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RATINGS: 1139   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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The Munich Beer Festival, or Oktoberfest, is an event of superlatives - it’s the largest popular festival in the world, staging in the beer metropolis of Munich. Millions of visitors from all over the world flock along every year to enjoy its very special atmosphere. For this occasion, Hofbräu brews a rich, full-bodied beer which goes down ideally with traditional Bavarian cuisine. With its deliciously bitter taste and alcoholic content of 6.3% volume, Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier is as special as the Beer Festival itself.

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2.9
fonefan (48574) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2007
Bottle. Clear yellow / golden color with a large good lacing white head. Aroma is moderate malty, bread and light hoppy, grass, hay. Inital flavor is ligth to moderate sweet and bitter, finish flavor is ligth to moderate sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Nice hoppy finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation soft to lively.

3.1
yespr (44698) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2010
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is grassy and malty. Slight hayish too. Bitter, grassy and light toasted malt. Bitter and dry finish.

2.8
Ungstrup (37208) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2005
An orange beer with a white head. The aroma is malty and hoppy, while the flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel and hops.

2.3
joergen (27970) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2007
Bottle. Clear yellow coloured with a medium sized white head. Aroma of malts, hay and grain. Flavour of malts, hay and grain with notes of hops Tastes like hundered of other german beers. Boring !

2.4
oh6gdx (26482) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 1, 2005
Bottled. Yellowish golden colour, with about 2 cm white head. Aroma of sweet malt and a bit fruity. Flavor is sweet and malty and a little bitter in the aftertaste. Still pretty boring beer. (Was rated in December 2004, but I temporarily had lost the papers with results from this particular weekend)

2.5
anders37 (26137) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2007
Draught @Bishops Arms, Malmö. Pours a clear golden color with a longlasting white head. Malty grassy aroma with some bready hints. Sweet malty bready and slightly grassy flavor. Sweet malty finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.3
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2005
(Bottle 50 cl) Rather pale with a limited head. Slightly watery but has an intriguing and very pleasant soft, sweetish malt-character. By far the maltiest Oktoberfest I’ve had so far. Limited bitterness. Very quaffable 111199

3.1
omhper (24956) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2007
Bottled. Clear pale golden, dense head. Spicy grassy hops up front. These spicy hops balance out the sweet, buttery malt. Medium bodid with solid malt impact and salty bitterish finish.

3.1
madmitch76 (24355) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2012
22nd November 2009
ChrisOs Kook Tasting. Light creamy malt in a semi dry palate. Not bad.

3
Travlr (24259) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 1, 2013
Government shutdown beer #4, thank you Congress. Clear yellow color, fluffy white head. Aroma of straw and light biscuit. Taste is peppery hay and straw. As satisfying as a filibuster.


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