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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.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bgarnreiter (53) - Alabama, USA - JAN 21, 2012
Pours brilliant clear yellow, Smells of sweet Bread, slight grass. Tastes super crisp and refreshing, very light and delicious. Highly recommend


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
zvikar (3565) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - NOV 18, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Stas’s place. Thanks Vova. Pours yellow with a nice head, aroma of grain, herbs, malt and corn, flavor of grain, herbs, malt, medium bodied.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (2261) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2014
Keg@wirral beer festival, port sunlight. Golden beer highly carbonated with small head. Aroma of pale malts and bread. Taste is bready, pale malts and a mild hop bittering. Ok beer, but too carbonated for me.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deepeary (159) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 13, 2014
500 ml bottle from LCBO. Clear yellow, white head. Nose is mostly deep grainy malt and some floral hops. Mild hoppy and sweet on the taste. Flavourful for a lager.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Arve_Christian (3229) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 6, 2014
On bottle from Systembolaget Sverige. Clear golden color, good foam. Aromas of light malt, some hops. Medium light body & complexity. Good bitterness, well balanced. Enjoyable

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
veceo (620) - CROATIA - NOV 5, 2014
Clear golden color, big white head that quickly disappeared. Some lacing. Medium body, average carbonation. Medium sweet, light bitter taste. Aroma of hay, malt and apple. Slightly dry. Not a fan of the style, but this one is OK.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
YantarCoast (182) - Moscow, RUSSIA - OCT 30, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 31, 2014 500ml bottle from Piligrim in Moscow. Pours gold with a frothy white head. Lacing on the glass. Aroma is hoppy and grassy. Light hop taste with medium bitterness. So good after so many Eastern European pale lagers.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cazort (549) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2014
(Bottle) I like this beer a lot. It’s on the bitter and hoppy side for its style, and has a strong bready malt aroma relative to its light body and color. I also can’t notice the alcohol in the aroma, which is a plus for me. Very refreshing. I notice this beer foams excessively if the bottle isn’t cold when it is opened. Interestingly, it doesn’t pour with much head though. The only thing I dislike about this beer is a faint sourness and a slightly metallic quality in the finish, but I find this metallic quality is typical of German beers, and this one is by no means the worst offender.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
azzie (294) - - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle 0,5l. Clear golden liquid, medium body and carbonation. White average unsteady head. Almost no sweetness, medium bitterness. Apple taste in beggining, metal aftertaste. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tinylightsrecs (232) - - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle from Glug Newcastle. Pours light gold. Very malty, bready flavour but not overbearing or heavy. Refreshing stuff

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grzesiek79 (3293) - Radom, POLAND - OCT 21, 2014
Piwo o zlocistym kolorze z wielka i trwala puszysta biala piana. Czyste, klarowne. W smaku slodowe lekko goryczkowe i ozezwiajace. Dosc lekkie i typowe dla stylu piwo.


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