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The Munich Beer Festival, or Oktoberfest, is an event of superlatives - it’s the largest popular festival in the world, staging in the beer metropolis of Munich. Millions of visitors from all over the world flock along every year to enjoy its very special atmosphere. For this occasion, Hofbräu brews a rich, full-bodied beer which goes down ideally with traditional Bavarian cuisine. With its deliciously bitter taste and alcoholic content of 6.3% volume, Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier is as special as the Beer Festival itself.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SimplySike (922) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2014
50cl. Bottle.
Pours clear yellow with big white head.
Aroma malt, grain, sweet, bread, grass. Taste malty sweets, some grassy bitter.
Mouthfeel thin.
Nice beer!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gbgbrouge (49) - SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2014
From tap in a glass jug. Clear light gold with light fizzy head. Aroma light with notes of grass/hay. Taste equally light with some bitterness, notes of grass and light toast. Refreshing and an ok beer, no more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cybercat (3378) - Georgia, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Pours a nice clear coppery Amber with a decent pale buff head. Aroma has fruity and malty notes, not strong but inviting. Crisp, fruity flavor has a malty underpinning and just a snip of hops, average but pleasing. Texture has OK thickness and fizz. Fair to middlin’ but heck, it’s Oktoberfest! (Not officially, just at Summits Wayside Taverns.)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
pdx77 (1390) - Oregon, USA - OCT 6, 2014
On draught at Prost! 10/5/14. Light golden color. Aroma was some caramel and grassy hops. Taste definitely has some nice caramel malt notes with grassy, herbal hops that are just slightly too bitter. Easy-drinking though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
YantarCoast (131) - Moscow, RUSSIA - OCT 5, 2014
0.5 litre bottle from a Moscow supermarket. Pours a clear gold with a brief white head. Malty aroma and taste. Very fresh and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deepeary (131) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 4, 2014
500 ml bottle from the LCBO. Pours crystal clear yellow with white head. Smells like Euro hops, peppery and hebal. Some earthy/peppery hops on the taste. Crisp. Mild bitter finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
sloshgator (441) - Orlando, Florida, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Hofbräu München Oktoberfestbier is not quite what you would expect in an Oktoberfest bier. Pour is lighter -- almost straw colored with almost no head and light hoppy aroma. Taste is hoppy -- almost like a pale ale -- with the malt somewhat understated for this style and lighter than expected. Finish is fairly clean but with a light malt aftertaste. Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier doesn’t exactly live up the style, but is a nice change of pace from the traditional seasonal brew fare.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OneHotPepper (58) - - OCT 4, 2014
Original Oktoberfest Munich malts. Clear golden color with lacing when poured. Caramel and honey malt smell and taste with a caramel finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (4494) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 3, 2014
Draft - Pale malts and a light earthy hop bitterness. Clear gold with a decent white head. Pale malts, light grains a light honey sweetness. Finish is lightly grainy and bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Geokkjer (5887) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 3, 2014
Pours golden with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, herbs, fruitiness and grains. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some malt, apples and bread. Medium body, average carbonation.

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