Definitions for "Pilsner"
Keywords:  lager, pilsen, bohemian, beer, pale
1. A beer style. Typically crisp and refreshing, with a light to medium body and a clear, light to deep gold appearance. 2.These also are tall, somewhat thin walled, sloped glasses with a solid base. Their capacity is usually 12 oz.
A type of lager beer, first made in Czechoslovakia in the late 13th century.
Classically, a super-premium pale Lager with a fragrant, flowery bouquet, a soft palate and an elegantly dry, hoppy finish. Modeled on the original from Pilsen. Serve at 48F; 9C. Good as an aperitif or with fish dishes. The term is more broadly applied to any ostensibly dry pale Lager of conventional gravity.