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RATINGS: 988   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Hofbräuhaus is a symbol of Munich’s hospitality and the Bavarian gift for creating a snug and cosy atmosphere. Beer-lovers from all over the world come here to enjoy its famous beers. More than any other, Hofbräu Original embodies the special atmosphere of the beer-making capital of Munich, and exports it to the four corners of the globe. Its refreshing, bitter flavour and alcoholic content of around 5.1% volume have made it famous worldwide. A Munich beer with character.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fantomasus (279) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Pours a brilliant gold with a brilliant white head. That would rate a four but the head evaporates and gives no lace. The aroma is just slightly unpleasant: hay, floral, and basement aromas. Too much perfume. Brief sweetness gives way to overpowering bitter and sour: off balance flavor. Palate it almost pleasant but unremarkable. In spite of my negative comments it’s quite drinkable. A good thirst quencher but not much else.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tectactoe (3099) - Michigan, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Tap @ Hofbräuhaus (Cleveland): Served in a one liter dimpled mug. Toasted amber color with a huge, frothy white head that foams up like a cloud. Aroma of fresh grain, barley, toasted biscuits, light honey, very faint grassy notes, baked bread. Pretty raw & light, very inviting. Flavor is loaded with toasted barley, honey coated grains, biscuits, baked bread, grass, faint lemon zest, a hint of metallic caramel, & a big waft of crisp, dry yeast in the finish. Light Noble hop bitterness, a touch of earthiness that lingers with the grain flavor. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
obxdude10 (2111) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 23, 2015
A decent German lager. The beer pours a bright and clear straw color with a decent sized white head. The head leaves a bit of lacing around the inside of the glass. The nose is mostly cereal with a light touch of grassy hops. The body is on the lighter side but the flavors are pretty delicious. I tasted plenty of hops with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bnwokedi89 (97) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Very bitter flavor upfront and after taste. Yellow hefeweizen color without the hefeweizen taste. Decent German experience if you like tart and bitter beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
HenriqueBraga (125) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JAN 14, 2015
Amarela palha, Boa formação e estabilidade de espuma. Aromas de malte e lúpulo herbal bem equilibrados com retrogosto levemente amargo. Refrescante. Boa helles.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Zetty (11) - BRAZIL - JAN 9, 2015
De característica alemã, com ingredientes básicos e sabor bem neutro deste estilo....

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
wekker84 (1850) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JAN 5, 2015
Bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts water and grassy hops flavor malts water some citrus and grassy hops

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Onslow (1256) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Pour from an 11.2oz bottle. Clear golden brew with thin white head. Aroma of slight grass, sweet malts, a little metal. Taste is nice but not complex -light sweet malts at the start (best characteristic of this brew) with a modest grass in the finish to offset and balance, Nice carbonation makes for a pleasing palate. A quality brew that is enjoyable to drink.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Gurthnar (2934) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 29, 2014
Tap at Craft Bier Fest Wien. Aroma pasteurised, taste the same, nothing more to say here, almost characterless beer impaired by attempted stabilization. Bad bad. As I see, my rating contrasts with others, so possible rerate in future.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomat (2420) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle from SB. Golden with a thick white head. Malty and grassy notes. Malt, cereals, grass and hops.Medium body with a blanced, bitter sweet finish.

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