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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
It has always been a part of Bavarian custom to celebrate in style - with family or friends over a good meal in a cosy and convivial atmosphere. To suit this kind of occasion, Hofbräu München offers a stylish and genuinely festive beer - Hofbräu Festbier. With an alcoholic content of around 6% volume, and its noble, aromatic flavour, it’s an ideal companion for special occasions.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tricksta_p (3541) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2016
Bottle at home. Aroma is grainy malt, straw and light grassy. Flavour is sweet malt with a light bittersweet finish. Alcohol a bit noticeable, did not expect that considering it’s relatively low ABV. Not a bad Helles, though a bit too sweet and boozy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kamwitsta (553) - POLAND - JAN 30, 2016
Aroma: a little honey, and that’s about it. Appearance: pretty light brown, clear, head large but not terribly stable. Taste: moderately sweet, just a bit bitter. Palate: body medium or below; carbonation above average; mouth feel mildly spicy; finish faintly sweet, a little bit corrosive on the teeth, and very sticky. Overall: feels more like a watered down Märzen. Not too bad, I could have a few in a pub, being preoccupied with the company and not paying much attention to the drink, but that’s about the limit of this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (9120) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 14, 2015
bottle, Heinrichs 3000 Supergetränkemarkt Kornwestheim. Golden with a mid-sized white head. Malty, hints of honey, shy hoppy touch in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ruigo (2334) - PORTUGAL - NOV 20, 2015
50cl bottle. Clear light amber colour with a nice white head. Caramel, bread, dates and malt in the aroma. Average carbonation and light to medium body. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Overall, drinkable but not remarkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mariuszek (1145) - Gdynia, POLAND - NOV 5, 2015
Clear, golden, medium head. Malty and grainy aroma and taste with a hint of grassy hops. Average brew.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rusos (594) - Stupava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 16, 2015
On tap, Nervosa. Clear golden colour with white head. Aroma sour, yeast. Taste sour, probably some infection. Empty body. Not good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drmet (811) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - MAY 27, 2015
T: -very spicy black pepper and floral upfront -caramel and honey sweetness -grassy -well carbonated -fairly hoppy for a Märzen -sweet,bready and spicy finish O: Nice and quite different Märzen

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
back (1846) - Holstebro, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2015
Gylden klar skum hvid Malt korn citrus gær Bitter moderate sød moderate Vandede livlig @home ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ghawener (1567) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - APR 8, 2015
Bottle: After a visit to the Augsburg Volksfest watching a Bayern Munich Game. Food Pairing: Graubrot mit Stinkkase.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
WillemsUrenkel (1476) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - MAR 3, 2015
0,5 l bottle. Pours out clear and dark golden. Mid white head. Malt with sourish notes on the nose. Taste is smooth malty, low sweetness, little bit grassy. Crisp. Mid grainy aftertaste with a low bitterness. Nice one, I enjoyed it a lot.

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