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


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RATINGS: 1855   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (31471) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2003
A pale yellow beer with a fantastic head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of hay. The flavor is sweet and brewmashy ending on a slight bitterness. An average pilsener on my tastebuds - or did miss something - or maybe my expectations were just too high.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2003
Golden, good thick foamy head. Dry bready aroma. Good balance beetwen malt and hops in flavour. In fact, hop bitterness dominates. Not very complex but it's an ok german pils.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ingevara (867) - SWEDEN - SEP 22, 2003
Not as dry as its reputation. A rather well balanced pilsener, hoppy and refreshing. A bit flat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garrison (792) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - SEP 19, 2003
This is a very good Pilsner, with quite present hops and a smooth malt balance... it was quite the buy, as I purchased eight of the 500 ml cans in Covington, KY for $6.99 !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rastacouere (6162) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 5, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 19, 2003 Pale yellow, almost limpid. Small white head with fine lacing, but it leaves very fast and completely. Grassy/herbal aroma. As it enters the mouth, the malt is there and fades for nice bitter hops. Very dry finish. Under average medium mouthfeel. Tremendous balance overall and pretty cheap here at 7.99 for a six-pack. Good pick

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Jimmyboy30 (11) - Telford, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2003
i tried this on draft in a Greek bar owned by a german guy who gets it imported!! he served it in a Bitburger large glass with handles!! and it looked the business couldnt wait to taste it smelled wonderfully dry and hoppy tasteda little malty fruity and ultra crisp as though it could quench the thirst forever, so more-ish i stoppd off there and had 3 large ones this guy knew how to serve it and served it as a beer to remember

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rickgordon (3846) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2003
Nice clear golden color. Mild, clean, malty aroma. Bland, somewhat malty flavor with a medium bitterness and a late hoppiness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shagnasty (130) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 25, 2003
This beer pours decently with a nice pale golden color, and a thin frothy head that does not last. The taste is of a crisp pils with sufficient hops and a touch of citrus.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bluevegie (3069) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 24, 2003
Dry hop aroma, good colour but quickly diminishing head. Soft straw malt and not enough bitterness for my liking also a bit thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mullet (849) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 23, 2003
Nice clear colour, not much head but good lacing. Not much by way of aroma. Flavour is very good - subtle malt, with good hop flavour and very late developing, drying bitterness. Solid beer, no faults, could be more interesting.

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