The original Pilsner invented in 1842 in the Czech town of Plzn is was brewed as a direct response to the popularity of pale ales sweeping the world. Using bready, pilsner malt and classic Saaz hops this crisp and refreshing lager is still a popular choice today. It’s distinct mouthfeel comes from brewing with soft water and less carbonation. It is less bitter than it’s German counterpart.
Aroma– bready, spicy, floral
Flavour– bready, black pepper spice, floral
Mouthfeel– medium body
Finish– crisp and refreshing
Food Pairings– chicken, salad, shellfish, seafood, lighter dishes, ceviche,
Cheese Pairings– mild cheeses, creamy cheeses, mild cheddar, brie, havarti, provolone
Dessert Pairings– bread pudding, vanilla custard, buttery cookies