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Hofbräu Maibock (Urbock) - Hofbräuhaus München

Hofbräu Maibock (Urbock)Hofbräu Maibock (Urbock)

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BA SCORE
87
very good

477 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 477
Reviews: 288
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.31%


Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus München visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-09-2001)
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pinkano

Czech Republic

3.95/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - nice, very dark orange color
S - bitter and hoppy smell. Simple but really nice.
T - almost as bitter as some IPAs, and very hoppy. Bread tones are also present. Very well hidden alcohol in the beer body.
M - medium to low carbonation, but well balanced with the bitterness
D - very good drinkability. I am still playing with the taste and want to find out more. Very nice and refreshing one.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2011 21:58:19 | More by pinkano
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Hofbräu Maibock (Urbock) 11.2 oz green bottle $1.69(OH)

11.2 oz green bottle poured into a stemless white wine glass. No freshness date. Bottling codes are on back label at bottom.

Pours a clear amber color. Two fingers of thick peach-white head, that lasts a good time. Gives way to nice spiderweb like lacing.

The aroma is nice. A malted backbone with noble hop smells. Smells like an original hofbrau but stronger, more malty, and zero skunk. Those noble hops smell beautiful.

Taste follows the nose. A nice malty character, an amazing hit of noble hops, finishes crisp and dry like a noble hop brew should. Hints of apples or grapes towards the middle and end. The 7.2 ABV is Uber well hidden. Only taste a tad stronger than original Hofbrau.

Mouth feel is great. Absolutely no complaints. Perfect carbonation. Crisp and clean from start to finish. Dry like a noble hop brew should be. A noble hop coppery feel clings nicely to your palate.

Overall. Better and stronger than original Hofbrau. The noble Hops are stronger but so are the malts. But its perfectly balanced. Has a nice red/amber color. Head retention is great. Lacing is good. Smell and taste are excellent. I would buy this any day. Where has it been hiding? Better than the original.

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Hofbräu Maibock (Urbock) from Hofbräuhaus München
87 out of 100 based on 477 ratings.