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


on tap

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RATINGS: 974   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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When the Original Münchner was brewed for the first time at the end of the 19th Century, it was a spectacular success. With its hoppy taste, subtle, light and elegant, it becomes ever popular. Today the Paulaner Original Münchner is the best sold Münchner Hellbier (lager beer) in the world and Paulaner's No. 1 export beer in over 30 countries with its wonderfully subtle, spicy, naturally hearty taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martjoobolut (934) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 22, 2014
0,5L can. Pours clear straw-golden with white head. The head stays for a moment. Aroma is sweet, malt, grains. Flavor follows the nose. Overall: clean, but not exciting lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
erickok (3793) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - OCT 18, 2014
Very light golden, heavy bubbly. Decisively German, with large carbonation, crisp fermentation, clean yet well present hops. More straightforward taste finish, big bubbly mouthfeel. It’s okay. (50cl bottle from Saveur Bière)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
williamherbert (1328) - Syracuse, New York, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Clear straw yellow, sweaty on the side of the glass. The head is as white and ephemeral as cola. When you think of "German beer" this is probably what you think of. The smell is of corn and rice krispies. Not at all unpleasant, but not at all inspiring. Some sugars. The taste is more sharp malts, sweet corn sugars. Whatever hop is there is drowned in the flavors. Again, perfectly pleasant, just nothing to get excited about. The feel is smooth and buttery; fits with the style. The most middle of the road beer that maybe I’ve ever had. Perfectly acceptable, not at all exciting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosenbergh (7364) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 14, 2014
500 ml bottle. BB 11/14. (Netto) Peißenberg, Germany.
Clear golden colour with a small white head. Grainy malt, mild hops and papery dryness in the aroma. The flavour is pretty ordinary lager... dryish cardboardy malt and some mild grassy hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gripweed57 (768) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - OCT 11, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Honey gold color. Small creamy white head. Faint grainy malt nose. Sweet grainy malt flavor is light and refreshing. Light citrus hops balance this nicely. Overall, this pretty lightweight. But it is eminently drinkable and refreshing.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ngejo (378) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - OCT 11, 2014
Tap. Golden, clear, minimal head, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, flat, & astringent finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
eduardovl (942) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2014 500ml can poured in a pint jug. A: Clear golden-yellow color with a huge white and creamy head. Good retention and many lacings left S: Grain and wheat. Metallic and bready. Good T: The art of a simple German Lager. Sweet malts, honey and bready yeast. Metallic. Flowery hops in the end M: Light body and good carbonation. Mild bitter aftertaste O: High drinkability. Paulaner quality. Great German Lager. Excellent session beer [ BA Review @ 9/3/2010 ]

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ndfreak77 (116) - USA - OCT 10, 2014
Pours a golden yellow with a white head. Aroma is almost non-existent. Flavor is very mild with a decent hop finish. nothing really special about this brew, imo.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (2028) - WALES - OCT 9, 2014
Keg at Draft House. Pale yellow, slight haze, lightly sparkling, dense foamy white head. Aroma is sweet, musty, generically lager-like. Body is medium to light, some spritz, slightly foamy. Taste is biscuity, simple malt character suggesting doughy pitta bread. Nice basic malty lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finhead (1214) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Clear, golden pour with a frothy, white head. The aroma is pretty light with some grain and mild hops. It has a light, crisp body with lively carbonation. The taste is mildly sweet with a quick, slightly bitter finish.

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