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

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RATINGS: 840   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   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.


Chrilly's rating

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chrilly (20) - Stockholm, - AUG 23, 2012
God Tyrreplisner, med beska. Rekomenderas. "Alkoholhalt 4,9 % Användning Serveras vid 6-8°C till kryddstarka rätter, eller som sällskapsdryck. Smak Maltig smak med inslag av rågbröd och humle. Råvaror Kornmalt och humle. Doft Brödig doft med inslag av malt, humle och citrus." (från systembolaget)


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maits (158) - ESTONIA - SEP 9, 2016
Clear golden beer with little white head. Malty and little bit hops in nose. Taste is light bitter malty and few notes of hops. Easy drinkable light body beer, actually quite descent pilsener.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thellgren (810) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 4, 2016
0.33 l bottle from Alko Hakaniemi, Helsinki. Appearance is clear and golden. This is lightly malty and actually quite light as a whole but it is also nicely hopped. Quite nice but not exceptional.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kto (891) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 3, 2016
0.5l bottle from marktkauf/edeka. pours a clear pale golden with a frothy white head. nose of grass, bread, with a slight metallic touch. flavour of biscuit, herbs, citrus, pepper, metal. medium bitter finish. refreshing. a nice straightforward pilsner.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
MasDen (107) - Mahilyow, BELARUS - AUG 27, 2016
Aroma: malt. Appearance: Golden clear beer with small head. Taste: malt with hops bitterness.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kaserov (184) - Oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 23, 2016
Color de rubia, muy claro, sin capa de espuma. Carbonatación media tirando a baja. No me interesa el aroma, tan similar al de mil cervezas más (sobre todo muchas de mi país). El sabor es similar al aroma, pero algo más marcado, rancio, muy similar al de la Krombacher (pero algo mejor, indudable). Ni para refrescar.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
60minuteman (1337) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2016
In Klobenz. Clear yellow colour and lace. Went down easy like a kolsch with a bit of hay and pepper. Perfumey

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wombat23 (698) - Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2016
Bottle. Clear straw color with a white head. Aroma and taste of pils malt, floral notes, and mild skunkiness. Underwhelming but drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tillmac62 (685) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - JUL 27, 2016
Crystal clear golden pour. World class head volume, lacing and retention. Good, but a bit weak, nose of light lemon and a touch of bready malt. Yeast and very light hops are present but are in the background. Slightly sweet. Light body that is smooth but very similar to water. World class carbonation / body balance. Light effervescence is present in the middle while the finish becomes slightly prickly. The carbonation may appear light but is spot on for the light body. The flavor profile is very good. Intensity and complexity are a bit lacking...hop flavor in particular. The primary flavor component is light biscuit sweetness. This pairs very well with the mid-palate fairly mild bitterness. What hop flavor there is tends to a mix of floral and herbal. The finish is crisp and clean.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DraftDodger (1083) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2016
Olhão 18/7 2016. 50 cl can from Oriente Modelo Supermarket. Can has a couple of the usual metals, a Kings Crown and the German Rheinheitsgebot printed on the front of the can. You certainly need to think that this is an autenticitet German beer. Pours clear yellow with small white head. Disappears fairly fast leaving what looks like a carbonated urin sample. Aroma is medium sweet with malts, grains and corn. Light sour notes. Medium carbonation and watery palate. Taste is medium sweet balanced by medium bitterness apparant in the aftertaste. Not very complicated - but certainly drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SDalkoholic (2339) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JUL 16, 2016
Bottle from BV Liquor: Poured a clear golden liquid and had a small development of film foam for the head. Aroma smells sweet yet tart and almost smells fruity similar to a cider while a whiff of wet grains lurks in the background. Flavor of the beer is a bit off and brings about wet cardboard and old stale cereal or corn mush flavorings. Not that great tasting and it said it expired over a month ago but wow did it really fall apart fast. Won’t be buying this from the bottles again. Still had a rocking carbonation level but it taste like cornflakes with water.


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