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Brewed by König Brauerei (Bitburger)
Style: Pilsener
Duisburg, Germany

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RATINGS: 742   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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The king of the beers - Unique in the taste. The Premium-Pilsener of highest quality.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bax (1173) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2014
(bottle 10/11-2014) medium white head, clear yellow color, slightly sweet malty aroma, medium/soft co2, light bitter. BB date 27.01.15.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
HopHeadMichael (6) - Gig Harbor, Alabama, USA - NOV 9, 2014 does not count
Good beer for relaxing on a hot and humid afternoon...serve slightly chilled 😆

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
inbirraveritas (1258) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 7, 2014
Canned, 500 ml. Clear golden yellow colour, broad pored white head. Stingy smell. Mild sweet biscuit malty base escorted by some citrusses, herbs. Dry, citric, herbal hoppy finish with metallic and dusty undertones.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lore (1221) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 2, 2014
pale golden colour, one inch of white head; aroma and taste of grains, grassy-floral hops, hints of citruses and some cardboard - correct pilsener for low price

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
rockana (296) - Zadar/Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 1, 2014
0,5 can from Lidl. Pours yellow with big white head. Grainy, corny, terrible all in all.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zimbo (611) - SCOTLAND - OCT 21, 2014
Bottle. On opening the good fresh continental hop smell goes quickly. Medium yellow to gold in colour. Some decent lacing. A tad thinner than I last remember some 20 years ago without much complexity. Bit burpy. Bit dull. Was better, especially on draft at the source.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bif (1561) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a nice head and lacing. Aroma of citrus malt sweetness and bit of grain. Taste is similar with citrus , malt sweetness and light grain in the background. Nice bitterness and a clean finish. Light body, crisp, clean and refreshing. Enjoyable beer that goes down easy.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
eduardovl (964) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2014 330ml bottle poured in a chalice. A: Pours a pale (very clear) yellow color with a medium bubbled white head. Medium to low retention. A lot o bubbles are formed in the glass too. Some considerable lacings are formed too S: Quite simple smell. Very malty and bready. A bit metallic and some citrus hops T: Follows the nose. Crispy malts and hops, basically. Metallic. Not bad at all, pleasant beer. Aftertaste is dry hop. Nice bitterness is a point of strength M: Very light body. Good carbonation. Nice dry, stingy hop aftertaste and mouthfeel O: A beer made to be drinkable. Quite light body with a nice mild bitterness. Germans do simple beer very well... [ BA Review @ 2/11/2012 ]

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
smmaaren (240) - NORWAY - OCT 12, 2014
On tap at restaurant in Albir, Spain. Clear golden colour with a big white head. Typical pilsener- style beer. Pleasent with grilled food.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerhammaren (1166) - FINLAND - OCT 10, 2014
.33l bottle @Halt Pours pale yellow with low head. Aroma is grass, hops, some malts. Sweet. Flavor is hops, metal notes, grass, malts and birch leafs. Bitter and dry after taste.


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