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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1642   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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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.


jmprdood's rating

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jmprdood (37) - - JAN 13, 2013
Not much nose or head. Straw colored and crisp with a nice bitterness. Good for what it is - a continental pils. Price is also good. Cheers


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ContemplateBeer (1438) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 19, 2014
Aroma: Moderate grass with semi sweet, crackery malts; very light white grape. Appearance: Transparent gold with a foamy white head that sustained throughout. Flavor: Grass perseveres with semi sweet crackery malts; dries out beautifully with minimal bitterness. The word "elegant" comes to mind. Grassy, but not a grass bomb. Perfectly balanced. Palate: Light body, slick texture, average carbonation, lingering finish. Overall: Best pils to have touched my lips.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zwiebel88 (5) - - APR 19, 2014 does not count
hay, grass, golden, clear, frothy, white foam, medium bitterness, light sweetness, average carbonation, bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (1660) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 13, 2014
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma is grass, malts and floral. Taste is malt and hay.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
davidtjm (161) - Berlin, GERMANY - APR 8, 2014
Gold pour with a nice foamy head, sweet hops aroma. Taste is light hops and some sweetness. Decent

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
N3lson1 (118) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - APR 7, 2014
Good solid German beer. Delicious beer for some beer pong or just to sit back and sample with the boys.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
odannyob (59) - Colorado, USA - APR 4, 2014
WHAT THE BITBURGER WEBSITE SAYS, and I quote: "Note first the bright, fresh golden colour and rich frothy head so typical of this elegant Pilsner beer. Its refined herbal notes are delicately poised, followed by a nutty and honeyed aftertaste. The overall impression of this gently sparkling beer is one of deep harmony, with the unmistakeable bitterness of the hops balanced and contained by an agreeable, mellow sweetness in the body." Say I: "Ya Vol", as the remaining 16.09 FL. OZ. can of Pils gets placed, gently, into the pilsner glass.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (1316) - Arkansas, USA - APR 3, 2014
Had with our bjcp tasting group. Pours a light straw yellow. Some maltiness. Nice floral aroma. Very nice. Somewhat dry and light bodied. Nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dr.dod (269) - Szeged, HUNGARY - MAR 27, 2014
500ml can. Nice pils but not a very big hit. Correct taste (malt, some bread, smoke, earth, hop and so on), nice odor (dry bread). Pale yellow colour but medium body. I liked its foam!

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
heppenheimer (8) - - MAR 26, 2014 does not count
My favorite Pilsner when on tap. The bottled version is not nearly as good. Dry, crisp, subtle hop bitterness. Light body. Small bubbles with a big, creamy head.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Renobob (452) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 26, 2014
Bue en bouteille. Une Pils vraiment pas fameuse. Une sorte d'eau colorée avec quelques blues quoi.


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