Hofbräu München Light
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Brewed by Staatliches Hofbräuhaus München
Style: Pale Lager
Munich, Germany


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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 2.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Is a lager beer which has been brewed lighter in body and with less alcohol, which is approx. 3.6 % vol. but with a lovely hop flavor as it is typical for German beers.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rubbishystuff (2334) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 18, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 11, 2015 At HofBrau in Rosemont. If all light beers where like this things wouldn’t be so bad. Really just tasted like a slightly watery version of the premium lager. Less body and a little less sweet. Not much hop bitterness. Serving: Tap

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
obxdude10 (2270) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 11, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 23, 2015 I honestly cannot believe that Hofbrau would make a "light" lager. What a sell-out. They should have stayed true to the German brewing traditions and stuck with flavorful and high-quality beers. This light version of their lager was lacking in body, flavor, depth and any other measurable trait of a decent beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TXBadger (2565) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Pours a clear golden with white head. Cereal grains mainly on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a little floral hop note.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (10760) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Draft (HB Chicago). Grassy light barley malt aroma. Golden yellow with nice head. Green hay and barley malt flavor. Mildly bitter herbal finish. Solid - not bad at all.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BillKismet (3860) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 18, 2014
Light, pale golden with lively carbonation feeding a silky head. Feint golden pilsen grain notes waft by the nose. Clean and crisp aroma and flavor. Light-bodied as expected with a crisp graininess, and hops take a backseat. Very well executed for a light lager.

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