Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh Premium Lager
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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.02/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JaBier (6657) - 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 (8091) - 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 (9526) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerman6686 (6109) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2009
This poured a golden yellow color with a large white head. Aroma was very grassy and malty sweetness as well. Flavor was grassy and sweet and skunky malts. Not good by anymeans, but great for the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LinusStick (3184) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 3, 2009
A decent run of the mill pale lager. Aroma was pretty full but a little stale. Pour was a nice clear gold with a 3 finger white head. Just as I picture a beer looking like in Germanuy. Taste was average pale lager. Crisp and refreshing while ice cold, then worse as it got warmer. I can’t help but think the atmosphere of this place didn’t influence my enjoyment of this beer. Can’t wait to have this in the summer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nate (3998) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2009
On tap at Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh. Mild hoppy beany aroma with some light malt sweetness. Clean crisp aroma - definitely fresh. Golden amber clear with thin white lacing head. Medium bodied with medium carbonation - soft water. Clean, crisp lager that goes down easy and refreshes. Pairs will with the fair and perfect for the surroundings. Solid pale lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6458) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2014 Sampled on draft at the brewery this beer poured a light golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma was tangy and sweetish without a whole lot going on. The flavor was tangy and sweet lager with a crisp floral hop note and a malty undertone. The finish turned a bit dry and bitter. Decent.

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