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


on tap

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RATINGS: 548   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
“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.

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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
hstreet (71) - Toronto, Ontario, - JAN 11, 2013
Head and lacing disappears in seconds! It’s so light in color it makes you not want to drink it. Tastes are light and flat. Basically a 99 cent bottle of flat ginger ale from No Frills ON SALE! Another bogus beer. Dont bother with this one.

ametras (1622) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 16, 2017
500ml can. Clear golden with a foamy white head. Flavors are crackery pils, honey and lemon with herbal notes. Light to medium body, moderate carbonation, smooth texture.

Emeister84 (2505) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 15, 2017
Aromas of bread, biscuit, grass, and limey citrus. Clear gold with a mostly lasting white head. Slightly sweet, bready, grassy. Light-medium bodied, decently crisp.

Borup (14485) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2017
50 cl. bottle. A clear golden coloured beer with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, fruit, grain, hops and with a bitter finish.

melush (4065) - SPAIN - JUL 11, 2017
33cl Bottle @ Rota Gateway Navy Exchange Mall, Rota, Spain. Golden colour with a frothy white head. Aroma is grain, bread, straw. Taste is malt, grain, sweet. Medium body, average carbonation.

Lore (2743) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 9, 2017
clear golden colour, one inch dense white head; aroma of grains, some grassy and herbal notes; taste is dominated by grainy-malty sweetness with some herbal and cardboard notes; ok helles

HippieFee (446) - - JUL 8, 2017
Draft - Really light and crystal clear beer. Slight bready smell, reminds me of the zoo. Tastes a little like bread as well. Has a sweet flavor to it. Pretty strong banana taste to it. Clean on the palate.

Melkumyan (4) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 30, 2017 does not count
Aroma is very light, reminds of a beautiful Bavarian village. You can feel nice and gentle notes of fresh hay and a sweet smell from the barley fields. The purest gold colour is accompanied by very soft carbonation.The taste is too pure I guess, it is too gentle, almost silky. You can feel hops, corn and sweet malt. Just a small bit of a well-timed bitterness in the end. To conclude, very decent pale lager. I’d prefer it sometime in the evening, maybe with dinner, not the type of beer to waste by cooling yourself.

alobar (3784) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2017
Clear gold color with aroma of corn, bread, and hint of honey. Bread malt flavor with sweet corn and honey sweetness. Nice beer.

geolgau (238) - Cluj-Napoca, ROMANIA - JUN 23, 2017
Bottle. Aroma is bread, malty, some grassy hops. Taste is a bit sweet, malty and grainy. Nothing special, but better than standard.

Towey1989 (2820) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2017
Bottle at Beerdock Leek. Pours a clear golden colour with a fizzy white head. Aroma of bready malts, honey, a hint of apple and subtle herbal hops. Taste of bready malts, some honey, slight apple, a hint of pear and subtle herbal hops. Medium bodied and moderate carbonation. A sweetish, honeyed, herbal bitterness in the finish. Quite a sweet lager with honey and apple been quite dominant. Ok but not what I want in a German Helles.

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