Paulaner Original Münchner - Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

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828 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 828
Reviews: 415
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.33%
Wants: 29
Gots: 59 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG visit their website

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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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

There is a grainy, earthy, crayon-like malt aroma accented with some light fruitiness akin to pear and apricot. The head is white and leaves webby lacing; the body is a very pale golden hue. The flavor is dominated by sweet, grainy malt with some doughy sourness, along with some spicy, low-level hop bitterness and a sweet, grainy finish. The feel is rather light and crisp with moderate carbonation.

Very light, smooth, and drinkable with plenty of cleanly sweet malt and just a little punctuating bitterness. It also has a sour quality, which isn't too appealing.

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Typical Munich lager appearance.
Typical Munich lager sweet maltiness in the aroma with a hint of hops. Not bad.
Nice sweet malt with again the hops in the background, but it has a slick almost buttery character to it that I don't much enjoy and don't find in any of the other classic examples of the style.
Very drinkable, but that slick sensation builds up and I enjoy the second pint less than the first, the third less than the second.

I'll take a Hofbrau or Spaten over this any day.

Paulaner Original Münchner from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
84 out of 100 based on 828 ratings.