The Czech pale lager is the newest style to be added to the Beer Judge Certification Program and is perfect for homebrewers.
"This recipe is from the Specialty/-Experimental/Historical category of the GNBC recipe book and is of local interest."
- Jay Levell
Helles is the German word for light-colored and perfectly describes this lager beer which is full bodied and lightly hopped.
Ahh, Bitburger. It’s a long-time favorite of U.S. servicemen stationed in Germany. This beer is made in the town of Bitburg in the Eifel Lake region of Germany’s Rhineland. Bright gold in color, with a flashy carbonation and lasting pearly-white head, “Bit” is a classic northern German and Scandinavian style pilsner. All-malt Bitburger uses a proprietary yeast strain that gives the beer a super-clean finish.
“Grande” was designed by Randy Guerrero, an employee of William’s Brewing in San Leandro, California to accompany the setting summer sun.
A light-colored lager with the aroma of Saaz hops - the watchword for Bohemian Pilsener is balance.
A pale lager named after the city it originated in.
Named for the distance between Plzen (Pilsen), Czechoslovakia and
Wien (Vienna), Austria, 283 Kilometers is a crisp, clean, well-balanced
beer with a firm malt presence from Vienna malt. Recipe from BYO Editor Chris Colby.
Not to be confused with Yellow Dog Malt Extract (the beer recipe came first and won a nationwide competition in 1987).
Tips and recipes for Bavarian helles, an elegant beer style fom Munich.