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

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 512   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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.


Raistlin's rating

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Raistlin (293) - London, Ontario, - JAN 21, 2013
This beer is definetely not what i exptected it to be. Considering its origin, i would think that taste would be a bit more stronger. It feels really light for German lager. That being said, i do enjoy drinking it. While it lacks strong taste and after taste, it is pretty smooth. It has a big white head that tastes great, but unfortunately it disapears fast. Colour is golden, and while it looks really appealing while the head is still present, colour can be a bit unappealing after head has dissapeared. It has perfect balance between sweet and bitter, and it does not bite your tounge like other beers. Almost at times feels little watery. Very conflicted with this beer, at times i love it and yet i can find so many faults with it.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kauge (1580) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 16, 2016
Bottle from local supermarket. BB 03.2017. Pours clear bright golden with good off-white head. The aroma is damp malts with grassy-herbal hoppiness. Tastes of cereals, a bit papery, moderately sweet, with a tingle of grassy hops in the finish. I wonder what the ratio is between hops and hop extract. Crispish yet moderate carbonation, lightish medium body. Pleasantly soft mouthfeel. Not made to blow anyone’s mind but it’s perfectly adequate. Nice for a lager.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
portwood (169) - Markham, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 10, 2016
Aromatic, malty, grassy hops, slight phenolic note. Light body, slightly grainy carbonation, malt sugars. Dry grass, herbal note, light Euro hop bitterness. Better than avg lager without the nasty adjunct taste. (canned 04/27/16)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nephirem (246) - CROATIA - SEP 10, 2016
Pours clear golden body with medium sized, soapy looking white head. Nose is malts, grass, some subtle licorice and hops. Medium body. Regular carbonation, soft and smooth texture and mouthfeel. Bittersweet taste, very subtle and mild. Aroma of malts, yeast, grains, grass, herbs. Finish is somewhat dry and herbal, slightly peppery. Overall, very decent lager. Clean, crisp and refreshing.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ManVsBeer (8674) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2016
Bottle from the Bury Forever Beer Festival 2016. Golden-blonde with a thin head and a small carbonation. Has a dryish malty taste, fairly ordinary in its nose too.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tommann (3345) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2016
500ml bottle. Pours bright gold with a medium head. Aroma is sweet straw malt. Taste is bready malt. Grainy. Some lemon hop on the finish.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wombat23 (684) - Texas, USA - AUG 19, 2016
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a white head. Aroma and taste of grains, grass, light malt, perhaps a faint caramel note. Mild hops. Light-bodied. Okay.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (10198) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2016
Bottle @ Bi Village, Fazana, Croatia. Pours light golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, grain, light white bread, hay. Flavor is light sweet, malt, bread, hay-ish hops. Medium body, average carbonation, light sweet finish. 050816

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PALaguardia (5) - BRAZIL - JUL 21, 2016 does not count
O malte se sobressai do início ao fim. No final o lúpulo aparece um pouco. Boa formação de espuma.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kalunapz (56) - CROATIA - JUL 20, 2016
Boca 0.5L...ovo je laqger i to je sve što se treba napisati, umjerene gorčine okus siromašan kao i kod svih lagera...

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
varanid99 (1006) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 9, 2016
Pale gold with a decent white head which quickly fades. Grainy, grassy, slight cardboard aroma. Taste is grain, boiled vegetables, sweet, a little bit of bitterness, almost flat. Not really that great


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