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Pilsener - Czech/Bohemian/Svetlý

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
 430  3.83 Find
2Auval C-12 Pivo 
Brasserie Auval Brewing Co.
Percé, Quebec
 34  3.8 Find
3Koutský 12° Kvasnicový Světlý Ležák  
Pivovar Kout na Šumave
Kout na Šumavě, Czech Republic
 97  3.63 Find
4Koutský 12° Světlý Ležák  
Pivovar Kout na Šumave
Kout na Šumavě, Czech Republic
 241  3.62 Find
5Bauhaus Brew Labs Wonderstuff Neü Bohemian Pilsner 
Bauhaus Brew Labs
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 59  3.61 Find
6Holy Mountain Three Fates 
Holy Mountain Brewing Company
Seattle, Washington
 30  3.61 Find
7Svatý Norbert Velikonoční 13° 
Klášterní Pivovar Strahov
Prague, Czech Republic
 31  3.61 Find
8Moonlight Reality Czeck 
Moonlight Brewing Company (Heineken)
Santa Rosa, California
 164  3.6 Find
9Matuška Speciální Světlé 13° 
Pivovar Matuška
Broumy, Czech Republic
 79  3.59 Find
10Nihonkai Club Pilsner 
Oku Noto Beer -- Nihonkai Club
Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
 16  3.59 Find
11Vinohradský Jedenactka 11° 
Vinohradský Pivovar
Prague, Czech Republic
 72  3.58 Find
12Úněticke Pivo 10° 
Únetický Pivovar
Únětice, Czech Republic
 51  3.58 Find
13L'Amère à Boire Cerna Hora 
Brasserie Artisanale L'Amère à Boire
Montréal, Quebec
 104  3.57 Find
14Kamenice Kamenická 12 Světlý Ležák 
Pivovar Kamenice nad Lipou
Kamenice nad Lipou, Czech Republic
 27  3.57 Find
15Koutský 10° Světlé Výčepní 
Pivovar Kout na Šumave
Kout na Šumavě, Czech Republic
 177  3.56 Find
16Kormoran Podroze Kormorana Czech Pils 
Browar Kormoran
Olsztyn, Poland
 82  3.55 Find
17La Succursale Miláček 
La Succursale
Montréal, Quebec
 25  3.55 Find
18Societe The Heiress 
Societe Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 29  3.55 Find
19Únětické Pivo 12° Nefiltrované 
Únetický Pivovar
Únětice, Czech Republic
 92  3.55 Find
20Bas-Canada L'Aspiration  
Brasserie du Bas-Canada
Gatineau, Quebec
 11  3.54 Find
21New Glarus Unplugged Bohemian Lager   R  
New Glarus Brewing Company
New Glarus, Wisconsin
 220  3.54 Find
22Russian River HUGE Large Pilsner 
Russian River Brewing
Santa Rosa, California
 48  3.52 Find
23Matuška Světlý Speciál 12° (Dvanáctka) 
Pivovar Matuška
Broumy, Czech Republic
 30  3.52 Find
24Westbrook Table Beer  R  
Westbrook Brewing
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
 72  3.52 Find
25Mabrasserie PILŽ Světlý 
MaBrasserie - Coopérative Brassicole
Montréal, Quebec
 42  3.52 Find


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