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


on tap

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RATINGS: 536   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kvnstfrd (32) - Branson, Missouri, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Clear, golden-yellow with a one-inch head. Good carbonation is clearly evident. Mild hop and faint malt aromas. Hop and malt balance is great. Very clean and crisp, but overall flavor is a very weak, even for its style. The mouthfeel is light but suits the style well, I suppose. Not terrible, but not impressive, either.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ljthiessen (1270) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 28, 2017
Can. Clear pale golden pour with a decent white head. Aroma is a little grainy, some caramel, apple juice as it warms. Taste is simple and light, nice for a lager but nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
anfractuosity (376) - - APR 15, 2017
UPDATED: APR 15, 2017 Enjoyable lager, golden in colour. Light in flavour, nicely quaffable, would be good in the sun

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pyobon (1378) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 30, 2017
(Bottle) Pours clear amber yellow with good white head. Aroma is cereal, bread with hints of grassy hops and something sweet, maybe pear drops. Medium body with good carbonation. Taste is unexceptional - there’s bready malt to start, some more complex sweeter notes appear, but the taste rather fades out to a somewhat watery flat finish. Certainly drinkable, but not great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cmacklin (1071) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 20, 2017
500ml can. Pours a slightly hazy pale gold with a small, fizzy, short lived, white head that fully dissipates. Sweet aroma of bready malt, corn and light apple. Sweet flavour of biscuit malt, caramel, corn and lemon with a crisp, dry, mildly bitter, hoppy finish. Light body with a watery texture and soft carbonation. A good Helles.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Tessic (1132) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 5, 2017
This lager poured a clear yellow with a minimal soapy head. Minimal lacing. Scents include dry cat food, toast and malt. First swig was quite malty with flavours of malt, cereal and cat food. Finish is slightly toasty with lingering maltiness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nurmis (580) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAR 4, 2017
0,5l bottle. Pours golden with white lacing. Sweet bready malts, hint of herbal hops. Light bitter finish. Good for its style, nothing wrong with it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Villyzzz (364) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAR 2, 2017
Bottle at home. Pours clear golden with big white head. Aroma is malty. Taste has malts, caramel and hay. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
radassace (214) - SCOTLAND - FEB 27, 2017
500ml flip top bottle from M&S. Pours a light gold with no head. Nose is bready malt with some citrus lemon. Taste is bready, grainy, straw, lemon citrus and a malty slightly bitter finish. Smooth, refreshing and pleasant. Just weird that this beer had no head whatsoever, might just have been this bottle.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
hrabren (1144) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 19, 2017
0.5 l bottle from Konzum Radnička, Zagreb. Shared with Mirko. Clear golden, small white head. Light malty, faint grain aroma. Light sweet. Light to medium body, medium to high carbonation, moderate grainy finish. No value at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cavie (4586) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2017
Bottle. Clear golden yellow color. White head. Aroma is light. Not lightstruck. Crackery, bready. Light sweetness. No hop character in the flavor. Clean finish.

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