There is a lot of difference in taste of where your pilsner malt comes from. There is many factors that play a part in this. Malting process soil it's was grown. Take for instance these three malts
Weyermann Pilsner - 2 Row Spring Barley from Germany
Extract 80.5%, Colour 1.5-2.2 L, Protein 9.5-11.5%,
Produced from quality two-row spring barley. Perfect foundation grist for all lagers. Excellent modification and favorable protein and glucan levels. Excellent lautering properties. Provides finished beer with substantial body and mouthfeel, as well as good foam development and head retention. Very flexible grain with high extract efficiency for reliable lager-making in any brew house, including pub ale systems. Yields optimum results for any process from single-step to multistep infusion, to decoction. Flavor: malty-sweet and gentle notes of honey
Weyermann Bohemian Pilsner - Two Row Spring Barley from Czech Republic
Extract 80%, Colour = 1.7-2.4 L, Protein 9.5-11.5%,
Produced from quality czech-grown spring barley (authentic Bohemian barley varieties Bojos and Tolar). Processed specifically for “Bohemian” characteristics to impart a full body, golden-blond color, and complex maltiness to the finished brew. Flavor: intense malt aromas, malty-sweet
Weyermann Floor Malted Bohemian Pilsner - Two Row Spring Barley from Czech Republic
Extract 79%, Colour 1.6-2.3 L, Protein 10-11.5%
Produced from quality czech-grown two-row spring barley (authentic Bohemian barley varieties Bojos and Tolar). Made in an orginal floor malting facility. Produces authentic traditional Bohemian style malt flavors and aromas. Traditional, authentic floor malt produced in Czech. Republic according to highest Weyermann® quality standards. Flavor: intense malt earthy aroma, strong biscuit
Now American malts
1.2° L Briess Malting - Briess Pilsen is their lightest colored base malt available. It will produce a very light colored, clean and crisp sweet wort with a delicate malty sweer flavor. Excellent choice as a 2-row base malt for all beer styles, particularly lagers. Great for malt focused beers, as it's clean character allows for the full flavor of specialty malts to shine through.
Rahr pilsner malt
Color °L1.5 - 2.0Protein Total11.0 ± 0.5Moisture % Max4.0Extract FG Min80.0Usage RateUp to 100%
Rahr Premium Pilsner is an American, lager-style base malt made from 2-row Harrington barley. Its light color, neutral flavor, sweet aroma neutral malt flavor and low protein content make Premium Pilsner an excellent choice for brewing clear, clean-tasting lagers.