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Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier - Hofbräuhaus München

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79
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1,134 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,134
Reviews: 509
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 15.99%
Wants: 19
Gots: 87 | 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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look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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.

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Appearance - Pours a clear golden color with a half inch thick, creamy white head. Dissipates after a minute and leaves nice lacing.

Smell - Caramel, toasted malts, some spices, grains, and bread.

Taste - Toasted malts up front, a little bit of caramel, grains and bread, some spices I can't really point out, and leaves a strong bitter and floral aftertaste in your mouth.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with mild carbonation.

Overall - This beer isn't bad. Although I'm not too fond of floral flavors.

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Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier from Hofbräuhaus München
79 out of 100 based on 1,134 ratings.