Hacker-Pschorr Münchner Gold | Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH

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Hacker-Pschorr Münchner GoldHacker-Pschorr Münchner Gold

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Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by wl0307 on 06-30-2006

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5/5  rDev +34%

Photo of Sandon
5/5  rDev +34%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of dragonah
4.94/5  rDev +32.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I'm not up to speed on all of the technical criteria on beers (yet), but I make it a practice of trying new beers often. This is the best beer I've ever had. I do NOT like hoppy beers....bitter is not appealing to me. This beer is beautiful gold, smooooooth, and flavorful. Excellent. Best. Ever.

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Photo of Tford
4.92/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A: Pours a dark golden straw colour with a pale yellow head that dissipates quickly.

S: Smells quite strongly, lots of grains with a little bit of hops and malt.

T: It tastes just like it smells, but better. Grains take a strong presence, but hops are also present with a slightly bitter and spicy, malty aftertaste; it’s quite a unique lager to have such noticeable spices.

M: It has a medium body with medium carbonation, typical for the type of beer.

O: This is yet another excellent beer from Germany and easily one of the best lagers I have had, if not the best.

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Photo of Beerwithoutallthehops
4.85/5  rDev +30%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A very good tasting German beer. No hops to speak of, thankfully. I am sure they are there, but this is another GREAT Hacker-Pschorr beer that leads the way to a better world of drinking beer.
All the other wannabe beers that make their name with candy coating, chocolate syrup, lemon wedges, cinnamon sticks and other "additives" to make their beer "unique" and "craftsman" can take a hike.
This is beer and I am thankful for it! What a great taste!! No bitter aftertaste. No goofy sourness. No odd smell. A full strength, full taste, full bodied and fully appreciated beer! Thank you Hacker-Pschorr!

4/13/2017 - update - another German beer is tossed out by GA distributor stupidity. The GA distrib. told stores they would no longer carry this beer because "it goes bad too quickly". Wonderful. Just like in the 1800's when stores began selling factory made loaves of bread that had preservatives in them so those loaves could stay on the shelves longer. Let's not focus on the TASTE of the beer(s), let's just make sure it can sit on the shelves for years. That is why so many "weiss" beers are on shelves in GA, the hops keeps them longer. YUUUUCK! I want beer, not hops. I understand hops is in beer, but it does not have to be 150% of the beer as is the case with 99% of USA CRAFTIE "beers".

Thanks GA for another example of YOUR STUPIDITY. If you want hops, red lights that are red more than green and drivers that make stupid moves 24/7 - you need to move to GA.

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Photo of lordsellers04
4.76/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

first off, let me just say Hacker pschorr products has to be some of the best beers ive ever had!

Hacker-Pschorr Münchner Gold
taste: Exceptional, it is the most smoothest beer ive ever had! no after taste whatsoever!

to sum it up everthing about this beer is just smooth and great tasting. it puts many other beers to shame..

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Photo of HopsForBrains
4.75/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of brfbeerdrinker
4.75/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

[Appearance]: Light golden yellow. Nice lacing as well.

[Smell]: I'd say there more of a honey smell than anything but its a very light odored beer.

[Foretaste]: Very sweet.

[Midflavor]: Same continues.

[Aftertaste]: slight hops bitterness followed by sweetness.

[Overall Flavor]: Awesome, very good beer top shelf indeed.

[Mouthfeel]: Light perfect carbonation.

[Drinkability]: Very easy to drink.

[Personal Recommendation]: Definately try this beer I'm sure you fall for it.

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4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

Photo of BodiesLexus
4.72/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A beautiful, sweet-malty helles with a full body, and the taste never fades. Rated to style.

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Photo of BeerBob
4.68/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Hacker-Pschorr Munich Gold pours a clear golden amber from an 11.2 FL OZ dark brown glass bottle with a pry off cap.

Head went to about two fingers before turning rocky and fading completely away.

Nose is a collage of damp sweat malt, light hops, and alcohol.

Palate is a light sweet barley malt, the presence of bittering hops, and the bite of carbonation.

Very crisp, light, and refreshing, a "go to" brew, also one of my favorites.

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Photo of Dentist666
4.64/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Munich Helles Lager is a specific style of beer, it looks rather simply, but actually has got good organoleptical characteristics.
We have clear sparkling golden beer with moderate white head. Smell is fresh and floral with distinct honey tones. Of course, grains and citrus.
Taste is well-balanced and classic for the style. Grainy with cardboard notes and delicate bitter finish. Moderate carbonation and medium body. Definitely, a good beer.

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Photo of Benny_Efkola
4.6/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nycbeerfreak
4.52/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A: Pale straw in color with a thin white head that reduces itself to a very thin film with time. Carbonation is real good

S: Biscuity and honeyed malt notes are faint, but the hops give the beer notes lemon peel, and fresh greens.

T: Like the smell, but more intense. This resembles that, with sweet, fruity character. Hops lend their citrus, herbal profile, giving the beer a crisp, dry finish.

M: Light bodied and clean. It hits the palate, and then it's gone.

D: This beer has character for how mellow it is. Easy to drink, inexpensive, and very tasty. This is a session beer if I have ever experienced one. This beer ROCKS DUDE !!!!

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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of thommo_nk
4.5/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a golden yellow colour with two finger white head which quickly evaporates into a micro film.

Nice and fizzy, just enough carbonation.

Very well balanced bready malt and herbal hop flavour.

Never had a bad German brewed Helles, and this is another beauty.

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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of JohnSnow1
4.5/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of redfox405
4.5/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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