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:
1,016
Reviews:
454
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
12.1%
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
187
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Spike
3.86/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From a 500ml bottle.
L: Rich, golden colour with light carbonation and a half-inch, foamy head that reduces quickly to a smear.
S: Clean, grassy, pilsner malt. Noticeably malty.
T: Grassy, herby, more than a hint of lemon.
F: Medium body. Medium to low carbonation. A little stickiness. Lightly drying. Smooth.
O: Great summer beer. The real deal. Serve this at your bbq instead of Peroni or Stella and your mates will thank you. Due to its low-ish carbonation I suspect it would also make a good accompaniment to a curry in place of the ubiquitous Cobra or Kingfisher.

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Photo of Dper
4.77/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Toynk
3.94/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of daigakusei11
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shelby415
3.53/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of josanguapo
3.05/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

From Club del Gourmet of El Corte Ingles of El Duque. In Teku glass. After dinner. Very drinkable, although feels watery and a bit more sweet then desiderable.

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Photo of Captain68
4.11/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rypkr
4.33/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hazen
3.42/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ControlVolume
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Boring but still very drinkable

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Photo of CTbrew32
3.99/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of JPadilla
3.43/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of XsoldoutX
3.63/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.19/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Comes out rather American fizzy yellow in appearance, didn't break out the good head, retention was almost nil. Aroma hit with the traditional banana and clove, but not over the top, like again, the Americanized version.

Lots of carbonation brings a lemon and wheat feel. This is light all around except for the carbonation and yeast feels. No off flavors, but for a single bottle format beer, you pay a lot and don't get anything unique or worth the higher price per oz cost.

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Photo of Try-em-all
4.08/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice Bavarian look, cloudy appearance, pleasant scent and goes down smooth with that hearty taste. Very nice.

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Photo of BockMan
1.84/5  rDev -50.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Not as much flavor as I expected from a Paulaner.

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Photo of Squire123
3.64/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cjohns73
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jeschaefer
3.09/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Silke_Neryn
3.58/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PsenicnoCRO
3.2/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cambabeer
3.87/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of PUbeer
4.44/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of edward_boumil
3.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L: Golden colored beer, clear with tons of bubbles. Thin head that hangs around
S: Pretty faint. Definately floral hop aromas present, malts are thin though. Have a slight sweet honey note to them.
T: Once again, kind of thin, hops are present and give a peppery bite, some floral and vegetal characters. Malts have a little more presence in the taste, but are still somewhat outshined by the hops. Present the standard honey cracker character of the style.
F: Light refreshing body, however hop bite is unexpected and lends a little more dryness to the beer than I prefer for the style.
O: Somewhat medicore for the style, which is one of my favorites.

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Paulaner Original Münchner from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
3.72 out of 5 based on 1,016 ratings.
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