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RATINGS: 978   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (4529) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ajnepple (2305) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Bottle from Tipsy’s. Bright gold and clear appearance with a diminishing white head. Mild aroma of pale malts, light noble hops, cereal, light earthy notes and a just a touch of toffee/caramel. Similar flavor, mild, smooth and easy to drink. Pretty average overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
akoeninger (459) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 2, 2014
Clear golden straw color with white head. Aroma of pale malt, straw, grain, and noble hops. Taste is maltier than it would appear to be with bread notes, grain, and slightly spicy hops. Medium body very easy to down a few of these. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frozer (129) - Illinois, USA - OCT 2, 2014
On tap at haus in Rosemont Illinois. Clean clear light amber with 2 fingers of white head. Malt aroma. Light bodied with a stiff Malt profile. Very fresh taste

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClubGonzo (4130) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear golden body with a small white head. Nose is grains, pale malts, caramel and hints of nuts and straw. Taste is sweet grainy notes, nuts, caramel, nougat and hints of dry grass and syrup. Medium body, medium to high carbonation. Pretty sweet even for a Märzen, but fair enough and rather drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sudomorph (660) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 30, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours a clear, golden yellow with a one finger, white head. Aroma has notes of grain, pilsner malt it smells like, and some slight fruityness. Taste is balanced. Grain, traditional German hops, and some pilsner mixed in. Medium body and carbonation. Clean in the mouth with a bit of a dry finish. Overall pretty traditional but that’s what I’d expect.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Moebbels (341) - FINLAND - SEP 30, 2014
A clear yellow body with a fluffy, well-lasting head. Nose has sweet malty, hoppy and herbal aromas. Taste is sweet with a warming spice character and mildly bitter finish. Carbonation is on the lively side and the mouthfeel is quite rich. A nice rich easy-drinking beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Suttree (5195) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Yellow, Nice white head. Smells biscuity, grassy, mildly sweet. Taste is grainy, toasty, with some lightly sweet notes. Crisp finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rgf001 (150) - München, GERMANY - SEP 28, 2014
Fresh noble hop aroma. Clear light gold with nice white head. Hoppiest fest bier. Almost like an Imperial pils. Malty background. Dry hoppy finish.

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