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RATINGS: 1091   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   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.


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2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
vogt5059 (30) - Michigan, USA - AUG 20, 2012
Tasted out of bottle 3/4" head that lingers Minimal lacing Straw gold crystal clear ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
josanguapo (1102) - SPAIN - SEP 27, 2016
From Hipercor. In Bavaria glass. Watching Los Soprano 5x09. All you expect in the style very well executed. Ultradrinkable and malty, with some grassy bitterness. A pity it isnt available all year long.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Towey1989 (1820) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2016
Keg at The Font, Manchester. A clear pale golden colour with a fizzy white head. Aroma of bready malts, some grain, slight mineral and subtle grassy, herbal hops. Taste of bready malts, grain, some mineral, slight DMS and subtle grassy, herbal hops. Medium bodied and moderate carbonation. A dry, lingering, herbal hop bitterness in the finish. Impressed by the amount of hoppiness in this, very grassy and herbal late on. However it’s very grainy and there’s an off-putting mineral and DMS taste throughout. An average Oktoberfestbier overall.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
MattH (781) - California, USA - SEP 25, 2016
Bottle. Light gold pour. Aroma of yeasty bread. Flavor is sweet up front, with some grain notes and a slightly bitter finish. Lighter body.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
KamGoPro (220) - Texas, USA - SEP 24, 2016
Dank light nose, bright and light yellow pour. Subtle citrus start, cloves, hint of bitterness is nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jenznett (108) - GERMANY - SEP 24, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2016 Goldenes Bier mit anhaltend festem Schaum. Geruch intensiv nach Malz. Geschmacklich kräftiges Bier, malzig und alkoholisch bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
weissbierdrinker (27) - - SEP 22, 2016
Aroma is a pretty standard plisner aroma, defintely good, no negative points although nothing special. Appearance on point, decent foam and correct colour. Taste is ok, definitely enough flavour, smooth bitterness. No really fresh hoppy taste. The aftertaste is slighty alcoholic, which I am not looking for in such a beer. Palate is good, nothing stands out. Overall decent beer, not too sweet like Paulaner Oktoberfest, but definitely not special.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nurmis (387) - Oulu, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2016
0,5l bottle. Pours golden with medium sized white head. Malty, grassy aroma. Nice balanced bitterness. Thick mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grisza77 (556) - Poznań, POLAND - SEP 16, 2016
Jasnozłote, klarowne piwo o dość obfitej pianie, która pozostaje do końca w formie warstewki na powierzchni. Aromat i smak głównie słodowy, gdzieś w tle majaczy chmiel. Goryczka niska. Ogólnie całkiem przyzwoite, typowo niemieckie słodowe piwo, pijalne, w sam raz do biesiady.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
peponi (1466) - Hannover, GERMANY - SEP 16, 2016
Aroma: herbs and malty notes. Appearance: clear golden color and white head. Taste: medium herbal bitterness, malty, celler, honey!, semi-dry. Palate: medium body and high carbonation, malty finish. Overall: Average stuff.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
minihame2 (466) - Oulu, FINLAND - SEP 13, 2016
Clear, yellow colour with a creamy white head. Mild, malty, bready aroma. Soft but mild taste with faint bitterness toward the end. Creamy mouthfeel, soft but low carbonation. It’s alright again but not a whole lot for me to enjoy.


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