Hofbräu Maibock (Urbock) | Hofbräuhaus München

BA SCORE
87
very good
730 Ratings
Hofbräu Maibock (Urbock)Hofbräu Maibock (Urbock)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus München
Germany
hofbraeuhaus.de

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-09-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
730
Reviews:
347
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
10.77%
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
90
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 730 |  Reviews: 347
Photo of ajm5108
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

All-around solid maibock, definitely has the sweeter caramel malt flavors, light noble hop bitterness underneath, maybe a little bready on the mouthfeel for a lighter german but overall good

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Photo of 50marathons
3.86/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Great malty flavor. Very balanced.

34 characters

Photo of Fettpopps
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PERDIDOUSA
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hopstout
3/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Boone757
3.87/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Grindelvasdrum
3.91/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On draft at local establishment.
A-Dark but some translucence, burnt orange brown, big head that faded quick,
some lacing when swirled in glass.

S-Faint dark fruit, sweet malt, caramel, bread, no hint of alcohol despite the abv.
T-Toffee, raisins, bread, a complex blend of mildly sweet & mildly bitter.
M-Decent carbonation & creaminess.
O-Pretty tasty & very easy drinking!

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Photo of Groenebeor
4.08/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark caramel amber, quite clear. On tap at an Austrian restaurant in Kansas City.

Rich maltiness with slightly fruity overtones in the nose.

Rich dark caramel/honey? That's probably not the right way to describe it. Toasted bread with a light molasses spread over it, yet not overly sweet. Mild fruitiness.

Crisp, dry mouthfeel. Overall a great beer I'd drink time and time again.

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Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scootercrabb
4.23/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of csnyder83
4.12/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mitchellrhen
3.71/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of americancontrarian
4.7/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Johnct
3.81/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chinchill
3.6/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

330 ml bottle in FL

Excellent appearance: clear, deep Amber body with plenty of visible carbonation rising to a large, durable off-white head.

Mediocre aroma with better flavor. Smooth and well balanced. About equal levels of hops and malts mid-taste. Finished with a surprisingly hoppy aftertaste.

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Photo of Acforster2
3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of richj1970
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of prost2hefeweizen
3.82/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L - pours big white head with a amber body
S - skunky ,grass
T - sweet, malty, yeast
F - light coat, light carbonation
O - good over all brew. Typical smell of German lagers, pilsners, Helles, etc. Taste far exceeds the smell.

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Photo of harleyridr63
4.87/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

An extremely pleasing rich full flavor.It has a golden honey hue that emits a toffee/caramel smell.Has no bitter hop taste.One of my favorites to date.

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Photo of gardner254
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of warpig372
4.18/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of a77cj7
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Uconnelmo
3.86/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jakethesnake503
3.86/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Hofbräu Maibock (Urbock) from Hofbräuhaus München
3.9 out of 5 based on 730 ratings.
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