Paulaner Original Münchner | Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

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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:
1,027
Reviews:
458
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
12.1%
 
 
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48
Gots:
189
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3.92/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Very fresh nose with a pretty attractive foamy glossy ricky head. Herbally trace to the taste with an almost light tannic finish. To the eye ressembles ginger ale with a reasonable inner core. Solid summer beer. No pretentions but quality throughout. Very good for what it is.

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3/5  rDev -19.4%

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3.85/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best before 7/2012.

Pours a slightly murky honey orange with a foamy 1/2 inch bone colored head that settles to an oily film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of grain and some grassy and hay aromas. Taste is of grain, grass/hay, and some herbal hop flavors on the finish. There is a mild bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good lager that is quite refreshing and easy to drink.

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4.11/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

11.2 oz brown bottle with a beautiful label depicting skyline of Munich. Bottle poured into a 1/2 L mug.

A - Bright golden yellow with a soft inviting head that sticks to the glass nicely. Very effervescent and inviting.

S - Buttery biscuits cut by some spicy hops, nothing too pronounced

T - The malt is a bit on the lighter side but is none the less pleasantly sweet. The bitter hops keep the flavor interesting and complex. Honey and lemongrass are present

M - Extremely refreshing and clean, goes down easy

O - Great brew, a go to for a traditional, refreshing beer

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4.09/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A perfectly clear golden beer. It initially has a foamy head of about 2 fingers, but it quickly fades down to a thin covering. The aroma has a grainy, slightly spicy character to it as it enters the nose, like wheat and cloves, and one can also detect banana and European hops as well. The flavor is nice and balanced, with a sturdy malt foundation and just the right amount of hop bitterness. It is light bodied, but feels good coating the mouth and going down. The only negative I find is that there is a tiny bit of a metallic/oxidized off flavor in there sometimes. Overall, this is a staple everyday beer in my refrigerator.

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Paulaner Original Münchner from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
3.72 out of 5 based on 1,027 ratings.
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