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

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1,177 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,177
Reviews: 565
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 14.13%
Wants: 40
Gots: 78 | FT: 0
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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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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

hopmashian, Mar 27, 2012
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Vylo, Nov 08, 2012
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jaxon53, Jul 05, 2013
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sd123, Jan 15, 2012
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RoyFokker, Jun 08, 2014
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rale, Apr 26, 2014
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tobelerone, Dec 24, 2011
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nyyfanatic213, Jul 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A clear golden yellow pour,with three fingers of creamy white head that left some spotty lacing. Aroma of pale malt,and slightly skunky floral,and citrus hops. Flavor is balanced, a good amount of pale malt for a Euro Lager,slightly dry with hints of lemon,and some faint hints of spice maybe pepper ? A slightly dry finish,crisp mouthfeel. I would call this quite drinkable,and a fun try but nothing very memoriable

WakeandBake, May 09, 2009
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

superdoopersauce, May 24, 2014
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Miz77, Jun 07, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this one at a golf club in the bar. I wasn't expecting much selection but they did have this one on tap. Wow was I surprised at how much I enjoyed it! Looks very ordinary. Pale golden lager with a slight white head. The taste was exceptional. Slighly sweet, grainy malt nicely balanced with hops. Very drinkable! I could have stayed all night. This is a good one for a session.

heidelbeerg, Jul 16, 2006
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Botulizard, Aug 23, 2013
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WiserBud, May 08, 2014
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JoshuaShort13, Mar 13, 2014
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ramrod666, Apr 23, 2014
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RedneckBeerz, Oct 20, 2013
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kuestegg, Aug 10, 2012
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micromaniac129, Aug 10, 2013
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andrenaline, Sep 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Purchased from a gas station in Memphis, TN for $12 for a six-pack. Comes in green bottles with the Spaten logo front and center, a much simpler label than the Dunkel or Optimator. Poured into an Abita pint glass.

A: Pours a golden color, somewhat darker than the average pale lager, with a 1.5-finger fluffy white head that quickly disappeared. Lacing is decent at first but also quickly goes away. The glass may be partly to blame for this, as it seems to make head disappear particularly quickly with the various beers I've poured into it. At least it had plenty of carbonation bubbles, almost like a champagne.

S: A clean smell, not particularly strong, with a somewhat floral hop aroma.

T: Very crisp and refreshing, with a nice balance between the slightly sweet bready malt and spicy lemon hops. A hoppy aftertaste settles in and lingers on the tongue for a long time. This beer starts sweet when it hits the tongue but has a very dry finish.

M: Light-bodied but not unsatisfying, with moderate carbonation. Goes down easily, but is not watery.

O: It's not as good as the Spaten Dunkel, Oktoberfest, or Optimator, but a very nice pale lager. Definitely a step up from the cheaper European lagers like Beck's or Heineken. But, unless you're crazy about pale lagers, I'd recommend one of Spaten's darker beers instead, especially now in OCtober.

Sorvahr, Oct 22, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

supermeniscus, Nov 27, 2011
Spaten Münchner Hell (Premium Lager) from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
84 out of 100 based on 1,177 ratings.