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What is pilsner beer, you ask? Well, for starters, it's the only beer with an actual birth date! It came into the world on the 5th of October 1842 after locals had decided they'd had enough of the poor quality top-fermented beers they were being sold. A young Bavarian brewer took on the challenge of making a better brew and what he created has since become the most widely consumed beer around the world - the golden, easy drinking pilsner!

Skill up with beer expert Kirrily Waldhorn as she shares some insight into this popular style of beer.

What you'll learn in the Pilsner beer basics lesson

  • How pilsner style beer originated
  • Its distinctive flavor profile and characteristics
  • The evolution of pilsner beer
  • How pilsners are best enjoyed

Who the Beer basics course is for

Servers and bartenders, get the ultimate tips from this industry expert.


Kirrily Waldhorn

Kirrily Waldhorn is the founder of Beer Diva and a beer consultant, writer, educator and judge. She is on a mission to make beer the new wine.

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