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RATINGS: 1045   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mixinnixon2000 (227) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 27, 2008
on tap at a german pub. the flavor was decent the only fun thing was that I got to drink it out of a huge stine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Derek881 (1231) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 14, 2008
I enjoyed a liter of this beer on draft at the Hofbrauhaus in Munich. The aroma was a medley of grainy, corny hops and some light maltyness. It had a clear, lighter gold color with a very large, foamy white head with long retention. The flavor was mostly bitter, with a very mild sweetness. Ample carbonation and an average thickness to this beer, mostly dry. Not a truly great beer, but perfect for serving by the liter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
onlyrocknroll (379) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - FEB 7, 2008
Clear golden with an average head. Malty aroma. Crisp and balanced restrained flavour, gaining in bitterness towards the finish. Bready quality present. Just a little dull for my taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
grikmok (132) - Little Rock, Arkansas, USA - FEB 5, 2008
Poured to a gorgeous golden yellow beer, with a thick white head that emitted aromas of wheat and yeast. Initial flavour of fruits and alcohol, with a sweet finish honey. Easy to drink, but a little too sweet for me.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Changus (13) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 4, 2008
The beer pours smooth and easy with little head and a good strong golden color. A common light German skunk aroma with that metallic sweetness like a mild orange peel. Almost a Pilsner with a sharp fizz, good small bubbliness. Light mid bitter dry flavor that sticks around for a bit until you breathe and it turns to a mild sweet. Leaves the mouth lightly coated. Laces when tipped but doesn’t stick around.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheSponge (342) - Lynnwood, Washington, USA - FEB 2, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2008 Pours a golden yellow with a white foamy head. Very little hops, and the maltiness has a slight corn flavor. I’ll be at the Hofbrauhaus in Las Vegas later this month, and I can’t wait to try it on tap.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6423) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 2, 2008
500 ml. bottle, this has a very nicemellow german flavor, golden yellow color, fluffy head that recedes into lots of lace, good smooth ale

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
jmo32087 (29) - USA - JAN 16, 2008
On tap at the Hofbrauhaus. Coming from America this was the best beer I had ever tasted. I have had better beers since but this is about as amazing as a beer can get.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbean (110) - Illinois, USA - JAN 13, 2008
Tap at Hofbrauhaus. Clear golden with thick white head. Typical lager aroma and flavor, very true to style. Very refreshing, slightly sweet maltiness, no skunkiness, and you can actually taste the hops. Not exciting, but very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrYuk (21) - Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 3, 2008
Tastes like a better version of Heineken. Also, tastes significantly better out of a glass as opposed to drinking from the bottle.

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