Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier | Hofbräuhaus München

Hofbräu OktoberfestbierHofbräu Oktoberfestbier
BA SCORE
32.8%
Liked This Beer
3.48 w/ 1,442 ratings
Hofbräu OktoberfestbierHofbräu Oktoberfestbier
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus München
Germany
hofbraeuhaus.de

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-12-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,646
Reviews:
585
Ratings:
1,442
Liked:
473
Avg:
3.48/5
pDev:
15.52%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
223
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,442 |  Reviews: 585
Photo of CTbrew32
3.05/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance- Golden yellow with a slight amber hue. Very clear and pours a one head that dissipates into a thin layer of soapy looking foam resting on the surface.

Aroma- Very bland, but sweet caramel and toasted malts can be detected.

Taste- A nice snap of herbal/spice hops upfront that give way to toasted malts and caramel flavors. Either this is a skunked beer or there is a unpleasant grainy flavor to this, which really knocks down the enjoyment.

Mouthfeel- Crisp and clean with a smooth, almost chewy texture that becomes a saving grace for this beer.

Overall- An okay beer, but there are clearly some off flavors in this beer that detract from the enjoyment. I've had this multiple time in the past and this was much better on draft, so maybe the green bottles screwed with, but even then I never really have that problem with Spaten beers. For what this is right now, its a okay oktoberfest that I'd give another chance, but if the off flavors persist then there's better alternatives out there. (70/100)

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of wiscokid920
2.75/5  rDev -21%

If I was handed this blind, I would have thought it was a Euro Pils.
First thing I noticed was the musty, skunk nose (Green Bottle?). Flavor seems to be more of the same, but honey sweet. Reminds me of sweetened version of a Heineken.
Not what I hoped it to be, but ya never know unless you give it a shot.

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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3.68/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.48/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of BeerWithMike
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Sampling right now on 9/25/14. Comes in a pretty 330ml (11.2 ounce) green bottle. Just bought a single one to try but comes in a 6-pack. From the Staattliches Hofbräuhaus in München (Munich) Germany. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a .3l glass 'boot'.

Pours a straw-yellow with a good 1/2+ finger foamy white head that settles down to about a 2mm head. Some spotty lacing was seen when sipped. Lots of streaming bubbles rising from the bottom and sides of the .3l (about 11.5 ounce) 'boot'. The aroma is of German grains with a slight floral hops. A bit more going on with the taste with some spicy hops in there as well. Very slightly dry but lightly sweet finish as well. Overall, not as good as some of the other Oktoberfest brews I have tried recently but was decent.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier from Hofbräuhaus München
Beer rating: 32.8% out of 100 with 1,442 ratings
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