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Brewed by Bitburger Brauerei Th. Simon
Style: Pilsener
Bitburg, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1932   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The classic Bitburger - a mature and most agreeable beer - is brewed with the best of ingredients in the same traditional way it has been for many, many years. The result is delicately tart and pleasantly bitter - with a strong hop taste.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
asheft (2968) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 11, 2005
[on tap at Ouzeri] Bright dark yellow that keeps a thin head that leaves lace on the glass sides. Clean aroma of noble hops and sweet maltiness. Grain and noble hops flavour up front and then sweet malt. Light to medium body with perfect CO2 levels, but unfortunately a little metallic and some astringency that comes in very late.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrat (1332) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 24, 2012 Tap At The Old Cannon.Pale straw in colour,lot’s of floral hints,so much better than the bottle,served in the right glass and the temperature of a winter walk in the snow.I felt like John Mills at the end of Ice Cold In Alex when I had this,great stuff,great session.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pintbypint (3327) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 7, 2005
500ml can. Pale gold with a creamy white head. Malt nose with floral hop accents. Firm maltiness, noticable and pleasing hop bitterness.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Foxbush (1820) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 3, 2005
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2009 This is version that is imported in the USA by Bitburger Import Co of Venice, Florida. Decent head that didn’t last to the end. Flavor was of hops with hints of bitterness. It was just an average drink. Not a special; beer. Received another bottle for Christmas 2009. The beer has more flavor of bitter hops tham most pils. I upgraded my opriginal score.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ukntcme (22) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 2, 2005
I have drank several cases of this stuff. Its light on the hops flavor but heavy on the bitter side. I like bitter so this is a favorite.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lou18 (1353) - West Paterson, New Jersey, USA - DEC 25, 2004
Poured yellow with white fluffy head. Aroma was mostly yeast. The head left good lacing, and it was refreshing, if a little skunky? Not bad , but I am not a huge pils fan. And where is the STRONG HOP TASTE?

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
empiman (21) - shawnee, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 21, 2004
Very nice Pilsner. One rater spoke of similarity to Pilsner Urquell and Warsteiner and I agree, giving the nod to Urquell. Nice bitter begining, while leaving your mouth not too dry. Wish I could make mine this good!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HermanW (1066) - Coevorden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 18, 2004
It is a good pils.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Kevin (2192) - New Mexico, USA - DEC 16, 2004
tap. clear yellow with a fat white head. wee bit skunky. taste is sour grape and raw grain. finish is at least non threatening. at least it doesn’t leave a mark. but on the plus side i was drinking this in the company of a stunningly beautiful woman so it wasn’t that bad.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
sdechert (13) - The Colony, Texas, USA - DEC 16, 2004
Another fizzy yellow beer. Rather boring. Medium head, slighty bitter. Almost the same as a Warsteiner Verum, but not as bitter. Nothing special.


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