Brewed by Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg
Style: Pilsener
Vorchdorf, Austria


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RATINGS: 342   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72/5   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."

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ThisWangsChung (836) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Reviewed 12/25/2012. 11.2 oz bottle into a pint glass. A: Pours a lighter straw color with fantastic clarity. The head is a one finger white color with okay retention. Basically, it’s everything you’d expect a decent pilsner to look like. S: I was really wary when I first popped open the weird pulltab and whiffed a MASSIVE amount of skunk, but in the glass it’s calmed down well. Lots of zesty noble hops with no real malt aroma. Weak in general, but not bad. T: There’s almost a green pepper flavor that really catches me off guard - yeah, it definitely tastes like bell pepper. Not really a good thing. There’s a bit of grass and sweet malts on the finish, but that off flavor really throws everything off guard. M: Well carbonated and nicely light - there’s no mouthfeel problems keeping it from going down easy, just the flavors. O: This...doesn’t work. The pepper character kills what could have been a good pilsner. At the very least, it would pair decently with Mexican food.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nevalainen (660) - FINLAND - JAN 15, 2017
A bottle, best before sep.2015. Clear pale color with white head. Aroma is hoppy and grainy. Taste is sweetish with notes of hops, but too watery. Ok pilsner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SinH4 (3669) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - DEC 31, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2016 Bottle. Clear yellow color with white head. Aroma is earthy-hoppy, herbal, pale malts, some starch. Taste is earthy, pale malts, rather sweet, again some starchy malts. Medium bitter finish, medium carbonation, slightly watery mouthfeel. Okay Pilsner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kto (1045) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 27, 2016
0.5l bottle from spar at the innsbruck train station. pours a clear pale golden with a frothy white head. aroma of grass, a hint of noble hops (saphir?). flavour of grass, metal, white bread, butter. rather sweet for a pilsner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jaghana (5702) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - DEC 13, 2016
Bottle 33cl, a slightly cloudy yellow beer. Nose is on grain and lemon touch. Aroma is on grass and hzy hops quite bitter, some barley sugar, crisp, still lemon notes. Finish is sweet and grassy, pleasant.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
deanso (9724) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 2, 2016
33cl bottle from home bargains, Doncaster. Medium white head. Clear golden pour. A bit watery and herbal. Light bitterness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SarkyNorthener (4222) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2016
Bottle from home bargains, Walsall. Golden beer with medium head. Aroma of light malt. Taste is some hop bitterness, cereal grain and some herb. Gets better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nisse666 (6651) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2016
Bottle from EuroSanta Sebilinz cons 2016-08-07 Göteborg AR: pilz, white bread crums, dry grass AP: pale clear yellow, wee snowwhite foam F: white bread, dry, rich carbonation, mineral water, yellow grass, wee sweetnees

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jp199820022004 (2) - SCOTLAND - JUL 29, 2016 does not count
Aroma nothing special It's yellow Tastes likes pils but nothing special Surprised to read its 5.1% Palette quite buttery in fact but not that much taste otherwise. Overall would prefer some more but it's just a bit wet blanket.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
RaoniBiel (17) - BRAZIL - JUL 1, 2016
Garrafa 330 ml. Cor de dourado claro achampanhado, translúcida, alguma espuma de média duração. É uma cerveja muito leve, de razoável carbonação, pouco amargor e pouca presença de lúpulo. O aroma também é bem leve, com alguma presença de malte.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tricksta_p (3896) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2016
Bottle at home. Aroma is grainy malt and straw with a hint of grassy hops. Flavour is light sweet and light to moderate bitter. Body is light to medium. Drinkable Pilsener.

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