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RATINGS: 908   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   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.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sagmarium (73) - SPAIN - OCT 19, 2013
Nice malty aroma with a hint of spiciness. Appearance us a beautiful clear golden. Taste is what an oktoberfest is supposed to be, great caramel German malt base with a hint douce from the hops. Ether palate is very clean, this is an excellent beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kodos (200) - USA - OCT 23, 2001
Big Honey nose, real pale appearance..much paler then any Oktoberfest Ive tried yet, looks like a typical lager. Smooth and satisfying, one of the better Oktoberfest offerings!

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 7, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 11, 2005 On tap at the Hofbrau Festivehall at Die Wiesen. A maas of this appears a little darker than its Spaten or Paulaner counterparts. This was what I had expected to find in that it seems to be a classic marzen, and not a lighter version for the fest. 2 very weird things happened at the Hofbrau tent: a guy selling radishes from a 1950’s style cigarette-girl style box and the German oompah band playing a jazzy version of "Sweet Caroline." This was surprisingly, my favorite Wiesen beer. UPDATE (6-7-5): Had this in the green export bottle at the Huber Haus. It was skunked and it sucked, but this negative experience cannot change my Munich rating.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
LoveABeer (141) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JAN 9, 2003
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2003 Great original aroma, has very faint honey taste with a favorable fruity hop taste. Average appearance, but otherwise excellent brew.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LiebeBier (808) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - SEP 12, 2005
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2006 Re-rate: I agree with my previous rating, but must increase , my scores. This beer is GREAT. I must say I don’t agree with this sub 3.0 overall rating. I found this beer to be very malty, well balanced with a crisp fnish. Great color with a clean white head. I could drink a lot of these.

4.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
184601 (206) - Mexicali, MEXICO - FEB 23, 2010
Purchased via mail @TheBeerBox Mexico. Golden hazy Body and lager-like head, with a hint of banana on the palate and and subtle floral hop pressence, very refreshing taste, really Thirst-Quencher this one, goes down really easy. Nice

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JDBaker11058 (1204) - Maryland, USA - OCT 8, 2010
Appearance: medium sunny gold with a quickly dissipating white head; generous silky lacing throughout. Aroma: mild sweet grains, toasted peppercorns and light spices, fresh-cut grass and a hint of sour but enjoyable funk. Taste: slightly sweet, slightly peppery, grainy, with some nice hop balance. Finish: short, clean and crisp. Notes: I really liked this beer. It didn’t seem to have the traditional light ambery color of an Oktoberfest/Marzen lager, and the aroma was more like a pilsner. But I loved the taste, which seemed very traditional to me. Very light, yet silky smooth in the palate, with a perfect amount of carbonation. I have no earthly idea why this is rated so darn low here.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (3109) - Radom, POLAND - JAN 22, 2012
chocolate, resin, caramel, nuts, toast, barnyard, basement aromas, bubblegum, cooked vegetables, licorice, smoke, golden, brown, sparkling, rocky head, medium sweetness, very bitter, heavily sour, full body, flat, long finish,

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Saurononline (135) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 19, 2012
Really good for a Oktoberfestier... not easy to find elsewhere even in Germany, so GO THERE!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (524) - 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


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