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Pilsener or pilsner (optional capitalization) is a type of lager beer. It originated in Pilsen in Bohemia (now part of the Czech Republic) where brewers noticed that beer had a better taste if it was stored in cold caves and kept on ice.

Commercial pilseners:

  • Beck's
  • Great lakes Dortmunder
  • New Glarus Zwickel
  • Gluck pils
  • Pinkus Ur-pils
  • Pilsner Urquell
  • Czechvar
  • Radegast
  • Victory Prima Pils
  • Wild River Bohemian Pilsner
  • Sprecher Amber and Pale Lager
  • Millstream German pils

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