Paulaner Original Münchner | Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

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Paulaner Original MünchnerPaulaner Original Münchner

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Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

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

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3.58/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - golden copper with a large, pure, white, fizzy head that has decent retention

S - bready, grainy, a bit sweet

T - bready malt, noble hops, faint sweetness

M - light to medium bodied, smooth, crisp

This is a decent, malty, sessionable beer. It has good flavor but little in the way of hop character. It was enjoyable once, but I'm not sure I'll pick it up again.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.2/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A 12 ounce bottle in a 16 ounce mixing glass.

Appearance - Clean. Bright. Golden in color. The head (one finger) is made of very fine bubbles. Mild lacing that disappears quickly. Overall, a very pretty lager.

Smell - Good.

Taste - Germanic. Toffee. The flavors come on quickly. What a treat!

Mouth - Substantial. Don't let the color fool you.

Overall - A very good German lager. Buy some and share it with your friends.

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5/5  rDev +34.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +21%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at GermanFest Picnic, Carillon Park, Dayton, OH

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin head that died down and left lacing on the surface and a ring of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: There are light to moderate aromas of bready malts in the nose along with some notes of grassy hops.
T: The taste is very similar to the smell and is quite malty—bready malts stand out in particular. There are some hints of grassy hops and a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The flavor in this beer isn’t quite as bright compared to other Munich Helles Lagers, but it is easy to drink.

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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