noun (sometimes lowercase)
Origin of Pilsner
Examples from the Web for pilsner
Here in the birthplace of pilsner, beer is known as "liquid bread."
This Pilsner motive runs through the book from cover to cover.A Book of Prefaces|H. L. Mencken
As Pinton put the glass of Pilsner to his lips he met the gaze of two sardonic eyes.
Just before bedtime he was entitled—so his dietetic schedule told him—to one glass of Pilsner beer.
Word Origin for Pilsner
type of pale, hoppy lager beer, 1877, after Pilsen, German town in Bohemia (Czech Plzen) where it first was brewed. Now designating a type, not an origin; pilsner from Plzen is Pilsner Urquell, from German Urquell "primary source." The place name is from Old Czech plz "damp, moist." Related: Pils.