Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier | Hofbräuhaus München

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus München
Germany
hofbraeuhaus.de

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-12-2001

BEER STATS
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#42,960
Reviews:
593
Ratings:
1,488
pDev:
15.47%
Bros Score:
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Photo of chinchill
3.59/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle in a pint glass.
Sparkling clear amber body with a decent head.
Surprisingly strong hop flavors given the sweet malt s that dominate the aroma.
Smooth medium-full

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Photo of Richie_C_Johnson
4/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vaulmas
3.69/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Alekcide
3.93/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TWRBVB
4.1/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of matuto
3.73/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle.

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Photo of OzmanBey
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mnine
3.59/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of colts9016
4/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I thoroughly enjoy a good Octoberfest beer. Many Octoberfest beer I have tried lately have been a disappointment. A vigorous pour produced a half finger head with dismal results. The color of the beer is SRM 4 a pale gold. The clarity of the beer is clear, with a lot of carbonation bubbles.

The traditional aromas in a Marzen beer are present. Caramel, lightly toasted malt, crackers, floral, bready, yeast, and a touch of the earth are the aroma of the beer.

The flavors of the beer are caramel, lightly toasted malt, crackers, floral, earth, bread and a touch of earth.

The mouthfeel of the beer is carbonated and crisp. The body of the beer is medium, a medium carbonation and a medium-light finish.

The beer has the traditional flavors of an Octoberfest. The beer is just average for its style.

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Photo of TheCrowsEye
3.38/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
3.78/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Barleycorn
3.6/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BenHoppy
3.78/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JustLikeMyDad
1.7/5  rDev -51.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of YoungMtn52
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Ok...not great...was expecting something better...

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Photo of G-Style
4.37/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I love Oktoberfest beers. I feel this one is very good. Taste is a slightly on the darker, denser side. Possibly lagerish. Nice gold color. Smells of hearty, toasted bread, somewhat sweet with a finish of spice. This is one of the better Oktoberfest class beers in my opinion.

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Photo of Abe_Froman
3.59/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of grover37
3.99/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of monk2021
3.7/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Onenote81
3.87/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JMills52
4.03/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HoodviewBrew
4.06/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had at BJ's Oktoberfest dinner 2017 so took no notes. I enjoyed it though.

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Photo of Mortarforker
3.21/5  rDev -8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of heddar33
3.56/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier from Hofbräuhaus München
Beer rating: 3.49 out of 5 with 1,488 ratings