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

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Spaten Münchner Hell (Premium Lager)Spaten Münchner Hell (Premium Lager)

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Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Bierman9 on 11-08-2001

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

Light golden color with a smallish white head that dissipates quickly. Rich bready pilsner malt with a hint of carmelization and some light fruity notes. DMS was quite evident upon first pour but seems to have mostly dissipated. Light floral hop aroma. The flavor is rich toasty sweet bready caramel maltiness with a hint of light sweet fruit. Light earthy spicy hop flavor with a light level of hop bitterness. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet rich malty mouthfeel. Nice flavorful malt forward beer. The DMS was a bit heavy at first, I'm glad that went away. I could drink many of these given half a chance.

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Photo of cam477
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of aengleman
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of majorbase2
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of Irishace9
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of MrBallz
4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of JakeDebus
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of tommy5
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of heytomcat
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Quindar
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Isoruku
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of dbaraniak
4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of HugoG
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of dbrauneis
3.77/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Served on-tap at The Tavern in Old Salem in Winston-Salem, NC

A: Pours a crystal clear pale yellow in color with moderate to heavy amounts of visible carbonation and some light notes of golden yellow highlights. The beer has a finger tall fizzy foamy bright white head that reduces to a medium sized patch of very thin film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of biscuit malts with a lighter amount of cereal grains. There are light to moderate aromas of grassy and spicy hops as well.

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of biscuit malts with a lighter amount of cereal grain malts contributing just a touch of sweetness. That is followed by light to moderate flavors of grassy and spicy hops which contribute a light to moderate amount of bitterness which lingers for a short amount of time.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Well balanced between the sweetness of the malts and the bitterness of the hops making it easy to drink and quite enjoyable. A classic example of the style.

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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of KRella
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of Duesler
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Spaten Münchner Hell (Premium Lager) from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
3.68 out of 5 based on 1,429 ratings.
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