Spaten Münchner Hell (Premium Lager) | Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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1,417 Ratings
Spaten Münchner Hell (Premium Lager)Spaten Münchner Hell (Premium Lager)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
Germany
franziskaner-weissbier.de

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bierman9 on 11-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,417
Reviews:
606
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
14.13%
 
 
Wants:
63
Gots:
225
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,417 |  Reviews: 606
Photo of singletary
3.21/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of klimoja
3.6/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of cambabeer
3.29/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ShepardCommander
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of prisdefer
1.83/5  rDev -50.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Papawheelie
3.32/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Giggy
3.6/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MizzouBrew
3.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of bongobeer
3.89/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cjf
4.05/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gelasin
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jsteez
3.8/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A pretty boring pour: yellow and clear, a finger's worth of head. Very translucent with a lot of carbonation present. It left some sticky lace behind, but not much. After the head dissipated it left a little bubbly ring around the edges. The nose was a typical lager/pils ; grain, soda crackers, perhaps a little lemon. It tasted like white bread, malt, some crunchy crackers. The backend was dry with a balance of sweet. Very crisp and light mouthfeel; smooth. I liked it for a good summer lager! I'll smash a few of these, yo!

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Photo of redfox405
4.5/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MeanMotaScootah
3.93/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I gave this one a 4 "overall" because I think it's the best lager on the market. So for the style it's the best IMO. Smell? As expected sorta biscuit + malty nondescript aroma. Nice carbonation - easy drinking beer. Taste? What I like best about this is the clean crisp taste that any beer lover will appreciate. Spaten has the lager flavor that American adjunct lager beers claim to have but fall miserably short. If you dig lagers, do yourself a favor and taste the real deal.

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Photo of Peter_Stahlberg
4.53/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of hoppytobehere
4.08/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at a local biergarten

Summer calls for lagers and this one hit the spot. One of the best helles lagers i've had. Full flavor, light body. Wish they didn't sell this in green bottles, i'd be buying it all the time.

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Photo of toti1972
4.21/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mdt88
3/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jeswasgui
3.18/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of vabeerguy
2.58/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Steelocation
4.04/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I bought a 12 pack of this in 12oz bottles. The bottle had an expiration date of 05/2017. The bottle number read L1266202 03:20. I poured the bottle in a pint shaped glass.

Appearance: golden, clear, and lively

Smell: grassy and clean

Taste: balanced with a malty taste from start to finish. It was crisp and a little lite with a dry finish

Mouth-feel: crisp and carbonated. I thought it was a little thin and watery

Overall: I am biased, I prefer lagers over ales any day. This lager was a little lite for me but it was crisp and worth having more than one. Enjoyed that it had a balance finish and was dry with no aftertaste. This is a standard in lagers as far as I'm concern. Worth bringing to gatherings for any occasion.

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Photo of brutalist
4.06/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Captain68
3.79/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IpaBeerDrinkers
4.11/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Not a normal style for me, so take with a grain of salt..

Pours light color, good carbonation.
Smell is typical skunky euro lager
Taste is very good, best ive tried of this style. Reminds me of a cleaner heineken
Feel is good, crushable.
Overall, nice beer for style. Will drink again

Preferred it out of bottle than poured

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Spaten Münchner Hell (Premium Lager) from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
3.68 out of 5 based on 1,417 ratings.
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