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

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,113 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,113
Reviews: 560
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 34
Gots: 58 | 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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breweradams

California

4.28/5  rDev +16.6%

appearance : Pale straw like color, white head stayed well over a minute then flattening to a thin white ring. Very clear

smell: Slight malt aroma, no hop aroma

taste: Slight sweetness with no hop flavor, Well balanced

mouthfeel: medium effervescent / no astringency

overall: Very drinkable, light body beer that lingers slightly. Great beer for a hot afternoon

02-02-2012 00:06:14 | More by breweradams
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godlessape

Georgia

4.28/5  rDev +16.6%

Appearance: This beer pours a light golden straw color like most German lagers and gives up a thin white head.

Smell: The bready, grassy and earthy malt notes come together perfectly with maybe a hint of lemon.

Taste: The biscuity malt flavor comes through with great might and ends with a subtle spicy hop crispness.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied--feels just right on the tongue.

Overall: This is great stuff. I wish American lagers had this much flavor. Das bier ist gut.

10-20-2011 06:40:09 | More by godlessape
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MobBarley

Oregon

4.28/5  rDev +16.6%

This is in my opinion a brew that is criminally underrated, true to the style, refreshing and tasty too. This is a well-rounded brew that, unfortunately, lacks the WOW character that we North Americans seem to crave in our beer. I'll admit that the straw-yellow color, standard, fizzy head and moderate lacing do little for me. The smell is warm and sweet with some serious fruit notes to round it out. Some hops lurk in the background but largely serve to make the aroma more complex. The taste is fine. Fruity and sweet and just slightly bready, with a nice mineral-rich aftertaste. Mouthfeel is great for the style, with rather high carbonation and a smooth, relatively thin body. Drinkability is tops, and I could see this being a top-notch session beer.

02-29-2004 09:10:07 | More by MobBarley
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pkalix

California

4.28/5  rDev +16.6%

i pretty much love all of Spaten's recipes. this pours nicely, laces in little spots and smells very pilsnerly. lager? smells hoppy, tastes very dr; finishes clean with a crisp taste. nice session beer, dry, a little bitter, very germany . . . . wish they would bring back the Club-Weisse....

08-04-2012 02:19:47 | More by pkalix
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taigor

New York

4.28/5  rDev +16.6%

Poured from 12oz bottle

A - Pours clear, golden color with a light head that dissipates quickly with almost no lacing.

S - Light hops smell with a hint of fruitness.

T - Light hoppiness with grains (possibly bread) and citrus.

M - Nice mouthfeel with medium carbonation and slight bitter aftertaste.

D - Very light in ABV and not feeling so very drinkable and enjoyable.

10-26-2009 16:49:09 | More by taigor
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Andrew_Rios122

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

07-03-2014 00:18:20 | More by Andrew_Rios122
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tyleeis

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

03-25-2012 21:21:32 | More by tyleeis
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aty11b

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

05-14-2013 01:34:22 | More by aty11b
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Roguer

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

04-13-2013 23:35:04 | More by Roguer
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Bpierso1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

09-04-2012 23:02:01 | More by Bpierso1
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AlexLi

Russian Federation

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

07-09-2014 19:23:15 | More by AlexLi
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jbd202

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

08-06-2013 16:54:13 | More by jbd202
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Cresant

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Poured this 12 oz. green and undated bottle into a half liter Spaten mug, beautiful. Crystal clear golden yellow body. Bright white frothy head. Huge soapy bubbles filled the glass. Photo worthy.

Smell was terrific. Sweet cereals. Leafy hops. Grassy. Rich.

Taste was good, but not as nice as the aroma. Crisp sweet graininess. Mildy bitter (noble hops?). Bready. Subtle yet refreshing.

Mouthfeel was smooth and medium bodied.

Very drinkable. I will find this one again.

09-18-2006 00:39:49 | More by Cresant
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Bikeboy1

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

05-22-2013 19:24:23 | More by Bikeboy1
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Jbl3246

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

01-28-2014 18:12:02 | More by Jbl3246
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dbaraniak

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

08-26-2013 06:59:46 | More by dbaraniak
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Chadhowie

California

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

03-05-2013 22:58:24 | More by Chadhowie
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J_Dub

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

04-23-2013 14:11:39 | More by J_Dub
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M27

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

04-01-2012 00:51:32 | More by M27
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napetry

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

08-23-2013 20:46:18 | More by napetry
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MidloRapid

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

03-02-2013 23:48:37 | More by MidloRapid
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navinsula

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

04-21-2013 01:09:12 | More by navinsula
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Bamarooster

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

04-23-2013 22:27:01 | More by Bamarooster
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Johnq1964

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

08-25-2013 18:59:46 | More by Johnq1964
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bmac093

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

05-27-2013 09:13:46 | More by bmac093
Spaten Münchner Hell (Premium Lager) from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
83 out of 100 based on 1,113 ratings.