Lager and Pilsner

Lager

Lager () is a type of beer that is fermented and conditioned at low temperatures. Pale lager is the most widely-consumed and commercially available style of beer in the world.

lager n 1: a camp defended by a circular formation of wagons [syn: {laager}] 2: a general term for beer made with bottom fermenting yeast (usually by decoction mashing); originally it was brewed in March or April and matured until September [syn: {lager beer}]

Lager \La"ger\, n. Lager beer. [1913 Webster]

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Pilsner

Pilsner (also pilsener or simply pils) is a type of pale lager. It took its name from the city of Pilsen (Plzeƈ in Czech), Bohemia, now Czech Republic, where it was first produced in 1842. The original Pilsner Urquell beer is still produced there today.

Pilsner n : a pale lager with strong flavor of hops; first brewed in the Bohemian town of Pilsen [syn: {Pilsener}]

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  • lager: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • lager: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • pilsner: WordNet (r) 2.0

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