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RATINGS: 1135   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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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
flylikeabanana (179) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 7, 2013
Bottle pours a clear pale gold with a thin white head. Rich malty aroma. Taste is bready, sweet, thin, and a bit of fruit. Drinkable but not remarkable.


2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cavie (4418) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2017
Bottle. Brilliantly clear. Light gold color. White frothy head. Skunk in the aroma and flavor. Light malt, light body. Not that great.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ritzn (981) - Bavaria, GERMANY - FEB 15, 2017
Amber with little white head. Aroma is herbs, dusty malt, some gummy bears. Taste is a sour bite, dusty malt, some hay juice. Not so easy to drink. Rather harsh.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrNosha (1985) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - FEB 4, 2017
0,5l Flasche. Goldgelbes Bier, weisser fester Schaum. Rundes sanft malziges Aroma. Vollmundiger süsdlicher Geschmack. Nur wenig herb.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Achel (485) - Ioannina, GREECE - FEB 2, 2017
Caramelaroma. Full bodied. malty flavor with tropical fruit, hops and caramel. Well made, fruity beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
erickok (5688) - Leuven, BELGIUM - JAN 27, 2017
Aroma is certainly on the sweet side for a German lager (although in line with other Oktoberfest beers I remember). Very quaffable though, easy to drink, not devoid of all character. Decent brew, for what the style is worth. (50cl bottle from Saveur Bière)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rugamu (169) - SPAIN - JAN 12, 2017
Magnífica lager con un sabor muy redondo como a pan que te deja muy satisfecho. De las mejores de su estilo. Repetiré sin dudar.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
joa_86 (15) - FINLAND - JAN 6, 2017
Really nice taste! This is what a beer should taste like. Strong and even taste, not too strong but not any watery taste at all. Colour is golden, bubbly and a thin white head.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mishnok (189) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2017
From 500ml bottle. Pours straw yellow with white head. Easy drinking with light bitter taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
laminarman (27) - - DEC 31, 2016
Pours nice golden color with a clean white head. Forward, malty nose with minimal hopping noted, some grass or vegetal notes along with a doughy character. A rather flat character in the mouth, maybe a bit more carbonation would help this. Attenuated finish. Drinks clean but not terribly interesting.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ischas (527) - - DEC 23, 2016
0,5 l Flasche. Aroma: Malzig, würzig, leicht alkoholisch. Erscheinung: Dunkelgoldenes Bier, relativ flacher, aber stabiler, weißer Schaum, sehr schöne Gardine. Geschmack: Malzig süß, leicht würzig, minimal bitter. Nachgeschmack: Vollmundig, der Mund wird leicht warm durch den leicht erhöhten Alkohol, Süße hält sich recht lange. Gesamt: Solides Bier, typisch für seine Art.


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