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

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RATINGS: 698   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiggmtl (4548) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 12, 2004
Grain, floral hops in the aroma. Clear, golden colour with white head that recedes to cover. Floral hops and cereal graininess in the flavour. Decent bitterness. Effervescent mouthfeel. Can (sampled at Mondial 2004).

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
OKBeer (1170) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUN 11, 2004
UPDATED: OCT 31, 2004 Mondial de la Biere 2004. Golden colour with a thin white fizzy head. Grassy, toasty, and cereal aroma. Light toasty and cereal flavour with a faint bitter finish. Light bodied and dry. (5/3/5/3/10)
Re-Rate: First time I bought a beer that I forgot I had already rated. But my rating was almost identical, numbers wise. 500 ml can. Hazy pale yellow colour with a fully diminishing frothy white head. Grassy and light honey aroma. Light toasty sweet start with a lingering perfumed bitter finish. Light bodied, crisp mouthfeel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Eructoblaster (2957) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 3, 2004
Canned - 500ml. Nice golden body with a thin but dense and lasting foamy head. Malty and bready aroma with some light fruity (citrus) notes. Balanced hoppy taste with a dry and bitter final. Quite decent german pilsner.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GregClow (2857) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 7, 2004
Light golden colour with a slight greenish hue and a small white head. Mild bready & grassy aroma. Medium body. Well balanced but fairly non-descript flavour with some metallic notes in the finish.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
TBone (12474) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 1, 2004 Bottled
Lager color, very small white head. Slightly skunked hoppy aroma. Malty, hoppy, with sweet tones. Medium-bodied, good pilsener with bitter finish. (5/2/7/3/10 2.7)
Re-rate, bottled (BB 06/2006)
Golden color, quickly vanishing white head. Mild plastic hop aroma. Fruity, sweet malts and weak bitterness in aftertaste. Quite boring pilsener, a bit like Budvar. (3/2/4/2/8 1.9)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JoeMcPhee (8314) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - APR 22, 2004
Pours a nice pale golden colour with some lingering white head. Floral aroma of Saaz hops with a trace of maltiness. Slightly sweet tasting on the front, but not unpleasantly so. Floral taste with a crisp finish and a fairly long lasting bitterness. A lot better than I expected out of a cheap can.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Kåstå (1273) - Mol, BELGIUM - APR 10, 2004
Blond beer with a small head. Light hop aroma. Fairly sweet-neutral taste. Nothing special.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crockett (1006) - Southampton,Ontario, Ontario, CANADA - APR 1, 2004
Somewhat pale gold. Big foamy head. 500ml can. Hoppy floral nose, leafy and apple or pear. Decent hop bitters. Malts are noticeable but I detect some corn syrup. I'll let it go this time. Ricey, corny American Stanard adjuct-ish with apple juicey and late dry hop dry finish. A decent pilsener. And not bad from a company as "Iffy" as Holsten.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
caledonian (367) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 18, 2004
Canned. Pale straw colored with a white frothy head. Seems fairly yeasty. Not bad, not good.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Roblikebeer (1) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 2, 2004 does not count
Draft - There is nothing better in my view, but I am partial to German pilsners. My favorite during my last trip to Germany. Cannot get here in SW PA, but if your ever in S FLA, Old Heidelberg has it on draft in Ft. Lauderdale


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