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Brooklyn Pilsner is a refreshing golden lager beer, brewed in the style favored by New York’s pre-prohibition brewers. In the 1840’s, the pilsner style emerged from central Europe to become the world’s most popular style of beer. Like its ancestors, Brooklyn Pilsner is traditionally brewed from the finest German two-row barley malts. German-grown Perle and Hallertauer hops provide a crisp, snappy bitterness and fresh, floral aroma. The flavor of the malt comes through in the finish. We ferment Brooklyn Pilsner at cool temperatures, and then give it a long, gentle maturation (lagering), which results in a beer of superior complexity and smoothness. We believe that you will find there to be none finer. Unlike mass-marketed so-called pilsners, Brooklyn Pilsner does not contain cheap fillers such as corn or rice, nor does it contain any preservatives or stabilizers. Brooklyn Pilsner is the real thing.
Malts: Two-row Malt from Bamberg, Germany
Hops: Hallertauer Mittelfrueh, Hallertauer Perle, Saaz, Vanguard
Alcohol by Volume: 5.1%
Original Gravity: 12° Plato
Food Pairings: Fish, shellfish, sushi, Thai, Vietnamese and Indian dishes, ham, smoked salmon, sausages, assorted hors d’oeuvres and goat cheese.
Format: 15.5 gal kegs; 5.2 gal kegs; 24/12oz bottles
Awards: 2011 World Beer Championships: Silver Medal, 2010 World Beer Championships: Silver Medal, 2010 Hong Kong International Beer Awards Best Lager/Pilsner