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Hofstettner Original Hochzeitsbier von 1810

Brewed by Brauerei Hofstetten - Krammer
Style: Oktoberfest/Märzen
St. Martin, Austria
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


on tap

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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
Unfiltered, unpasteurized, darker, and stronger lager brewed to historic Oktoberfest specs. 100% Munich malt. 14.3°

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (2813) - Freising, GERMANY - OCT 25, 2015
0,5 l bottle BB 02.05.2016 citrus, herbs, cereal, caramel Dark gold - light amber color, clear, frothy, tan foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GenDV138 (4097) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 6, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey. Hazy dark brownish orange with off-white head. Aromas of malt, citrus, corn. Tastes of malt, corn, wheat, citrus. Light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Saeglopur (1332) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - SEP 17, 2015
500 ml bottle from Bottle Shop, Salzburg.
Amber-orange, clear body, with a big, fluffy, moderately lacing, yellowish head.
Aroma of bread, caramel, sweet fruits, flowers, grass.
Tastes of caramel, bread, flowers, must, sweet fruits, grass, some fresh herbs.
Quite light, slick mouthfeel, with an average carbonation.
Finishes moderately bitter, sweet, bready, floral, a bit grassy, slightly herbal.

Really nice. Pretty much how I like a Märzen, but rarely ever find, brewed in the traditional style and not as flat and characterless as many examples today. Full malt body, while easy drinkable. Not my very favourite Austrian style example (Augustiner in Salzburg is unbeatable), but among the best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
hman43 (738) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - MAY 12, 2015
Pours amber with lacing. It has bread aromas. It has a toffee like sweet taste that is smooth on the palate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aggiebob (445) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - APR 29, 2015
Bottle: It poured a hazy amber orange with a very tall frothy off-white head. The aroma is stale roasted malt and caramel. The taste is bready with a herbal hop finish. It is medium body with a dry finish. Not as sweet as I expected with a typical Marzen/Oktoberfest.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
John25 (1242) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle. Dark orange, unfiltered, cloudy. Sweet spiced aroma. Light syrupy taste with herbal fruit notes and grains. Very thin feel with High carb. Pretty bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sebilinz (1223) - Linz, AUSTRIA - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle. Amber body with white head. Aroma is herbs somehoney and hints of alcohol. Taste is some nuts some grains and also fruits. Aftertaste is medium bitter with some fruity sweetness and hints of alcohol. Nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BillWyce (887) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Pours hazy amber color with a 1-finger bone-colored head. Aroma of nutty malt, with an herbal note and some yeast. Body is medium with a dry finish. Flavor of nutty malt, with herbal and cherry notes. Notes of yeast as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (8798) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle from Capone’s. Pours thick and turbid orangy with 2-finger off-white head. Nose is bready caramel malt, orange zest, hops. Tastes caramel malty, with some citric twang, hops, and a smooth mouthfeel. This is a beer I would drink frequently, and that is saying a mouthful.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jow (2906) - New York, USA - OCT 7, 2014
Tap at Gingerman hoping this isn’t my last style rate of the week. Pours hazy amber with nose of earth and malt. Tastes of malt, dough, rye, some apple, and unfortunately odd plastic. Other than that one weird note pretty good.

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