Pilsner vs. Lager: Difference Between the Two Beers

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Last updated: Apr 25, 2022 • 3 min read

A pilsner is the result of carefully controlled “lagering,” an aspect of the beer brewing process that can produce other types of lagers under different circumstances. Therefore, all pilsners are lagers, but not all lagers are pilsners. Learn more about pilsners and lagers.