Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh Premium Lager
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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
A simple full flavor lager with a crisp finish. Although brewed in Pittsburgh, this is the beer Hofbräuhaus has been famous for since 1569.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Art (3121) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 16, 2011
This is a pretty average lager. If you find yourself in Pittsburgh hofbrau please get the hefe weisen.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DiarmaidBHK (4189) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 4, 2011
Draft at Hofbrau haus. Not as off-putting as the light. Not much on the nose or tongue. Crisp and clean and perfectly inoffensive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2011
Dark yellow with a white cover. Aroma is sweet malts, some light hay, grass. Taste is on the sweet side again, bready, would like a touch more hops for balance, but it is good enough to drink by the liter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
LetsGoState (818) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 14, 2011
Appearance is golden with a medium white head. Aroma is a bland lager. Taste is typical lager malts with minimal character. Overall it isn’t bad and is very drinkable, which is almost perfect for the atmosphere.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JaBier (6976) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JAN 16, 2011
Sample at Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh. Clear yellow pour with a thick white head. Malty aroma with a touch of noble hops. Grainy malt flavor with some noble hop before a thin finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
douglas88 (8397) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 24, 2010
On tap at the Brewpub Christmas Eve. Pours a clear golden color with a medium white head. A smooth grainy honey nose. The flavor is nice; a Euro lager, grainy, some sweetness akin to honey, fairly clean. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
j12601 (9548) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 29, 2010
On tap at Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh on our way to RBSG. Pours a clear light yellow, watery looking, with a medium sized white head. Skunky sulfurous grain. Medium bodied, grainy. Lightly dry bitter finish. The best thing about this is that apart from the nose, it was not offensive. Bleh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
biznizness (1128) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 7, 2010
Here we go with the post-1000 era. First beer at Hofbrauhaus in Pittsburgh last weekend, make it a liter. Pretty good lager... well balanced and smooth. Enjoyed it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
dolemike1 (1288) - Jeannette, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2009
Golden , nice white head, lightly malty, some hops, a decent lager, not my favorite

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 18, 2009
Draught at the BrewPub: Aroma of lager yeast, hops, light grass, and slight pale malts. Poured yellow in color with a small, white head that diminished but lasted throughout. Clear. Sparkling. Flavor is light to medium bitter. Tastes of hops, grass, light earth, pale malts, and lager yeast. Light to medium body. Thin, lightly dry texture. Average carbonation. Vegetal, pale malt finish is lightly dry.

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