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Paulaner Original Münchner - Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

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very good

825 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 825
Reviews: 413
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.33%
Wants: 29
Gots: 57 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured a very nice clean blonde color,the head a little lacking,however,the nice bread/malty aroma quickly entices all senses. A very mild yet complex odor and taste,just a wonder balance of malt and hops. Very easy to drink,no after taste,overall I love this beer, and many of their other formulas

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3.65/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served from bottle into a shaker. Poured a pale golden yellow with a one finger pure white that subsided to a minimal amount slowly. Maintained decent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, wheat, grain, spices, rice, fruit, and subtle alcohol. The flavor was of sweet malt, wheat, grain, spices, floral, fruit, and very subtle alcohol. It had a light feel on the palate with mild carbonation. Overall this was a decent brew. The aroma on this one was definitely not my favorite of this style. However, the flavor did a pretty good job of making up for this. The flavor was really nicely balanced, but wasn’t very complex unfortunately. Worth trying for sure as it is very easy to drink.

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3.8/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

330ml bottle poured into a pils glass by best before date.

The pour produces average foamy head with average retention, decent lace left upon dissipation. Gold in color, visible carbonation is rather low.

Hop spice firstly dominates. Let it settle thence bready malt, fruit tanginess, citrus reveal their vim.

The tastes make me wow. Hit through palate first by bready malt thereafter carries to balance by fruitiness deriving from yeast. Citrus zest draws a finish curtain along with slight biscuity malt. Hop bitterness is at the very tail but just wee and underlying as leverage of its sweetness portion.

Mouthfeel is smooth with good crisp of carbonation, medium-bodied, not much dry.

Worthy brew, high drinkability yet tasty, I would buy more to stock my inventory as this beer could be able to match in any occasion.

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3.3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pale golden in color, head fizzes up and then quickly fades away to almost nothing.

Smells of fruity malt, almost like apple juice

Flavor mostly follows aroma, with fruit juice, sweet biscuit and slight caramel flavors. Grain and husk follow the sweetness. Hops are in the very distant background, which is appropriate for the style, but I'd still like more. Slightly earthy in the finish.

Thin to medium body, seems slightly under-carbonated. Finishes dry.

Not a bad Helles, but far from being my favorite of the style.

Paulaner Original Münchner from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
85 out of 100 based on 825 ratings.