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

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RATINGS: 848   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The king of the beers - Unique in the taste. The Premium-Pilsener of highest quality.

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2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
TBone (16449) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 1, 2004 Bottled
Lager color, very small white head. Slightly skunked hoppy aroma. Malty, hoppy, with sweet tones. Medium-bodied, good pilsener with bitter finish. (5/2/7/3/10 2.7)
Re-rate, bottled (BB 06/2006)
Golden color, quickly vanishing white head. Mild plastic hop aroma. Fruity, sweet malts and weak bitterness in aftertaste. Quite boring pilsener, a bit like Budvar. (3/2/4/2/8 1.9)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (16128) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 16, 2000
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2005 A tough beer to rate. It runs almost directly average to its style. It has a light-to-moderate bitterness, some grassy-herbal hop notes and faint bready malts, both in flavour and aroma. It’s clean, slightly erring to the dry side in the finish. It’s not especially assertive, but nor is it especially mellow. It doesn’t seem to have a particular niche to my tastes.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dedollewaitor (15737) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2007
Can: Clear yellow with full white head. Malty/corn aroma. Taste of Malts & hops. Light thin but fresh & crisp taste. Enjoyable pils!

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mcberko (15436) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 14, 2009
500mL can - pours light yellow into pint glass. Grassy hops flavour with a slightly bitter aftertaste. Not a fan.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MiP (15378) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2005
Bottle. Yellow colour, small white head. Flavour is malty with some hoppiness. Full mouthfeel for a pils.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2009
Bottle at Pfefferbed. Clear yellow - white head. Clear yellow - white head. Bitterness, zesty, citrus, white bread, light malty, nice hoppy, egg, hay. OK.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
FatPhil (14896) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 6, 2008
Keg (Gallows Bird, Espoo, Oktoberfest 2008)
Quite clean, but a bit cardboardy. Fizzy carbonation. Dull.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (14678) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2013
50cl can @ home while entering my ratings from CBC 2013. Clear golden color, medium to full sized white to off-white head. Aroma is moderately malty, medium grainy, lightly bread. Taste malts, lightly grainy, hayish, nicely bitter. Medium carbonation, ok body. Nice pilsener on this warm sunny day.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bhensonb (14498) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 6, 2008
Bottle. Grain and grass aromas. Brassy color with a white head that went down leaving spotty lace. Near medium body with near creamy carbonation. Good dose of grassy hop, and the grain is not distressing. The finish is definitely bitter. Decent drink.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnfryd (14380) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 28, 2011
Can. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, hay. Flavour is fruit, malt, hay, hop, grass. Ordinary beer.


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