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

bottled
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RATINGS: 1129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scrumpy369 (469) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 17, 2016
Can at home. Straw yellow colour with a medium white head. Nose is grainy, with some slight sourness. Taste is dominated by malts, with some light caramel and bread. Nice refreshing malt forward lager.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bosta (226) - SLOVENIA - APR 16, 2016
0,5l bottle. Pours clear golden withwhite head. Light malty and hoppy aroma. Sweet, fresh and a bit fruity taste. A bit bitter and dry end.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
IOzh (126) - Kyiv, UKRAINE - APR 15, 2016
500ml bottle. Pours clear golden color with small white head. Aroma of malt, floral and hops. Light body with average carbonation. Taste is light bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
k0mpsa (2464) - Tuusula, FINLAND - APR 12, 2016
Can. Clear golden color, white head. Aroma has malts and some crispy hops. Taste has malts and crispy hops.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (1003) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - APR 4, 2016
Crisp straw and grain aroma. A clear light golden body Sharp white head about two fingers to start. Creamy smooth grain light malt taste. Crisp and refreshing. Excellent light bodied brew.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
eunck (142) - Hamburg, Hamburg, GERMANY - MAR 29, 2016
Very clear light golden beer with average white head. Grainy/bready malts dominate the aroma, even a bit cardboard. Herbal hops in the background. The texture is a bit too thin, the body a bit light. Yet the beer lacks the smooth drinkability that other beers of this style have. I think the original is beat, others are better!

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gurthnar (4986) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 17, 2016
Can from Seoul Plaza. Aroma cardboard, raw grainy, rusty iron (metallic). Clear golden colour, moderate white head, long retention. Taste is very empty and watery, only lightly parading the off-flavours, cardboard and iron. Light bitterness and very light grassy sharp hops flavour. Thin bodied and almost moderate carbonation. Definitely nothing I would order again.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nickd717 (4163) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 13, 2016
Draft. Yellow in color with a one finger white head. Grainy aroma with a touch of honey. Mild sweet flavor, grainy, simple. Lighter bodied with average carbonation. Above average but fairly standard helles.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sohk (102) - Sofia, BULGARIA - MAR 13, 2016
Very nice lager. I find it very hoppy for the style, which I liked. Refreshing and drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cervmagpt (653) - PORTUGAL - MAR 11, 2016
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 4A). Bottle 50 cl - Batch L29356H. AROMA: moderate-low grainy-sweet malt aroma with a faint herbal hop note. slight metalic aroma. APPEARANCE: gold color and translucent. creamy white head with average retention. TASTE: initial malty sweet flavor with a grainy character. very faint herbal hop note. medium-low bitterness with a moderate malty and slightly bitter finish. PALATE: medium-light body with average carbonation. OVERALL: a standard munich helles with the traditional characteristics.


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