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

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RATINGS: 863   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 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnfryd (14725) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ratman197 (14504) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 20, 2007
500 ml bottle poured a clear straw color with a small lingering white head. Aromas of straw, bread, light citrus and a bit of earthiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of straw, graininess and light citrus with a crisp dry moderatly bitter finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (14313) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2014
Bottled, 500ml at Zum Anker, Rudenheim am Rhein, Hesse. Pale gold with white head. Dryish, malty but thin beer, light on the palate, little follow through flavour wise. Mostly bland, highly carbonated.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (14275) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 26, 2008
Bottle from the River’s Bend. Poured a straw color with a moderate frothy white head that lasted and had good lacing. Heavy hoppy grainy aroma. Medium body with soft carbonation. Medium grassy hoppy flavor with a medium bitter dry finish. This beer met my expectations.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (13989) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 9, 2008
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a smiall white head. The aroma is a corn malt and metallic. The taste is a sweet malt with a clean finish. A decent pils from koning.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (13956) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 19, 2012 Re-rate 6/18/12: Bottle. Clear golden with a medium white head. Aroma with lots of cereals, bread and hints of herbal/grassy hops. Grainy corny flavor with a slightly hoppy bitter finish. Light to medium-bodied. Kinda drinkable, but not good. Not fresh enough (this bottle is a year old) so the new score is not calculated. 3/3/4/3/7=2

Draught. Golden color with a pretty white head. Malty aroma. Bready, malty flavor with a bitter finish. Medium-bodied. 5/3/6/3/11=2.8

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
HenrikSoegaard (13885) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 5, 2007
Bottle. Frothy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Nice hoppy/grassy aroma. OK moderate bitter flavor. Average finish. Oily palate. Nice beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Borup (13790) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2006
Bottle. Golden colour with a small white head. Hoppy aroma and flavour with a bitter finish,

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (13578) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2009
Pale golden with a firm white head. Aroma of straw, grainy malt, and hint of DMS and a metallic edge. Dry and malty flavour with herbal hops and a good bitter finish

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (13488) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 2, 2010
Bottle sample at the World Beer Festival Richmond, 6/12/10. Pours a clear golden color with a medium white head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of light grainy notes and a lot of grassy hops. The taste is grassy with some nutty notes. Thin-medium bodied.


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