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Hacker-Pschorr Munich Gold - Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH

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Ratings: 162
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 14.33%
Wants: 3
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: slitherySOB on 04-16-2012)
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

djrn2, Jun 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

DrunkinYogi, Aug 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

oriolesfan4, May 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

wrightst, Jul 28, 2014
Photo of dbrauneis
3.35/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served in a bottle at Mulligan's in Hoboken, NJ

A: Pours a crystal clear golden straw yellow in color with moderate amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a finger tall white head with large bubbles that reduces to thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate lacing is observed.

S: The overall aroma of the beer is quite mild but the things that stand out for me are corn adjunct malts, some bready malts, and some sweetness. Additionally there are some grassy hops.

T: The flavor really follows the smell for this beer with the primary flavor being slightly sweet bready malts and some corn adjunct malts. There is also a light amount of bitterness of the grassy hops.

M: On the lighter side of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: This beer is easy to drink, refreshing, and quite sessionable.

dbrauneis, Jun 17, 2012
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3.98/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hacker-Pschorr Munich Gold
Style: Munich Helles Lager
ABV: 5.50 %

LOOK: Clear golden brew with a white foam and some lace. Mostly clear with some chill haze from the yeast proteins. Looks like a standard helles lager.

SMELL: Clean, bready, biscuity aroma with some herbal hop tinges.

TASTE: Straight forward clean lager with sweet and creamy malty notes, biscuit and buttery bread flavors, and a small tea like, herbal hop bitterness. Easy drinking German lager beer with an even balance and pleasant character.

FEEL: Light bodied, crisp, well carbonated, fairly smooth.

OVERALL: An authentic helles lager from a respected German brewery. Agreeable flavor and light feel, perfect for drinking alone or pairing with a wide array of foods.

Stinkypuss, Sep 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Gonzoillini, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of chinchill
3.4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear, relatively saturated gold color (i.e., a bit darker than expected).

S & T: no flaws per se, but a rather meek and uninteresting mix of light malt and earthy hops.

M: crisp, with medium+ carbonation; light body.

O: marginally better than mediocre Bavarian Helles.

(review largely confirmed with tasting in August 2013)

chinchill, Aug 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

tobelerone, Aug 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Duff27, May 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

barnzy78, Jan 30, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -38%

sweemzander, Apr 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

smartassboiler, Jun 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into pint glass

Appearance – Pours a straw-golden color with a huge pure white head. The head has enormous bubbles trapped within and fades over time to give a fair amount of lacing.

Smell – The aroma is light overall, but heaviest in bread and an ever so light sugar sweetness.

Taste – A sweeter breadiness meets the tongue at first. It taste of some malt and caramel. These sweeter flavors fade as the taste advances giving way to a more of the bready and more biscuity flavor toward the end. It starts sweeter and finishes drier. While it does finish drier, I would overall still consider it a little bit on the sweeter side.

Mouthfeel – Slightly liger body with a medium level of carbonation. Very lager average.

Overall – Not a bad beer. Very easy to drink with some sweet and some more crisp characteristics. A good session brew.

Darkmagus82, May 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

crobinso, Oct 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

WDJersey, Jul 31, 2012
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3.7/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This one's a year past the bb date.

Pours a brilliant light golden with a modest ivory head that dissipates fairly quickly.

Grain and toasted bread dominate the aroma. There's an earthy hop character, along with a lightly metallic note.

Flavor reveals a huge toasted malt backbone, which has a nice richness throughout, finishing a touch yeasty. There's a bit of oxidation, but I'll ignore that. Hop character is minimal, though the bitterness is appropriate.

Body is moderate, with carbonation a touch low.

Good malt character, which is most important for the style. Nicely balanced.

barczar, Apr 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Molson2000, Sep 21, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -38%

matjack85, Feb 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

hilgart1, May 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

cliff1066, Jan 04, 2013
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3.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Great looking beer. Finger of foamy head on a clear, golden colored body.
The aroma is milled barley with a little floral note. Nice and simple.
The taste is moderately bitter with a dry bitter at the end.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
It's a simple and good beer.

Fatehunter, Feb 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

JohneHoodlum, Jun 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

schnarr84, May 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

bigbeers84, Mar 30, 2013
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Hacker-Pschorr Munich Gold from Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH
82 out of 100 based on 162 ratings.