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Spaten Münchner Hell (Premium Lager) - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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Spaten Münchner Hell (Premium Lager)Spaten Münchner Hell (Premium Lager)

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,063 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,063
Reviews: 559
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 31
Gots: 40 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 11-08-2001)
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Romulus141

Nebraska

3.45/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into the Samuel Adams serving glass.

Appearance: Pours a light, golden yellow with a small amount of white head. The head itself dissipates quickly. There are a fair number of carbonation bubbles rising to the surface. There is some minimal lacing on the edges of the glass, but it doesn't stay long.

Smell: Initially, this beer has a skunky smell to it. After the initial pour, the smell becomes less instrusive, and is replaced with a malty, wheaty smell. The smell also has a slight sweet tinge to it. Overall, it is nothing to get overly excited about.

Taste: For a lager, this has a creamy taste. It starts and finishes sweet, with malts aplenty. There some slight metallic overtones in the finish too. I also detect a faint hint of citrus. It has character, and is one of the better lagers I've had. However, it still is simply a light colored lager, which is hardly my favorite type of beer. It does its job, that's all I can really say.

Mouthfeel: Light, crisp, and plenty of carbonation. The carbonation is actually a good quality in this beer, as it gives it a light body and a quick finish. The viscosity is not oily, but smooth and nimble. The mouthfeel itself is quite nice.

Drinkability: Given the light character and fuller flavor of this beer, it would be quite ideal for a session. It'll quench the thirst, it's not filling, and the flavor is robust enough that it will satisfy the better beer-minded indivdual.

This was enjoyable, but given its price, I doubt I'll reach for it again. It's worth a try, but don't expect too much out of it.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2007 02:33:02 | More by Romulus141
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dcmchew

Romania

3.46/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had as Spaten Premium Lager, 5.2 % alc.
Pours pale golden, small white head that goes fast to a thin sticky lace.
Tho a strong skunky smell at first, some nice grainy malts break through as it settles, a touch of fruit and some mild stewed hops.
Maltiness dominates the taste, grainy but also with a bit of sweetness, faint apple and lemon zest.
A bit of skunk, not too discomforting, grassy hop finish, a bit spicy, mild bitterness.
Light bodied, medium carbonation.
A decent lager, but doesn't really bring the German quality stamp.

Serving type: bottle

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Spaten Münchner Hell (Premium Lager) from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
83 out of 100 based on 1,063 ratings.