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König Pilsener - König-Brauerei GmbH

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BA SCORE
85
very good

489 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 489
Reviews: 261
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 20
Gots: 31 | 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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4/5  rDev +6.4%

VictorR, Aug 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Westyn, Jul 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

reaganrvltn, Jul 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

crob3888, Jul 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

John_Beeryman, Jul 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

dannyboygaga, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of bassboneman
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

bassboneman, Jul 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

p4ck3ts3nd3r, Jul 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

OregonGrown7, Jul 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

FletchLive, Jul 14, 2014
Photo of 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!

Joe_European_Brew_13, Jul 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

brandon911, Jul 09, 2014
Photo of Mojo
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!!!

Mojo, Jul 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

oneXone, Jul 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

ONEBEERGIRL, Jul 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

antott0523, Jun 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

patre_tim, Jun 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

ZEB89, Jun 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Dcbelkot, Jun 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Arsenal11, Jun 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

sephyrott, Jun 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

KeyWestGator, Jun 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

osupuck19, Jun 17, 2014
Photo of forsport
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

forsport, Jun 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Darthmaul, Jun 17, 2014
König Pilsener from König-Brauerei GmbH
85 out of 100 based on 489 ratings.