Paulaner Original Münchner | Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

Paulaner Original MünchnerPaulaner Original Münchner
1,036 Ratings
Paulaner Original MünchnerPaulaner Original Münchner

Brewed by:
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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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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4.11/5  rDev +10.2%
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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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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4.09/5  rDev +9.7%
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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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -33%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -33%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

There is nothing special about this beer. It looks yellow-orangeish in color. It smells of dry malt, bread,wheat. it taste of about the same things.The mouthfeel is crisp, light to medium in body, not very filling which is a good thing for someone wanting to drink a step up from the BMCs. Overall, it's really just an average compare to lets say their Hefeweizen or Oktoberfest which are so much better made beers.

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Paulaner Original Münchner from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 1,036 ratings
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