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RATINGS: 1064   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   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.


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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


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skarecrow (221) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 19, 2016
500ml bottle BB 3/5/17 Light straw color with good head. Slight grainy aroma. Medium bitterness with slight malt body and crisp finish. I was quite impressed with this one - a novelty to taste a decent German beer that wasn’t oxidized from the trip down-under and plenty of life left in it re BB. Could quite easily sit on this one at Oktoberfest.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lux_edwards (287) - - SEP 8, 2016
50 cl bottle. Pours a clear yellow with a white head. Aroma of cereal and wheat. Taste is slightly sweet. Overall nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daniele (8009) - ITALY - AUG 20, 2016
bottle oro limpida buona schiuma discreta peesistenza filo erbaceo maltato leggero floreale morbida amaro contenuto semplice

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
climberbob (437) - Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2016
Bottle into glass. Golden w thin head. Bready malt dominant aroma and taste. Notes of biscuit. Mild bitterness and hop. Ok German macro ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gyllenbock (7681) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2016
On tap at Hofbräu Berlin. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma and taste of malt, bread and some grass. Soft and easy to drink with a medium bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (7063) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 1, 2016
Keg @ Hofbrauhaus, Munich. Gold pour with a prominent white head. Nose is generally mild mannered cracker and white bread. Light peppery bite. Generally sweet cereal grain flavor. Mild hay. Light and quite spritzy. Solid stuff.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
RateDoc (1) - - JUL 29, 2016 does not count
UPDATED: JUL 29, 2016 First tried this beer on tap at Zhender’s in Frankenmuth, MI. It’s my favorite beer of all time! I can drink this anytime of day, very drinkable and enjoyable to me like no other beer I’ve ever had. Hofbrau is "King" in my book!

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
IndianaRed (3791) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 24, 2016
On Tap at Prost! Boise Clear bright golden yellow Full foamy bright white head. Very light pale malt flavors. Light noble hops. Clean light body. Classing light German lager. Light sweet character.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
L_Lovecraft (234) - - JUL 24, 2016
Grass, grains, golden with a quite persistant white head, light body, medium carbonation, taste of grains, hints of honey...not bad

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerowl80 (220) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2016
Tap at the Hofbrauhaus. Pours clear straw yellow. Minimal aroma, just a bit of bread and grass. Light and refreshing with some sweetness. Would probably be a lower score if had in a bottle at home but general atmosphere of the hofbrauhaus helped elevate it.


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