Serve in Lager glass


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1020   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.

ChugMan's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChugMan (24) - USA - MAY 7, 2007
I enjoyed this beer. Aside from the slightly sour aroma it’s a very refreshing brew. Flavor is well balanced and slightly favors sweetness. It won’t wow you with its complexity, but this beer is a solid choice, especially during these summer months.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dacrza (693) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - NOV 22, 2015
DATE TASTED: November 21, 2015 ... GLASSWARE: Paulaner pokal... OCCASION: a double review Sunday... APPEARANCE: lively, bubbly body that light gold; head is snow white, fluffy and a bit soapy, with swirling arches of lacing... AROMA: doughy and flowery, with a light fragrance of perfume; delicate and almost apologetic in its approach... PALATE: clean, crisp and light in body; texture is smooth...highly drinkable...TASTE: nicely balanced hops and malts produce a mellow, subtly sweet experience; the bubblegum in the yeast is appreciable; malts are grainy and cereal, almost toasted oats...the hops are soft, evoking fields of flowers... OVERALL: what one expects from a German Helles--a sharp-as-cheddar slicing through the palate, with a dry finish and some spiciness to boot...a beer whose great experience trumps its good individual aspects...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarinEvelyn (722) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 20, 2015
A little bitter, a little dry, yet also fruity, good amount of yeast, grass, hat. Light bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbaaron (1816) - Arizona, USA - NOV 20, 2015
Clear bright golden. Soft creamy lasting white head. Aroma is clean, pale malt and grassy hops. Light, crisp, clean, and refreshing. Mild bitterness. Mild dryness. Excellent balance. Classic. Very good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gustavofnd (193) - SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - NOV 20, 2015
Uma boa cerveja no estilo dela, gostosa mas não é sensacional. Vale tomar novamente. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scarletfire65 (1194) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 9, 2015
Tasting at Hackney’s Printers Row. A sweet, malty, grainy lager with a bit of toasty caramel on the finish. Crisp and clean finish. Simple but excellent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (2416) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2015
Aroma: grain and bread malts, caramel and biscuit, some yeast. Appearance: clear gold, medium, frothy to creamy, white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: soft sweets continue, grains and cereal malts, bread, turns very mildly bitter in the finish, lively carbonation. Overall: decent Helles, nothing too complex, but fairly solid. Bottle from Beers of Europe, Kings Lynn.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MBlessing (383) - Württemberg, GERMANY - OCT 28, 2015
Mittleres gelb, Schaum ok, Geruch leicht malzig getreidig wenig Hopfen, im Geschmack bißchen flach kaum herb

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrNosha (726) - Baden Württemberg, Germany, GERMANY - OCT 27, 2015
Vom Fass im Hofbräuhaus München. Goldgelbes klares Bier mit luftigem weissen Schaum der recht schnell zerfällt. Süssliches Getreidearoma. Süffig, etwas wässerig und wird schnell schal. Es gibt besseres Bier in München.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (1402) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 24, 2015
Rating #1180 - Bottle from CBI 15.07.2014. Bold golden pour with a thick, white foam, decent retention. Aroma is strong malty sweetness, caramel, ripe fleshy fruits, cereal grains, mild grassiness. Taste is boldly hopped for a lager, lots of earthy notes, but balance is quite impressive. Crisp, refreshing, and smooth tasting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ManVsBeer (6462) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2015
Keg @ Drink? Hebden Bridge. Golden-blonde with a thin head. Regular lager with a light maltiness. Crisp & Clean.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 102

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50