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


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RATINGS: 1675   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.

49degrees' rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
49degrees (49) - British Columbia, - JAN 16, 2003
When it comes to Pilseners, I generally lean towards the Czech versions as this style of beer generally doesn't do too much for me. Having said that, the Bitburger Pils is a giant amongst the style and is worthy of some attention. An surprisingly enjoyable Pilsener which is far smoother than most on the market. While the traditional hoppy characteristics of the Pils are still weigh heavily on the palette, Bitburger has an exceptional clean, almost mellow, maltiness in both its aroma and taste. Quite dry, in the same lines as the Asahi Super Dry, but far more refined. Pours a very clear, bright yellow sunshine tone, with a thick frothy head. No collar forms on this and the lacing is minimal, but that's to be expected with this style. Certainly an enjoyable brew and I can sense this one being popular sitting on the sundeck come spring and summer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jaghana (3700) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle 50cl, a clear yellow beer with medium head. Nose is on dry malt and grassy hops. Aroma is on the same, thin body, high carbonation, corn sugar background.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Smurf2055 (1394) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Clear straw, finger white head Smell sweet grainy lager Taste sweet grainy lager, cereal Light body Decent

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
Calisky (458) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JUL 7, 2014
Couleur dorée, petite mousse blanche. Nez malté un peu épicé. Gout légerement houblonné, un peu amer, mais bière très aqueuse.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClaudeB04 (107) - Dudelange, LUXEMBOURG - JUL 6, 2014
On draft, big lasting head, typical german pils excellent on a hot day to kill thirst. Quite bitter, long finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
spkevin (375) - Doetinchem, NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle. Over BBD but still good. Typical pilsner. German style. Nice bitter finish. Reminded me a bit of Warsteiner. Smooth finish. Okay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TizzleJizzle (599) - Garland, Texas, USA - JUN 28, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Poured a clear straw yellow with a thin white head that dissipated quickly. Taste of biscuit, caramel malts and grassy finish. Medium carbonation, thin body. Meh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiamiBarman (26) - Miami, Florida, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Not really interesting....the aroma is that of dough with a hint of caramel. The appearance is an uninspiring straw with a really short and disappearing head. Very light-bodied and borderline watery. The palate is inoffensive and short. It’s drinkable but not memorable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
miquelcrush (1198) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 17, 2014
Bona cervesa molt equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza muy equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Hallstein (110) - Skogn, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2014
Classic pilsner aroma. Don’t know what i was expecting, but this was just another pilsner in my book. Perhaps a bit more grainy than most pilsners.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MaartenRF10 (1545) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 4, 2014
Helder goud, witte kraag. Ok pils, weinig bijzonders. Niet te zoet, goed drinkbaar....

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