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Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier - Hofbräuhaus München

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BA SCORE
78
okay

964 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 964
Reviews: 490
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 15.84%
Wants: 16
Gots: 45 | 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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Photo of BierStein711
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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!

BierStein711, Sep 04, 2012
Photo of redleg64
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

redleg64, Sep 03, 2012
Photo of eriktoyra
3.35/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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.

eriktoyra, Sep 02, 2012
Photo of azdback
3.75/5  rDev +10%

azdback, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of beerpadawan
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

beerpadawan, Aug 27, 2012
Photo of thecheapies
3.4/5  rDev -0.3%
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.

thecheapies, Aug 27, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

mdillon86, Aug 26, 2012
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2/5  rDev -41.3%

ajs4bd, Aug 20, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

warpedrevolution, Aug 14, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12%

KJabo, Aug 08, 2012
Photo of SlaughteredWolf
2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

SlaughteredWolf, Jul 29, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

rolltide8425, Jul 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

kobeer, Jul 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

W0rter, Jul 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +32%

amishbooze, Jul 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12%

BFC84, Jul 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

Tracker83, Jun 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

mcss, Jun 11, 2012
Photo of BWHD
2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

BWHD, Jun 06, 2012
Photo of jsisko01
3.58/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

jsisko01, Jun 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

drjman, May 30, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

wakajawaka76, May 30, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

olympicgatorade, May 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

PGVG, Apr 15, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12%

macrosmatic, Apr 10, 2012
Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier from Hofbräuhaus München
78 out of 100 based on 964 ratings.