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Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier - Hofbräuhaus München

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1,154 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,154
Reviews: 513
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 15.7%
Wants: 20
Gots: 107 | FT: 0
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Germany

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-12-2001

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A: poured from a 330 ml bottle into a pint glass, golden slightly orange with a short white head that dissipates quickly leaving little lacing, clear

S: light malt and mineral water, biscuit, cereal grain

T: light flavors of grain and noble hops, sweet, cereal grains, malt

M: light and a little sticky

O: OK Marzen, malty with good flavor

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Hofbrau Munchen Oktoberfest!

I have been looking for this style of beer as of late and stumbled across this recognizing the HB from the fest pics on the net.

Serving this from two 12 oz bottles into my 240z mug. it pours clear and golden as your first morning pee after a night of drinking! A nice white whispy ehad which leaves very little lace down the sides of the mug. Smells of Malt Hay and german hops! Reinheitsgebot it states on the bottle following the tradition from 1516. Taste is sweet malt hay hitting you with on style (lets be honest this beer is the style) Hops and a tiny bit of bitterness at the end that mellows into a sticky mouth feel!

Great beer wish I was in Germany But alas I have to settle for my imagination!

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Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier has a medium, white head and a clear, bubbly, golden appearance with some lacing left behind. The aroma is of rich, full, and pungent barley malt and sweetness, and the flavor is of sweet, hearty, and bold malt, with a fairly moderate hop bite to balance out the malt liquor-like sweetness. Mouthfeel is medium and a bit slick, and Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier finishes wet, refreshing, and easily drinkable. This beer so much reminds me of major label American malt liquors, but without the corn adjunct or the background cloying sweetness. Overall, I think it’s a very enjoyable one. RJT

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Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier from Hofbräuhaus München
78 out of 100 based on 1,154 ratings.