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Paulaner Original Münchner - Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

Paulaner Original MünchnerPaulaner Original Münchner

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BA SCORE
84
good

702 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 702
Reviews: 401
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.37%


Brewed by:
Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 03-02-1998)
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Josievan

Iowa

3.95/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Paulaner Original pours a transparent light biege. It's substnatial head sinks into a downward funnel as it settles.

Smell: The aroma gives the indication of a noble hop presence and is slightly skunky, but less so than many European lagers of this nature.

Taste: The taste is a refreshing, if light, dose of German hops and pale malt.

Mouthfeel: Paulaner Original is on the lighter-bodied side and smooth enough for government work. Carbonation is rather high, as is appropriate for the style.

Drinkability: This is what session lagers are all about. This would be a great thirst quencher on a hot summer day.

Notes: What can really be said about a beer such as this? It's not flashy. It won't knock your socks off. But then again, that's not really the point with a beer of this sort. Paulaner Original is just plain old good beer, so I'm going to drink up.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2010 22:29:06 | More by Josievan
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Paulaner Original Münchner from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
84 out of 100 based on 702 ratings.