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König Pilsener - König-Brauerei GmbH

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BA SCORE
85
very good

459 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 459
Reviews: 255
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 19
Gots: 21 | 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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Reviews by YourMomDrinksBud:
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YourMomDrinksBud

Colorado

3.83/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. 

A- Pours a clear pale gold with an inch of head. Leaves just a bit of lace. 

S- Sour grain, earthy hop presence, toasty malts. 

T- Very light lemon, slightly spicy earthy hops. Toasted malts in the finish. 

M- Light mouthfeel. Just a tad dry. Easy drinking. 

O- Overall I enjoyed this one. Subtle and simple but flavorful and refreshing at the same time.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2011 06:52:10 | More by YourMomDrinksBud
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dannyboygaga

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-26-2014 06:30:41 | More by dannyboygaga
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bassboneman

New York

3.4/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

For the price... this one is hard to beat!
@ $6.99 for a 4pk of Pint cans...
For a hot summer day by the grill - this is the go to beer!
I care for the taste and the finish wayyy better than the smell.
This is my first encounter with this particular brew. I like it better than Pilsner Urquell!
No attacks please!
Sam

Serving type: can

07-20-2014 21:26:44 | More by bassboneman
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

07-19-2014 01:58:27 | More by OregonGrown7
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

07-14-2014 03:10:06 | More by FletchLive
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Joe_European_Brew_13


4.19/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Decent overall Pils. Good taste. Not too heavy. Good pour from the bottle. A very affordable, good drinking beer. Perfect for hot weather- enjoy at a cookout or a day on the gold course, or a day fishing.
Not bitter, light in color, good palatable Pils.
It's usually priced well, too- for the budget conscious consumer. Enjoy!

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 20:57:32 | More by Joe_European_Brew_13
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brandon911

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-09-2014 19:53:39 | More by brandon911
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Mojo

Alabama

3.78/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

11.2 ounce bottle poured into pilsener flute glass

A - crystal clear light gold/straw in color, with a small one inch head, decent retention and lacing.

S - The smell is fairly weak, mostly grasses and grains

T - sweet malt taste with a crisp, dry, yeasty, but surprising bitter finish. But everything about this is fairly subtle. The Germans just make this style a little better than we do.

M - gold carbonation but not much aftertaste

O - a good example of the style!!!

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2014 19:41:24 | More by Mojo
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California

4.25/5  rDev +13%

07-03-2014 20:17:22 | More by oneXone
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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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antott0523

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

06-29-2014 20:15:55 | More by antott0523
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patre_tim

China

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

06-25-2014 23:08:53 | More by patre_tim
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

06-25-2014 00:48:17 | More by ZEB89
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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

06-22-2014 17:45:45 | More by sephyrott
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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Oregon

4.56/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The best widely available German Pilsner. The real deal, great with some burgers off the grill or some charcuterie and fromage. I wish they would bring in kegs so we could drink it on tap. Unfortunately for the most part US craft brewers feel the need for too many hops or too much malt to make a classic session style German Pilsner

Serving type: can

06-17-2014 01:25:49 | More by forsport
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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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06-06-2014 03:19:17 | More by gtermi
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König Pilsener from König-Brauerei GmbH
85 out of 100 based on 459 ratings.