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RATINGS: 1166   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GhostFace (477) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 14, 2011
bottle pour. comes out yellow. aroma of straw & grain. tastes like it smells. not much depth in this one. below average.

ALIBALI (2482) - Kiel, GERMANY - NOV 7, 2017
Sweety Festhelles mit Spuren von Hefe und klassisch würzigen UntergärFlair. Irgendwie auch nen bisschen Imperial Pils 🙂..0,5l Flasche von FAMILA Kiel...

pequenomestrex (13) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - NOV 7, 2017
Hoje dia de saborear mais uma cerveja alemã, de uma marca que até gosto um tanto, mas que dessa vez deu aquela exagerada e se mostrou bem forte nesse rótulo. A apresentação da cerveja é bem comum para a marca, lembra muito algo alemão e não esconde nada, algo que também lembra a realeza, com certa simplicidade agrada pela elegância. A cerveja em si é um dourado praticamente brilhante, algo que chama um tanto a atenção, acompanhado por uma boa formação de espuma, sem exageros, e que deixa a cerveja com um bom aspecto. No sabor a cerveja se mostra um tanto diferente do que na aparência. Se trata de uma cerveja de trigo bem forte, uma intensidade um tanto incomum, e como não se trata de ser algo forte no álcool e sim no trigo, o amargor é um tanto diferente, algo que pode até ser bom inicialmente, nos primeiros goles a sensação é interessante e até boa, mas com o decorrer da experiência, essa intensidade acaba se tornando um pouco enjoativa, e para uma garrafa de 500ml, ´´e um pouco complicado não sentir o amargor prejudicar a experiência. Aqui tanto em goles longos quanto curtos a experiência é quase a mesma, o sabor se altera muito pouco, deixando-a contínua e forte basicamente o tempo inteiro. No geral, uma cerveja que se apresenta bela e interessante, mas que no sabor é bem forte e intensa, o que pode até ser bom inicialmente, mas com o decorrer da experiência torna a cerveja enjoativa e complicada de continuar saboreando com facilidade. #XinGourmet #GuiasLocais #LocalGuides #TheBeerPlanet #TheBeerPlanetClub #BeerKing #BeerKingStore #BeerKingClub #Hofbräu #Oktoberfestbier #München #cerveja #clara #extra #malte #baixa #fermentação #água #malte #cevada #lúpulo #Alemanha #Munique

nohopspleez (75) - Georgia, USA - OCT 31, 2017
I was really looking forward to trying this beer. Then............ I did. For an OFest, not so great. Disappointed is me. A friend told me I was wrong. Really? I think not. An ok beer, but I wont buy again.

Jabic (702) - Plainfield, Vermont, USA - OCT 30, 2017
Ar: Grainy, dry, and toasted; hay and a bit of sweet toast; lean floral hop aroma, very fine. Ap: Light gold and crystal clear; very large, billowing white head with excellent retention, leaving an airy crown of cloud-like foam with chunky lacing along the glass sides. T: Rounded toasted malt; hay and zesty hop flavor, filled with dried flowers, oregano, and pine, but very lean in character; medium-low bitterness; crackers and toast, very full through the finish; a bit of chalk; yeast profile is clean--really showcasing the malt--with a deep, slightly earthy and doughy character. P: Medium body with medium-high carbonation; very smooth and soft; finish is medium-dry. O: A solid example of a German oktoberfest; notably different from the common American versions, with an emphasis on base malt and hops, with no caramel to speak of; definitely on the lighter side of the style, but still with a nice amount of substance--always remaining quaffable.

Daboch (164) - Gdansk, POLAND - OCT 28, 2017
Ładnie się prezentujące piwo złote z białą pianą. Aromat delikatnie słodowy. W smaku podobnie lekkie nuty wytrawne. Niestety bardziej jest to mocniejszy lager niż piwo oktoberfest w stylu wiedeńskim

Samtzu (578) - Palmerston North, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 27, 2017
Tap pour. Pours a bright gold with slight off white head. Light yeastie nose. Medium body with a mild sweet front which has notes of yeast. An interesting beer but I doubt I could do an entire day of drinking it.

raymow (1787) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 25, 2017
on tap at Bailey's in Levittown - clear golden color. Slight malt aroma. Typical German style brew.

adamnowek (3293) - Brussels, BELGIUM - OCT 23, 2017
Crystal clear golden. Creamy head. Aroma is malt and soil. Taste is a bit of sweet malt with a hoppy undertone. Crisp.

Rune (13506) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 21, 2017
500ml bottle from Vinmonopolet Langnes. Crystal clear straw-golden body under a firm, frothy white head with good duration. Spotty lacing down the glass. Honeyed pale malty aroma. Mid-sweet taste profile of caramel, honey sweetness, grain and moments of noble hops. Mid-sweet malt driven end with restrained notes of alcohol. Medium bodied. Smooth and clean in the mouth. Like it. (Shared with Frau Eva, Tromsø 20.10.2017).

cmacklin (1306) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 20, 2017
500ml bottle. Pours a clear yellow with a large, frothy, long lasting, white head that laces nicely. Mild aroma of grainy malt, bread and grass. Sweet flavour of grainy malt, biscuit and caramel with a dry, bitter grass finish. Medium body with an oily texture and average carbonation. Just ok, thought this would be better.

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