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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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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

20th review on BA
Bottle poured to pint glass

App- Straw colored yellow. Very thin head that left almost instantly. Left no lacing at all.

Smell- Smells a bit skunky like all german beers do. Its hard to pick up on a lot of scents in the glass. It's very hard to discern this from a lot of other German Macro lagers.

Taste- Slightly malty and a bit yeasty all at the same time. Has a taste of bread to me. Its crisp in the first sip then gets a little bitter.

Mouth- Leaves a slight taste on the back of the tounge. Its very light with very little carbonation to speak of.

Drink- Pretty decent but not up to the standards of the other very good Oktoberfest beers that I have had.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2010 02:01:07 | More by FosterJM
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This year is better than the past!!!!
Eyes: Clear, yellow golden with a medium white head, a little carbonation action insid...
Nouse: Bready, yeasty, malt sweet, spicy hops in the finish.

Mouth: Sweet and bready, finishing dry with mild spicy gentile hops. Medium body with a very soft mouth sensation. Serving type: on-bottle

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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

500 ml bottle from LCBO poured into a pint glass.

Appearance - Brilliant golden color, nice white creamy head with about 1.5 fingers of head that lingers for awhile. Minimal lacing left on the glass.

Smell - Mild malts mostly some form of grainy element and definitely a sweetness as well. Hops virtually invisible.

Taste - Bready grains are most evident, as well as the sweetness which is a bit too strong, faint hop presence and mild bitter aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Definitely a rich feel , lower carbonation. A bit syrupy and doesn't quite have the crisp clean finish that other styles present. Nonetheless the richness makes this an attractive sipping beer.

Overall - A tasty beer, but the sweetness while not artificial I find is a bit overdone.

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A strong lemony/grassy hop aroma pervades the nose reminding me more of a pilsner beer than an Oktoberfest. Am I going to be extremely disappointed here?

Strangely enough the first taste is very familiar; malty sweetness and biscuit flavors I've come to expect in an Oktoberfest but definitely getting a strong Euro Lager feel from it too with the lemony hops. The body is medium to slightly thin with slight carbonation.

Totally not what I'm used to in an Oktoberfest lager but pleasant nonetheless.

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Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier from Hofbräuhaus München
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