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

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,152 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,152
Reviews: 563
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 14.13%
Wants: 35
Gots: 72 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

THEOPTIMATOR88, Apr 15, 2012
Photo of chinchill
3.18/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

355ml undated, green bottle served in a snifter.

A: The body is crystal-clear light golden-yellow, with a very short-lived fluffy white head. Zero sediment.

Aroma: Light aroma, mostly lacking the somewhat expected skunkiness. Grassy with sweet grain.

Taste: more skunkiness (actually, this tastes fresh and the 'skunk' is from the hops, I believe) and hops here than in the nose, and more flavor than one might expect given the light appearance and aroma. Lightly earthy hops with a hints of lemon, fresh hay and biscuit.

M: near medium bodied with rather aggressive carbonation that imparts a crisp feel. Dry finish.

O: haven't had this in years, but pretty much as expected. Works best with food.

chinchill, Apr 12, 2012
Photo of bier_uber_alles
4.18/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

the beer has an average appearance. Nothing that would stand out in any persons mind as unique.

smell is of strong malt and grass. very pleasant.

taste substantially overlaps with the scent. Taste comrpises flavors of grass, toasted malt, etc.

mouthfeel is agreeable. carbonation is mild, bubbles are small. Leaves the mouth feeling a bit wet.

overall, this brew is not very complicated. It's straight forward and easy to appreciate. Perfect all year round.,

bier_uber_alles, Apr 11, 2012
Photo of Powerstroker90
4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

Powerstroker90, Apr 10, 2012
Photo of nickfl
4.13/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - poured with a large head of white foam on a clear, golden body. The head settles quite slowly and leaves nice lace.

S - rich, thick malt aromas with light, spicy hops.

T - clean malt up front with a rich sweetness that kicks in towards the finish. Lingering malt with just a hint of spicy hops and light bitterness.

M - medium-thick body, moderate carbonation, and a balanced finish.

D - a very nice german lager, the aroma is virtually perfect and the flavor profile is spot on as well.

nickfl, Apr 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

smartassboiler, Apr 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

WeissBoy, Apr 08, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

M27, Apr 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

HoistinBrews, Mar 31, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

KLAYNE87, Mar 30, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

ParraPalliative, Mar 29, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

hopmashian, Mar 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

VonZipper, Mar 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Thullin187, Mar 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

tyleeis, Mar 25, 2012
Photo of szmnnl99
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

szmnnl99, Mar 24, 2012
Photo of acevenom
4.38/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a glass mug. Pours pale golden with a two-finger length white head. Plenty of lacing is left on the glass. The aroma is of lightly toasted barley malt and hops. There's a mild citrus aroma. There are flavor is sweet, bready, with notes of citrus and some hop bitterness. It's a very well balanced flavor and it's delicious. The mouthfeel is light. It's crisp with adequate carbonation. The finish is dry. It's very refreshing. This is an excellent lager and deserves top ratings for this style.

acevenom, Mar 22, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

conradh, Mar 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

ardy007, Mar 17, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

ThinkAgain, Mar 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Hack72, Mar 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Acforster2, Mar 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

thegerm87, Mar 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

mikerems, Mar 07, 2012
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1/5  rDev -72.8%

MortarPestle, Mar 07, 2012
Spaten Münchner Hell (Premium Lager) from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
83 out of 100 based on 1,152 ratings.