Posts Tagged ‘Tin Mill Skyscraper’

The considered.

This time around we decided to try some lighter beers for a change. We have been doing ales, IPAs and those strange misfit beers.  So we’re checking out pilsners, an American favorite.

These have always been among my personal favorites. In honor of the pilsners, we even used pilsner glasses instead of our familiar glassware.

“A modern pilsener has a very light, clear colour from pale to golden yellow, and a distinct hop aroma and flavour. Czech pilseners tend toward a lighter flavour (good examples being Pilsner Urquell and Staropramen), while those in a German style can be more bitter (particularly in the north, e.g. Jever) or even “earthy” in flavour.” (Source)

NOTE: all pilsners are lagers, but not all lagers are pilsners. Pilsner is distinguished by its use of soft water and noble (usually Saaz) hops in brewing.