This is a modern American Pilsner, though not an attempt to clone any particular brand.
A good clean pilsner we brewed last winter from leftover ingredients.
First brewed in the Bohemian section of the Czech Republic, Pilsners with this moniker are malty and soft. Find out the history, ingredients and techniques for brewing the signature beer of Pilsen.
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.
American Pilsners have little malt flavor, hop character or body. But, these elements are balanced and there are no faults. To make a good American Pilsner, you need to make a highly fermentable, high-adjunct wort, pitch plenty of yeast and hold the fermentation temperature constant.
The crisp, hoppy Northern German Pils -- is it a sub-style of a Pilsner or a beer style of its own? Make the recipe and you be the judge.
This is a great, easy-to-make pilsner-style beer made with ale yeast — no lagering required. Comes close to many commercial light pilsners, with just a bit more flavor.
This recipe, Golden Age Pre-Prohibition Pilsner, produces a crisp, hoppy, light-bodied beer that is refreshing and still tasty.