
21Russian River HUGE Large Pilsner 
Russian River Brewing
Santa Rosa, California
 48  3.52 Find
22Oskar Blues Mamas Little Yella Pils (Chardonnay Barrel) 
Oskar Blues Brewery
Longmont, Colorado
 19  3.52 Find
Montreal, Quebec
 40  3.5 Find
242nd Shift Technical Ecstasy 
2nd Shift Brewing
St. Louis, Missouri
 17  3.49 Find
25Plevnan Petolintu 
Tampere, Finland
 54  3.48 Find


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