Hofbräu Maibock

Hofbräu Maibock


First brewed in 1614 - this is the first, and one of the worlds’ greatest Maibocks.

This is the Memorial Day of beers. This lager signals the start of summer and is built to pair with any type of food hot off the grill. Its smooth, clean finish can pair with a juicy burger, its richness can pair with a thick cut of red meat or mushroom steak, its sweetness can pair with a colorful array of grilled veggies. And don’t sleep on this beer’s ability to pair with dessert. Find some cheesecake, put anything on it, and then drink this beer. I once got a question wrong on a sample test while preparing for my Cicerone exam and I’ll never forget it: Often pale Munich variation of a 16°P lager associated with spring: _________________.

Brewery: Hofbrau Munchen Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Style: Maibock 7.2%

Flavor Profile: Baroque Flavors, Raisin, Plum, Toast

Palate: Full Bodied, Velvety Soft, Smooth, Clean Finish

Food Pairing: From Hofbräu - Sausages, Knuckles, Goulash, Cheese and Dessert