Löwenbräu Original | Löwenbräu AG

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Löwenbräu AG

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-28-2001

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2.6/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from 11.2 oz. bottle into Samuel Adams pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a crystal clear golden with a one-finger head that dissipates almost instantaneously. Spots of lacing are left behind.

Smell: Skunked. Green bottles suck, brewers. A moderate smell of hops and light smell of malts is behind the skunk.

Taste: Moderate skunkiness, moderate hops and biscuit malts, mild bitterness throughout. End is watery and grassy.

Mouthfeel: Light to moderate body, high carbonation, smooth.

Overall: Not a very good beer, just below par. They need to not use green bottles and need more flavor!

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Photo of soju6
3.33/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a nice light golden color with a decent head that fades to some lacing.

S: Has a clean aroma of grain and bit of citrus.

T: Taste starts with a mix of citrus and some sweetness that turns to a nice bitterness and a clean finish.

F: Light body, crisp and refreshing.

O: Decent beer, not a bad as some would like you to believe. Good for a few.

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of PolarBear3
3.12/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Drank from my Duvel Tulip

A - Poured a nice golden colour with two fingered with frothy white head that disappears to a thin head.

S - Wheaty aroma with citrus and light malts.

T - Sweet malts up front with a slightly bitter and citrus taste to finish

M - Medium Carbonation and light to medium body

O - A well balanced beer that lacks a little flavour depth but is crisp and refreshing and one that I actually enjoy on a hot day.

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of LampertLand
3.87/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A-served cold , poured into a stein yellowish/ gold , minimal head that quickly dissappeared
S-wheat with hints of citrus nothing over powering
T-smooth , mellow munich malts , nicely balanced brew
MF-light to medium in body , good carbonation , easy on the palate , no bitter aftertaste
Ov-very easy to drink beer , that has it's time and place

Cheers LampertLand

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Photo of hopsolutely
3.2/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bright and light straw coloured lager. Very predictable aroma and taste of the stereotypical "Euro-lager" ilk...

Aroma is of pure golden barley, while the taste also has mild hop bittering elements in the finish. Certainly not "dry & clean", but not an offensive lingering corn-sweetness.

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of bogus564
3.7/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

11.2 fl oz, poured into a tall Pilsner glass.

I have my Steak-Umm sandwich at the ready, and I'm feeling good. I learned recently that if you add salt, pepper and garlic powder, it's awesome. Time to have another beer, and away we go...

A: It's more of a yellow gold than a golden gold, if that makes any sense at all. With a careful pour, it produces a minimal wheat-colored head. It's slight on the bubbles as well.

S: Hops, grass, wheat and citrus are on the menu, just as I'd have expected. At this point, the sandwich smells just a little bit better.

T: It's a nice beer, kind of like the polite friend you send to pick up your girlfriend while you wait down the street in your car. It tastes like it smells, and it's not overpowering. In combination with the savoriness of the sandwich, it's even better, though.

M: Good, again bordering on very good. It's carbonated nicely, light in body, the palate likes it, and it leaves a slightly dry finish. It's what you can ask from this stlye of beer.

O: Good beer, it doesn't disappoint. It's ideal with this Steak-Umm sandwich. I wish I'd cooked another, but that would be gluttony; besides, now I can have another beer. Cheers for now.

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2/5  rDev -39%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

Photo of BeerKangaroo
3.1/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Into a pilsener (also noted in pint glass, nothing changed):

A: totally clear yellow body with a small white head that doesn't last even ten seconds

S: wheaty grassiness with the slightest hint of malt

T: wheaty grassy hops, slightly bready, slightly sweet yet bitter

M: light, very sessionable, smooth nothing harsh on the tongue, grassy aftertaste

O: decent for the style, easy to drink. I would have it again.

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

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2/5  rDev -39%

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2/5  rDev -39%

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2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

Löwenbräu Original from Löwenbräu AG
Beer rating: 3.28 out of 5 with 863 ratings
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