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Hofbräu Maibock (Urbock) - Hofbräuhaus München

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BA SCORE
88
very good

580 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 580
Reviews: 302
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 29
Gots: 35 | FT: 0
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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5/5  rDev +28.9%

scottmurs, Sep 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

kotzbauerm, Sep 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

rob99er, Aug 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

Rhody1, Aug 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Kahlerbock, Aug 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

tylerstravis, Aug 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Date: 8/28/14
Location: Halftime Mamaroneck
Glassware: Snifter

Appearance: Light amber to dark gold near its edges. Some haze. Decent head with good retention. The carbonation clings to the edges like the beers life depends on it.
Aroma: Smells like a mini bakery in the glass. Wafts of wheat bread and light toast. The wheats seem to overpower the rest of the beer. The hop aroma is slightly floral and in the background. A little bit of DMS as well.
Taste: Again the flavors are swinging into bakery mode. Clear pils flavor covers over a faint hops flavor with light bitterness. Light DMS flavor hides in the background.
Mouthfeel: Medium body medium carbonation. Very smooth mouthfeel.

KornWallace, Aug 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

ygtbsm94, Aug 25, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +10.3%

awesomo, Aug 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

Alemmon3, Aug 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

zestar, Aug 22, 2014
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Nbdreher, Aug 19, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -17.5%

PrendUnVerreDeBiere, Aug 18, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -10.3%

Poured from a green 11.2 oz. bottle. Has a bronze color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is bready malts. Taste is malts, biscuits, some sweetness, alcohol is present as well, just a touch of hops.Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is an enjoyable beer.

tone77, Aug 16, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +4.1%

Aaron_Kerkvliet, Aug 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

ChristiBerli, Aug 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

jmtpi, Aug 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

wrightst, Aug 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

jewellrunner, Aug 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

jrohrbacher, Aug 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.7%

Big_Dave, Aug 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

FritzSteinhoff, Aug 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Sellen, Aug 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

TheBeerAlmanac, Jul 30, 2014
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3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

500ml bottle from Good Spirits Co, Glasgow (£3.60):
Clear, red tinged amber with a large, foamy white head & dome shaped head about 5cm tall with little movement and some lacing.

Quite lager like initially, albeit a slightly stronger smelling with some solid malts and hints of sweetness. There is some background fruit & a pleasant freshness to the beer with some subtle grassy hops and very faint hints of alcohol too.

Malty taste combined with some sweetness & spice. Clean & fresh with some bitterness towards the end but in truth this is minimal. Grassy hops feature from about the middle on & are fairly subtle with the balanced malt taste dominating.

Clean, well balanced & full bodied beer with quite light carbonation & bitter aftertaste. The beer is smooth & goes down very easily.

Quite an enjoyable one from Hofbräuhaus despite the fact that there wasn't exactly a whole lot going on with this one other than the balance malts throughout. The beers most appealing aspects were the full bodied and smooth taste as well as how easy it was to sip away at.

flyingpig, Jul 24, 2014
Hofbräu Maibock (Urbock) from Hofbräuhaus München
88 out of 100 based on 580 ratings.