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Brewed by Paulaner Brauerei (Schörghuber)
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Munich, Germany
Serve in Lager glass

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 450   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
“Munich Gold” closely resembles our Münchner Hell in terms of taste and mainly owes its popularity to a slightly higher original gravity and the malty note. The result is a full-bodied yet mild taste which delivers an increasingly bitter note before culminating into an aromatic finish. A real treat for true beer connoisseurs!

The types of barley grown in the Swabian Jura and in the Upper Palatinate Region of Bavaria are excellently suited for the production of this timeless classic.

Hacker-Pschorr has been brewing beer in the traditional Bavarian manner since 1417. The high-quality beers the brewery produces are all brewed in accordance with the Bavarian Purity Law and contain only water, malt and hops.


felsenpils' rating

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
felsenpils (123) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 13, 2013
Yes, this is what a German lager should be. White foam, clear golden color, clean aroma, great malt taste. Not loaded down with caramel malts or offensive hop aroma. A fantastic, everyday beer. Brewed by people who really know what they are doing, this is the standard to be compared to.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mlady (68) - Prievidza, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 22, 2015
Bottle 500ml from supermarket in Austria,fresh taste,rich gold colour,grain,straw,lemon scent.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatDane1632 (822) - USA - MAY 15, 2015
Rated on notes taken 28 Apr 2012 -- I thoroughly enjoyed this beer. Enjoyed while visiting friends in San Antonio.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eduardovl (1039) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 15, 2015
500ml can served in a Lager glass. A: Pours a clear golden yellow color forming a medium and creamy white head. Good retention and lots of lingering lacings left in the glass. S: Sweet pale grains, honey and flowery hops. Bready yeasts. Metallic notes. T: Slightly sweet upfront. Strong notes of pale grains and honey. Nice hoppy balance. Grassy hops profile. Metallic notes. Bready Lager yeasts. M: Light body. Medium carbonation. Sweet grains and grassy hops in the aftertaste. O: Good drinkability. Enjoyable German Lager.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TedE (397) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 9, 2015
500ml bottle into glass. Slightly sweet malt nose. Pale amber with solid two finger white head. Gentle carbonation. Medium sweetness, quite flat in the mouth. A touch of bitterness gives way to papery cardboard. Easy drinking but run of the mill German lager really.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jado (633) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - MAY 3, 2015
From 500 ml bottle. Pours a mostly clear golden colour with a thin white head and light carbonation. Aromas are light but some crackers, lemon, cut grass and pepper. Taste is gentle fruit up front a bit like a fresh pear before a crisp, grassy herbal note comes through. Light finish as expected with a gentle fruity aftertaste. Restrained but elegant and a good example of the style.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiammanghilla (765) - Genova, ITALY - APR 25, 2015
Bottiglia 50cl, comprata al supermercato e bevuta a casa. Chiara con schiuma abbastanza persistente. Attacca mielosa e chiude amarognola. Non male ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhold

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (5719) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 8, 2015
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear straw gold, thin white head. Aromas of corn, malt, distant lemon. Taste has a light spicy bitterness, more pale malt. Sweet finish. Preferred the Münchner Hell!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
obguthr (4425) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - APR 3, 2015
Yeasty barley nose, cashews, sweet. Crystal clear amber, medium head, good lacing. Trademark sweetness of a foreign lager, yeasty malt flavor. Finishes a little papery. Light to medium body, easy carbonation, somewhat creamy. Much sweeter than other German helles, which makes it easily approachable. This beer brewed for export shows that it has been intentionally dumbed down for that purpose.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tnkw01 (1300) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle. Gold in color with a medium sized head. Aroma is hay and grains. Taste is grains, just a tad watery. Bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tnnn (4) - ESTONIA - MAR 22, 2015 does not count
Aroma is flat, boring, somewhat style true. Appearance, very nice, clear and golden, foam disappears pretty fast. Very cool bottle, yesh.. Taste, seems style-true, for my taste a bit boring


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