Wieninger Helles Lagerbier Premium | Privatbrauerei M.C. Wieninger

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Privatbrauerei M.C. Wieninger

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by stcules on 05-28-2003

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Ratings: 14 |  Reviews: 5
Reviews by mmmbirra:
Photo of mmmbirra
4.4/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

0.5 liter mug

A transparent gold with a fluffy head that fades after a few moments.
The aroma is bready, nutty, and a little grainy. Pleasant.
Tastes slightly sweet, and has the same breadiness and nuttiness you get from the aroma but with a little bit of spicy, grassy hop in the back end. Really smooth, perfectly balanced, and incredibly drinkable.
It's unpasteurized, which seems to give it a little extra something that the typical Munich pasteurized helles don't have.

Very good.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Ciocanelu
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of edgarius7777
4.3/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of charapaus
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Normal lager beer, good taste with honey aftertaste

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Photo of smcolw
3.82/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pale golden color and clear. Lasting head with decent lace.

Mild aroma of soft and lightly malted barley. Not much raw grain.

Lots of carbonation but with a decent body, this beer is light (as in pale malt). The swallow draws out enough hop to provide some balance. Still this leans to the lawnmower variety, albeit a good one.

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Photo of Sachsenfreude
4.2/5  rDev +21%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This is a good Helles, a step above the macrobrew versions. I will admit that Schönramer makes better but this is close.

Above all others this is a very drinkable beer, well suitable for quality Gemütlichkeit. Nothing outstanding about its appearance and smell but it is true to the style and that's the best way to judge it.

Even the big macros in München make quality Helles but this is even better in taste with a similar drinkability. Really loose beer with subtle barley and well balanced hops, taste similar on tap to in the bottle but with better head retention. Taste light and goes down easy. Nice carbonation. A perfect beer to have with lunch.

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Photo of leitmotif
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of Beerman1977
4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

Photo of thatsmyspot
2.5/5  rDev -28%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Pacioli1445
4/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of stevoj
2.59/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Bottle from Edeka Markt. Sweet and cereal grain taste. Sour, musty aroma and cereal taste. Mouth feel is also kind of watery. Disappointing. See their BrauFass for a helles done slightly better.

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Photo of stcules
2.18/5  rDev -37.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Foam not persistent, not bad, but quickly disappearing. The colour is yellow (straw), limpid and clear, with green reflexes. At the taste, lightly hopped, herbaceous, but difficult to feel, because their very short duration. The taste is sweet, very watery. A bit of bitter in the aftertaste. Ideal to drink when very hot, and iced...

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Photo of Reagan1984
3.92/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of conoraugustine
3/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Wieninger Helles Lagerbier Premium from Privatbrauerei M.C. Wieninger
3.47 out of 5 based on 14 ratings.
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