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Top 10 German Pilsners Brewed in the United States

This Top Ten List of German Pilsners is  from the results of the U.S. Open Beer Championship, Great American Beer Festival, and the
1. Pivo - Firestone Walker Brewing - California
2. Soaring Eagle Pilsner - Feather Falls Casino Brewing - California
3. American Pilsner - Grand Canyon Brewing - Arizona
4. Couch Lager - Burnside Brewing - Oregon
5. Pilsner - Marble Brewery - New Mexico
6. Sunshine Pils - Tröegs Brewing - Pennsylvania
7. Cameron's Lager - Cameron's Brewing - Canada
8. Pavlov’s Pils - C.B. & Potts Restaurant & Brewery - Colorado
9. Bayern Pilsner - Bayern Brewing - Montana
10. Victory Prima Pils - Victory Brewing - Pennsylvania


 Pivo brewed by  Firestone Walker Brewing in California


German Pilsener
A classic German Pilsener is very light straw or golden in color and well hopped. Hop bitterness is high. Noble-type hop aroma and flavor are moderate and quite obvious. It is a well-attenuated, medium-light bodied beer, but a malty residual sweetness can be perceived in aroma and flavor. Very low levels of sweet corn-like dimethylsulfide (DMS) character are below most beer drinker’s taste threshold. Other fermentation or hop related sulfur compounds, when perceived at low levels, may be characteristic of this style. Fruity esters and diacetyl should not be perceived. There should be no chill haze. Its head should be dense and rich.
OG: 1.044-1.050
FG: 1.006-1.012
Alcohol by Volume: 4-5%
IBU: 30-40
Color SRM: 3-4

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