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

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,079 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,079
Reviews: 560
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 32
Gots: 49 | 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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fx20736

New York

4.22/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a green bottle into a straight sided pint glass.

I normally avoid beer in green bottles but as this is brewed by the same group that makes Franziskaner I decided to take a chance. I did let it sit for 3 minutes with the cap off before pouring even though I didn't detect any skunkiness.

Poured a 1 inch snow white head, pretty to look at. Beer is golden colored with subdued carbonation.

Aroma is bready malt and grassiness with a slightly sour smell.

Mouthfeel is very full without being thick or slippery.

Taste, mild Noble hop bitterness quickly fades and the finish is dry and pleasing. After I took a few sips I thought, where's the aftertaste? But there really isn't any, just a slightly sour dryness that is very pleasant.

This beer is a marvel, it doesn't try to surprise or overwhelm you, it just presents itself quietly as a wonderful, enjoyable drink. Until knocked down this will be a Summer Regular in my fridge.

This is yet another Euro Beer that proves that most American Beers are generations away from the fine quality enjoyable beers made in Germany, Belgium and England.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2011 21:44:10 | More by fx20736
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L - golden colored body, precisely clear, with a creamy, white head that slowly fades to a foam
S - light struck, grass, biscuit, spicy noble hop
T - crisp and clean, impeccable balance, grassy spicy hops, biscuity grain, faint light struck hop taste
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Spaten Münchner Hell (Premium Lager) from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
83 out of 100 based on 1,079 ratings.