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


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RATINGS: 757   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
odannyob (84) - Colorado, USA - DEC 19, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 17, 2015 Poured from a 11.2 ounce bottle (yah, where’d that .8 ounce go?) into a pilsner glass with a chipped foot, by the way. This has become a favorite bier of mein with a handful of sourdough pretzels and a dab of dark ground mustard. A true quencher o’ thirst, this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vestlake (181) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - APR 9, 2015
Can pour. Clear golden with decent head. Grainy sweetness and a bit of bitterness. Average pilsner, I’ve had better.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aragh (22) - POLAND - MAR 30, 2015
Kolor złotawo żółty, piana dosyć gęsta i umiarkowanie szybko opadająca. Zapach typowo chmielowy z nutą miodu. Łagodny smak soczystej trawy z przyjemną, lekko ziołową goryczką.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (2587) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAR 29, 2015
Surprising this has been left unrated so long, quite a normal available German beer. Pale yellao, white foam. Regular aroma and taste, crisp. (Arnhem 201503)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tnkw01 (1270) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle. Light gold in color with champagne bubbles. Small head. Aroma is weak with hints of hay and straw. Taste is slightly bitter, grains and bread.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ramboraffe (878) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2015
330 ml can. Clear golden with white head. Smell is light grain, bread and hay. Taste is light grain and grass hay hops. Dry with medium bitterness and high carbonation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Pyrmir (3775) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2015
330 ml can. Clear bright golden with thin white head. Aroma of cabbage, dough and herby hops. Taste is similar, light sour, malty, dough and herby bitter hops. No.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
jjsint (1162) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2015
Keg at the Flying Pig, Cambridge. Oh the curse of the rater: some delicious ales tonight but I’m drinking this. Mid gold, clear with plentiful carbonation. Thinnish white film of head. Smells like wet cardboard with a bit of piss. Pissed-on-by-a-sick dog cardboard? Taste is saccharin with an acrid note. Body is fine but my oh my this is a hard sell.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Avetixz (20) - Wolfsburg, GERMANY - MAR 25, 2015
UPDATED: APR 1, 2015 Very rich aroma of floral hops, hay and roasted malt with some skunkiness to it. Pours clear golden liquid with a frothy white head. Tastes very fresh, almost watery, with a flavour of bitter, grassy hops. The palate is just like water, feels very light in the mouth, thin and creamy texture and surprisingly not very fizzy. Aftertaste of bitter hops. I’m kind of diappointed that the diverse aroma didn’t translate into the flavour. It’s still a decent Pilsener though and definitely very drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Calisky (1397) - ALSACE, FRANCE - MAR 20, 2015
Couleur dorée, légčre mousse blanche. Nez leger malt et legumes. Gout houblonné trčs amčre avec fin de legumes pourris...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
backdaft (260) - Menasha Red Light District, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 12, 2015
On tap. Clear pale gold. Grainy sweetness and a bit of bitterness. Smooth and easy to drink pils.

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