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RATINGS: 922   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.


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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mixamatt (427) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 24, 2005
Hoppy aroma.Golden appearance with good head. I would not call this an Oktoberfest beer. It’s more like a crisp, slightly malty lager.Not worth seeking out.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beer4000 (4471) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 14, 2014
500 ml bottle. Clear golden body with a medium sized white head. Light but nice aroma of bread, some fruit and grassy hops. Flavor is light malty, medium sweet, some bitterness and light fruit. Medium body and moderate in aftertaste. Nothing really special, but actually a nice and easy drinkable lager. No problem to see people drinking this by bigger volume.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BiffNilsson (218) - Perstorp, SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2014
Ljust gul med vit liten snabbt försvinnande krona. Brödig lätt, tunn doft. Smaken är extremt lättsam och ganska tunn med en umamieftersmak.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
N3lson1 (186) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - SEP 12, 2014
A great delicious beer by a delicious company.Drank from a bottle first time rating on here have had this multiple times,a delicious beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
gripweed57 (679) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - SEP 12, 2014
330 ml bottle. Brassy gold color. Nice sized fluffy white head. Grainy malt aroma. Sweet maltiness upfront. Crisp dry mid taste. Brief dry finish. Decent flavor. Medium body and complexity.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ruigo (1091) - PORTUGAL - SEP 9, 2014
50cl bottle. Clear golden colour with a nice white head. Malt, light yeasty and grassy hops in the aroma. Average carbonation and light body. Taste is light sweet and medium to light bitter with a dry grassy finish. Overall, a normal unexciting beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BS80 (90) - POLAND - SEP 8, 2014
09.2014 (Butelka 0,5 litra) ZAKUP - Warszawa - Szklanka typu pinta - schlodzone - Aromat M , Smak M, Ogólnie 3.8

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gaultier (332) - SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2014
@ Nedre Mölla 4/9-14. Bottle from Systembolaget. Aroma: Malty, hay, light hoppy notes. Taste: Malty, hay, sweetness. Body is medium, the finish is dry and medium bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
SamTheBarrel (444) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2014
500ml brown bottle. Appearance is clear pale golden with a medium sized frothy off-white head, that reduced quickly leaving a little lacing. Aroma is slightly skunked, grains, wheat bread and caramel, . Flavours of cereal, caramel, spices and a hint of lemon zest and alcohol. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter. Palate is light-medium bodied, slightly oily texture and average carbonation. Overall Hofbräu München Oktoberfestbier is just okay, the aroma is poor and the alcohol is slightly too noticeable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewje41 (426) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Draft pour. Pours a light golden color with a nice, sorta sweet malt aroma and flavor. Some bread in the flavor too. Good beer overall. Enjoyed this.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bork (165) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Pale, German Oktoberfest beer with a pleasantly bitter maltiness some faint floral hoppiness and a highly refreshing taste and mouthfeel.


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