Beer Pick: Drink Bitburger Premium Pils at the Thanksgiving table

Bitburger Premium Pils / Courtesy of Bob Townsend

Credit: Bob Townsend

Credit: Bob Townsend

Bitburger Premium Pils / Courtesy of Bob Townsend

I’ve written about my recent fixation with Pilsner Urquell, now that it’s available in 16-ounce cans. But, lately, it’s sometimes been hard to find, which switched me to another pilsner, Bitburger Premium Pils.

It’s also available in 16-ounce cans. And I’ve come to like it a lot. That’s why Bitburger is today’s Beer Pick.

Beer Pick

Bitburger Premium Pils

Bitburger Brewery, Bitburg, Germany

Available in 16-ounce 4-pack cans


Bitburger points out that the soul of its Premium Pils can be found in the German Hallertau and Holsthum certified hops it uses, and I tend to agree. But it’s the light, soft mouthfeel, and clean, sweet malt flavor that make a perfect match for the elegant hoppy dryness in the finish.

Pair with

Never mind the Bud. Bitburger is the clean, crisp lager you want to drink at the Thanksgiving table with turkey, gravy and mashed potatoes — especially if you’re doing a deep-fried turkey this year.

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