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

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,194 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,194
Reviews: 566
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 14.13%
Wants: 41
Gots: 87 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of pkalix
4.28/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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....

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of JWU
3.98/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz. botle poured into a tumbler glass

A- A clear straw yellow with a tight white head that dissipates fairly quickly, but leaves a little lacing down the glass.

S- A straightforward graininess with aromas of lemon peal and white wine tannins. A bit of floral/earthy hops.

T- Clean. A nice mix of everything mentioned in the aroma, the touch of floral hops and tannins finish it out.

M- Medium carbonation, and not over the top on the bubbles like some can be. Light to medium body. Refreshing.

O- Pretty good stuff. Very clean, and nothing off-putting at all.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

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3.83/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: The beer is crystal clear light yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin bright white head that died down but consistently left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface.
S: There are light to moderate aromas of grainy and biscuit malts plus grassy and spicy hops in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the taste has initial flavors of grain and biscuits followed by spices from the hops in the finish. There is a light to moderate amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very well balanced between the malt and hops and is also quite easy to drink.

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4.9/5  rDev +33.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass
No freshness date

A - A gorgeous hazy golden-straw color with a nice frothy head.

S - Classic german yeast and hops make this the one of the best smelling Helles Lagers I've experienced. Doesn't beat an IPA though.

T - My first impression is "wonderful." Very clean all around. You can "taste" the floral hops on the finish and it keeps you coming back for more.

M - Very, very clean. The light malt comes through upfront, followed by a crisp finish that makes this very refreshing.

O - Munich Helles Lagers done right are some of my favorite lagers for summer. That being said, this Helles is done to near perfection. Pick up a six pack for yourself and enjoy a summer afternoon (or two or three).

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2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of SometimesIfart
2.93/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a Lager glass. Pours a dark yellow in color with a three finger head. Quite nice I guess though nothing special. Pretty much smells of any other lager, Including Adjuncts with some strong skunkiness coming through. Taste is realistically no better than a PBR, Except with some very slight fruitiness. The mouthfeel is pretty much the same as the taste. With no additional flavors coming through, However it is not harsh at all. Overall, It's a pretty average beer. Nothing worth buying in my opinion, I got the bottle for free so I cannot complain

Spaten Münchner Hell (Premium Lager) from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
83 out of 100 based on 1,194 ratings.