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Hofbrauhaus Newport Premium Lager (Original)

Hofbrauhaus Newport Premium Lager (Original)
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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen (1768) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Identical to the one in Pittsburgh. On tap at the brewpub. Pours clear golden with medium white head. Aroma is crisp hops, light body, medium carbonation, and thick big bubble lacing. Taste is light malt and crisp hops. Not that much flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
JStax (3074) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Draft pour at the source. Pours a clear gold with a white head of foam. Crisp, grassy aroma. Some crackers. Sweet and grassy taste. Light body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rondphoto (2084) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUN 11, 2014
on tap @ Hofbrauhaus Newport --- Clear straw color with a thin rim head, and a mottled sheet of lace. Taste is light malt that grows a little as it passes through; adds light floral hops in the finish. A simple brew, but somehow, satisfying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (3807) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 7, 2014
Draft: Pours gold with a small white head. Honey, lemon, barley aroma. Taste is sweet to almost tart grain/barley malt. Very solid....a nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (7732) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Draft. Creamy barley malt and hay aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Sweet creamy barley malt and straw flavor. Solid - has all the characteristics of a great Helles.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Chudwick (2173) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - SEP 15, 2013
draft - pours pale straw with white head and decent lacing. Nose is grain and floral. somewhat bitter. light. straw aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (5573) - Indiana, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Draft to mug at Hofbrauhaus. Looks decent; a transparent gold with white head. Smells and tastes lightly bitter and pleasantly skunky with an average mouthfeel. A decent lager.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rcasta (839) - EL SALVADOR - SEP 6, 2012
white fine-poured foam sparkles? gimme a freakin’ break bro. White fine-poured foam sparkles quietly before you and forms a solid uniform layer on top of the light golden brew. You can smell the malt, hops and yeast which are subtly coordinated- and after repeated sniffing you will also discover the flowery fragrance. The impression is easy to retain, and that makes it the Original, Full-bodied, yet not too robust. Always well escorted by a truly fine hops aroma, in no way bitter, but also not just malty.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
txspartan (968) - Wilrijk, BELGIUM - AUG 7, 2012
Sweet malts aroma. Not very strong. Mouldy malt flavour. Very watered down texture.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (6571) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 15, 2012
On tap at the brewpub in Newport.... Asked for a liter, expected that classic glass mug, got a plastic cup! It’s a bigger plastic cup, but no way it was the same size as the liter, and of course, it was freakin’ plastic. They said something about not doing glasses anymore on the weekends for the outside area, what the hell? As much as I wanted to rag on this beer, I have to admit it’s decent stuff, albeit way overpriced, at $8.75. Probably a clearish amber gold color, good creamy white head leaving good sheety lace. Very nice lighter and smooth and crisp carbonation, dry finishg, good light hops through the finish. Straw, white bread aroma. Like a typical higher-quality premium lager.

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