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Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier - Hofbräuhaus München

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BA SCORE
77
okay

882 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 882
Reviews: 480
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 15.93%
Wants: 12
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus München visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-12-2001)
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GRPunk

Michigan

3.28/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a mug

A- Frothy head? Check.

Nice lacing? Check.

Rich amber color? Ugh. This one poured a golden yellow with medium-high carbonation. It was a lot lighter than I expected to see.

S- Mostly bready aroma with some hops in the background. Missing were the malty scents I associate with a Marzen.

T- More bread/cracker flavor with some hop components. More of a pilsner taste than Oktoberfestbier.

M- Some tingle from the carbonation and a soft head.

D- Very drinkable.

Overall- IMHO this makes for a great pilsner, but it seems a bit mislabled as a Marzen. This seems close to the style of beer that tends to be served in the Oktoberfest tents, but I was expecting a more traditional Marzen when I bought it.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2007 22:32:09 | More by GRPunk
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Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier from Hofbräuhaus München
77 out of 100 based on 882 ratings.