Hofbräu Original | Hofbräuhaus München

BA SCORE
85
very good
1,560 Ratings
Hofbräu OriginalHofbräu Original
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus München
Germany
hofbraeuhaus.de

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-19-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,560
Reviews:
495
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
13.19%
 
 
Wants:
73
Gots:
370
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,560 |  Reviews: 495
Photo of KensWorld
4.12/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dactrius
3.87/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fthegiants
2.15/5  rDev -43.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of rojavaga
3.77/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of South2NW
3.84/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of akolb
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Juiposa
4.23/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Darandos
2.89/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of sjrider
3.44/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of haoquanlin
4.01/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

A very decent lager and want to try it in the city. (February) Bottle at home from getrankmartt offenberg. A very very nice lager, I think a contest is on with augustiner hell.

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Photo of Atg1095
4.19/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zhenghao
3.4/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

It has brilliant golden color with white foamy head. Taste like a light wheat beer with earthy feeling. It's a very typical German lager with a pretty good quality.

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Photo of changhe1
3.86/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Overall - I am not a big fan of this beer because it tasted like scotch. But the golden yellow color was a pleasant color to see.
Color - Gold, Yellow
Taste - Scotch note
Smell - dark

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Photo of rszopko17
3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Look: light, clear gold

Smell: sweet, but earthy

Taste: smooth, grassy, green taste

Very fresh, herbal, earthy beer. Overall, average.

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Photo of Yoann
2.85/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle to a Hofbräu mug
A - Clear gold with a thick white head (if you pour it the German way)
S - Only yeast
T - A German lager
M - Correct Carbonation
O - A lager with little personality, no particular aroma but nothing wrong either.

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Photo of WhiteHendrix
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nousername
2.84/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Duff27
3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dubayale
4.34/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great beer overall, good with a snack, goes down smooth and taste delicious.

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Photo of MemphisSooner
3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The classic german lager. This beer defines the style. It tastes like what beer, as a general category, is meant to taste like. Biscuity, light, refreshing. Little hop, perfect carbonation. This beer won't fight any american ales in a flavor battle, but it is a flagship of good beer.

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Photo of Reddanm1
2.55/5  rDev -32.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

The beer was a very light, golden color. It had a sweet and grassy aroma, but a hint of malt. The Taste of the beer was very earthy and had a smooth finish. Horbrau also had an acidic up front taste. Aftertaste of the beer was very earthy and was a bit acidic. Overall, I thought the beer was fair, but it would not be my every day drink.

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Photo of Mae1118
3.42/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Over all not bad, but typically not a great beer. The color is light yellow, taste is mellow sweet. It also smells light and fruity. Pretty good

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Photo of gr8fulbeerhead
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lingenbrau
4.03/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great traditional German lager. Plenty of biscuity goodness, an earthy hop balance, and exceptional drinkability. Light and refreshing and easy to consume all day long. Prost!

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Hofbräu Original from Hofbräuhaus München
3.79 out of 5 based on 1,560 ratings.
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