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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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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
Photo of brandon911
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
Photo of oneXone
4.25/5  rDev +13%

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

ONEBEERGIRL, Jul 01, 2014
Photo of antott0523
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
Photo of Dcbelkot
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Dcbelkot, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of Arsenal11
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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

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

KeyWestGator, Jun 20, 2014
Photo of osupuck19
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
Photo of Darthmaul
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Darthmaul, Jun 17, 2014
Photo of kmckinnon
2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

kmckinnon, Jun 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

Sergio_Pereira, Jun 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

Brac13, Jun 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

gtermi, Jun 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

hopmandu, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of Jimmy_Pete
4.71/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Crisp, clear, mouth feel.

Not overly carbonated.

Excellent permeation of pils flavor and good to last dreg.

Typically I find this beer on sale at the Piggly Wiggly, in 4 packs.

I consider an excellent pils like this a highly underated beer in a land flowing with mediocre to horrible lagers, and overpriced over ABV'd microbrews. This is the beer you need when you want a beer that goes right down the middle in excellent form.

Jimmy_Pete, May 27, 2014
Photo of Latarnik
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Latarnik, May 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

JoeMans, May 21, 2014
Photo of da_beers
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

da_beers, May 20, 2014
König Pilsener from König-Brauerei GmbH
85 out of 100 based on 504 ratings.