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

bottled
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on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 736   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.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
HenrikSoegaard (10724) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 5, 2007
Bottle. Frothy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Nice hoppy/grassy aroma. OK moderate bitter flavor. Average finish. Oily palate. Nice beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (10581) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2014
Bottled, 500ml at Zum Anker, Rudenheim am Rhein, Hesse. Pale gold with white head. Dryish, malty but thin beer, light on the palate, little follow through flavour wise. Mostly bland, highly carbonated.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bierkoning (10500) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - APR 3, 2002
Aroma of fresh hay. Hopbitter taste, grainy and grassy. Some sweetness. Long finish for a pilsener.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
faroeviking (10288) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAR 12, 2007
50 cl. bottle. Golden bright yellow clear colour with a nice white fluffy long lasting head. Good aroma of hops and some malt. A rather thin flavour of hops though with a touch of maltiness and a long bitterish aftertaste.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Maria (10176) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2007
Tenerife 06. Golden with an OK head. Both aroma and flavour have notes of malt and hops, that has a nice bitterness, but is utterly boring... 1557

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ratman197 (10102) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 20, 2007
500 ml bottle poured a clear straw color with a small lingering white head. Aromas of straw, bread, light citrus and a bit of earthiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of straw, graininess and light citrus with a crisp dry moderatly bitter finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerandBlues2 (9997) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Bottle. Pours clear dark gold with a medium, fizzy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is corn and Pils malt with spicy hops and a clean lager character. Flavor is malt forward with light hops and bitterness and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (9725) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2014
Day 3 of the post Xmas Bamberg Jolly, bottle from Rewe Bamberg shared on the train from Nuremberg to Freising, 26/01/14. Pale golden with a moderate white swirl. Nose is pale malts, vanilla, light floral notes, straw, citric tinges. Taste comprises light floral notes, paper, grass, bread dough, light citric notes. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi dry close. So so.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (9717) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - APR 3, 2002
clear golden colour, fine head, deep floral aroma, full-bodied, lot of hop character, dry bitter finish - very nice !

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
FatPhil (9509) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 6, 2008
Keg (Gallows Bird, Espoo, Oktoberfest 2008)
Quite clean, but a bit cardboardy. Fizzy carbonation. Dull.


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