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Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh Hofbräu Light

Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh Hofbräu Light
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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 2.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.65   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Less alcohol but yet full in taste. The Pittsburgh Hofbräu premium lager has been brewed lighter in body and flavor to respond to the American taste. Similar to other light lagers but much fresher and more flavorful.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
weihenweizen (1507) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2014
On tap at the brewpub. 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.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
closey22 (648) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Light golden yellow; white lacy rimming head; aroma grain and lager yeast; Flava of fresh barley; feels light and crisp some zing; finishes dry slightly tangy and end g with hop bitterness

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SudsMcDuff (5660) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 22, 2012
Had on Draft @ the Pittsburgh Hofbrauhaus .. . my favourite beer of the session .. gold .. medium foam, lacing is top notch .. . light hay .. clean mouth .. a very well done lager, very sessionable! .. . . ..Ultimate frisbee.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Markm2151 (280) - toledo, USA - APR 29, 2012
Appearance: straw yellow, clear, fizzy white head Aroma: roasted malts, no hops Taste: crisp, medium carbonation, mostly malt flavored, slight hop Pretty much just a light crisp lager.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
zach8270 (3219) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JAN 2, 2012
(draft @ Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA) Clear gold pour with a thin white head. Light corn and grassy aroma. Mild flavor. Some grass and hops and some light and dry malts. Very watery and plain.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DiarmaidBHK (3170) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 4, 2011
On tap at hofbrau haus. Pours clear with a touch of yellow. Not much good on the nose. It’s a tad off-putting in it’s unidentifiableness. Not much on the tongue. Fizzy. Finishes clean. Pass!

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JaBier (4532) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JAN 16, 2011
Sample at Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh. Pours clear yellow with a medium white head. Aroma is faint malt and noble hop. Flavor starts with crisp noble hop, then some malt steps in before a watery finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
douglas88 (5564) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 24, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a very clear golden color with a medium white head. A light grainy nose. A smooth flavor; somewhat watery, but fits in a nice grainy and sweet flavor. Very clean. Good. Very much like the Premium lager.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 29, 2010
On tap at Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh on our way to RBSG. Pours a clear yellow, with a medium sized white head. Rivals the Premium Lager for “who can look more like water with a head”. Skunky and grainy on the nose, skunky and grainy in the mouth. Not good. Nasty bitterness on the finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
biznizness (1070) - Mooresville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 7, 2010
Compared to macro lights, I guess this was awesome. But... light beer just seemed out of place here. It wasn’t all that much lighter in color than the regular lager, not sure if that says something good about it or bad about the lager. Tried some of Vanessa’s and otherwise stayed away.


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