Paulaner Original Münchner | Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

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Paulaner Original MünchnerPaulaner Original Münchner
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
Germany
paulaner.de

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Original Munich Lager is a true classic and a beer which always goes down well. It is mild with a hint of sweetness and a soft hit of hops in the background. This Munich beer is ideal to accompany spicy dishes.

Added by kbub6f on 03-02-1998

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,025
Reviews:
457
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
12.1%
 
 
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49
Gots:
188
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,025 |  Reviews: 457
Photo of DallasK
3.99/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bronxite
4.33/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JRed
3.66/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Transparent golden in body with white head that dissipates. Aroma of grain, honey, some hops. Tastes of honey corn flakes, grain, mild hops. Light bodied with medium carbonation.

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Photo of breadwinner
3.85/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Serves the purpose well enough, Munich helles, lovely appearance and body, rich golden yellow with a layer of foam and an appropriately carbonated feel. Palate is basic, not really richly bready, but good enough.

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Photo of matuto
4.14/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

500 ml bottle, exp. 07/2017, "Paulaner Münchner Hell", 4.9% ABV. Moderate bitterness, light body but not watery. With some swirls, one gets very nice aroma. Great beer!

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Photo of OlaB
3.7/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L: clear golden color with a small top of head disolves almost immediately. Some lacings on the glass.

S: grains, bread and crackers, some light herbs

T&F: follows much of the aroma, malts in the start with slight hop bitterness in the finish with some herbs and spices in the back. Easy drinkable, clean with a crisp bite in the mouth. The mouthfeel was the best with this beer.

O: a easy drinking decent german lager. Nothing really exiting about it, but would work out good in a session with friends.

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Photo of Dkline39
3.34/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of crissxhou_96
3.88/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Southpawwp
4.75/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of NastyNorseman
3.53/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Straw colored with white head that disapates rapidly. Malt in aroma. Taste is classic, nothing outstanding with slight hops in the finish. Light, malty flavor and slightly bitter. This brew won't steal the show, but it's very drinkable and nicely balanced.

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Photo of NickThePyro
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of movieclockstar
3.84/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mpt2222
4.28/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.94/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the bottle, it pours a clear golden with a moderate head, slowly dissipating to a thin layer. A bit of malt in the nose. A bit of malt in the mouth. Enjoyable.

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Photo of kw_pip
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of reebtaerG
3.79/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Robertas
3.03/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of prost2hefeweizen
4.51/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rhettroactive
4.22/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FCox143
3.6/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jstarr2517
3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of buschbeer
3.37/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

11.2 fl. oz. bottle
Served in a pokal glass

This beer pours pale yellow in color and is topped with three inches of creamy, white head that leaves a little lacing.

The main aroma is toasted grain.

The taste is pretty much the same with a clean finish.

Moderate to thin mouthfeel

'Tis the Octoberfest season. It is an easy drinker and lacks much flavor.

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Photo of Jodio
3.62/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of DanielCseklye
3.97/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Roguer
3.34/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pleasant golden lager, but appearance is slightly spoiled by a modest head with only ok retention.

Aroma is classic Helles: light and biscuity, not much going on, save a kiss of floral, slightly vegetal hops on the back end.

Flavor follows: it's a straightforward, inoffensive brew good for the summer months and to innocuously accompany meals. Nice clean malt presentation without graininess; surprising amount of bitterness. Not at all over sweet.

Easy drinking feel; you can easily pound these back, if that's your leaning. Doesn't lend itself well to sipping.

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Paulaner Original Münchner from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
3.72 out of 5 based on 1,025 ratings.
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