Brewed by Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg
Style: Pilsener
Vorchdorf, Austria


on tap

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RATINGS: 333   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Bottle; Pasteurised.
Ingredients: Water; malt; Saaz hops; hop extract.
"Hopfenkonig has a crisp, clean dry, hoppy nose and aromatic flavours."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
McTapps (6395) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2014
Bottle from the Interspar in Kufstein. The beer pours out in a clear golden colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of mild hops and bubble gum. Taste of mild hops, light grass, leaves, light malt, bread. High carbonation. Easy to drink, yet it lacks some character and deepness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
digopossobon (378) - MACAE, BRAZIL - SEP 21, 2014
Para começar, muito interessante a forma de abrir a garrafa. Não conhecia o sistema. Mas vamos ao que interessa. O aroma já se manifestou logo após a abertura da garrafa. Bastante intenso e lupulado, algo de refrescante. O líquido apresentou a característica coloração "loura". E o creme se formou bem, com boa densidade e deixou marcas perfeitas ao longo do copo. Porém não manteve-se perene até o fim. No mais, um belo amargor, bastante densa ao paladar e bem carbonatada. O retrogosto foi de um amargo saboroso. Em resumo, uma das melhores pilsners que já tomei.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
electrotype (605) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 24, 2014
Fuck you SAQ, c’est pas mal ça mon rating. Espèce de bière quelconque tout à fait aqueuse et inintéressante.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
solidfunk (6999) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Ok, but the other naturklub was better. Tried a small taste of this at the bar down the street from Meridan Pint last week. Tap.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HopTsing (544) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUN 27, 2014
From the bottle poured a weak pee yellow liquid with a thin white head.. Subtle aromas and flavors of malt and hops, just the way I like my pilseners.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tia (1606) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Light yellow with thin white head. Light floral aroma, a smidge of cooked corn- thin. A touch metallic, a tad sour, a little sweet, and some decent Pilsener hops. Light with a longer hop finish than expected. Not really my style but not too bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RussianDragon (574) - - JUN 22, 2014
Pours a light yellow color with a big fluffy white head that quickly fades. Aroma is corn and grass, tastes of corn and rice with a slightly bitter vegetal finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
GoufCustom (1465) - HONG KONG - JUN 5, 2014

330 ml green bottle with pull-tap bought at Fürstenberg in Tsuen Wan.

Clear pale dull golden yellow colour; Half finger head with soapy white foam which fades in 30 seconds; Small sticky lacing with quite fizzy carbonation; Slightly pungent aroma of lager malt, with floral nectar, honey, bread, yeast, lemon and light grassy hops; Light sweet taste of light lager malt, with molasses notes, very light earth, bread, light yeast, light lemon, light bitter hops and very light grass; Light body, dry and watery palate; Mouth feel is somewhere between a macro Pale and a light Pilsener, with fairly light body and thin palate (seems like a trait for most Austrian lagers). Saaz earthyness is light at best. Otherwise some notable bread and fairly lightweight hops. Doh!… Hoppiness is sweet floral nectar, lemon and light grass nose. Very light earth, thin lemon and light hop taste. Bitterness is very low-fi German Pils-like for a faint astringent non-finish; Quite dry after taste. Easy and quite bready to mouth.

Comments: This is typical Austrian brew - thin body but good maltyness, empty taste and light hoppiness. The fragrant floral aroma is its sole saving grace. For traditional German Pils lovers, once is definitely enough.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ngejo (874) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - MAY 23, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy, pale, minimal head, white foam, light sweetness, light body, fizzy, & abrupt finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dnicolaescu (1685) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - MAY 7, 2014
BOTTLE 50CL. Look: clear straw with a white frothy head. Aroma: light grain, light fruit, mineral. Taste: light sweetness, malt, light bitter finish, clean and crisp.

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