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RATINGS: 1008   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.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
raindog (560) - Evansville, Indiana, USA - SEP 29, 2009
Barely chilled. Like the label. Little hazy,pale looking lager. Excellent head,with droopy lacing. Subdued but present aroma of noble hops,yeast and grain. Body is a little lite,somewhat fizzy but for the style,pretty good. Upfront grassy flavors. The malt and yeast are mainly all that follows. The malts come off as bit more sweet than expected with aroma but still don’t show much. The finish has some grassy hop notes and yeast.Finish also picks up some dry grainy flavors as it warms up a bit. This is a decent Ofest it’s got a clean malt and hop taste,with a good yeast,but there are many I would rather drink. Little dissapointed as I do like me some German lagers.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (11748) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 21, 2015
KØLF 031014. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, corn, grain. Flavour is fruit, malt, grain, corn, bread, grass. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (5345) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours clear golden, nose is yeasty, grassy, lemon, taste is similar, crisp.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cattaneopapa (216) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 15, 2015
500ml bottle from LCBO, Bay&Dundas, Toronto, ON. 6.3% alc./vol. Pours a clear gold colour with one finger of white head which dissipates rapidly into a film like head. German pilsner aroma. Bread, hoppy Bread taste with a bitter hoppy finish. Lively carbonation

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lello4ever (112) - ITALY - FEB 13, 2015
La ritengo una grande birra da pasto. Il colore è giallo tendente all’arancio, schiuma molto frizzante e poco persistente, poco all’odore ma al sapore dà il meglio di sè con la sua perfetta carbonazione, un lievito davvero equilibrato che dona una giusta amarezza, appena più alcolica di una normale lager-weizen. Ottima marzen davvero.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Arve_Christian (3473) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 10, 2015
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Norway, on order. Clear golden color, good foam. Aromas of fruits, lesser honey and some malt. Medium body & complexity . Some immediate sweetness, balances quite well. Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
tectactoe (2859) - Michigan, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle: Mostly clear amber body, light copper tints with a gray, off-white layer of bubbly foam on top. Aroma is pretty skunky, lightly metallic; notes of burnt grains, dirty earth, floral bitterness, some bread. Not loving the metallic skunk, though. Flavor is pretty metallic, too, kind of astringent with each sip. Bitter, lots of earthy notes & almost over kilned maltiness. Has a touch of bready, toasted sweetness hidden in there, but it’s faint. Slightly gummy. Kind of stale. Skunk comes through in the aftertaste with that lingering metallic & caramel malt... Not really digging this one. Tastes old. Might be? Meh.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tykechandler (319) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 2, 2015
Это пиво вкусное. я, конечно, рекомен& его всем, что любит хорошую Craft пива!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PauloAG (95) - BELGIUM - FEB 1, 2015
500cc bottle. Blonde straw with white head. Crispy and malty. Just a nicely balanced lager.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jared_Clifton (34) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Pours very light with white head. Light body. A cross between a a pilsner and wheat beer. It is what it is.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
beer-yum (709) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 2, 2015
The restrained aroma gives little hint of the bull bodied flavour to follow. Maybe a little stronger than one would wish for an extended session - but definitely a worthwhile addition to one.


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