Definitions for "Pilsener"
Keywords:  lager, pilsner, czech, brewed, bohemian
The standard golden lager known the world over. Other spellings include Pils and Pilsner.
A general name for pale, golden-hued, highly hopped, bottom-fermented beers. The original Pilsener was first brewed at the Bürgerlisches Brauhaus in the Bohemian town of Plzen (meaning green meadow) in 1842. It was then the palest beer available, and the style was soon copied worldwide.
(Other spellings are pilsner and pils) a golden colored, dry lager of conventional strength. It can be used to mean "super-premium". Originally brewed in the town of Pilsen Czech and is characterized by its Saaz hops use.