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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1939   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   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.

scarletfire65's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scarletfire65 (1336) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 22, 2012
Draft at Peter Lugars. Aroma is corn, floral, pils malt. Medium bodied. Crisp and clean. Floral and citrus hops on the finish. Great pilsner.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ffbot (358) - Oakland, California, USA - OCT 26, 2016
A "regular" from Trader Joe’s at $6 a 6 pack of tall boys. Pour is abstract blond. Smell is light hops, light malt, and no real bitterness. Taste follows, a bit harsher than expected which is nice. A decent, cheap pilsner

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FireGlider (478) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 24, 2016
Clear golden color with small head. Strong corn and grain aroma. Dry bitter taste. Nice Pilsener, but this bitterness can repel some people.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
guil0000 (397) - New Brunswick, CANADA - OCT 15, 2016
Pours a light golden color with a bubbly white head. Nose of pail malt, grainy, bready, Cereal. You also get a bit of hops. Light to medium body, small to medium lingering hop finish. It seems to be missing a bit of the crispness finish that is good with pilsners. Medium sweetness. Its ok I guess.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FinnIckler (99) - GERMANY - OCT 13, 2016
Bottle. Nose is faint citrus and bread. Palate is earthy, bitter. Finish is short and bitter. Not that good.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ALIBALI (790) - Kiel, GERMANY - OCT 4, 2016
Ein deutscher Klassiker. Warum auch immer?? Schlapp strohiges Aroma ohne jeglichem Esprit. Der Trunk dezent süß und die vermeintlichen Hopfenflavours kommen ganz ganz leicht zu Schluß. Eine Enttäuschung. 0,3/2,70€ mit Conny im DUBROVNIK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rouhlas (2844) - GREECE - OCT 4, 2016
From tap. Clear yellow golden color with white head. Malty aroma, grainy, bready, straw. Sweet and bitter taste. Light medium, thin to oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
erling1000 (597) - - OCT 2, 2016
A german, crystal clear, pale pilsner with white head. Aroma is malt, light yeast, toasted bread. Taste is bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Luneylane (44) - Taipei City, TAIWAN - SEP 21, 2016
A bottle from the basement of Shing Kong Mitsukoshi, opposite Taipei main station, drunk at home. Aroma: hoppy, just... Appearance: clear, amber, some lacing. Palate: well-carbonated, astringent. Taste: ultimately watery, but bitterness shines through. Not bad, but not as good as Pilsner Urquell.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
UXO (1524) - CANADA - SEP 20, 2016
Appearance: clear straw with one finger of rocky white head diminishing rapidly a thin cap, moderate lacing. (3/5) Aroma: corn syrup, crackery malt, bready yeast, grass. (5/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderate-mild bitter, light tart. (5/10) Medium-light body, lively to moderate carbonation, crisp and clean medium duration off-dry mildly bitter finish. (3/5) Danger, Will Robinson! It says “Premium” on the label, so in accordance with my theory, it must be terrible, right? Well… not really. I mean, don’t get me wrong, it’s nothing great - but it’s a long drive from terrible. Easily drinkable, with a fairly clean finish. For a mass-produced beer, it’s actually not bad. (Cute little pun on the label, too - “Bitte ein Bit”.) I’d certainly rather have this, than a Coors Light. Doesn’t get any better as it warms, though, so get it gone and move on! (11/20)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alusmamuts (1576) - LATVIA - SEP 20, 2016
Golden with medium white head. Malty aroma. Medium bitterness with medium sourness and quite strong maize sweetness. Slightly sour aftertaste with bitter notes.

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