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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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
M_Sack (276) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 15, 2013
Bottle. Pale gold. Frothy, cream coloured head. Aromas of honey, yeast, caramel malt and a touch of grass. Similar flavours - honey, caramel malt, lager yeast and slightly grassy hops. Simple and short palate and the high abv sticks out a little. Went well with the pork knuckle and sauerkraut.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (5045) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2013
Bottle @ Home. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, grassy hops. Flavor is malt, little sweetness, hay, grassy hops. Medium body, lively carbonation. 141113

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (462) - Collinsville, USA - NOV 13, 2013
I had this at Global Brew. Pours clear gold with a white head. Taste malty, sweet. I thought this was pretty good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
northropfrye (1946) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 10, 2013
On tap at Barley Brothers Winnipeg. For this style of beer, I found this quite enjoyable. Darkish orange body, fragrant aroma, sweet flavour. One dimensional, but worth trying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
luttonm (2069) - Belgrade, SERBIA - NOV 9, 2013
Draft at the Peculier Pub in Greenwich Village. Richer yellow, clear. Apple cider aroma, sweet juice malts and slight tart orange finish. A bit sour and very clean palate. Tasty enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (1739) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 8, 2013
A: Clear Golden Straw Hue, Passes All Light, White Head, Some Lacing S: Corn, Apple, Grassy T: Corn, German Malts, Barley M: Average Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Mildly Grainy Overall, this beer is one of least favorite offerings from HB Munich unfortunately.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrettTaylor (395) - Radford, Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Poured from bottle. Pours a pale gold color with a 1 finger head which is prett long lived, leaves moderate lacing. Aroma of malt, somewhat bready, and a touch of green apple. Tastes malty, bit of yeast, and mild hop bitterness. It is clearly an Oktoberfest, it is not as good as other versions.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jflopsu (439) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Pours a light gold with white head. Has a malt and light grass aroma. Taste is malty, grassy and some grains. Light malt aftertaste. Bland overall

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tstamba (212) - Maryland, USA - OCT 25, 2013
At Hofbrau House Las Vegas. Clear yellow with white head ... Easy to drink, otherwise nothing special... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (5022) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 25, 2013
[10/12/13] Draught at In De Wildeman in Amsterdam. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, a bit bready and grainy and light grassy hops notes. Sweetish grainy flavor with decent grassy bitte rness. Light to medium-bodied. OK.

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