All started with original recipes handed down by Wilhelm V, the Duke of Bavaria and its fame continues to pour across the globe. Hofbräu beer is imported directly from the brewery in Munich, Germany or micro brewed at the Hofbräuhaus Brew Pubs, all according to the Purity Law of 1516. Read up on the different styles we have to offer.
Classic Bavarian Beer
These classic Bavarian brews are brewed according to the Purity Law of 1516 and imported directly from the brewery in Munich.
Full-bodied lager, offering a fine hops aroma and well-balanced flavor.
Our Signature beer – the Original – is golden in color, full-bodied and with a fine hop aroma. Brewed with four Hallertauer hop varieties and only the finest Bavarian malts make it a superbly well-balanced Lager. A traditional Munich beer with character!
Bitterness units: 24 IBU Style: bottom-fermented, Lager Color: gold yellow Tasting notes: fine spicy bouquet, slightly malty, full-bodied, mature with a fine hoppy aroma Food pairing: sausage and cheese, salads, roasted pork, pasta and steamed fish Availability: all year
HB Hefe Weizen
Refreshing wheat beer, characterized by its special yeast with rich foam and fruit forward flavor.
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HB Hefe Weizen
Our Hefe Weizen is a real Bavarian specialty! A refreshing very quaffable wheat beer with aromas of banana, delicate citrus and spice notes that follow through on a crisp entry to a dryish medium body with a good depth and a tangy wheatgrass, grain, and citrus rind accented finish. A world-famous, very well-rounded Bavarian style wheat beer.
Bitterness units: 14 IBU Style: top-fermented, wheat beer, unfiltered Color: cloudy amber Tasting notes: harmonious fruity bouquet, subtly yeasty, tangy, mild-sweet finish Food pairing: white sausages, fish dishes, poultry, asparagus and mild cheese Availability: all year
Munich Dunkel with rich flavors, a refreshing dry hop taste and a malty sweet finish.
The archetypical Bavarian beer and first beer ever brewed at the Hofbräuhaus. Dark copper in color and brewed with 3 selected malt types it provides a full-flavored palate of spices, dried fruits, toasted caramel, and dark cocoa. The earthy hop notes bring in the extra fresh kick, rounded by a malty sweet finish.
Bitterness units: 23 IBU Style: bottom-fermented, dark Lager Color: dark copper brown Tasting notes: malt floral bouquet with notes of caramel, dried fruits, and dark cocoa, roasted malty, hoppy with a subtle malty sweet finish Food pairing: roast, smoked meat and sausage dishes, venison Availability: all year
These Seasonal Beers are brewed according to the Purity Law of 1516 and imported directly from the brewery in Munich.
One of Munich’s oldest beers, rich in color and flavor.
Our traditional Maibock is deep amber in color, contains bold roasted malts with a taste of dried fruit, hints of dark caramel and smooth toffee aromas. Overall a dryish and full body with great depth and a refreshingly earthy hop finish.
Bitterness units: 31 IBU Style: bottom-fermented, Bock Beer Color: dark amber Tasting notes: bold roasted grain, baroque, malt-aromatic, smooth toffee and caramel aromas, dried fruit, dry hoppy finish Food pairing: sausage and cheese, roast dishes, knuckles, goulash, and desserts Availability: seasonal, February – April
HB Dunkel Weizen
Dark wheat beer, where uplifting notes of a wheat meet the richness of a dark beer
Our dark Hefe Weizen with a creamy foam and fine malty bouquet has a subtle hop flavor and because of the addition of roasted malts a more full-bodied, malty character with hints of coffee and cocoa. Gently refreshing with a velvety-soft finish. A must try specialty in the Hefe Weizen Segment!
Bitterness units: 14 IBU Style: top-fermented, dark wheat beer, unfiltered Color: dark amber, cloudy Tasting notes: harmonious malt-fragrant bouquet, caramel-like, gently refreshing and with a velvety soft finish Food pairing: sausage and cheese, roast dishes, knuckles, goulash, and desserts Availability: specialty brew, all year
The full-bodied, well-rounded, and world-famous taste of Oktoberfest.
Special Bavarian hops and malt variations are the key factor for the arguably most famous beer in the world. The perfect balance between the toasted malt sweetness and fresh fruity hop flavors causes a dangerously high drinkability for this full-bodied brew. The taste of Oktoberfest!
Bitterness units: 26 IBU Style: bottom-fermented, German Style Oktoberfest Color: golden Tasting notes: full-bodied, dry and fresh fruity hops flavor, toasted malt aroma with sweet grain spice finish Food pairing: pork roast, knuckle, light snacks, roasted chicken, white radishes, hard cheese Availability: seasonal, July – October
On April 23, 1516 Duke Wilhelm IV and Duke Ludwig X declared “Only barley, hops and water should be accepted and used for brewing beer!”
The German “Reinheitsgebot”, otherwise known as The Purity Law, was born and is still valid today.
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