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König Pilsener - König-Brauerei GmbH

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BA SCORE
85
very good

504 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 504
Reviews: 262
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 14.63%
Wants: 21
Gots: 33 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
König-Brauerei GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-24-2002)
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Photo of Jason
4.33/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Presentation: 12oz euro style green bottle with no freshness date to be found.

Appearance: Pale yellow with the slightest chill haze, tight bubbly white lace leaves a few rings around the glass.

Smell: Faint lemon in the aroma hinting towards floral.

Taste: Medium bodied with a crisp malty palate, slightly restrained bitterness ... more subtle and flavourful than bitter, yet still helps to balance quite well with a spicy bite. The hops become more evident in the finish as they linger with some residual sweet grain.

Notes: Forget Becks or the similar ... a fine pils to be had any time of the year. A treat for either the veteran micro drinker or a macro drinker. Goes down well yet very tasty at the same time.

Jason, Apr 24, 2002
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4.28/5  rDev +13.8%

Joe_Malt, Yesterday at 12:41 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Mack, Nov 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

qcghost, Nov 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.38/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a bright clear pale yellow with a fluffy head of two fingers. Smell is not strong but a great balance of malt, hops and a hint of lemon. Tastes of malt, grain and noble hops, which perfectly balance the sweetness from the malt. It is just delicious and goes down so smoothly. Light to medium body and light carbonation which makes for an exceptional, even unsurpassable, drinkability. You could down a liter in less than you say good morning. What a simple deliciousness, yet world class beer. Smooth, refreshing and again, just delicious. Up there with the Weihenstephaner one as the best Pilsner available in my opinion.

DiUr, Nov 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

R_Kole, Nov 01, 2014
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daneer, Oct 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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4.44/5  rDev +18.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Great pils! One of the best I've had. From a 500 ml. can into a pilsner glass. Poured a nice fluffy and white bubbly head; yellow-gold color, typical for this style. Sticky lace on the glass; a nice cream ring around the edges. Smelled like citrus, light spice, peppery, and some malted barley grains. At first it is a bit sweet on my palate, but it finishes dry, slightly bitter, and peppery. There is a little lemon zest in there as well. It finishes smooth and crisp; balanced and light, yet fulfilling. Overall, this is a great German pils. It is especially great for an end-of-summer brew. Sad to see the transition into fall.

Jsteez, Sep 06, 2014
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König Pilsener from König-Brauerei GmbH
85 out of 100 based on 504 ratings.