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RATINGS: 1142   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.
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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anaheim1983 (140) - Anaheim, California, USA - FEB 1, 2007
Nice light lager with munich undertones, slight bitternes, but not too overpowering good drinkin brew


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Aaron68 (492) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 16, 2014
500 ml bottle @ my parents balcony. April 15, 2014. Beer enjoyed from a 200 ml glass. Beer bought @ "Systembolaget", Charlottenberg,Sweden. Golden color with a small white head and regular carbonation. Aroma is a bit sweet and malty.Aroma is also some citrus and hop. Tastes a bit sweet with a slightly bitter finish. Enjoyable sweet consume lager in my opinion.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kalervo (626) - FINLAND - APR 11, 2014
Decent German beer, with not much to be remembered. Easy to drink anyway. Could have had a bit more hops.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Borresteijn (4410) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 31, 2014
On tap at ACOM Hotel, Haar. Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of strong lager, corn, sweet stuff, light malty, some bread. Flavour is quite sweet, corn, rice, light malty, honey, only ever so slightly bitter finish. Light-bodied. Not very good, lacks a whole lot of hop-bite.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ARH (158) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 26, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 31, 2014 12 oz bottle poured into a shaker. The aroma starts out with a prevalent banana and clove note, which fades and is replaced by something more yeast-like, maybe toasted bread too. As the drink settles, a slight mildew and wet leather start to come through. The beer is a clear, pale straw color with a light, bubbly head that reduces to a thin, but present, layer and leaves a light lacing. The taste is a medium high sweetness with a light bitterness. It’s a light bodied beer with a creamy and smooth texture and a light, fuzzy carbonation. The initial flavors that strike the tongue are honey, and caramel, both with a mellow presence. This is accompanied by a light grass note, a mild, sweet lemon, and a very faint spice. The finish is crisp, with a mellow spicy hop bite. The aftertaste is floral, bread, and spice, but it’s a light aftertaste the fades at a moderate pace.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (13390) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2014
8th March 2014
Bright clear gold beer, small white head. Palate is smooth with fine minerally carbonation. Smooth malt, touch of cream and a little slightly war wheaty malt. Very light orange citrus, whisper of honey. Smooth and semi dry finish. Pretty drinkable.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dnicolaescu (537) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - MAR 19, 2014
BOTTLE 355ML Look: clear straw-yellow with a white frothy head. Aroma: light sweetness, a drop of grassy hops, a hint of toasted bread. Taste: delicate and clean hop bitterness, dry/light acid, sulf? Quite a clean and decent helles.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
angel77 (531) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 6, 2014
Caña en cr 05-03-2014. En el momento. Muy ligera con sabores de cereales bastante presentes y ligeros toques cítricos. Bastante gas. Cuerpo ligero medio con espuma blanca poco persistente. Color rubio transparente con alguna que otra columna de finas burbujas. Bastante fácil de beber y refrescante y sin muchos mas alicientes. Hay que tomar la botella.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GBZ59 (988) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - APR 20, 2014
500ml bottle. Pokal glass. Pale golden color, clear appearance. White froth, close but discrete crown leaves a thin lasting layer on top & some lacing on sides. Yeast, slight sulfur, floral, citric hints & biscuit touch to the nose. Malty upfront, light sweet & grainy flavor. High to medium body. Moderate to high carbonation. Oily to watery texture. Clean lemon zest-like bitterness & dried mouthfeel but maltiness –shown as a biscuit flavor- arises & balances a long gentle bitter finish. Lemon juice memories on the aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
50belair (1855) - Florida, USA - APR 22, 2014
Bottle. Clear light yellow pour with a white head. Light and refreshing with mild grain and nondescript hop notes. Average body and mouthfeel.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (2589) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 9, 2014
bottle. Golden with small head. Pretty standard Euro-lager. Average or perhaps slightly above. Grain and grass, light hops.


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