Hofbrauhaus Newport Premium Lager (Original)
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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
More than any other, Hofbräu Premium Lager embodies Munich’s character as a city of beer, spreading its fame throughout the world. Full-bodied with an alcoholic content of approximately 5.1% by volume, and offering a truly fine hops aroma, it is a superbly well-balanced lager. A MUNICH BEER WITH CHARACTER! Type: Bottom-fermented Lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aracauna (3411) - Georgia, USA - JUN 13, 2006
Pours a rich gold with a good head. The malt is relatively rich for the style and is almost too sweet. This could use a bit more hop bitterness to balance it out.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
phip1 (9) - USA - MAR 9, 2006 does not count
In all honesty one of my favorite beers. The first time it toched my lips, I became addicted. lovely aroma and better taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivo (2651) - GERMANY - NOV 16, 2005
Light lager nose, straw color, large tight-bubble head. Citrusy malt, light hop bitter end - just enough to round things off. Medium body. Quick and clean. Solid helles.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
EricTheRed (82) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - OCT 18, 2005
another crappy example of overrated pseudogerman beer. hoppy is the only redeeming quality, though when it warms, the malt comes in too strong.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
papajohn (1249) - San Diego (Mira Mesa), California, USA - JUL 15, 2005
On tap in Newport: Light golden color with a medium whith head. Lightly sweet aroma. Flavor is lightly sweet, crisp and clean with a light touch of hop spice in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13079) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2005
Tap at Newport. Amber color with medium white head. Good aroma of malt and hops. Flavor was full with hops and sparkle taste. Good finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Puddleglum (16) - Ohio, USA - JAN 18, 2005
Very happy to have the Hofbrauhaus right across the river. This reminds me of a long afternoon spent at the original Hofbrauhaus in Munich many years ago. Ironically I find it not to be as good as another Cincinnati dortmunder. But it is the Hofbrauhaus Original.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brodie (540) - Boone, North Carolina, USA - SEP 6, 2004
Sweet malty aroma, grainy, fruity hops, very clean. Clear pale yellow, thin white head. Solid noble hop flavor and bitterness, grainy malt flavor is present. Medium body, fizzy carbonation. Very good pale lager, clean and fresh tasting.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madquacker (1096) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - AUG 2, 2004
A natural tasting good German brew. Very good. Simple but good. Not sure is the same as below are drinkinh as this is from Munich.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PullMeABeer (203) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 12, 2004
1.0 L at H.B LV. Large white head that fell quickly. Lacing was moderate. Light hop and malt aroma. Good mouth feel and flavor for such a yellow beer. Good slight bitterness in finish.

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