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Hofbräu Maibock (Urbock) - Hofbräuhaus München

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563 Ratings

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Ratings: 563
Reviews: 301
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 25
Gots: 25 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

steelslug92, Jun 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Duff27, Jun 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Funky-Brewster, Jun 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

steverx8, Jun 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

thumperskibum, Jun 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

MooseBoose, Jun 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

TX-Badger, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of cyclonece09
3.83/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured on-tap into a mug. Pours red orange with a small white head. Smells of roasted malt with slight berries. Tastes of slight fruit nice malt, sweet but not too sweet. Beer is lightly carbonated, light bodied, crisp finish. Overall a pretty good beer.

cyclonece09, Jun 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

bronxbeerguy, Jun 05, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -29.3%

heerboth, Jun 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

dithridge, May 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Didier, May 26, 2014
Photo of TippedMixology
4.15/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A self-acclaimed springtime beer.

Appearance - Beautiful amber blonde. Little head. Very nice to pour.

Smell - Smells exactly like Sugar in the Raw... took me forever to figure out that one.

Taste - Sweet, definitely similar to the smell, but not as overpowering. Slight banana that many German beers have, but it's well balanced with a little hops and some grainy malt.

Mouthfeel - Slight carb. would have liked a little more. Almost too sweet on the tongue.

Overall, very nice Hofbrau. Well balanced with no one flavor overpowering any other. Light, crisp, sweet, and full all at the same time.

- Adam from Tipped Mixology

TippedMixology, May 24, 2014
Photo of ChopperSmith
3.86/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a clear pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear deep amber color with a nice small foamy white head. Foam fades fast and leaves nice sticky lacing.

Smell: Floral hops and sweet malts combine to make this an inviting nose.

Taste: A little bitter hops up front with a fruity and pine-like quality, but it's quickly mellowed by a sweet and caramel maltiness. A really satisfying and well-balanced beer.

Mouth Feel: Medium bodied with good carbonation. Finishes clean and semi-sweet on the tongue.

Overall: One of the best Maibock's I've tried (and I've tried many). I love this style, and this one is a perfect example of it. Well balanced with big flavors and a good ABV to match.

ChopperSmith, May 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

oriolesfan4, May 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

jroberts8811, May 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

DuncanMcBommer, May 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

schiltron, May 19, 2014
Photo of Grayson
4.14/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Drunk from a Weizen glass.

A: Dark, amber/copper. One finger of head dissipates to a quarter inch within a minute.

S: Very hoppy, full flavor. Fruity.

T: I tasted notes of caramel. Very hoppy, much flavor. A bit of a bitter finish, but that's not a negative note.

M: Deep and heavy that lingered all around mouth.

O: I was impressed! Dark, flavorful, hoppy with fruity notes. A favorite.

Grayson, May 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampling right now on 5/12/14. Comes in a pretty 330ml (11.2 ounce) bottle that I bought at Spirit World in Omaha for $2.19 a few weeks back. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a German .5L glass.

Pours a nice medium amber in color with a about a half finger off-white head. Left some very nice 'spider web like' lacing. The aroma is of malts and hops with NO 'skunky' smell that is very common with brews in green bottle for some reason. The taste is very smooth actually with the malts and hops blended nicely with a very light 'hoppy' finish which wasn't bad and didn't linger at all. Perfect carbonation. Goes down easy.

BeerWithMike, May 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.9%

tsgooch79, May 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Hopheadjeffery, May 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

superdoopersauce, May 09, 2014
Hofbräu Maibock (Urbock) from Hofbräuhaus München
87 out of 100 based on 563 ratings.