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Hofbräu Original - Hofbräuhaus München

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,183 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,183
Reviews: 438
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 13.19%
Wants: 38
Gots: 129 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus München visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-19-2002)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

500ml bottle, at least they make 'em brown for the Canadian market.

This beer pours a clear, bright golden yellow colour, with two beefy fingers of puffy, loosely foamy white head, which leaves some circular bands of patchy, fuzzy lace around the glass as it recedes in an orderly manner.

It smells of grainy pale malt, raw cereals, a touch of field honey, mildly zingy lemon rind, and some softly weedy, grassy hops. The taste is more cereal-like grainy malt, a bit of lightly-toasted white bread, subtle overripe lemon peel, grassy, somewhat tangy hops, and a slightly stoney underlying mineral stripe.

The carbonation is perfunctory in its supportive workings, no more, no less, the body a decent medium weight, sturdy and working-man smooth. It finishes a tad off-dry, the graininess and understated grassy hops contending with a lingering honeyed sweetness.

Another of those German lagers, the kind where you start to wonder why you're wasting your time analyzing it, when a good chunk of your DNA has been co-opted by the general laid-back, but still stern, uh, pleasantness of this offering, and whether you should just get on with the drinking. I'm strongly inclined to just say 'Prost' to it all right now.

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Hofbräu Original from Hofbräuhaus München
86 out of 100 based on 1,183 ratings.