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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.


1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
LetsGoState (578) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 28, 2010
UPDATED: APR 12, 2012 A very good light beer if you ask me. A grassy/grain taste that is very drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nate (3636) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2010
On tap at the brewery. Light beany aroma with some honey and pilsner malt. Light hops. Light golden clear with whie lacing head. Light body with medium carbonation. Starts with light sweetness, tons of honey taste with even some beeswax. Light hop finish with a mild sweet after. OK light, sweet and smooth.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 18, 2009
Draught at BrewPub: Aroma of pale malts, grains, and a hint of grass. Poured pale yellow in color with a small, white head that lasted throughout. Clear. Sparkling. Flavor is slightly sweet. Tastes of grains and a little grass. Light body. Thin, watery texture. Average carbonation. Grassy finish. Not good.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Beerman6686 (4170) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2009
This poured a plae yellow color with a big white head. Aroma was almost nonexistant but a little grassy. Flavor was mainly grassy with some surprising adjunct tastes as well. Not good.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LinusStick (2814) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 3, 2009
As good as any other light beer out there, only difference is this is fresh. Aroma was pretty weak, but could pick up some subtle vegetable notes. Pour was a nice light crisp gold with a 3 finger white head. Taste was like lightly carbonated seltzer water with a hint of grass and cereal. Extremely drinkable and good for what it is.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4785) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2014 Sampled on draft at the brewpub this beer poured a vibrant golden color with a large creamy white head that lingered and left incredible lacing. The aroma was sweetish and tangy with a bit of sour mash and faint perfumey hops. The flavor was nutty and bready with a crisp perfumey hop note. Medium length finish of nut, bread and perfume. Medium body. Ok.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cheap (3941) - Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 21, 2009
Some sulfur on the aroma, otherwise smells a little like wet fresh cut grass. Has a mild hay flavor and I would say more hay or grass than the regular hofbrau lager. Good carbonation and easy to drink. Has better carbonation than the other beers on tap here. Not a bad session brew. Nice for a lager lover. Low alky makes many of these possible. Overall, like-able and friendly.


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