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Brewed by Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg
Style: Pilsener
Vorchdorf, Austria

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 300   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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 (1522) - 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.


1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
solidfunk (3873) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HopTsing (426) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tia (881) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RussianDragon (431) - - 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.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
GoufCustom (797) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ngejo (208) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - MAY 23, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy, pale, minimal head, white foam, light sweetness, light body, fizzy, & abrupt finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dnicolaescu (736) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (7113) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 24, 2014
Goldgelbes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geuch malzig, grasig, leicht hopfig. Geschmack leicht hopfig, grasig, blumig.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sdmmb (800) - USA - APR 15, 2014
Drunk on draught in Linz. Pleasant pilsener like lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Mr_Pink_152 (621) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
330ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Very pale yellow colour, ok head. Aroma of grass not a lot flavour. Disappointing


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