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Bitburger Premium Pils | Bitburger Brauerei

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bitburger Brauerei
Germany
bitburger.de

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-02-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,903
Reviews:
828
Ratings:
1,848
pDev:
16.18%
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Photo of Kubishark
3.47/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vaulmas
2.43/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BenHoppy
4.69/5  rDev +35.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

For a pilsner this is as good as it gets with its super malty, crisp flavors. Drink it cellared and flavors truly pop. Do not drink it ice cold or you will be disappointed. Remember it's a pilsner so with that said it's near perfect.

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Photo of dandy14
2.96/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of GannicusKiller
3.26/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tcsox
3.92/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MGoeltz
3.06/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Spencer96
2/5  rDev -42.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of pro45
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A nice German pilsner sampled from a fresh 500ml can dated best but 5/18. Straw color, soapy white head. Taste is pilsner malts and some faint hops. Dry finish. Good beer for the price. Would be a good summer refreshing beer. Far from the best German Pilsners I've had.

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Photo of willcull78
3.48/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A pleasant beer overall but not as flavorful as I thought it might have been for a German made product. Quality is outstanding for a pilsner/lager. The color was a clear lemony-amber color, like liquid sunshine. It very little foam when poured but a nice lacing. Flavor was light but I was expecting more. It was refreshing and had a nice overall pleasant feel. I would have another if offered to me.

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Photo of Hellpop65
3.27/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerAndFilm
3.6/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Krusader
3.53/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shane-L-Waddell
3.4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MTKATL
3.18/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.79/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a pilsner glass. Pours a medium golden amber with a one finger white head with great retention and lacing. A bit of skunk out of the brown bottle, which is disconcerting. Aroma in the glass is a more comforting grainy biscuit malt, grassy continental hops, a hint of lemon and skunk. Flavor is grainy biscuit hops, dry grassy hops, with a mellow husky grain and hop finish with a very slight metallic note. Medium bodied with light creaminess and active carbonation. A pretty much straight arrow German pilsner that is able to balance some husk bitterness in the malt and classic hops into a quite mellow and integrated pilsner whole. Very easy to drink. It seems a little understated at first, but the overall balance and classic flavors are well done. Don't know what's up with the initial skunk, possibly poor storage of a older bottle, although the hops seem otherwise quite nice.

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Photo of BeerSnobsAreUglyLibs
4.1/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.8/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bajengurkan
3.87/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jwale73
3.71/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml can served in my Spiegelau Pils glass. Pours a translucent straw gold with a rocky, two inch, bright white head. Nose expresses light, grassy notes, a trace of crackery malts and a kiss of noble hops towards the back. Taste consistent with nose - very subdued and clean flavor profile. Mouthfeel is light in body with a pleasant, even carbonation. All and all, a refreshing, easy drinking Pils and a bargain at $4.99 for a 4-pack.

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Photo of hanuswalrus
4.18/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

4 pack of 500 mL cans for $5 at the local shop. For the price and quality, it's hard to beat. Pours a nice pale, golden color with a nice fluffy white head. Laces the glass nicely and has good head retention. Nose is floral and spicy hops with some extremely clean, grainy pils malt. Flavor is lovely. Crisp as hell, nice firm bitterness and finishes dry. Even as it warms, the flavor is extremely enjoyable. Mouthfeel is soft and almost a little creamy, yet still has a slight prickly carbonation in the finish. This beer is almost 5 months old (canned 4/28/17), yet still tastes fresh. Overall, one of my personal favorites for the style and a new staple in my fridge.

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Photo of dustin22martin
3.99/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A great example of the style. I'm not the biggest Pils fan, but this one is everything you want from a German Pils. Bitter, spicy hops, clean malt bill, high attenuation, dry finish. It's refreshing and drinkable with enough character to keep it from being boring.

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Photo of sineone
3.42/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mltobin
3.59/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Makeitadouble
3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

BitBurger Premium Pils is a tame and refreshing beer. Its not a very succulent and flavorful beer if you’re into IPA’s and Full Bodied Lagers, but the flavor is just right for a Pilsner. The flavor is mellow and very balanced and has just the right amount of sweetness to make it a goto anytime beer perfect for a session with friends or just sinking into your couch. at 4.8% you can enjoy quite a few without being in over your head , but this beer is somewhat filling.

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