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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.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
j12601 (6584) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
douglas88 (5934) - 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.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SudsMcDuff (5813) - .....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.

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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4909) - 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
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JaBier (4854) - 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.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Beerman6686 (4302) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cheap (4015) - Beaver Valley, 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.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nate (3710) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
zach8270 (3436) - 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.


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