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RATINGS: 1246   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Bottle: Filtered.
Ingredients: Water, Barley Malt, Hops & Hop extract.
Sold as Münchner Hell in Germany, München in the UK and Premium in North America.
This beer is our speciality. In 1894 Spaten became the first brewery in Munich to produce this brand of light lager. Golden in color with a well-balanced hop-flavor. The full rounded body is a superb balance between hops and a malty sweetness.
11.7 Plato

ThisWangsChung's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - APR 7, 2013
12 oz bottle into a Samuel Smith pint glass. A: Pours a crystal clear golden straw color. I love how translucent the body is, in particular. The head is a two finger white shade; retention isn’t the best, but there’s some really nice lacing left on the glass. S: Aye, it’s a bit skunked (lol, green bottles), but it could have been worse. The notes of pale malts, faint sweetness, and zesty hops aren’t dulled in any significant capacity. T: At first, some of the hop profile comes through with notes of grass and lemon zest, but the finish is pure, balanced, simple malt goodness. In particular, it has a nutty flavor that I really enjoy (that, and the diacetyl is kept in check). Personally, I want more hops; but I won’t complain about the balance this offers. M: Not quite as bone dry as I like my lagers to be - nor is it too sweet. The texture does the best it can to provide good drinkability without significant hoppiness. O: Green bottles mean I wouldn’t buy this one again. However, I would seek it out on tap. An under-appreciated lager unfortunately scorned both by its bottle color and by who makes it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rolfc81 (143) - - OCT 4, 2015
On tap at Oktoberfest. Full liter. Good crisp taste..................................

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jann3 (204) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 1, 2015
Pours pale golden with a white decent sized head. Mildly malty and sweetish aroma. Taste is malty and bready, but there is a nice touch of hops too. Dryish finish. Average CO2. A well balanced and enjoyable brew. (0,5 l bottle, bb 08/2016)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
kaser (4339) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 24, 2015
Poured from 12oz bottle at home. Yellowish with white head. Smells of bread, hay, resin, basement aromas, and banana. Taste is barnyard, skunky, woody, bread, cereal. Kind of had to choke this down.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rouhlas (1482) - GREECE - SEP 24, 2015
From tap. Almost clear golden color with white head. Light malty aroma, grainy. Sweet taste. Light thin body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
culchiem (3107) - Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 17, 2015
Bottle. Clean gold with a frothy white head. Aroma is grainy malt. Flavour is malt, dough, sweet citrus base.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bubeer (147) - - SEP 15, 2015
Clear gold. Average head with medium retention. Notes of hay and bread in the aroma, plus a bit of pear. Medium bitter. Light to medium body. Fizzy carbonation

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rperez (194) - Florida, USA - SEP 13, 2015
Nice light beer, but average, i bought this one at trader joes and i guess they are a bit weak when it comes To beer selection ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
artiredbirds (210) - St.Petersburg, RUSSIA - AUG 30, 2015
roasty, basement aromas, golden, cloudy, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium sourness, average carbonation, thin feel,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cthulhu (496) - MARSHALL ISLANDS - AUG 28, 2015
50 cl bottle.Pale golden colour .Hops aroma.Some sweetness and with some hoppy flavour. Light body.Dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ciocanelu (250) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - AUG 23, 2015
Clear pale color with decent head. Clean, grainy aroma with a hint of sweetness. Taste is also a bit on the sweet side but gets more balanced to the finish. Decent but a bit too sweet for my taste.

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