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Dangerous Ales – New World Pilsner

Brewery: Dangerous Ales in Milton, NSW Style:  Pilsner ABV:  5% Rate Beer:  Not listed at the time Pour:  Light golden straw colour with a thin white head.  A little citrus on the nose which comes through strongly on first taste. Orange and melon flavours on the back of a light malt bill to create a modern day craft Pilsner. Sweetness with a […]

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Newstead Brewing & Weihenstephan – Luftschloss

Brewery Newstead Brewing in Newstead, QLD & Weihenstephan in Munich, Germany Style:   Pilsner ABV:  5.1% IBUs:    18 Rate Beer:   No rating yet Pour: Nice straw/yellow colour with a small white head. Light malty aroma. Not much hop aroma. On the palate, it’s a soft, smooth tasting Pilsner. Again, not much hop flavour, a little peppery but very subdued. Lightly […]

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Deeds Brewing – Na Zdravi

Brewery: Deeds Brewing in Glen Iris, Victoria  Style:  Czech Pilsner ABV:  5% Rate Beer:  No rating yet Pour: Light straw colour with a massive white head.  Light bready aroma with a soft floral hop aroma. Quite light and less bitter than I’d come to expect from Pilsners. Quite smooth and the floral aromas come through in the flavour as well. I’ve longer […]

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Jindabyne Brewing – Island Bend Pilzner

Brewery: Jindabyne Brewing in Jindabyne, NSW Style:  Pilsner ABV:  5% Rate Beer:  No rating yet Pour: Light golden colour with a good white head.  Clean tasting Pilsner aided by the crisp waters of the Snowy Mountains. The herbal/earthy bitterness and aromas balance out the dry malt for a delicious example of a Pilsner. I love a good Pilsner. It reminds me of […]

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Oettinger – Pils

Brewery: Oettinger in Bavaria, Germany Style:  Pilsner  ABV:  4.7% IBUs:   32 Rate Beer:  6/100 Pour:  Straw yellow with a big white head.  Malty, bready flavour with a little bit of sweetness. Not as crisp as I’d like a Pilsner to be, but decent enough. I remember first drinking these when they were like $10 for a six pack of 500ml cans. When your […]

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Weihenstephaner – Pils

Brewery: Bayerische Staatsbrauerei in Bayern, Germany  Style:  Pilsner ABV:  5.1% IBUs:   32 Rate Beer:  44/100 Pour:  Straw yellow colour with a big foamy white head.  A white bread, almost pasta type flavour. There’s a noble hop bitterness that is quite herbal and spicy. It doesn’t feel as balanced as a Czech Pilsner. It may not be the freshest version of this beer either […]

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Vale Brewing – Knee Slapper

Brewery: Vale Brewing in Willunga, SA Style:  German Pilsner ABV:  5% Rate Beer:  not listed on Rate Beer Pour:  Golden yellow colour with a small white head With earthy, floral notes, this is a pretty good example of a German style Pilsner. This reminds me of staying in some small town, German backpacker hostel, playing cards […]

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Plzeňský Prazdroj – Pilsner Urquell

Brewery: Plzeňský Prazdroj in Pilsen, Czech Republic Style:  Czech Pilsner ABV:  4.4% IBUs:   35 Rate Beer:  50/100 Pour:  Golden straw colour with a small white head. This is a prime example of a classic Czech Pilsner. A little earthy hop bitterness to add a bit of flavour to the malt backbone. A slight caramel finish and […]