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Hofbräu Original | Hofbräuhaus München

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3.8/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus München
Germany
hofbraeuhaus.de

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-19-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,010
Reviews:
500
Ratings:
1,591
pDev:
13.16%
Bros Score:
4.05
 
 
Wants:
80
Gots:
388
Trade:
0
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3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.12/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.21/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.99/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tubeyes
3.57/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CanadianGinge
3.74/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mike_golf
4.6/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I've only drunk HB bier at the Hofbrau Haus in München (Munich) and it is excellent. I can't give a more technical review, but it is very tasty and worth drinking! Very tasty!

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3.63/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nooutlet
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Not the best Helles out of Munich but usually the easiest to come by. Reminds me of my time living and enjoying the life of Bavaria!

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4.12/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Serving Type: 500 mL Bottle

L- Pours a crystal clear pale golden topped by a 1/2 finger of white head. Good retention with light patchy lacing.

S- Faint aroma of grain and a slight hop spiciness. A touch of apple mixed in as well.

T- Very similar to the aroma. Crisp and clean taste of grain, bready malts, and finished off with spicy hops. Well balanced flavour!

F- Light-Medium body with a crisp moderate carbonation. Perfect for the style.

O- Hofbrau Original is classic, extremely well done example of the Munich Helles Lager. It has a crisp, clean aroma and taste, and is extremely easy drinking. Ideal for on a hot summers day, but great for any day if I'm going to be honest here!

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3.7/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On-tap @ Tap Room at Somerset Hills Hotel in Warren, NJ.

Pale gold with that classic Munich Helles brilliant clarity and frothy white head. Grainy pils malt and spicy noble hop aroma. A little sulfur/DMS as well. Bready and grainy malt flavor, but maybe a touch too heavy with the the spicy hops. Bitter and dry finish. Pretty sharp and biting for a Helles, it could benefit from being a little softer.

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4.3/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.17/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.87/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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4.09/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.26/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The #1 for me for summer days! Fresh, smooth and easy. What can be better? Harp maybe?

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3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the bottle, it pours a golden color with a small head, soon reducing to a ring with islands. I get grass and light malt in the nose. The mouth gets a clean light malt flavor with no aftertaste.

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Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 1,591 ratings
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