Definitions

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  • n. A pale, light lager beer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a pale lager with strong flavor of hops; first brewed in the Bohemian town of Pilsen

Etymologies

From German Pilsener. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Pils (pilsener) This bottom-fermented full beer, with a pronounced hop flavor and a creamy head, has an alcohol content of around 4.8% and is served throughout Germany.

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  • Hell, even their Lightweight, a pilsener-style beer "made with the light beer drinker in mind" was a serious trip. fig. g: samplers sampled

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  • Whereofter, behest his suzerain law the Thing and the pilsener had the baar, Recknar Jarl, (they called him Roguenor, Irl call him) still passing the change-a-pennies, pengeypigses, a several sort of coyne in livery, pushed their whisper in his hairing,

    Finnegans Wake

  • “To new beginnings,” said Amanda, offering her cherry pilsener up for a high five.

    The Deed

  • The lieutenant wished he'd stayed in the Gasthaus across the street and finished his after lunch pilsener.

    Red Storm Rising

  • He was just a little bit of a man, but when he got all loose like that, he was harder to carry than two hogsheads of pilsener.

    The Lunatic Fringe

  • Basking in the sunshine, or enjoying a stroll through the woods, feasting on the contents of their picnic baskets, with a cup of coffee or glass of pilsener at a café where music is always going on, they spend a thoroughly happy day.

    Denmark

  • There is also a German restaurant, Lemner's, at No. 18 Newsky Prospect, where a good, cheap German repast can be procured for 1 rouble and drink therewith, Russian pilsener or Munich beer.

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  • "We've traditionally stuck with more traditional European and German styles," says marketing coordinator Carey Matthews of Summit's classic brews, which includes a pilsener, a porter and a maibock.

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  • Kokanee, a very smooth pilsener brewed in British Columbia, and

    Colorado Springs Independent

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