Hacker-Pschorr Münchner Gold | Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH

Hacker-Pschorr Münchner GoldHacker-Pschorr Münchner Gold
BA SCORE
50.5%
Liked This Beer
3.7 w/ 566 ratings
Hacker-Pschorr Münchner GoldHacker-Pschorr Münchner Gold
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH
Germany
hacker-pschorr.de

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by wl0307 on 06-30-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#27,708
Reviews:
247
Ratings:
566
Liked:
286
Avg:
3.7/5
pDev:
12.16%
Alströms:
3.97
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
70
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 566 |  Reviews: 247
Photo of spoony
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From a 330 ml bottle (code says 11.16) into a nonic. Reviewed from notes dated September 19, 2016.

A-The beer is definitely bright in color with a nice golden hue and good clarity. Not much carbonation to be seen and the white head fades quickly leaving patches of foam on the top. No lacing.

S-The aroma is simple and pleasant. Notes of toasted bread, toasted grain, and just a hint of sweetness. Hops are subtle and European/noble in flavor; there is just a little grassy hit of bitterness. Smells clean and crisp.

T-The taste mostly tracks the aroma. Malts are pretty dry with flavors of toasted white bread and grain. None of the cooked vegetable flavor that often accompanies lower ranked beers of this style. The finish leaves my palate with a little hit of leafy, hoppy bitterness. Tastes clean and crisp.

M-The body is medium to light in heft with a fine-but-active carbonation that persists on the palate.

O-This is a good beer, but nothing special. You don't have to think too much about it, but you won't really want to think too much about it.

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Photo of dragonah
4.94/5  rDev +33.5%
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 bwood06
4.08/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This was my 2nd beer while playing bocce ball at a German pub in Denver. I figured since we were at a German place that I might as well be ordering German beer. Something nice and light was in order and this fit the bill. The color of this beer is a bright golden hue that is clear in appearance and features low carbonation. The head is white, frothy, thick, and dissipates very slowly to a thin lacing. 4.25/5 The aroma is very similar to the pilsner that I had right before this with grassy hops and pilsner malt really coming to the forefront. However, this beer is much more malty and sweet with less of a hop forward profile. Buttered white bread, pilsner malt, grassy hops, and light caramel really come out nicely here. 3.75/5 The sweet maltiness is really showcased here with a light caramel leading off before buttered white bread comes to the forefront. There is a deep grainy sweetness that is very rich (for cereal grains). Right before the grassy hops come in there is a note of light green apple that just peeks out before disappearing. There is some bitterness from the grassy hops but not much in comparison to the sweetness of the malt. 4.25/5 As sweet as this beer is, the mouthfeel is rather light and wet without being viscous or cloying. There is some minor drying that lingers slightly upon swallowing. The carbonation is very light with only a light tickle up front. 4.25/5 This is really an enjoyable beer that is great on its own or paired with food. Much sweeter than a pilsner but still nice and light. Simple, straightforward, sessionable, and layered, while still being approachable. 4/5

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Photo of Seangrdn
3.82/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of steverx8
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.85/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dsshuck
3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.59/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sokol_1993
3.77/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Boo-urns
4.15/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of XsoldoutX
3.44/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hat_Fulla_Beer
3.93/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle poured into Sam Adams pint glass.

Pours a bright, clear yellow with one finger of foamy head that leaves cartoon dust clouds of lace as it recedes.

Smells of fresh white bread, soft citrus, cut grass and mild green hops.

Tastes of bready pale malt sweetness, lemon zest, white pepper and more grassy noble hops.

Feels soft and light. Medium-light bodied with feathery carbonation. Finishes off-sweet.

Verdict: Recommended. Solid, refreshing lager.

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Photo of JAB1978
4.4/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of n2492004
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Carolvs
3.66/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of craigmj7
3.82/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gmarchio
4.24/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cgrunin
4.05/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Wattstriker
4.22/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mwckiltedsavage
3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Juiposa
4.14/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of EOC
4.19/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jacobob10
3.84/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

11.2 oz bottle, best before 10/16.

Pale gold and brilliantly clear. Average sized creamy white head with good retention. Sweet pils malt aroma dominates with light spicy hops to provide some balance. More malt sweetness in the flavor but it actually finishes on the dry side. Incredibly clean feel to it. Medium bodied, bordering on medium-full. One of the heavier Munich Helles' I have had, I actually wish it felt a little lighter and more refreshing. Great flavor though, a quality lager for sure.

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.21/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Hacker Pschorr Munich Gold has a thick, slightly off-white head, a clear, very bubbly, gold appearance, and fairly heavy lacing left behind. The aroma is of honey malt, sweet biscuit, and grassy hop oils. Taste is of sweet malt, biscuit, honey, grass, and low-level bitterness. Mouthfeel is low medium, and Hacker Pschorr Munich Gold finishes smooth and crisp.

RJT

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Hacker-Pschorr Münchner Gold from Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH
Beer rating: 50.5% out of 100 with 566 ratings
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