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Augustiner Bräu Munchen Light Export Beer - Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG

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Augustiner Bräu Munchen Light Export BeerAugustiner Bräu Munchen Light Export Beer

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BA SCORE
82
good

86 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 86
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.33%
Wants: 11
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 08-25-2003)
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Photo of MNishCT77
2.88/5  rDev -20%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

11.2 oz. bottle acquired in the greater Washington D.C. area after a pilsner tasting, unknown bottling date, poured into my Snallygaster mug, drank 11/6/13 over a half-hour.

A: 2/3 - straw yellow-golden coloration, high clarity (can both see or read through), thin white head quickly fizzled out into almost nothing, no alcohol legs

S: 7/12 - clean lager yeast aroma, adjuncts (corn and/or rice), pretty standard for a light adjunct/adjunct lager

T: 14/20 - on the anterior tongue, there's little-to-no bitterness; in the middle of the mouth, the adjunct and lager yeast flavors kick in; clean aftertaste

M: 2/5 - moderate carbonation, thin-bodied (essentially watery), little alcohol presence

O: 5/10 - don't understand the appeal of this beer at all, and don't even understand how it scored as high as an 81 on this site (I guess only because it's a German import); to me, it's in the same league as the typical American adjunct lagers with lots of the same characters - little-to-no flavor - no flaws but totally innocuous; if for whatever reason you're looking for a German lawnmower beer, this would be a decent choice, but I cannot imagine ever purchasing this

TOTAL = 30/50

MNishCT77, Nov 07, 2013
Photo of KevinGordon
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

KevinGordon, Oct 29, 2013
Photo of oriolesfan4
3/5  rDev -16.7%

oriolesfan4, Oct 20, 2013
Photo of Gab4717
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Gab4717, Oct 07, 2013
Photo of BeerBabe247
3/5  rDev -16.7%

BeerBabe247, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of KerryCummins1977
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

KerryCummins1977, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of BrandonOakes
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

BrandonOakes, Sep 27, 2013
Photo of apasternak
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

apasternak, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of bcsbeer
2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

bcsbeer, Jul 22, 2013
Photo of Casey3236
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Casey3236, Jul 16, 2013
Photo of ThisWangsChung
3.18/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a clear straw color. There's a nice head here, a two finger white shade that's fluffy and moderately lasting. Tiny specks of lace are left on the glass, too.

S: There's a decent presence of sulfury German hops here. Allowing it to warm up will reveal touches of fruity esters, like apricot. Nothing to blow the mind, but decent for the style (I don't buy for a second this is a light lager, either).

T: Perhaps not as hoppy as the nose indicated...actually, it's rather sweet. I'd even call it too sweet - especially on the finish - but as it opens up, it does develop a faint hoppy bite on the back end. Moderately refined and smooth.

M: Decently light; not dry enough, though. For that reason, I don't feel the urge to down it in 5 seconds, which is the mark of a top-flight German lager.

O: I picked this up thinking it was Augustiner Hell...alas, no. Still, it's a decent lager - and an overpriced one, too. Simply for that, I won't buy again; unless of course I somehow mistake it for Augustiner Hell again.

ThisWangsChung, Jul 14, 2013
Photo of twenty5
3/5  rDev -16.7%

twenty5, May 10, 2013
Photo of tastymug
3/5  rDev -16.7%

tastymug, Apr 14, 2013
Photo of DrewSnyc667
4/5  rDev +11.1%

DrewSnyc667, Mar 23, 2013
Photo of lsummers
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

lsummers, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of xacidx
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

xacidx, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of MacStinson
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

MacStinson, Dec 25, 2012
Photo of cliff1066
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

cliff1066, Dec 19, 2012
Photo of leinie13
4/5  rDev +11.1%

leinie13, Dec 12, 2012
Photo of JeffTheJuice
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

JeffTheJuice, Dec 05, 2012
Photo of Sweetjimmyb
3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It has been a couple years but as I recall this beer reminds me of Amstel Light, maybe a little more alcohol than Amstel. Not bad but I'm glad I didn't love it because this ain't no cheap beer. I think I paid $13 for a six pack. I guess my quest for a great Light beer will go on.

Sweetjimmyb, Dec 03, 2012
Photo of wdarcy77
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

wdarcy77, Oct 27, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

WestonW, Oct 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Aewachiw, Sep 25, 2012
Photo of aficionado224
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

aficionado224, Sep 10, 2012
Augustiner Bräu Munchen Light Export Beer from Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG
82 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.