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


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RATINGS: 776   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crossovert (9072) - Illinois, USA - FEB 10, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 21, 2011 500ml can. A very good pilsener, very smooth mouthfeel and excellent taste of fresh lemony, springy hops, Der Koenig der Biere? Maybe not, but it beats the shit out of Budweiser. ____________________________ 12 oz bottle, I’ve also had this from a can and it was pretty good. It pours a deep gold with a nice big white head. One of the better smelling pilseners, this is the definition of a balanced traditional pilsener in the nose. It is one of the more flavorful pilseners, it is nicely balanced, not the best flavor, but good. It’s a great pilsener, maybe better out of the can too which is rare. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 02-12-2010 01:27:16

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bursprak (1230) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2015
Tap @ Fermentoren. Clear golden pour with a small head. Sweet, grainy, dusty, some sweat and herbal notes on the backend.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jamaty (1152) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 17, 2015
Aspecto de pilsen típica. Muy clara. Aroma delicado a malta. Sabor agradable, sin destacar especialmente. Una buena pilsen, sin más, bebible y menos amarga que la media.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
glennmastrange (2424) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - JUN 15, 2015
Bottle. Light to moderate grain for the malt, herbs for the hops, and faint paper in the background. Head is small, fizzy, white with no lacing and is fully diminishing. Color is sparkling clear light amber. Flavor starts lightly to moderately acidic, then finishes moderately to heavily bitter. Palate is light, watery with a fizzy carbonation and finishes dry. Light and crisp, and a tasty Pilsener

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (6876) - Ohio, USA - JUN 7, 2015
11.2 oz. bottle from old notes. Pours a clear light golden color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have grainy malts, some mild Noble hops, grass, light body, pretty basic and nothing to repeat.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ischas (64) - - JUN 6, 2015
50 cl Flasche. Goldgelbes Bier, weißer, feinporiger Schaum. Hopfiges, grasiges, leicht muffiges Aroma, leicht bitterer, leicht malzig süßer, Geschmack, leicht wässrig im Abgang.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Travlr (15613) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 21, 2015
Draft in Mohringen. Clear pale yellow color, medium white head. Aroma of paper. Taste is slightly bitter straw.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
yy0pp (839) - - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle. Clear yellow color with small white head. Aroma - Malts, bread. Taste - Dry, tea, malts, citrus.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
momordgz (266) - - MAY 16, 2015
An ok lager, bit more bitter at the end than others and overoll better than others than I usually see around

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SamTheBarrel (609) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2015
330ml can poured into a Pilsner glass. Appearance is clear pale yellow with a large off-white head that reduced quickly, leaving some lacing. Aroma of cereal, grass and mineral notes. Flavours of cereal, wheat bread and a hint of herbs. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter. Palate is light bodied, somewhat slick texture and average carbonation. König Pilsener is style typical and pretty good for what it is.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marcius (257) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND - MAY 14, 2015
Appearance with pale golden color and small head. Hoppy aroma. On the palate, bitter (hops) and malty. Excelente Pilsner!

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