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Hofbrauhaus Newport Light

Hofbrauhaus Newport Light
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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 2.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.5   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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Hofbräu Light is a lager beer which has been brewed lighter in body and with less alcohol, which is approx. 3.6% alcohol by volume, but with a lovely hop flavor as it is typical for German beers. A BEER WITH LESS ALCOHOL & CALORIES BUT GREAT TASTE! Type: Bottom-fermented Lager.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
weihenweizen (1733) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Identical to the one in Pittsburgh. Pours pale yellow with small white head. Aroma is light crisp hops and light body. Taste is light malt and light crisp hops. Little flavor.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JStax (2980) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Draft pour at the source. Very pale yellow with no head. Smells like almost nothing. Taste has some bread notes. Very light body and low carbonation.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
rondphoto (2006) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUN 11, 2014
on tap @ Hofbrauhaus Newport --- Clear pale straw, good head cover, vertical lace streaks. Taste is barely more than water at the onset, but very light malt joins in midway through, then small bitters enter along with carbonation to balance in the end. Too light for any accountability.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrickctenchi (3658) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 16, 2014
Draft: Light gold with a foamy white head. Grain malt aroma...fairly sweet. Taste is light barley, smooth and fairly well-bodied for such a light beer. Very good.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
shrubber85 (7594) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Draft. Creamy barley malt aroma. Pale yellow with small head. Creamy barley malt and hay flavor. Light body. Pretty good for a low alcohol - would rather have this than any other light beers.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
DrSilverworm (6371) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Half liter at the brewery, thanks to Andrew. Clear golden color.Thin white head. Couple ropes and splotches of lace. Good head retention. Lighter body. Kind of a light bite in the texture. Sort of smooth, lighter carbonation. More dry finish. Taste is a lot worse than expected. Very much like a coors light or something. Moderate bitter, big bite in the finish. Not much aroma to speak of, wet bread, lightly peppery. Mostly watery with a totally unnecessary bite. Like sex in a canoe. Not good at all, very sub par for a bavarian style lager. Par for the course for a cheap macro-lager that’s probably sat around for a bit.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Chudwick (2145) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - SEP 15, 2013
draft - pours very pale yellow with white head. nose is straw with hay-like hops. very light. light bitterness. refreshing. Quite sessionable (for AndyReynolds).

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
b3shine (5427) - Indiana, USA - JUN 30, 2012
On draft at HBH. Looks decent; light with good head and carbonation. Smells nice and wheat. Tastes okay, which is good for a light beer. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 10, 2011
on tap-pours a white head with trailing lace and clear/pale yellow color. Aroma is sweet grain/corn. Taste is sweet grain/corn, secondary spice hops. Nice for a light.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ADesenberg (592) - Ohio, USA - DEC 7, 2011
On tap: it doesn’t do much for me with aromas, but it suprisingly has some good flavors going in with some grassy notes. Tasty, but they have much better available.


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