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Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier - Hofbräuhaus München

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BA SCORE
78
okay

921 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 921
Reviews: 484
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 15.88%
Wants: 14
Gots: 33 | 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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javahead71

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +25%

09-12-2012 22:30:10 | More by javahead71
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wtighe03

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

09-12-2012 03:01:14 | More by wtighe03
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

2.95/5  rDev -13.2%

Poured from bottle into pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a clear medium golden color with a huge thick white head. The head has fantastic retention, eventually fading to give a moderate level of lacing.

Smell – While it looked fantastic, it was not the best smelling. A strong skunky aroma was mixed with some malt, lemon and slightly sweet smell.

Taste – The taste begins of some caramel sweetness with a strong malty backbone. These flavors last the entire of the taste and mix with some lighter citrus flavors as well as a light hop bitterness that comes to the tongue more toward the end of the taste.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is average in terms of its thickness/creaminess with a slightly higher than average carbonation level. The carbonation is actually quite good for the style and makes for one very refreshing feel.

Overall – Nothing too special here. They should ditch the green bottle to get rid of some of the skunky nose. While rather easy drinking, there are definitely better ones out there.

09-10-2012 01:20:05 | More by Darkmagus82
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rudy0908

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

09-08-2012 22:13:57 | More by rudy0908
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onestoploser

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

09-08-2012 00:54:43 | More by onestoploser
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djbulbasaur

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.8%

09-07-2012 18:51:37 | More by djbulbasaur
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brealbg

Ohio

4/5  rDev +17.6%

09-04-2012 13:57:46 | More by brealbg
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BierStein711

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

330 mL bottle poured into Weizen

Two finger fast reducing off-white head, dark gold in color, just a little cloudy and pale than what I was expecting.

Smells: Wet grain, slight skunk, and malt

Taste: Grassy, malt, bread, and boozy finish

Mouthfeel: A little watery, but not too watery.

I am liking these oktoberfest beers. I cannot wait to try more.
My fiancee and I loved it!

09-04-2012 13:40:13 | More by BierStein711
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redleg64

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

09-03-2012 03:27:30 | More by redleg64
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eriktoyra

Sweden

3.35/5  rDev -1.5%

A: The beer is golden colored with a pale white head at about one finger's height. The head is creamy and leaves some nice lacings after it dissolves.

S: It smells of white bread, toasted malts, some spicy hops and some grassy tones.

T: The taste has typical German hops in it. The toasted malt is dominant at the end. I also noticed the alcohol.

O: Somewhat oily in texture. Medium body with medium to strong carbonation.

O: A nice Oktoberfest beer.

09-02-2012 07:40:50 | More by eriktoyra
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azdback

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

09-01-2012 06:36:44 | More by azdback
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beerpadawan

California

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

08-27-2012 14:05:12 | More by beerpadawan
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev 0%

11.2oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

Pretty pale in color. Bright gold beer with a sliver of white head that quickly dissipated. Pretty much looks like a light lager.

Pilsner malts with a light toast. Not as amped-up in the malt department as it should be. Slight earthy skunk. Grassy hops aren't particularly overwhelmed, which is a nice change of pace.

Musty grains, simple dose of bitterness, tart apple skin, grassy hops, and light metallic note. Perhaps, slightly skunked. Tasty in a 'dry and brisk and very slightly fruity and very slightly toasty' kind of way. Still, it's not fully-realized.

Thin, but not watery. Spicy effect of carbonation, especially around the gums. A so-so mouthfeel, overall.

I still like it for what it is; a paler and hoppier Oktoberfest without that generous toast character to the grain. Not a top-notch German example, however. Still passable, and very drinkable.

08-27-2012 02:09:51 | More by thecheapies
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

08-25-2012 23:22:12 | More by mdillon86
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ajs4bd

Missouri

2/5  rDev -41.2%

08-20-2012 12:10:49 | More by ajs4bd
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warpedrevolution

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

08-14-2012 08:19:51 | More by warpedrevolution
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KJabo

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.8%

08-08-2012 20:07:19 | More by KJabo
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SlaughteredWolf

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

07-29-2012 00:33:09 | More by SlaughteredWolf
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

07-26-2012 03:45:55 | More by rolltide8425
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kobeer

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

07-23-2012 19:25:12 | More by kobeer
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W0rter

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +25%

07-20-2012 00:19:20 | More by W0rter
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amishbooze

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

07-11-2012 15:49:35 | More by amishbooze
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BFC84

Ohio

3/5  rDev -11.8%

07-08-2012 17:02:55 | More by BFC84
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Tracker83

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

06-26-2012 13:22:05 | More by Tracker83
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mcss

New York

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

06-11-2012 19:48:23 | More by mcss
Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier from Hofbräuhaus München
78 out of 100 based on 921 ratings.