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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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2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - JUL 28, 2012
straw color, aroma of grain, adjudications, flavors of grain, light malt, corn, slight yeast spice, boring brew


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HippyHop (267) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 19, 2014
Pour is ginger ale gold with a weirdly appropriate soda pop cap that comes rocketing out of nowhere and disappears just as quickly. Nose is wheat and...wheat. Taste is slightly sweet, boring malt with a slightly crisp finish. Tasty, but quite shallow and pedantic really, mmm, yes, quite...

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Brandon1989 (255) - Euless, Texas, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Pours a clear yellow with a medium white head that left some lacing down the glass. The aroma is mostly malt and very faint hops. The taste is very similar.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
SmashedSailor (5) - Florida, USA - DEC 14, 2014 does not count
A bit skunky with something to be desired, clear and crisp with a nice after-taste, however nothing to brag about

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
didierlewallon (146) - ponferrada, SPAIN - DEC 14, 2014
Cerveza de color amarillo con una pequeña cabeza blanca. Aroma a malta y a lúpulo. Sabor agradable a malta y a lúpulo. Fácil de beber, cerveza normal.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leafs93 (1749) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Pours gold with a small white fizzy head that quickly dissipated. Aroma is straw and grass. Taste is bittersweet with a clean crisp finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pete4999 (1129) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 28, 2014
On tap at Mes Que in Buffalo, NY. I believe it was the original. Golden yellow pour, clear. Easy drinking, straw malty-ness. Just your standard clean crisp German beer. I’ve had better but this is alright.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
zvikar (3624) - 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 (2381) - 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 (170) - 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 (3280) - 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


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