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RATINGS: 1313   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86/5   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

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
thirstyrabbit (1784) - Tallinn, - DEC 28, 2012
Bottle as "Spaten München". Light golden body with a minimal white head. Aroma has cookie dough, light honey and yeast. But it’s all muted. Taste has similar flavours but again, it’s all very modest. Light earthy hops in the finish. Average German macro Helles - slightly better than pale lagers but that’s it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Calisky (2680) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JAN 19, 2017
Couleur dotée claire, très légère mousse. Nez très léger... Gout pareil, un peu malté doux et petite amertume houblonné... naze

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kto (1047) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 6, 2017
0.5l can from a supermarket in moscow, brewed in münchen. pours a clear pale golden with a big frothy white head. aroma of hay, spicy malts, a hint of honey -- typical helles. flavour of grass, hay, bread. smooth, easy drinking.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Augdraught1981 (264) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2016
Fresh & smooth lager that I enjoyed from a green bottle. Reminiscent of most of the German & Dutch lagers with the prominent taste being the German pilsner malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ischas (518) - - DEC 16, 2016
0,5 l Flasche. Aroma: grasig, getreidig, leicht säuerlich. Erscheinung: Goldgelbes Bier, weißer, flacher Schaum, schöne Gardine. Geschmack: malzig süß, minimal herb. Nachgeschmack: recht viel Kohlensäure, Süße hält sich lange. Gesamt: typisches bayerisches Helles.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
peponi (1643) - Hannover, GERMANY - DEC 15, 2016
Aroma: sulfur, herbs, malty. Appearance: clear golden color and white head. Taste: low herbal bitterness, herbs, malty, sem-dry. Palate: low body and high carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: An average helles, no story.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ghostbeer (166) - Nebraska, USA - DEC 7, 2016
Clean, crisp and very refreshing. However, it tasted a little undercooked or raw in ways that was a little bit off-putting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (2579) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2016
On tap at the Golden Hind, Cambridge. Light gold, with lots of visible carbonation. Sticky grainy malt aroma with some doughy biscuit notes and a hint of citrus. Sweet malty taste with envelope glue, soft orchard fruit, honey. Sweetness lasts throughout the aftertaste without that unwelcome acidity so common in big-name lagers. This is a decent Helles, one that grew on me over the course of the drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oiolosse (64) - - OCT 25, 2016
Buena Pale Lager alemana que supera para mi gusto las pilsen checas. Me ha sorprendido bastante. De un amarillo muy claro y burbuja fina en la cabeza de espuma blanca. Baja carbonatación, refrescante y muy bebible.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrTipple (3923) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2016
Grain and bread malts. Clear gold, medium, frothy, white head. Light bitter. More grain and bread malts, lively carbonation, medium bodied, bitter finish. OK Helles, predictably boring. Keg at Tabard, Chiswick.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Livendadream (218) - New Mexico, USA - OCT 20, 2016
Blt,pours clear light golden color. White bubbley head vanished fast, leaving no lace on glass. Smells of perfume,corn and grains.Tastes of sweet malt,subtle spicy hops and minerals. Light to medium body, average carbonation,smooth mouthfeel and a slightly tongue tingling spicy finish. No frills or gimmicks,just a simple yet well balanced easy to drink German lager. Thirst quenching!

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