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Munich Light - Emmett's Brewing Company

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8 Ratings
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 14.8%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Emmett's Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: karst on 10-01-2005)
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Reviews by tjsdomer2:
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3.79/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Crystal clear yellow with decent carbonation and good foam.

Smell: Fresh lemon and more than a hint of pine. Very wintery for a light lager.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Tastes similar to the smell. Great combination of lemon and pine. Mouthfeel starts rather clean, but leaves a sticky residue in the finish.

Overall: A pretty good light lager. Hits the right flavors of a pilsner, but the slightly malty mouthfeel feels like a pale lager.

tjsdomer2, Feb 02, 2014
More User Reviews:
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2.7/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

(Served in an American pint glass)

A- This beer had a thin film of white foam that faded to a ring quickly. The body was a pale yellow with a gentle carbonation of tiny bubbles.

S- The smell of noble bitter hops was strong with a dry sulfur note.

T- This beer has a big field corn note that has notes of pale malt and sulfur with a bitter noble hops flavor blended with a dry carbonic acid bite in the finish.

M- This beer had a medium-light mouthfeel

D- This might be an Imperial adjunct lager. There was a big noble hop bitterness with a big sulfur bite and a big corn note. It had all the flavors I don't care for in BMC but they were crisper and bigger than most.

rhoadsrage, Jun 02, 2006
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2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

robthepenguin, Aug 25, 2012
Photo of Thorpe429
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Thorpe429, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of karst
3.85/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a light golden straw with a white head that is not very persistant. Strong beading does not provide a cap. Light body lower bitterness but very crisp and clean and much more flavor and hops than most macro brews. The high CO2 level teams with a citrus acidic flavor and makes this pair well with heavy foods as well a good candidate for a session.

karst, Oct 01, 2005
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

SocalKicks, Jun 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

KingBiscuit, Mar 01, 2014
Photo of greenmiller
3.8/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Emmett's Downers Grove

A: Dark golden color, not quite amber, but richer than the macro fizzy water. No head.

S: No aroma that I could detect

T: My expectations were VERY low on this one and I was very surprised that for this type, had lots of flavor. Gentle malt, no hoppiness but that was fine for me.

M: Average. Not watery.

D: Definitely could pound down a growler on a hot summer day.

Would recommend this for those macro drinkers who generally won't try craft brews and need that light beer substitute when visiting Emmetts.

greenmiller, Mar 18, 2010
Munich Light from Emmett's Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.