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Brewed by Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg
Style: Pilsener
Vorchdorf, Austria

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RATINGS: 330   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle; Pasteurised.
Ingredients: Water; malt; Saaz hops; hop extract.
"Hopfenkonig has a crisp, clean dry, hoppy nose and aromatic flavours."


jcos' rating

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcos (1778) - Maryland, USA - NOV 8, 2012
Location/Date:Bottle on November 8th, 2012.

Appearance: Pours a clear gold with some bubbles and faint white head.
Aroma: Aroma of bready malt.
Taste: Light bitterness, some bready malt but not overbearing.
Palate:Light body, faint fizz.

Summary: Taste really passed my expectation of the nose. Often times pilsners have a really poor syrupy stale malty taste. This does not, which I give it credit for. However, it’s still just missing something from being good.


2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
wlf (124) - DENMARK - MAR 29, 2016
light-golden clear with average white head, malty aroma with some honey notes, fruity sweet malty taste with little bitterness, some fruits, little hoppy notes, lively carbonation

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Bierdimpfe (179) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 24, 2016
Bright straw color with strong activity. Thick white 2 finger head lasting around 8 minutes with some good legs. Faint aromas and flavors of grains, citrus, floral and herbal spices. Balanced sweet and sharp lemony taste with minimal hops and a metallic feel. Almost no smell. Medium slick body with moderate carbonation. Faint and short finish ending with minimal floral and herbal feel. Overall poorly crafted having bland watery flavors and no personality. Though refreshing and accessible, it should have more hops.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
redders1974 (704) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2016
Corn syrup decent frothing on glass medium carbonation taste is over sweet and syrupy ok but not good bottle at home.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
Teran (254) - Belgrade, SERBIA - NOV 12, 2015
Clear, pale, minimal white top head, light sweetness, light body, fizzy. Pretty much nothing-special-Pilsener. Some light malt aromas, not much hops.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
altonbrownd (5114) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - NOV 1, 2015
Bottle at P.J. Clarke’s. Yellow body with medium to big head. Nose is hops and citrus and eggier notes. Taste grassy, sweet and a bit bitter as well. Light bodied.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hawanna (2973) - Freising, GERMANY - OCT 17, 2015
0,5 l bottle cereal, herbs, pale, clear, frothy, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, slick feel, average carbonation,

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LazyPyro (342) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2015
330ml bottle. Really clear pale yellow, small white head. Hoppy aroma. Sweet, citrusy notes in the flavour, some bitterness to finish. Nice.
March 2015.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cthulhu (754) - MARSHALL ISLANDS - OCT 4, 2015
– Cheap beer aroma Butter, malt, slight metall flavours. Neutral finish perhaps with a bit of hops ,average light carbo and medium/light body Market this one as hopfen koenig is misleading , almost no hops there!!

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fukito (1001) - Santiago, CHILE - SEP 17, 2015
Very slightly hazy straw with efferevescent carbo and a small white head. Lightstruck aroma with some herbla hops. Sweet flavor with herbal notes and a short bitter and slightly salty finish. Light palate, refreshing but too adjunct ladden

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
BiereLuc (1255) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 29, 2015
En décapsulant le rigolo capuchon, le puissantes effluves de mouffette m’ont pris par «surprise». Dès lors, je croyais que le sort était conjuré. Mais dès la première gorgée, j’ai été de nouveau saisi. Wow! J’ai rarement vu la flaveur «skunky» s’amalgamer aussi bien à la bière. De jolis houblons qui s’enlacent avec la bête noire et blanche pour nous mener vers une finale croustillante et légèrement sucrée. Je n’arrive pas à comprendre pourquoi, mais j’ai adoré. Et j’en aurais bu au moins deux autres tellement ça descendait bien.


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